An item specifically designed to be used in the transfer of electrical energy to or from another conducting surface. Either the brush or the surface is continually moving during the transfer of energy. The brush is usually composed in part of some form of the element carbon. Includes: (1) a single brush either with or without an attached shunt (flexible wire lead) and/or a helical or flat type pressure spring; (2) a split brush composed of two or more pieces (wafers), which are used in place of one brush usually connected together by individual shunts to a common terminal; (3) paired brushes composed of two identical or non-identical brushes connected together by a common shunt either with or without pressure springs or connected by individual shunts to a common terminal, or with pressure springs and connected to a common bar, bracket or the like either with or without individual shunts; (4) multiple brushes composed of more than two identical or non-identical brushes without pressure springs connected by individual shunts to a common terminal, or with pressure springs and connected to a common bar, bracket or the like by individual shunts. Does not include moving contacts which make and slide past stationary contacts, but are stationary while the circuit is conducting, such as the sliding contacts on a rheostat or the stationary contact on a synchro. Excludes: contact, electrical; and contact assembly, electrical.
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The last inventory check on this NSN was done on 11/21/2020. Due to rapid changes in inventory this may not be the current stock qty.
Carbon or graphite brushes of a kind used for electrical purposes
Carbon electrodes, carbon brushes, lamp carbons, battery carbons and other carbon articles, with or without metal, used for electric purposes
N - Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.PMIC
A - Item does not contain precious metal.CRITL
- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.
040580 - Carbon brushes generator/motor
658 - Electrical appliances, small
9 - Other or no special handling required (sh)
A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
M - 85.0
V - Trailers, vehicles, machinery, shop and warehouse equipment and supplies including special tools and equipment, ground servicing
Z - No special type of cargo code applicable
Questions & Answers:
|What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?|
|Historical data shows pricing from $46.09 to $76.82..|
|Does NSN 5977-00-590-2122 have a shelf life?|
|No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.|
|What NATO entities are users of this NSN?|
|Department Of The Army, Department Of The Navy, Spain, Malaysia, France, Germany, Italy, and Greece|
|What is the NIIN of NSN 5977-00-590-2122?|
|005902122 or 00-590-2122|
|Does NSN 5977-00-590-2122 require demilitarization?|
|Yes - ITAR Controlled|
|What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 5977-00-590-2122?|
|Solicitation SPE4A620T8140 for qty 8 on 11/18/2019|
|When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?|
|Jan 01, 1963|