Siemens Answers with SINAMICS V20 - The Cost-Effective, Reliable and Easy-to-Use Drive for Basic Applications

SINAMICS V20 Standard Drive

Just because it's Easy...

As more and more applications in plant and machinery construction require custom solutions to automate simple motion sequences with minimal requirements, Siemens answers with the compact SINAMICS V20 drive.

  • Easy to install

  • Easy to use

  • Easy to save money

... doesn't mean it's not Powerful.

The SINAMICS V20 is surprisingly versatile, features quick commissioning times, robustness, and energy efficiency. With four frame sizes, it covers a power range extending from 0.16 to 20 HP.

SINAMICS V20 - E Frame

New Frame E Offers Higher HP, More Applications

The SINAMICS V20 drive family, frame sizes A–D (up to 20hp / 15kW at 480V AC), was introduced in the US market two years ago. Now Frame Size E has been released with a power rating of up to 40hp (30kW) at 480V AC. Similar to frame sizes A–D, the new size can be used in a very broad range of applications, such as pumps, fans and compressors, as well as more complex applications like conveyors and processing.

Technical Information

Voltage range

1AC 200 V - 240V, ±10 %; 3AC 380 V - 480V +10 % / -15 %

Power range

1AC 200 V - 240V: 0.16 to 4 HP (0.12 - 3 kW)

3AC 380 V - 480V: 0.5 - 40 HP (0.37 - 30 kW)

Control Types

V/Hz, V2/Hz, FCC, V/Hz multi-point

Standards

UL, cUL, CE, c-tick

Operating Temperature

32° to 140°F (104°-140°F with derating)
0° to 60°C (40°C to 60°C with derating)

Degree of Protection

IP20


Features

 
Easy to Install

  • Push-through and wall mounting – side-by-side possible for both

  • USS and MODBUS RTU at terminals

  • Integrated braking chopper from 7.5 kW to 15 kW


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

 
SINAMICS V20 has a compact design, and can be individually adapted to the particular application or user requirements using various options - for example, an external BOP, connecting cable, filter, braking resistors, shielding.. The rugged construction is ideal for operating pumps, fans, compressors and conveyor belts, as well as for basic drive applications in the process and manufacturing industries.

SINAMICS V20 Technology Briefs

Type
Date

Description

Watch Video

2013

Hands-on overview of the Siemens SINAMICS V20 drive for basic applications

Watch Video

2012

Basic motion drive expands the SINAMICS drives portfolio


Success Stories Featuring SINAMICS V20 Drives

Type
Date

Industry

Other Siemens Products

Features

Benefits

Cost-effective entry-level CNCs for contract manufacturers: Medium-sized machine tools manufacturer has fitted a cycle turning machine with SINUMERIK 808D and SINAMICS V20 drives. The machine is impressive for its across-the-board precision, productivity, and price

Read PDF

2013

CNC-Turning

SINUMERIK 808D
SIMATIC S7-200 PLC
SIMOTICS S Servo Motors

• Cost Effectiveness
• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision

End User


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