CNC Retrofit Package promotes productivity, efficiency.

Press Release Summary:

Available for 3-axis milling or true 2-axis turning machines, Sinumerik 802D sl retrofit package is based on Sinumerik 802D sl operator panel-based control system, which combines NC, PLC, and HMI in one maintenance-free unit. CNC machine tool retrofit package has 10.4 in. color TFT display, graphical support for machining cycles and simulation, USB interface, and remote diagnostic capabilities. This control-only retrofit maintains and integrates machine's current motors and drives.

Original Press Release:

New Sinumerik CNC Retrofit Package Brings New Life into Old Iron

CHICAGO - Siemens Industry, Inc. announced today a new, economical CNC machine tool retrofit package based upon its Sinumerik 802D sl system platform that will bring end-users new levels of efficiency and productivity for less cost. This retrofit service is ideal for three-axis milling or true two-axis turning machines.

The Sinumerik 802D sl is an operator panel-based control system that combines the numerical control (NC), the programmable logic controller (PLC) and the human machine interface (HMI) in a single, maintenance-free unit. It has been engineered with a 10.4-inch color TFT display, graphical support for machining cycles and simulation, a USB-interface built into the enclosure for simple program handling and transfer, intuitive help screens and remote diagnostic capabilities.

Pre-configured to meet the majority of current applications in the market, this space-saving and cost-effective retrofit package consists of a control-only retrofit, which maintains and integrates a machine's current motors and drives. A complete Sinumerik 802D sl CNC package with new Siemens motors and drives is also available to meet specific customer needs.

Professional installation by a certified Siemens machine tool retrofit solution partner makes the Sinumerik 802D sl retrofit package virtually "plug-and-play" with reduced machine downtime.

For more information about the Sinumerik 802D sl retrofit package or general product inquiries, please call +1 800 879 8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to

About Siemens
A division of Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII), the Drive Technologies (DT) Division is the world's leading supplier of products and services for production machinery and machine tools. DT's integrated electrical and mechanical technologies cover the entire drive train and include standard products as well as industry-specific control and drive solutions for metal forming, printing and electronic manufacturing. DT also provides solutions for the glass, wood, plastics, ceramics, textiles, packaging equipment and crane system industries as well as mechatronics support to online services for web-based fault management and preventive maintenance. With nearly 40,000 employees worldwide, the Drive Technologies Division posted worldwide revenues of $13.4 billion in fiscal year 2008.

Siemens Industry, Inc. (SII) is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens' global Industry Sector business-the world's leading supplier of production, transportation and building technology solutions. The company's integrated hardware and software technologies enable comprehensive industry-specific solutions for industrial and infrastructure providers to increase their productivity, sustainability and profitability. The Industry Sector includes six divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Drive Technologies and OSRAM SYLVANIA. With nearly 222,000 Siemens Industry Sector employees worldwide, the Industry Sector posted a worldwide profit of $5.82 billion on revenues of $57 billion in fiscal 2008.

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