ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Automation Controller serves plant, machine applications.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Automation Controller serves plant, machine applications.
Automation Controller serves plant, machine applications.
Click Here to Enlarge Picture
December 4, 2012 - Intended for medium to high-end machine and plant automation applications, Simatic S7-1500 is designed for facilitated commissioning and safe operation. Features include configurable diagnostic functions for plant status, TIA Portal integration, as well as Motion Control, Security,and Safety functions. According to individual automation task, CPUs in central configuration can be supplemented with as many as 32 expansion modules in same format as Simatic ET 200MP.

Siemens Presents New Generation of Controllers for the Medium to Upper Performance Range


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

Siemens AG
Wittelsbacherplatz 2
Munich, D-80333
Germany



Press release date: November 27, 2012

Simatic S7-1500 is geared toward performance and efficiency in automation

With the launch of Simatic S7-1500, the Siemens Industry Automation division is introducing a controller family of the next generation for medium to high-end machine and plant automation. The new generation of controllers is characterized by high performance and efficiency. Its characteristic features include outstanding system performance and a host of functions integrated as standard, including Motion Control, Security for maximum possible plant security, and Safety for safety applications that are easy to implement. Greater efficiency is represented in particular by the innovative design for simple commissioning and safe operation, the configurable diagnostic functions for the plant status and the integration into the TIA Portal for simple engineering and low project costs.

The new generation of Simatic S7-1500 controllers is being launched on the market in stages. Initially, the portfolio will comprise the three CPU types 1511, 1513 and 1516 for the medium performance range, each also available as a F-version (failsafe) for safety applications, with graded performance features. These differ, for example, in the number of interfaces, bit performance and the size of the display and data memory. According to the individual automation task, the CPUs in the central configuration can be supplemented with as many as 32 expansion modules, e.g. with the new communication and technology modules or IO modules, in the same format as Simatic ET 200MP from Siemens.

Simatic S7-1500 has been geared toward performance and efficiency. With regard to overall performance, the technology, security, safety and system performance have been considerably improved. In order to increase efficiency, further developments have been made specifically in the areas of design and handling, system diagnosis and engineering with the TIA Portal.

Siemens AG
Corporate Communications and Government Affairs
Wittelsbacherplatz 2, 80333 Munich
Germany
Media Relations: Gerhard Stauss
Telephone: +49 911 895-7945
E-mail: gerhard.stauss@siemens.com

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Controls and Controllers
 More New Product News from this company:
Prefabricated Entrained-Flow Gasifier delivers high throughput.
I/O Module enables device/controller communication via IO-Link.
Driver/Development Package enhances Profinet controllers.
Failsafe Controller offers bit performance of 1 ns.
Compact Digital I/O Module withstands on site conditions.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Siemens Receives Order for Wind Turbines and Servicing for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm
Siemens Delivers Steam Turbine-generator Sets and I&C Components to India
Siemens Awarded Turnkey Order for the Netherlands' Largest Near Shore Wind Farm
Siemens D6 Direct-drive Wind Turbine Obtains Type Certification by DNV GL
Siemens Installs Two Offshore Platforms for TenneT in the North Sea in July
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Automation Controllers
Join the forum discussion at:
Tools of the Trade




Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address