Pricing & Availability Check
This product may be available in the following quantities and conditions.
- NS: 1
Please note that inventory for this NSN was updated 06/25/2022 and may have changed since then. Request a quote for up to date pricing and availability.
Product Definition Definition of approved item name (AIN): "BRUSH,ELECTRICAL CONTACT"
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.
5977-00-870-3966 Spec. NSN part characteristics
Identification Item Identification Guide (IIG) and Item Name Code (INC)
Special material and handling
Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious metal content is unknown
The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.
Import and Export
Schedule B Codes Definitions:
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
National motor freight and handling
Freight Codes Definitions:
No special type of cargo code applicable.
Electrical appliances, small.
Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps).
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
Other or no special handling required (sh)