Skip to main content

Glazing

Glazing

The commutator segments have a varnished look. This coating may be due to dust and water inside the casing, or to particles worn from the brushes or the mica insulation strips between segments.

Explained in

    Replacing dynamo brushes

    The carbon brushes are a sliding fit in oblong holders on the dynamo endplate. Coiled springs bear against the tops of the brushes to hold them in contact with the commutator. Read more

icon-search