Baggage Conveyor comes with integrated maintenance tools.

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Designed for handling baggage at either passenger claim areas or in baggage sorting areas, SIBAG 300C Flat Carousel has moving flat surface that permits convenient display as well as easy removal of baggage. Including control system that monitors and records drive motor and system run time, it features integrated system level intelligence, distributed drive system, and compact, self adjusting friction drive system with automatic drive engagement/disengagement.




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Siemens Introduces the Next Generation Flat Crescent Carousel System



ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2008 - Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. today announced the introduction of the new SIBAG 300C Flat Carousel, a new, high capacity conveyor system designed for handling of baggage at either passenger claim areas or in baggage sorting areas. The system incorporates active drive power balancing, significantly reduced weight of the moving components and integrated maintenance tools. Together, these features increase performance and reliability while reducing maintenance requirements and significantly lower energy consumption and equipment life cycle cost.

The control system monitors and records drive motor and system run time and engages the lowest run-time motors as the primary drive motor. This selective process reduces drive assembly wear and extends the system life over traditional 100 percent engaged carousels.

Building on the success of previous Siemens' baggage carousels, the SIBAG 300C includes the following innovative design features:

o Integrated system level intelligence.

o Distributed drive system.

o Active drive power balancing. The use of redundant drives is optimized to reduce energy consumption and provide extended service life.

o Compact and simplified friction drive system with automatic drive engagement / disengagement, self adjusting to accommodate component wear.

o Reduced maintenance through service life balancing of the drive systems.

o Reduced electrical consumption by operating the drive motors at the highest efficiency.

Additionally, the moving flat surface of the carousel permits convenient display of baggage, as well as easy removal of baggage by passengers or baggage handling personnel.

For more information on the new SIBAG 300C from Siemens, log onto: www.siemens.com/airports or send an e-mail to infrastructure-logistics.sea@siemens.com.

About Siemens:

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. is one of Siemens' operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. manufactures and markets one of the world's broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems. For more information: www.sea.siemens.com.

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, and operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. With nearly 400,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide sales of $96.6 billion in fiscal 2007. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA reported sales of $19.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.

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