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electrical equipment & systems

Compact Disconnect Switches work with Sinamics G120D drives.

March 22, 2016

Intended for use with Sinamics G120D distributed drives, disconnect switches mounts directly onto input power connector and locks in place to provide tight, reliable interface in accordance ISO 23570-3. Versions include 10 A switch, featuring daisy-chain Power-Y-junction box design, for drives up to 4 kW (5 hp) and 25 A switch, featuring Q4/2 pin configuration, for heavier-duty 5.5 kW (7.5 hp) and 7.5 kW (10 hp) drives. Read More

controls & controllers, mechanical power transmission

Compact Frame Size AA Drive delivers high power density.

January 29, 2016

Supporting use with motor cable lengths up to 165 ft (shielded) and 495 ft (unshielded), 6.8 x 2.8 x 6.1 in. G120C FSAA (Frame Size AA) replaces G120C FSA (frame size A) in power ratings from 0.55–2.2 kW (0.75–3 hp), including communication variants for USS, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, and EtherNet/IP. Re-engineering is not required when migrating from G120C FSA. In addition to reducing space requirements, AC drive's design offers UL open type, IP20 protection. Read More

mechanical power transmission, green & clean

Gas Turbine targets oil and gas industry.

October 5, 2015

Featuring aero-derivative technology, Model RB211-GT30 drives 2-pole AC generator at either 60 Hz or 50 Hz with no need for gearbox. Lightweight gas turbine is designed specifically for offshore duty, with 3-point base mount and torque tube design. With rail system built in, complete turbine can be removed from either side of package and exchanged in less than 24 hours. Auxiliary systems facilitate maintenance access and maximize online maintenance while unit is running. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems

Ethernet Switches permit flexible, real-time communication.

July 22, 2015

Providing data rates up to 100 Mbps, Layer 2 Scalance XB-200 series provides functions for increasing safety and for configuration, diagnostics, and management of networks. These hazardous area-certified switches support Profinet and EtherNet/IP standards (selected by user via switchover function) and VLANs. Supplied in plastic enclosure with widths of 40, 80, or 120 mm, products feature up to 16 electrical and 3 optical connections and can cover distances up to 26 km in single mode. Read More

safety & security equipment

Security Module protects automation networks.

June 30, 2015

Featuring 5 Ethernet ports, Scalance S615 protects various network topologies via firewall or virtual private network. Users can configure up to 5 variable security zones with individual firewall rules. With auto-configuration interface, device can be integrated and parameterized with Sinema Remote Connect management platform. Scalance S615 offers various configuration, management, and diagnostics options via web-based management, command line interface, and SNMP. Read More

controls & controllers

Process Controller offers fault-tolerant design.

June 18, 2015

Part of Siemens Simatic PCS 7 process control system, Simatic S7-410 is coated for operation in toxic atmospheres and features extended ambient temperature range up to 70°C. Unit is available in standard version as well as fault-tolerant and fail-safe versions. Device meets all requirements of process industry, including chemical, glass, metal, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, solar, and oil and gas industries as well as water and wastewater sectors. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Ethernet Switch delivers high bandwidth in harsh environments.

June 2, 2015

Ruggedcom RSG920P, designed to operate in environments with widely varying climatic and environmental conditions, features 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports and can be mounted directly on DIN-rail. While 4 SFP slots provide flexibility in uplink distances and bandwidth options with support for Gigabit as well as Fast Ethernet fiber SFPs, 4 PoE interfaces supplying up to 120 W (30 W/port). Micro SD card slot facilitates storage of application data, firmware, and device configuration. Read More

mechanical power transmission, green & clean

Wind Turbine is optimized for energy production in Americas.

May 22, 2015

Designed for sites with medium to low wind conditions (~7.5 m/sec) in North and South America, SWT-2.3-120 employs 120 m rotor with 59 m, aeroelastically tailored, glass-fiber reinforced epoxy blades. This 3-bladed, horizontal axis, 2.3 MW wind turbine, featuring 11,300 m² swept area, has tower with hub height of 80 or 92.4 m. Enclosed by square steel canopy designed to maximize protection of internals, ergonomically optimized nacelle facilitates maintenance via component accessibility. Read More

controls & controllers

HMI Control System assists power plant operators.

May 19, 2015

Featuring ergonomic design, SPPA-T3000 R7.2 helps control room personnel perform daily work efficiently and react quickly in critical situations. System provides integrated functions such as shift management, condition monitoring of power plant components, classification of messages, alarm indicators, and customizable display of functions. During shift changeover, operators are given up-to-date overview of plant condition and alarm messages, as well as shift schedule and available resources. Read More

fluid & gas flow equipment, material handling & storage, mechanical power transmission

Elastic Claw Couplings extend service life of drive systems.

April 29, 2015

Available in 10 sizes made of nodular cast iron, Flender N-Bipex Couplings feature optimized cam and elastomer geometry. Elastomers are available in 3 different shore hardnesses, and allow couplings to be used across temperature range of -50 to +100°C without compromising nominal torque. Adjacent cam ring made of high-grade polyurethane has facility for sufficient load dependent deformation, while remaining in designated position under all conditions, resulting in minimized wear. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Gas Analyzer supports diversity via Plug-and-Measure modularity.

April 29, 2015

Together with Oxymat 7, Ultramat 7, and Calomat 7 modules, Siprocess GA700 gas analysis system can be configured for measuring oxygen, hydrogen, noble gases, or IR-active components (such as CO and CO2). All modules provide sensor-based electronics, including evaluation software as well as process connections. Units can be used at temperatures up to 50°C, depending on configuration, and modular design accelerates installation/replacement. Read More

mechanical power transmission, green & clean

Planetary Gear Units offer up to 5,450 kNm torque.

April 22, 2015

Available in 10 sizes with torque range from 1,700–5,450 kNm, Planurex 3 Series features compact design that enables space-saving, high transmission ratios to be achieved. Size grading is harmonized to minimize jump in power ratings between different sizes. All sizes can absorb peak loads up to twice their nominal torque. Part of Integrated Drive System, planetary gear units are typically used as roller press and central drives for tube mills in mines and cement plants. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, machinery & machining tools

Mobile Wireless Routers offer high bandwidth, transmission speed.

April 21, 2015

While Scalance M876-3 supports HSPA+ and EVDO with downlink transmission rates to 14.4 Mbps and uplink rates to 5.76 Mbps, Scalance M876-4 offers downlink speeds to 100 Mbps and uplink speeds to 50 Mbps via LTE. Both routers integrate 4-port switch, offer one digital input and output, feature redundant power supply, and support IPsec and OpenVPN. Also included, 2 antenna connections enable use of multiple antennas to increase signal quality and bandwidth. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, controls & controllers

Outdoor HMI Panels withstand use in extreme ambient conditions.

April 21, 2015

Respectively featuring 7 and 15 in. widescreen, daylight-readable displays with 16:9 aspect ratio and up to 16 million colors, Simatic HMI TP700 and TP1500 Comfort Outdoor Panels operate from -30 to +60°C and in up to 90% air humidity. Glare reduction, reading angles, and automatic dimming promote strain-free operator control and monitoring. Installed upright or operated in portrait mode, rugged devices also offer UV-protected front with IP65 rating. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Industrial PCs operate in ambient temperatures to 50°C.

April 20, 2015

Based on Intel dual- or quad-core Celeron processors, Nanopanel Simatic IPC277E Panel PC is available with 7–19 in., wide-format touch display, while Nanobox Simatic IPC227E Box PC is available with or without PCIe slot. Units are sealed in all-metal enclosure with fanless operation and optional non-volatile retentive memory. Mounting in control cabinet or directly in machine, PCs include 80 GB SSD as well as serial RS 232/RS 422/RS 485, USB, Industrial Ethernet, and DisplayPort interfaces. Read More

automatic id, labels, tags, signage & equipment

RFID Transponders, Handheld Reader suit service applications.

April 8, 2015

Suited for use in distributed configurations, UHF RFID data carriers RF622L and hardened RF622T offer 4 KB capacity that enables data to be stored on tagged objects and facilitates accelerated access to them. Mobile handheld reader, Simatic RF650M, operates from rechargeable battery (up to 9 hr/charge) and enables identification of numerous transponders at ranges up to 3 m in logistics and service applications. It can also be used for writing to transponders. Read More


Open Cloud Platform fosters analytical application development.

March 23, 2015

Open cloud platform for data-based services, such as Siemens offers for predictive maintenance, asset, and energy data management, is based on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and suited for analyzing large datasets in industry. OEMs can also create their own applications to exploit open infrastructure for data analytics. Encrypted communication, use of certified data centers for data processing/storage, and cybersecurity technologies maximize security. Read More

mechanical power transmission, mining, oil drilling & refining

Direct Drive Offshore Wind Turbine increases power output.

March 20, 2015

Built on direct drive platform, SWT-7.0-154 offshore gearless wind turbine delivers 7 megawatt (MW) of power. Strength of permanent magnets and generator segments in permanent magnet generator promote yield harvest, while converter and transformer are designed for maximum electrical output. Designed to lower electricity generation expenditure, turbine features structural design with rated lifetime of 25 years. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

AC Grid Access Solution connects offshore wind turbines to grid.

March 20, 2015

Replacing conventional alternating-current (AC) transformer platforms, AC grid access solution, consisting of offshore transformer module attached directly to wind turbine, acts as distributed transmission asset and connects near-shore wind power plants to grid. Nominal rating is in incremental 250 megawatt blocks, and ability to be linked together provides required transmission capacity large wind parks. Size, weight, and mounting capability eliminate need for special heavy lift vessel. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Modular Switch Disconnector protects PV and wind turbine systems.

March 9, 2015

Ensuring safe activation/deactivation of electric equipment under load, 3KD series includes 6-pole switch disconnectors designed for PV systems in which voltages up to 1,200 Vdc are generated. Permissible AC operating voltage tolerance of 3- and 4-pole units meets requirements of IEC 60947 standard for wind farms. While able to safely power down systems with voltages of 690 Vac (+10%), series is suitable for currents up to 1,600 A and can be used as repair and emergency stop switches. Read More

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