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Siemens Industry, Inc., Drive Technologies

390 Kent Ave., Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007, US

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Siemens Industry, Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC Power Modules combine optimal capacity and form factor.

July 25, 2014

Able to be mounted side-by-side without derating, PM240-2 power modules comprise 230 V, 3-phase line supply units that can extend use of Sinamics G120 drives. Quick-connect connectors on motor and cable sides facilitate in-field commissioning and maintenance, while removable terminals for line supply, motor, and braking resistors accelerate replacement when service is required. Features include controllable, variable-speed fan, and Frame size A has max rating of 3 kW Low Overload (LO).
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Controls & Controllers

Decentralized Servo Drive enables flexible machine design.

March 28, 2014

Affording flexibility for new and existing machines, Sinamics S120M compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive offers option of moving motor inverter outside control cabinet and directly onto motor to reduce cabinet space and required cooling. Decentralized axes are connected back to central S120 components in cabinet via hybrid cable and AM600 adapter module. Pre-assembled hybrid cable contains all encoder and power cables and serves multiple S120M axes via daisy chaining. Read More

Services, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

Advanced CNC increases milling/turning machine capabilities.

February 25, 2014

To improve accuracy, surface finish, safety, and communication capabilities for basic milling and turning machines, Sinumerik 808D Advanced offers up to 5 axes/spindle motion control on single machine channel. Drive bus communication occurs between CNC and drive for maximum position control, and data transfer is supported over standard Ethernet protocol. Auto Servo Tuning (AST) lends to optimal surface quality and repeatable part accuracy in mold and die applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Distributed I/O System offers low parts variance.

November 22, 2013

Featuring scalable design, SIMATIC® ET 200MP I/O System includes digital I/O modules with short filtering times and analog modules with conversion times down to 125 µs for 8 channels. Digital modules offer IP20 protection and are scalable with self-assembling backplane bus. By guaranteeing clear assignment of module and front connector, mechanical slot coding system minimizes chance for incorrect wiring. One-to-one arrangement of modules and diagnostic LEDs clearly display operational status. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Green & Clean

Control Unit enhances variable speed drive capabilities.

November 6, 2013

Designed to supplement Sinamics G120 variable speed drive, Sinamics CU250S-2 provides universal vector control with encoder feedback. Operation of single-axis applications with exact speed and torque control on induction motors, as well as positioning tasks with high demand on I/O, are also supported with different encoder interfaces provided on module. Additional integrated features – Safe Torque Off, Safe Brake Control, Safe Stop 1 – enable application on basic safety requirements. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software

Wizard-based Portal helps users program motion applications.

October 29, 2013

Totally Integrated Automation Portal's configurator navigates users through programming control system and drive paramaterization. Once wizard is completed, application is commissioned. Functionality eliminates dual entries, communication is automatically established, and data is consistent. Along with control programming and visualization, solution includes Sinamics Startdrive for drive engineering. All generated components in application library can be saved via drag-and-drop operation. Read More

Software

Drive Control Software supports printing and converting.

September 18, 2013

As open source application, Simotion Synchronized Drive Control is customizable for printing line or converting machine's requirements. Program can synchronize all motion functionality between multiple Simotion motion controllers over Profinet network, allowing 100 axes to be engaged on system architecture simultaneously or grouped, as needed. Solution can be applied to gravure, offset, flexo, and digital printing presses in wide, mid-range, and narrow web format, as well as finishing equipment. Read More

Software

Flowmeter Communication Software works with iOS devices.

June 11, 2013

Sitrans Connection enables direct serial communication between an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and any Sitrans F US Clamp-On Ultrasonic Flow Meter, enhancing all metering functionalities – including programming, operational review, data logging, and download. This Apple iOS serial communication application promotes mobility by making connectivity possible without need for laptop computer and also simplifies navigation and programming with complete alphanumeric keypad. Read More

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