Carbon Brushes are those little bits of Black stuff that makes your electric motor turn. It doesn’t matter what electric motor you have it probably runs on Carbon Brushes. Carbon Brushes are often blamed for all motor problems but by taking a close look at the carbon brushes from your motor you can tell a lot about the condition of you electric motor. Having landed on this site means what ever your requirements for Carbon Brushes we can supply you quality Carbon Brushes matched to your requirements.
Solent Tools Ltd are the UK’s most recommended supplier of carbon brushes by all the leading retailers of power tools and garden machinery in the UK. Solent Tools we work closely with the likes of B&Q, Screwfix, Argos, Homebase, Aldi and Tesco to source quality carbon brushes for their own store branded machines. In fact our range of European manufactured carbon brushes for store branded power tools is the widest is the Uk. With the help of customers sending samples of their worn carbon brushes we are able to add to this range daily.
DC carbon brushes are a little bit more tricky than AC carbon brushes as the grade of carbon can vary so much and it is important to get this correct as resistances are different and too much or not enough power going through the brush can damage the motor. Solent Tools recommend where possible to just post a sample of the brush for us to match. Carbon brushes for DC motors need to be right to avoid time and possible future problems especially in car or marine motors.
For urgent requests or just for ease email us a photo of the DC carbon brush and include voltage, amps or wattage, dimensions (using a vernier or micrometer) and we will do our best to get a quote back to you as quickly as possible (if at all possible).
We have a small stock range of DC carbon brushes for starter motors, dynamos, golf trolleys, mobility scooters, car heaters and bow thrusters. If it is not something we stock we can normally make them and our minimum order is 1 pair and no maximum.
We can make brushes for the following bow thrusters: Maxpower Bow thruster, BCS bow thruster, Lewmar bow thruster, Nobels bow thruster, Aquafax bow thruster, Vetus bow thruster, RMC bow thruster, Sleipner bow thruster and Quick bow thruster carbon brushes are all available. Our price will about 10% more than many on line stores because we know that our Uk made Bow Thruster carbon brushes will out last imported carbon brushes and increase the maintenance period between changing your bow thruster carbon brushes. When a motor costs 100’s of pounds to replace why try and save a tenner.