Components and materials consisting of a high conductivity, soft & oxidation resistant material often with a second phase to provide anti-welding and/or arc-resistance. Utilized in circuit breakers, relays and for EDM applications.

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Cathodes are negatively charged electrodes used in batteries, electrolysis systems, plating, electrowinning, electron emission, and other specialized processes.
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EDM electrodes consist of highly conductive and/or arc erosion-resistant materials such as graphite or copper. EDM is an acronym for electric discharge machining, a process that uses a controlled electrical spark to erode metal.
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EDM Tooling (90 suppliers)

EDM tooling, electrodes, fixtures, materials, guides and other supplies are used in electrical discharge machining (EDM), a highly-accurate manufacturing process for creating shapes within components and assemblies.
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Electrical Brushes (52 suppliers)

Electrical brushes are used in conjunction with slip rings, commutators, or other contact surfaces to maintain electrical connections in rotary and linear sliding contact applications. They require very good frictional characteristics combined with high to moderate conductivity.
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Electrical Contacts (166 suppliers)

Electrical contacts are metals and other substances used as the makeup of electrical components. They are the materials in a system through which an electrical current flows.
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Electrodes and electrode materials are metals and other substances used as the makeup of electrical components. They are used to make contact with a nonmetallic part of a circuit, and are the materials in a system through which an electrical current is transferred.
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