The Versatile, Seamless, and Safety Integrated SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE

Siemens has expanded its converter family to include a new member in the safety extra-low voltage range – the SIMATIC MICO-DRIVE. Ideally suited for use in medical applications, the SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE can also be used in automated guided vehicle systems and in shuttles for storage and retrieval systems and storage rack systems. The SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE is extremely versatile, seamless, and safety integrated. The servo drive system delivers on high-precision positioning tasks in production and manufacturing as well as in innovative applications. It has a wide range of certificates and can be combined with numerous components to help create a customized solution.

Benefits and Features:

  • Works with motor power ratings ranging from 100 to 1000 Watts and can handle a motor supply voltage from 24 to 48 V DC.
  • Comes with a wide range of certificates (including UL and CE) and works with Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) for commission and service.

Applications:

  • Moving
  • Processing
  • Positioning

The Reliable and Proven SIMATIC S7-300

The SIMATIC S7-300 is used in many applications worldwide and has been proven successful time and time again. The modular and fan-free design, simple implementation of distributed structures, and convenient handling make the SIMATIC S7-300 the cost-effective and user-friendly solution for the most diverse tasks in the low-end and mid performance ranges. It’s versatile, easy to maintain, and has a comprehensive range of modules that can be combined individually.

Features and Benefits:

  • Save time by simulating the automation system during production
  • Cost and time savings using IO adapters instead of costly rewiring
  • Increase competitiveness thanks to integrated system features, plant availability and efficiency in production
  • Reduce downtimes and correct faults faster with integrated system diagnostics
  • Professional support worldwide – adapted to your specific requirements

In order to remain competitive in the long term, machines and plants must be continually adapted to the latest requirements. Many new requirements regarding handling and performance can no longer be fully met with the traditional architecture and that’s why the SIMATIC S7-300 remains fully developed and is a proven controller. Optimize your machines and production plants efficiently, by converting to the latest SIMATIC technologies, click here to view all the Siemens TIA S7-300 advantages.

SIPLUS CMS

Monitoring for Inefficiencies with the SIPLUS CMS

By: Griffin buckley

P_SP01_XX_00294iMaximize your productivity with the SIPLUS CMS from Siemens. By monitoring the conditions of mechanical components on your machines, you can decrease unnecessary downtime that occur due to parts needing to be serviced.

Through base line measurements, the SIPLUS CMS measures and monitors vibrations to inform customers when an issue arises, life expectancy of hardware, or damage to machines.

Benefits and Features:

  • Simple system configuration
  • Longer lifecycle time
  • Easy diagnostics
  • Connection to cloud solutions
  • Predictable maintenance and repair

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DALI-2 Multimaster Module

Siemens’ DALI-2 Multimaster Module CM 1xDALI

BY: GRIFFIN BUCKLEY

P_ST70_XX_08498iIt’s never been easier to control, diagnose, or parameter assign luminaries and sensors until now. With Siemens’ DALI-2 multimaster module, you can monitor up to 64 luminaries and 63 sensors through a 2-wire bus line. Its compatibility with LED modules, fluorescent lamps, discharge lamps, low-voltage halogen lamps, and more makes the DALI-2 an increasingly popular module in modern lighting applications.

Benefits and Features:

  • Easy wiring with 2-wire line
  • LED display for errors, operation, and supply voltage
  • Configuration of up to 64 luminaries and 63 sensors

Applications:

  • Tunnel lighting
  • Hallway lighting
  • Ship lighting

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The SIMATIC Drive Controller

Motion Control and Drive Control in One Compact Format

By: Griffin Buckley

simatic-drive-controller-motion-controlSiemens’ SIMATIC Drive Controller takes the power of the SIMATIC S7-1500 controller and pairs it with the S120 drive system to bring communication interfaces and integrated technology I/Os into one automation solution. This easy-to-use controller utilizes one SIMATIC memory card to simplify engineering and increase efficiency.

Industries perfect for the SIMATIC Drive Controller:

  • Packaging
  • Printing
  • Textile
  • Plastics

Features and Benefits:

  • Ultra-compact controller and drive system
  • Scalability made easy for all performance classes
  • Powerful to suit high-end applications
  • Integrated safety functions
  • Easy to use

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The DP Contactor

Siemens Brings Back Definite Purpose Contactors

By: Griffin Buckley

After a brief discontinuation, Siemens brings back Class 42 and Class 45 Definite Purpose Contactors.  As of November 12, 2019, the Siemens-invented Definite Purpose Contactors is available to order using original part numbers and matching the exact fit, form, and function of the previously available contactors.

Due to the rise in material costs and a diseconomy of scale, Siemens temporarily discontinued the Definite Purpose Contactors despite their increased demand and Class 45popularity back in 2011. Today, the DP Contactors return without the Class 34 2-Speed DP, Class 44 Reversing DP, or Class 16 DP Starter, which can now be filled with NEMA or IEC products.

DP Contactor features:

  • Compact size
  • Quiet operation
  • Completely enclosed body and coil
  • Visual contact position indication
  • Power terminations
    • Quick connects
    • 30A: screws
    • 40A and above: box lugs
  • Durable metal back plate
  • Weld-resistant silver cadmium oxide contacts
  • Class F coil insulationClass 42

Class 45:

  • 1-pole with shunt bar in 30 and 40 amps
  • 2-pole in 30 and 40 amps

Class 42:

  • 2-pole in 30 and 40 amps
  • 3-pole in 30 to 90 amps
  • Snap-on auxiliary contacts
  • Replacement coils available

Siemens’ Definite Purpose Contactors have been developed for HVAC, refrigeration, fans, blowers, and welders for OEMs and manufacturers of machinery. Give us a call at 1-888-776-8222 for more on information on ordering and replacements of Siemens products.

INDUSTRY ONLINE SUPPORT APP – Optimal Support Anywhere!

Get the information and solutions that you’d normally search for on the Siemens Service and Support web page on your tablet or mobile device with Siemens Industry Online Support App.

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App Functions:
•  Scan product and EAN codes for technical and graphic information.
•  Send requests to Tech Support
•  Troubleshoot failures
•  Scan and Photo function
•  Transfer PDFs to external library

 

Download the Siemens Industry Online Support App today!

SITOP PSU6200 – All Around Power Supply for a Wide Range of Applications

Experience the start of a new chapter in the world of standard power supplies with the SITOP PSU6200 all-around power supply. Whether you’re a builder or operator of control panels, machines, or plants, all users benefit from the ingenious functions and features of the new SITOP PSU6200 product line – throughout the entire lifecycle, from planning and engineering to installation and operation.

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SIMATIC Notifier – Intelligent apps for operator control, monitoring, & maintenance

Response time is essential to maintaining production, but maintenance and operations can’t always be at their desks or next to the HMI. Now, Siemens’ SIMATIC Notifier app sends automation system alerts direct to your smartwatch or other mobile devices. Never miss a fault notification again! Continue reading

Match Your Application Perfectly with Siemens Modular System

Processing, fitting, transporting. These and similar functions run on many automated production lines. With the extensive range of the SIRIUS modular system, you will find everything you need for switching, protecting, starting, and monitoring motors.

The components of the SIRIUS modular system offer maximum wiring flexibility. They can be connected easily via the corresponding SIRIUS 3RV29 infeed system or the 3RA68 infeed system in conjunction with the compact starter. Both systems are respectively available for other devices with screw-type and spring-loaded connection system.

For connection, individual circuit breakers, complete load feeders, or compact starters are simply clicked into the respective infeed system. Doing away with laborious wiring and fault risks, a complete feeder group is thus supplied with power.

Design highlights include:

  • Outstanding flexibility for assembly and expansions
  • Reduced space requirements in the control cabinet thanks to compact design
  • Infeed optionally from the left or right with conductor cross-sections of up to 70 mm2
  • Optional wiring duct between the feeders
  • Additional integration of further 1-, 2-, or 3-pole components via terminal block
  • Maximum current carrying capacity of 100 A
  • Integration of load feeders with screw-type and spring-loaded connection system
  • High vibration resistance, particularly with switching devices featuring the spring-loaded connection system
  • Time savings in terms of mounting thanks to easy plug-in connection system

To learn more, download the full brochure HERE,

SIRIUS 3RW5 Soft Starter – The Next Generation

Contributing author: Jason Miller, Business Developer, Siemens Industry, Inc.

Electric motors are significant in most industries; without them, your applications wouldn’t work. Motor pump liquids, transport heavy materials, move air masses, and support the processing of raw materials. Since motors are the leading unit in your facility, they should be durable and reliable with no chances of failure. SIRIUS soft starters do just this. They limit the starting current and torque to best fit your application.

The 3RW5 family of soft starters extends Siemens product range with market leading technology features for practically every user application. The 3RW5 family is a game changer allowing Siemens to broaden their market leadership in motor control applications.

Top benefits of the 3RW52 soft starter include:

  • Compact size (less than 8” deep up to 400HP)
  • Flexible HMI choices (install the high feature, standard, or omit the display)
  • Five available communication protocols (PB, PN, MB-TCP, EIP, MB-RTU)
  • Three phases controlled for application flexibility
  • Wide range of control voltages (24V AC/DC and 110-250V AC)
  • Selectable analog or thermistor input for optimal protection of motor and load

Multiple applications of the SIRIUS 3RW5 soft starter:

  • Pump cleaning and pump stopping mode
  • Electrical ruggedness
  • Condition monitoring
  • Automatic parameterization
  • Integrated braking functions

The digital transformation of industry is in full swing and Siemens’ latest generation of soft starters supports companies in fully embracing the potential of digitization. This is particularly beneficial when it comes to economic efficiency, making it faster and easier to achieve optimum results, with permanently high availability thanks to shorter downtimes.

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Simplify Drive Installation with SINAMIC Wall Mount Kits from Siemens

Contributing author: Rudy Hauser of Siemens Industry, Inc.

The new SINAMIC wall mount kits from Siemens allow simple, direct mounting of G120C compact and G120 PM240-2 modular drives. Designed for use with the latest SINAMICS drives, these low-cost kits are easy to install and conform to NEMA 1 and UL Type 1 standards.

Available in power ranges from ½ to 200 hp, and for voltages from 230V to 690V, the streamlined, compact design is consistent for all frame sizes and provides for simple interior mounting.

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Some highlights of the SINAMICS wall mount kits include:

  • Conforms to NEMA 1/UL Type 1 standards for interior installations
  • Accommodates all G120C/PM240-2/PM240P-2 power modules, control units and operator panels
  • Standardized design for optimum space utilization and for efficient side-by-side mounting with minimal clearances
  • Multiple conduit knockout holes provided for separate power, motor, and network cabling
  • Designed in accordance with the latest applicable UL 61800-5-1 standards for AC drives

Each wall mount kit provides best-in-class space savings and direct access to drive-mounted operator panels for simple commissioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

Click HERE to visit Siemens’ website for specific product information or download the brochure below.

SIMATIC Field PG M5

The SIMATIC Field PG M5 is now available with Siemens TIA Portal V15 engineering framework pre-installed. It is ideal for mobile operations in industrial facilities.

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Features Include:

  • Easy to configure, install and service
  • Rugged and lightweight design for mobility
  • Variety of interfaces available
  • Ready to go for immediate use

To learn more about the SIMATIC Field PG M5 CLICK HERE.

SIMOCODE pro: Multifunctional, Safe, and Reliable

IMOCODE pro from Siemens is a flexible, modular motor management system for low-voltage motors with constant speeds. Its preferred use is for the protection and control of pumps, gate valves, or valves.

Two series of devices allow flexible use depending on plant requirements: SIMOCODE pro S is the smart, compact entry-level solution for motor management in standard applications. It meets the most important requirements, e.g. for overload and thermistor motor protection, as well as ground-fault monitoring. SIMOCODE pro V, on the other hand, offers additional variable and intelligent functions such as voltage and frequency measurement or even fail-safe shutdown.

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Highlights of the SIMOCODE pro include:

  • Multifunctional, electronic full motor protection, independent of the automation system
  • Communication via PROFIBUS, PROFINET, PC, UA, Modbus, and EtherNet/IP
  • Detailed operational, service, and diagnostics data for flexible use
  • Versatile integration of process sensors such as temperature of fill level measurement
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Easy integration and diagnosis in the SIMATIC process control system by means of function blocks
  • Efficient, intuitive engineering thanks to integration of SIMOCODE ES into the TIA portal

The range of functions extends from simple current, voltage, and power measurement to the detection of rotational direction, or drive belt slippage or breakage, to the monitoring of pumps for dry running, filter clogging, and flow or fill levels – all in one system. With SIMOCODE pro, you benefit from extremely easy user guidance and high-level process quality, while keeping costs for planning, installation, operation, and maintenance to a minimum.

Click HERE for more information on SIMOCODE pro by Siemens.

SIMATIC Controller Central Processing Unit

Sophisticated Applications Addressed…

Siemens new Central Processing Unit additions to the SIMATIC S7-1500 family are suitable for applications with medium/high requirements with regards to processing speeds and size of the program.

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Key features of the 1516T-3 PN/DP model include::

  • Technology Integration Functions
  • Advanced Motion Control Functions
  • Integrated Security and System Diagnostics
  • Suitable for distributed configuration via PROFINET IO and PROFIBUS DP
  • Fail-safe option, the CPU S7-1516TF-3 PN/DP

To read more CLICK HERE.

SINAMICS S210 Servo Drive System

Rugged, Flexible, and Safe

The flexible and versatile SINAMICS S210 system is a single access AC/AC servo converter system, its high performance, and dynamic response is ideal for mid-range motion control applications.
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The SINAMICS S210 is ideal for the following applications:

  • Packaging machines
  • Handling equipment
  • Feed and withdrawal devices
  • Stacking units
  • Automatic assembly machines
  • Laboratory automation
  • Woodworking, glass and ceramic industries
  • Digital printing machines

To learn more about the SINAMICS S210 system, CLICK HERE.

TIA Portal V14

Siemens has recently released a new version of the Totally Integrated Automation Portal.  New release includes a large variety of new functions for different parts of the Portal: Step 7, Step 7 Safety, WinCC, SINAMCS StartDrive, SIMOTION Scout.
TIA Portal V14 offers multiple new features including:
– Multiuser Engineering
– Teamcenter Gateway
– Cloud Connector and more…

The chart below shows overview of the all new options in V14:
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Existing users can take advantage of multiple ways to upgrade their software to V14, like:
– SUS (Software Update Service) which has been extended to Nov/19/2016;
– One time software upgrade from one of the previous versions to the most current on;.
– Power packs which allow user to upgrade the functionality from version Basic to Professional.

For new users Siemens offers download of the 21-days trial version of the software.

To obtain more information or order the software please contact us at https://www.seawi.com/contact-us/.

Sinamics V20 – Cost Effective, Easy to Use

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The Sinamics V20 is the cost effective and versatile inverter for basic demands.

Today, in an increasing number of applications in plant and machinery construction, individual automation and drive solutions are demanded that automate simple motion sequences with low associated requirements. With its compact SINAMICS V20, the basic performance inverter, Siemens offers a simple and cost-effective drive solution for these types of applications. SINAMICS V20 sets itself apart with its quick commissioning times, ease of operation, robustness and cost-efficiency. With four frame sizes, it covers a power range extending from 0.12 kW up to 15 kW (1/6 hp up to 20 hp). 

 

Minimize your costs

Engineering, commissioning and operating costs as well as those in operation must be kept as low as possible. You have precisely the right answer with our SINAMICS V20. To increase energy efficiency, the inverter is equipped with a control technique to achieve optimum energy efficiency through automatic flux reduction. Not only this, it displays the actual energy consumption and has additional, integ rated energy-saving functions. This allows energy consumption to be slashed drastically.

 

Key Features

 

– Motor speed can be regulated, which allows a reduction of energy costs in basic applications
– Equipped with power optimized control method (ECO Mode) which adapts the magnetic blocks within the motor to the corresponding operating point
– Frost and condensation protection prevents moisture in motors under extreme environmental conditions
– Higher productivity with uninterrupted production due to Keep Running Mode
– Exchange of regenerative energy via the DC link
– Direct control of mechanical holding brake
– Broken belt detection by monitoring the load torque
– High availability through automatic restart and flying restart after power failures

 

 

Click here to browse the Sinamics V20 Family

 

 

 

Need to Quickly Implement an Application at a Favorable Price?

 

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Easy to install
• Push-through and wall mounting –
side-by-side possible for both
• USS and Modbus RTU at terminals
• Integrated braking chopper for 7.5 kW to 15 kW
(10 hp up to 20 hp)

Easy to use
• Parameter loading without power supply
• Integrated application and connection macros
• Keep Running Mode for uninterrupted operation
• Wide voltage range, advanced cooling design and
coated PCBs increase robustness

Easy to save money
• ECO mode for V/f, V2/f
• Hibernation mode
• DC coupling

 

 

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

Typical Applications

 

 

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For more information on Sinamics V20 Basic Inverters, please contact your Standard Electric Account Manager

Sinamics V20 Drives for Basic Applications

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Siemens now offers a simple and cost-effective drive solution with its compact SINAMICS V20 Basic Performance inverter.

 

The SINAMICS V20 sets itself apart as a result of its quick commissioning times, ease of operation, robustness and cost-efficiency. With four frame sizes, it covers a power range extending from 0.12 kW up to 15 kW.

MINIMIZE YOUR COSTS

Engineering, commissioning and operating costs as well as those in operation must be kept as low as possible. You have precisely the right answer with our SINAMICS V20. To increase energy efficiency, the inverter is equipped with a control technique to achieve optimum energy efficiency through automatic flux reduction. Not only this, it displays the actual energy consumption and has additional, integ rated energy-saving functions. This allows energy consumption to be slashed drastically.

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For more information on stock and pricing, please contact your Standard Electric Account Manager