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SIMOTION P

SIMOTION P (specifically named P350-3) offers complete motion control in a PC environment. Bringing together motion control, logic control and the Microsoft Windows operating system on one PC platform, SIMOTION P is ideal for high-end machines and machines running PC applications.

Some of the Benefits of SIMOTION P

  • Use of Windows XP for engineering, HMI, machine vision, recipe handling, process statistics, optimization algorithms from third party software, and more

  • SCOUT software for motion control, technological functions (safety, web server, hydraulic, stepper, temperature, process elements, PID, interpolation, and robotics), logic control, and drive control 
(servo and vector) for the entire machine

  • Runs full Windows XP SP2 on a separate kernel so a Windows crash does not affect motion controller

  • Panel front options include size (12” or 15”) and mode (touch or keypad)

  • Remote Periphery and digital drives are connected via PROFIBUS or PROFINET; onboard Ethernet 
for connection to HMIs, engineering PCs, higher level data collection systems (MES), and third-party hardware (TCP/IP, UDP, OPC, OPC XML)


SIMOTION P320-3 Embedded PC for Motion Control

SIMOTION P320-3

The newest member of the SIMOTION P family, the P320-3 motion controller is a powerful, ultra-compact and maintenance-free embedded industrial PC. It extends the PC-based hardware platform of the SIMOTION family to include an embedded PC for motion control tasks. The SIMOTION P320-3 hardware is based on the newest generation of the SIMATIC Microbox PC of the 
C class.

Benefits of SIMOTION P320-3

Three Different Ways to Operate the SIMOTION P320-3

Power — using state-of-the-art Intel processor technology

Rigidity — no rotating parts (no fan, no hard disk)

Space-efficient — through reduced overall dimensions

Flexibility — due to different mounting options

Similar performance of the P350-3 (approx 95%)

Runs Windows Embedded Standard 2009

Supports 250us cycle time

3 PROFINET ports onboard

4GB Compact Flash (CF) card instead of rotating HDD

Headless mode — used without display, monitor or panel front

Display or monitor operation — standard SIMATIC displays or monitors can be connected via integrated DVI or VGA interface at a max. distance of 16 feet (5 m)

Operation via the SIMOTION P panel fronts — connected to the SIMOTION P panel fronts via the SIMATIC Panel PC Remote Kit which allows to bridge a distance of up to 98 feet (30 m)

Further Details


Success Stories featuring SIMOTION P

Type
Date

Focused Industry

Other Siemens Products

Features

Benefits

PC-based SIMOTION motion control and coupled torque motors bring dynamics and flexibility to two servo-progressive forming presses operating either separately or in combination, achieving significantly higher output

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2014

Metalforming - Servo Press

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives
SIMOTICS T 1FW3 Torque Motors

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Dynamics
• Application Flexibility
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

A new communication block between SIMOTION and robot controls makes it easier to connect Scara robots

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2013

Material Handling

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives
SIMOTICS S Servo Motors - 1FK7

Integrated Automation

Systems Integrator

Smooth transitions are of crucial importance when stretching and bending sheets of steel – and was quite a tough nut to crack when retrofitting a stretching-bending system for automobile gas tank holders

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2012

Metalforming

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives
SIMOTICS S Servo Motors - 1FK7

• Faster Changeover
• Manufacturing Precision

Systems Integrator

World’s first hydraulic wheel set press to work simultaneously from two sides

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2010

Metalforming - Hydraulic Press

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives
SIMOTICS S Servo Motors - 1FK7

• Innovative Solution

Machine Builder

Newly-developed servo-spindle presses with motion control create conditions for innovative synchronized drawing

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2010

Metalforming - Servo Press

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives
SIMOTICS T 1FW3 Torque Motors

• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency
• Forward Thinking

Machine Builder

SIMOTION motion control system and the proven Handling Toolbox software library for innovative robotics

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2010

Packaging

SINAMICS S120 Modular Drives

• Efficient Engineering
• Application Flexibility
• Scalable Solution
• High-Speed Synchronization

Machine Builder


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