Where high performance means ultimate drive control

SINAMICS S120

With a wide range of coordinated components and functions in a complete drives package, SINAMICS S120 modular drives are designed for

  • Motion control

  • High-performance drive applications in mechanical and systems engineering

SINAMICS S120 drives include high-performance single drives and coordinated drives (multiple-axis applications) with vector or servo functionalities that allow implementation of customized high performance drive solutions for the ultimate in flexibility and increased productivity. In addition to an innovative system architecture and digital communication options, these drives come in a variety of designs and cooling types, delivering performance from 0.16 to 6,000 HP, and feature efficient engineering and quick commissioning resulting from innovative tools and simple wiring.

New Catalog D21.4

SINAMICS S120 drives and SIMOTICS motors

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SINAMICS S120 Now does Modbus TCP/IP

• Firmware v 4.8

• Control Units: CU310-2PN, CU320-2PN

• Expansion Board: CBE20

> Visit the Communications tab for an overview of all SINAMICS S120 languages

Improved Booksize Motor Modules

Designed and built in the range from 3 to 60 Amps, they are fully compatible with existing booksize drive products and represent real added value for users.

> For more details, download this brochure


 

Stories from people just like you

Building Materials

Type
Date

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

At a new cutting and machining center for large-format wooden parts, the company automatically cuts, mills, drills, chamfers, and grinds complex wooden panels and construction elements of up to 44 ft. in length, 11.5 ft. in width, and 10 in. in thickness. The operations rely on state-of-the-art CNC and drive technology with integrated safety

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2014

SINUMERIK CNC

• Manufacturing Precision
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

End User

These CNC wood machining centers were consistently improved with the help of Safety Integrated and the latest drive and control technology

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2008

SINUMERIK CNC

• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

5-axis wood parts machining with the latest automation technology

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2007

SINUMERIK CNC

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Production Efficiency
• Automation Flexibility

Machine Builder

Integrated automation in door processing

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2007

SINUMERIK CNC

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Innovative Solution
• Compact Design
• Improved Performance

Machine Builder

Know-how for press operators: Knowledge transfer with state-of-the-art drive and automation technology

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2007

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Application Flexibility
• Manufacturing Simulation

Machine Builder


CNC / Machine Tools

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

At a new cutting and machining center for large-format wooden parts, the company automatically cuts, mills, drills, chamfers, and grinds complex wooden panels and construction elements of up to 44 ft. in length, 11.5 ft. in width, and 10 in. in thickness. The operations rely on state-of-the-art CNC and drive technology with integrated safety

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2014

Routing

SINUMERIK CNC

• Manufacturing Precision
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

End User

Combining premium-CNC SINUMERIK 840D sl with SINAMICS S120 drives to control entire lines for automotive glass processing

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2014

Glass Processing

SINUMERIK 840D sl

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

Precise machining centers for rail mass transit

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2013

Job Shop / Contract

SINUMERIK 840D sl

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

End User

Solutions for International Sailing: special SINUMERIK process used to manufacture tough carbon fiber composite ultralight sails

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2013

Composites & Tape Laying

SINUMERIK 840D sl

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

End User

Machine and plant manufacturer takes a major step toward standardization and modularization for its complete machining centers

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2013

CNC for Automotive

SINUMERIK 840D sl

• Engineering Standardization
• Modularity
• Machining Diversity
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

With Siemens as partner, this builder of CNC transfer machines was able to implement new solutions and make machines more innovative and flexible, by using PROFINET as a link between CNCs with various architectures and digital drives from the SINAMICS series

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2012

CNC for Automotive

SINUMERIK CNC

• Communications Advantages
• Innovative Solutions
• Engineering Flexibility

Machine Builder

Retrofitting a machine used to repair aircraft engine housings and combustion chambers with a SINUMERIK 840D SL CNC helped significantly improve its performance

Read PDF

2012

CNC for Aerospace

SINUMERIK 840D sl

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

End User

Thanks to its precision and repeat accuracy, the SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC has enabled a tube-bending machine manufacturer to hydroform tubes for exhaust gas recirculation

Read PDF

2012

Metalforming CNC

SINUMERIK 840D sl
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

A solution developed jointly with Siemens enables easier, more efficient, more accurate operation on conventional lathes

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2011

Turning

SINUMERIK 840D sl

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
• Ease of Use
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

A manufacturer of turning machines and turn-mill centers achieves a higher level of energy efficiency, sustainably increasing its productivity with SINUMERIK products and services

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2011

Turning

SINUMERIK CNC

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Simulation
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

During retrofit of a machine group, customer greatly increased efficiency of grinding operation centers with SINUMERIK CNCs and SINAMICS drives

Read PDF

2011

CNC for Automotive

SINUMERIK 840D sl

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency
• Open Engineering

Machine Builder

5-axis production center optimizes production of compressor wheels. SINUMERIK 840D sl improves fast and precise production by approximately 10%

Read PDF

2010

Turning

SINUMERIK 840D sl

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FT7

• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time

Machine Builder


Converting

Type
Date

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

Flexibility in TIA Portal with SIMOTION: a company building table napkin production machines for over 75 years turns again to Siemens to optimize complex axes controlling printing and folding batch sizes down to a single unit

Watch Video

Read PDF

2015

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-1500F PLC
SIMATIC ET200SP Distributed IO
Comfort Panel HMI

• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Efficient interplay of Siemens components integrated in film slitting & rewinding machines - resulting in measurable improvements in virtually every area of production and operation

Watch Video

2015

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC
SIMATIC ET200SP Distributed IO
SIMATIC Industrial PC

SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

• Production Efficiency
Integrated Automation
• Compact Design
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
• Application Flexibility
• Finished Product Quality
• Increased Availability
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

A modular multi-axis drive system instead of many single drives makes multi-opening laminating lines more cost-efficient, with virtually no assembly or wiring effort and reduced control cabinet space

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC S7-300F

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Compact Design
• Wiring/Assembly Simplicity

End User

3-drum surface slitter rewinder outfitted with Siemens hardware and software achieves Category 4 safety standard with space savings and more flexibility in design

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2013 ( USA)

SIMATIC PLC

• Compact Design
• Application Flexibility
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

125 year old Bretting develops new controls platform for napkin, interfold towel and tissue machine lines

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2013 ( USA)

SIMATIC PLC
SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS

• Collaboration with Siemens
• Project Development

Machine Builder

Drilling Technical Services develops die cut thin film blank accumulator with Siemens motion control

Read PDF

2013 ( USA)

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Faster Changeover
• Portability

Machine Builder

For this slitting machine, advanced control and drive technology from Siemens leads to optimum processing of web-shaped plastic films

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2013

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Finished Product Quality
• Improved Performance

Machine Builder

Customized solutions with Siemens as an innovative und reliable partner for automation and drives: a manufacturer of special machinery for the hygiene industry talks about creating a machine together with Siemens offering a new dimension in terms of ease of use, turnout and sustainability

Watch Video

2013

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Communications Advantages
• Modularity
• Application Flexibility
Machine Safety
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

Nonstop unwinders directly in the SINAMICS S120 drive system: the basis for this are predefined "Drive Control Blocks," which interconnect with each other graphically for individual winding applications, can easily be parameterized and quickly optimized. The result is highest productivity and quality

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2012

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency
• Engineering Efficiency

Machine Builder

Fast, safe and simultaneous knife positioning with SINAMICS and SIMATIC

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2011

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Faster Changeover
• Single-Source Solution

Machine Builder

Highest degree of flexibility, efficiency and quality when coating and laminating

Read PDF

2011

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

• Application Flexibility
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

Modular automation makes bag machines flexible and service-friendly

Read PDF

2011

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Application Flexibility
• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Wire-rolling machines and traversing arms driven by servomotors

Read PDF

2011

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Faster Changeover
• Remote Diagnostics
• Increased Availability
• Modularity

End User

Company cuts engineering time on narrow and mid-width web label machine builds, while giving customer green options

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2010

SIMOTION D

• Engineering Efficiency
• Forward Thinking

Machine Builder
Systems Integrator

Flying splice with PROFINET doubles the yield per employee

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
Integrated Automation

Machine Builder

Converting Performance from Roll to Roll with SINAMICS and SIMOTION

Watch Video

2009

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

End User


Cranes & Hoists

Type
Date

Controllers

Features

Benefits

Port operation in Portugal has invested correspondingly in the development of the port’s infrastructure using Siemens Integrated Drive Systems for more efficient freight transport energy usage

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2015

SIMOTION SIMOCRANE
SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

Production Efficiency

End User

Siemens helps build a crane control system that is extremely lean, safe and user-friendly using servo drive integrated safety functions and PROFINET communication

Read PDF

2012

SIMATIC S7-315F Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

Integrated Automation
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
Machine Safety

End User


General Motion Control

Type
Date

Industry Application

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

Using advanced Siemens controls, motors and drives enables ESCO, a leading builder of urethane cutting machinery, for furniture, mattress, automotive, packaging, pipe insulation, healthcare and other industries, to see production time reduced by over 90%

Read PDF

2015

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Global Application

Machine Builder

Ultimate Show Effects with Virtuoso Stage Automation: SIMOTION & SINAMICS: Motion control system and drives for the fascinating motion control of upper and lower stages, Stage Technologies Ltd., London, Great Britain

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2014

Stage Control

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens
• Finished Product Quality

End User

Audi has established a production facility equipped with cutting-edge technology featuring a fully automated high-bay warehouse that serves as a central body buffer. Advanced automation and drive technology enables high-capacity and energy-efficient production processes

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2014

Automotive

SIMATIC ET200 Pro FC Distributed IO
SINAMICS G120D Distributed Vector Drive

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Improved Performance

End User

Cutting-edge drive and motion control systems based on SINAMICS S120 converters with an integrated SIMOTION D455-2 axis controller allowed this systems integrator to create a spectacular stage design for the world’s largest TV show, precisely synchronizing the movement of 5 LED screens

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2014

Stage Control

SIMOTION D

• Manufacturing Precision
• Synchronized Automation

Systems Integrator

Highest control quality in the smallest space: compact acoustic roller dynamometer for all-wheel drive vehicles profits from precisely coordinated drives

Read PDF

2014

Test Stands

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Ease of Use
• Compact Design
• Customized Solution

End User

Precision and productivity are the highest priorities for automated testing machine equipped with two innovative cameras for sampling 3-D objects or structured surfaces. A SIMATIC S7-1500 controller in tandem with a SINAMICS S120 drive ensure that the measured results are processed quickly

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2014

Testing Equipment

SIMATIC S7-1500

• Workpiece Testing
Machine Safety
Integrated Automation

End User

Using integrated CNC and drive technology to develop a series of large-scale machines for the production of turbine housings

Read PDF

2014

CNC

SINUMERIK

Integrated Automation
Energy Efficiency
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

A modular drive system for wire sawing silicon wafers achieves highest possible cut speeds with ever- thinner cutting wires, as well as integrated drives safety

Read PDF

2013

Semiconductor

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Manufacturing Precision
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety

End User

Siemens drives can considerably improve the effectiveness of belt conveyor systems while lowering wear on mechanical components. New systems and procedures help optimize technological process chains

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2013

Mining & Cement

• Engineering Efficiency
• Reduced Wear

End User

During the modernization of the stage control system of this theater in the owners made sure that the automation would meet the most current standards. They placed particular emphasis on a comprehensive safety concept

Read PDF

2012

Stage Control

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Application Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision

End User

For precision thread treatment in high quality tires, the reliable and modular SINAMICS drives impressed the company’s automation team with their control characteristics and simple handling

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2012

Automotive

• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety
• Application Flexibility

End User

Successfully increasing the throughput of hot mills by increasing the choice of production process automation: programmed control systems and robotic handlers helped them to achieve this aim

Read PDF

2012

Metals

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency Improvements
• Automation Improvements

Machine Builder

A modular solution for the individualization and quality assurance of printed sheets opens up a new market niche for this machine manufacturer

Read PDF

2011

General Motion Control

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Finished Product Quality
• Modularity
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

SIMOTION & SINAMICS provide for fascinating motion control of upper and lower stages in this state-of- the-art British theatre

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2011

Stage Control

SIMOTION D

• Innovative Solution
• Manufacturing Precision

End User

Energy-efficient solution for multi-motor drive with the world's highest density

Read PDF

2010

Pulp & Paper

SIMATIC PCS7 Process Control

Energy Efficiency

End User


Glass Manufacturing

Type
Date

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

Combining premium-CNC SINUMERIK 840D sl with SINAMICS S120 drives to control entire lines for automotive glass processing

Read PDF

2014

SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

In order to meet the demand of glass manufacturers for significant energy savings, hydraulic drive technology was replaced with Siemens servo-pump technology. The results speak for themselves: a much more compact design, increased flexibility, higher output, and energy savings of more than 50% in glass pressing machines

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SINAMICS Servo Pump

Energy Efficiency
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Glass forming machines for pharmaceutical applications were migrated to PROFINET and the TIA Portal (including SINAMICS S120 drives) for a sustainable competitive advantage

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC S7-319F Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

• Communications Advantages
Integrated Automation
• Engineering Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Improved cycle times with Siemens automation & drives helps to produce triple-insulating glass units in the time it takes other lines to produce double-insulating glass

Read PDF

2014

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Single-Source Advantages

End User

New SIMOTION generation boosts productivity: automated flat glass machinery using Motion Control systems from Siemens

Read PDF

2014

SIMOTION D

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Improved Productivity

Machine Builder

Owens-Illinois' new innovation center is on the right lines with end-to-end Siemens automation and drive solutions

Read PDF

2014 ( USA)

SINAMICS G120 Vector Drives
SIMATIC S7 PLC

Integrated Automation

End User

Steadily rising energy costs and intense competition in container glass production entail a growing demand for drive systems that help save energy and increase productivity. That's why one of the world's most renowned container glass machine manufacturers relies on Siemens Integrated Drive Systems for its ISS machines

Watch Video

2013

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

Integrated Drive Systems
• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision

Machine Builder

Czech glass producer shows how the Integrated Drive Systems (IDS) concept secure the clients’ maximum productivity and efficiency from engineering to operation

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D

Integrated Drive Systems
• Production Efficiency
• Increased Availability
• Higher Productivity

End User

Manufacturer of container glass machines increased the productivity of its new ISS- machine series due to innovative solutions from Siemens as using SIMOTION and SINAMICS S120 drives. Watch how Siemens is raising cost- effectiveness, flexibility and precision together with its partners

Watch Video

2013

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Flexibility
• Manufacturing Precision
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

Insulating glass processing specialist places trust in drive-based motion control technology to achieve highly dynamic movement and flawless results

Read PDF

2011

SIMOTION D

• Finished Product Quality
• Engineering Efficiency

End User

By upgrading to universal and future-proof PROFINET Industrial Ethernet standard, engineering specialist has just the right equipment to meet demanding requirements in float-glass industry

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION C
SIMATIC S7 PLC

• Communications Advantages
• Finished Product Quality
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Compact SIMOTION controller used in modular design of rotary glassblowing machines results in reduced downtime, higher productivity, and optimized maintenance

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Optimized Maintenance

Machine Builder

Description of a new ISS machine equipped with state-of-the-art automation technology: no mechanical motion couplings or application-specific control technology but instead features standardized mechatronic solutions

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC ET200 Distributed IO

• Finished Product Quality
• Cost Effectiveness
Mechatronics

Machine Builder

For building a plant in Russia, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products looks to Siemens’ local expertise

Read PDF

2010

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

• Innovative Solution
• Finished Product Quality

End User

Italian glass-working company uses Siemens solution to control a machine with revolutionary technology

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D

Innovative Solution

Machine Builder

Retrofitting systems with modern control and drive technology can give aging plant equipment a new lease on life

Read PDF

2010

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

End User


Material Handling

Type
Date

Controllers / Automation

Motors

Features

Benefits

For a fully automated high-bay warehouse, the goal was to optimize logistics and install a highly available and automated complete solution

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC S7-315F Technology CPU

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

Integrated Drive Systems
• Increased Availability

End User

The compact design and easy operation of SINAMICS S120 convinced a manufacturer of bar and sheet metal storage systems to move to the next generation of drives for gantry cranes, for more efficient engineering and commissioning processes

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC

• Modularity
• Integrated Engineering
• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Low tensile forces on the rolled cement floors of the warehouse area and optimally used surface require special approach and braking distances and associated monitoring. Further storage and retrieval machines need to operate without requiring intermediate storage

Watch Video

2014

SIMATIC RFID

SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Production Efficiency
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

End User

Using drives with integrated oscillation damping: software expansion in the drive system significantly improves  performance of storage and retrieval machines

Read PDF

2013

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Productivity

Machine Builder

SIMOTION D and SIMOTION Handling Toolbox provide increased productivity and precision to ensure scratch-free glass stacking with high cycle rates

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time

Machine Builder

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

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION P

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

Integrated Automation

Systems Integrator

Efficient in every position – the SIMOTION Handling Toolbox drives highly flexible linear robots for high- performance palletizing systems

Read PDF

2012

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
• Ease of Use
• Increased Availability

Machine Builder

With Siemens Safety Integrated, a manufacturer of roll handling systems is able to meet all safety requirements while providing the highest level of flexibility

Read PDF

2012

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-319F Technology CPU
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO
SIMATIC WinCC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7
SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

Machine Safety
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Highly dynamic motion control requires coordinated interaction between mechanisms and drives, as well as path control that automatically generates optimized motion profiles based on a small number of parameters

Read PDF

2011

SIMOTION D

Integrated Automation
• Kinematics Efficiency

Machine Builder


Metalforming

Type
Date

Application

Controllers / Other

Motors

Features

Benefits

Optimizing the rotary shear principle: the SIMOTION motion control system implements the patented motion and its synchronization with the coil – simply, with high quality and energy efficiency

Read PDF

2014

Cut-to-length

SIMOTION D

• Improved Performance
• Improved Product Quality
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Optimized Kinematics: for its new series of servo-presses, Ohio-based Nidec Minster combines a proven platform of its own design with drive, control, and liquid cooling systems from Siemens, thus securing higher productivity for its press customers

Read PDF

2014 ( USA)

Servo Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8
SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

• Production Efficiency
• Cooling Technology
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

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

Read PDF

2014

Servo Press

SIMOTION P

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Dynamics
• Application Flexibility
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Seven coupled SIMOTICS torque motors provide the flexible driving force behind the largest Andritz Kaiser servo-transfer presses to date, with a pressing force of 25,000 kN. SIMOTION provides for dynamic motion control in both circulation and pendulum modes

Read PDF

2014

Servo Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Dynamics
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Two heavy-duty SIMOTICS T 1FW4 torque motors help achieve a press force of 1,000 tons on these servo-presses and apply this force optimally to the tool in every operating mode. In the new special pendulum mode, the output can be increased by up to 50%

Read PDF

2014

Servo Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS T Heavy Duty Torque

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Dynamics
• Application Flexibility
• Engineering Efficiency

Machine Builder

This Press manufacturer uses an electric servo-pump control for mass forming and optimization of large hydraulic presses - achieving energy savings as well as improved dynamics

Read PDF

2013

Hydraulic Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1PH8
SINAMICS Servo Pump

Energy Efficiency
• Improved Dynamics
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Two pumps driven by servomotors supply the precise amount of oil required for the electrohydraulic Press drive Servo Hybrid (PSH) - reducing power consumption by up to 60%

Read PDF

2013

Hydraulic Press

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8
SINAMICS Servo Pump

Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

A Russian titanium company's new straightening machine allows precise straightening of sheet metal up to 100 mm thick with the shortest possible set-up times. 7 straightening rollers are driven individually by geared motors that interact optimally with SINAMICS drives and SIMATIC control

Read PDF

2013

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

• System Coordination
• Finished Product Quality

End User

A systematic retrofit at a stretch-bend-leveling line from the 1980s employs SIMATIC automation technology and SINAMICS drives to increases the productivity of the plant and improves its usability

Read PDF

2013 ( USA)

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC
SINAMICS DC Drives

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• DC / AC Drives Integration

Systems Integrator

Modern solutions using SIMOTION, SINAMICS, and SIMOTICS make it possible to significantly increase production capacity and improve the quality of railroad wheels

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

End User

Press line at VW - up to 40% energy savings: With the implementation of an electronic transfer system and optimized energy management at press lines, Volkswagen saves energy up to 40%. The retrofit made the press lines more dynamic, faster, more flexible and increased the precision of the transfer movements

Watch Video

2012

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
• Manufacturing Simulation
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

End User

Thanks to its precision and repeat accuracy, the SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC has enabled a tube-bending machine manufacturer to hydroform tubes for exhaust gas recirculation

Read PDF

2012

Pipe Bending

SINUMERIK 840D sl CNC
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

A servo-electric drive and control unit expands the possibilities and flexibility of cutting-edge automatic punching machines

Read PDF

2012

Servo Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS T Heavy Duty Torque

• Application Flexibility
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Significant increases in productivity and energy efficiency of stamping and forming presses are made by combining the time-tested drag link system with an innovative servo drive concept

Read PDF

2012

Servo Press

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

Simple, efficient, quiet and energy-saving: Solutions with SINAMICS servo pump for Pressdrive Servo Hybrid press

Read PDF

2012

Hydraulic Press

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1PH8

Energy Efficiency
• Increased Availability

Machine Builder

A fast loader, user-programmable transfer systems, and shuttles form the basis of a completely re-automated press line for automotive structural components. The advantages are higher output, greater flexibility, and an assured long-term supply of spare parts

Read PDF

2012

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Increased Productivity
Machine Safety
Energy Efficiency

End User

A manufacturer of machines for metal packaging uses SIMOTION D for the axis control of a production machine that was equipped with 27 axes in record time

Read PDF

2012

SIMOTION D

Machine Safety
• Shorter Downtimes
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

By using standardized electrical equipment, a workflow automation specialist has housed all the automation and drives in one control cabinet to greatly reduce costs

Read PDF

2012

SIMOTION D

• Compact Design
• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Efficiency Optimization

Systems Integrator

Modular SINAMICS drives with integrated safety functions form the centerpiece of a new cut-to-length line for surface- sensitive thin sheet metals

Read PDF

2012

Cut-to-length

SIMATIC S7-416F PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7
SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

• Finished Product Quality
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

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

Read PDF

2012

Bending

SIMOTION P

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Faster Changeover
• Manufacturing Precision

Systems Integrator

The precise control of hydraulic and electric drive axles is crucial for quality when induction bending thick-walled pipes. By coordinating the interaction of the 2 axles using a Siemens PLC with both integrated motion control and hydraulic functions, the result is an exact and cost-effective process, making a separate hydraulic control system unnecessary

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2012

Pipe Bending

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU
SIMATIC HMI

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
Integrated Automation

Machine Builder

Volkswagen: higher stroke rates, flexible manufacturing, and quick product changeovers – some of the benefits of implementing electronic transfer with Siemens

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2012

Electronic Transfer

• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

End User

2 Servos: a 320 T servo-press with two torque motors, a motion controller, and safety control

Read PDF

2010

Servo Press

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

• Modularity
Energy Efficiency
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

First “fully electric” punching machine is quick, flexible, and efficient in power use

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Integrated, individually applicable package solution for servo presses brings together precise mechatronics design, intelligent motion control, powerful torque motors, and efficient energy management

Read PDF

2010

Servo Press

SIMATIC S7-300F

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3

Mechatronics
• Innovative Solution
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Manufacturer makes older machines ready for the future – at a fraction of the cost of new investment

Read PDF

2010

Mechanical Press

SIMATIC S7-300F

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FT7
SIMOTICS M 1PH7 Main

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Modular, distributed design with easy-to-engineer motion solution yields reliable, high-performance retrofit of steel- handling equipment

Read PDF

2010 ( USA)

Handling

SIMOTION D

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency
• Engineering Efficiency
• Global Application

Machine Builder

Move to motion-controlled from mechanical part transfers improves yield of three auto presses by 30%

Read PDF

2010

Electronic Transfer

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
Integrated Automation
Machine Safety
• Efficient Engineering

End User

New 8,000 kN board cutting machine cuts, straightens, and stacks quickly, precisely, and economically. The motion control-based automation plays a big part in the productivity and power efficiency of the machine

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2010

SIMOTION D

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

End User

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

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2010

Servo Press

SIMOTION P

SIMOTICS T Torque

• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency
• Forward Thinking

Machine Builder

Press modernization at Ford with SIMOTION and real time PROFINET

Read PDF

2010

Mechanical Press

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC Automation

• Production Efficiency
• Engineering Efficiency

End User

Renowned press manufacturer designs largest transfer forming automatic press with coordinated automation and drive package using fail-safe standard components

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2010

Electronic Transfer

SIMATIC S7-300F PLC

SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH7

Machine Safety
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

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

Read PDF

2010

Hydraulic Press

SIMOTION P

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

Innovative Solution

Machine Builder


Packaging

Type
Date

Application

Automation / Other

Motors

Features

Benefits

A new packaging plant for coffee pods fulfills several customer wishes at once: the machine is about 25% more efficient than previous plants, and it does not require an external control cabinet, as all the electrical engineering is integrated into the plant

Read PDF

2014

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D
SIMOTION C

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Integrated Automation
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Automated meat processing with millimeter precision: read how the Danish Meat Institute and Siemens collaboratively developed a precision meat cutting machine. The core of the machine is an especially compact, real-time capable control/drive solution

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2014

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

Integrated Automation
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Implementing a powerful system solution in record time - quickly and reliably packaging sensitive frozen products via a modular motion concept using a high degree of scalability and integration

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2014

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

• Modularity
• Increased Availability
• Compact Design
• Manufacturing Precision
• Time-to-Market

End User

A good idea doesn’t always have to be “rocket science”. This design for a new palletizer features affordability through energy-efficient control, drive, and automation technology

Read PDF

2014

Palletizing

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7
SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Cost Efficiency
Energy Efficiency
• Innovative Solution

Machine Builder

From the conveyor and main line, all the way to the stacker – with automation and drive technology from Siemens

Read PDF

2014

Several

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

• Engineering Standardization
• Increased Availability

Machine Builder

DesignWorld Magazine article about how Siemens and Moog have teamed up to develop a unique solution to a common rotation problem in the packaging industry. This custom drive cable for slip rings reduces the need for multiple cables. This compact design is easy to install; innovative DRIVE-CLIQ technology handles drive and motor recognition and setup automatically

Watch Video

2014

Several

DRIVE CLiQ Interface

Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

Using SIMOTION motion control this company efficiently outfits a 21-axis bag filler with a servo compression station

Read PDF

2013

Bag Packing

SIMOTION D

• Expanded Technology
• Efficient Engineering

Machine Builder

Innovative automation solutions for pasta and noodles - from production through to packaging, based on drive and automation technology from Siemens, guarantee the same taste experience as a hand-crafted product

Read PDF

2013

Food & Beverage

SIMATIC S7-300T
MICROMASTER Drives

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
• Increased Availability

Machine Builder

Pastry goodness begins with the production: gentle care is required during the motion sequences

Read PDF

2013

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
• Communications Advantages
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
• Manufacturing Precision

Machine Builder

More productivity and efficiency for your packaging machine-line: this video tells the story of Totally Integrated Automation in this animated packaging machine

Watch Video

2013

Beverage Packaging

SIMOTION D
Several Automation Products

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

A leading manufacturer completes its portfolio of palletizing systems with a linear robot. An open Siemens motion control system combines efficiency, flexibility, user-friendliness, reliability, and global availability

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2013

Palletizing

SIMOTION D
SIMOTION easyProject

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Production Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
• Ease of Use
• Increased Availability
• Global Application

Machine Builder

For GlaxoSmithKline SIMOTION facilitates the renovation of a filling machine in a lyophilization production line

Read PDF

2013

Filling & Dosing

SIMOTION D

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Reduced Commissioning/Setup Time
• Improved Performance

End User

In partnership with Siemens, this tissue company has developed a plant using the SIMOTION and SINAMICS systems to renovate its range of packaging machines, bagging machines and complete lines for tissue products, increasing the reliability, performance, and productivity

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2013

Bag Packing, etc.

SIMOTION D
MICROMASTER 440 Drives

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Increased Availability
• Improved Performance
• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

Using modular SINAMICS S120 drives and a high-performance Technology CPU synchronizing a dozen real axes via several virtual axes at variable speed - this croissant manufacturer can guarantee increased productivity, flexibility and consistent high-quality

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2013

Food & Beverage

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

• Finished Product Quality
• Production Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

End User

Checking, packaging, labeling: a maximum degree of standardization and high flexibility are achieved by using standard hardware and software products from Siemens

Read PDF

2012

Several

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

• Engineering Standardization
• Application Flexibility
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

An innovative aseptic filling machine for dairy products, designed in collaboration with Siemens, produces extremely lightweight packages

Read PDF

2012

Filling & Dosing

SIMOTION D

• Customized Solutions
• Global Application
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

A comprehensive standardization concept from Siemens packaging automation and drive technology helps achieve synergies that impress both project managers and end customers

Read PDF

2012

Several

Optimized Packaging Line

• Engineering Standardization
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Siemens SINAMICS and SIMOTION in a Provisur Powermax 3000 mid-sized slicing machine

Watch Video

2012

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

• Compact Design
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

A modular SIMOTION platform gives these packaging machines higher performance and flexibility

Read PDF

2012

Several

SIMOTION D

• Modularity
• Application Flexibility
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

When it comes to installing and retooling a machine, comfort, productivity, and safety go hand in hand. That is why the machine building industry increasingly requires safety functions that are as flexible as modular machines. The solution: drive-based functions coordinated by small, cost-efficient F-CPUs

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2012

Several

SIMOTION C
ET200 S F-CPU
SIRIUS Safety

Machine Safety
• Engineering Efficiency

Machine Builder

Implementation of a sugar stick packaging machine with scalable hardware and software

Read PDF

2012

Bag Packing

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo Motors

• Application Flexibility
• Engineering Standardization
• Scalable Solution
• Single-Source Advantages
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Innovative manufacturer of integrated Motion Control system SIMOTION in new blister packaging machine

Read PDF

2012

Blister Packaging

SIMOTION

• Collaboration with Siemens
• System Coordination
• Engineering Efficiency

Machine Builder

Inspection machine: up to 360,000 products per hour with Siemens high-speed automation

Read PDF

2012

Several

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

High-Speed Synchronization

Machine Builder

World market leader converts a new carton packer to an integrated Motion Control system

Read PDF

2012

Cartoning

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS L Linear

Faster Changeover

Machine Builder

Retrofit with SIMOTION increases efficiency of bottle carrying machine

Read PDF

2011

Beverage Packaging

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision

End User

Lower costs, reduced variety of components, and optimum usage of packaging materials and energy – objectives of this cartoning machine that packs pharmaceutical vials and ampoules with high speed and high efficiency thanks to a perfectly aligned automation and drive solution

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2010

Cartoning

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Cost Effectiveness
• Engineering Standardization
Energy Efficiency
• Reduced Waste

Machine Builder

Modular design streamlines overall form, fill, and seal machine production

Read PDF

2010 ( USA)

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Fast and secure programming with the SIMOTION Handling Toolbox

Read PDF

2010

Material Handling

SIMOTION D

• Engineering Efficiency
• Application Flexibility
• Easier Implementation
• Improved Dynamics

Systems Integrator

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

Read PDF

2010

Material Handling

SIMOTION P

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

Machine Builder

Putting out a million pizzas per day - complex motorization via SINAMICS / packaging logic via SIMOTION D

Read PDF

2010

Food & Beverage

SIMOTION D

Mechatronics
• Application Flexibility
• Production Efficiency
• Global Application

Machine Builder

Combining careful engineering and high-functionality motion control components to produce a high-speed, high- flexibility cartoner

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2009 ( USA)

Cartoning

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Remote Access
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder


Plastics

Type
Date

Controllers / Other

Motors

Features

Benefits

Plastics Blow Molding

Analyzing the energy flows in a coextrusion blow molding system to identify possible savings potential

Read PDF

2013

SIMATIC WinAC
SIMATIC Step 7
• SIMATIC HMI

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1PH8

Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Plastics Extrusion

From NPE 2015: Polyolefin-dedicated (POD) extrusion concept using Siemens products and integration

Watch Video

2015

SIMATIC S7 PLC
SIMATIC HMI

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• Cost Effectiveness
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

From NPE 2015: Novatec highlights their C-Series cutter using Siemens technologies, allowing them to provide standard features that are options on competitor units

Watch Video

2015 ( USA)

SIMATIC S7 PLC 
SIMATIC HMI

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Manufacturing Precision
• Ease of Use
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Advanced extruder control technology: for developing new plastics compounds for extrusion, Georgia-based Kraiburg TPE partnered with KraussMaffei and Siemens to implement a smaller, more productive, and cost-efficient solution

Watch Video

2015 ( USA)

SIMATIC Touch-Panel HMI

• Compact Design
• Production Efficiency

End User

New 5-layer co-extrusion machine is designed for cost- and energy-efficient production of high-quality thin films at a high output. SINAMICS S120 drives run a wide variety of applications, from extruders to complex multi-axis applications and are fitted with a common control supply module. SIMOTICS M-1PH8 motors ensure smooth operation of the co-extrusion blown-film die head and precise control of the speed, pressure and melt flow. All systems are networked via PROFINET ensuring fast and constant data exchange between CNCs and drives

Watch Video

Read PDF

2014

SIMATIC WinAC

SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

• Cost Effectiveness
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Communications Advantages

Machine Builder

Davis-Standard has developed a high-performance cast line that produces stretch films of even thickness without tearing. For process and line control, the market leader relies on integrated control, regulation, and drive technology from a single source - Siemens

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-400F PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7
SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

• Finished Product Quality
Integrated Automation
• Engineering Efficiency
• Single-Source Advantages

Machine Builder

Developing high-tech solutions for film and sheet extrusion, for this Canadian manufacturer, top priority is on continuous optimization of production processes and product quality

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2013 ( Canada)

SIMATIC S7 PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7
SIMOTICS M Main - 1PH8

• Production Optimization
• Finished Product Quality

Machine Builder

From specializing in transverse stretching machines to supplying complete, customized film production lines, a close collaboration with Siemens in the areas of drive and automation technology not only provide for an overall higher process efficiency but also for a high degree of flexibility in terms of product diversity, product quality, and throughput

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2013

SIMATIC Step 7

SIMOTICS T Torque - 1FW3 / 1FW6

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Read about an extremely flexible simultaneous stretching machine that can stretch a wide range of polymers biaxially or at a defined angle

Read PDF

2013

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FT7

• Optimized Maintenance
• Finished Product Quality
• Application Flexibility
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

This machine builder equips extruders with the new Siemens EXT 3170 automation solution to benefit from maximum efficiency, consistency, flexibility, and openness

Read PDF

2013

SIMATIC S7 PLC

Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency
• Consistency
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Canadian leader in extrusion machinery uses Siemens technology to create perfectly wrapped rolls of micro-thin plastic cling film with even thickness and no tears

Read PDF

2010 ( Canada)

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC
SIMOTION D

• Finished Product Quality
Siemens Support

Machine Builder

For the production of a variety of windable materials for technical applications and packaging, this machine builder relies on single-source Siemens technology – from the extruder to the innovative winder

Read PDF

2010

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC S7-300, S7-400 PLC

• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• System Coordination

Machine Builder

Integrated automation systems increase the performance and energy efficiency of extrusion lines for window profiles

Read PDF

2010

SINAMICS G120 Drives
SIMOTION Motion Control
SIMATIC Automation

Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency
• Improved Performance

Machine Builder

Single extrusion line for profile sections with consistent automation from a single source

Read PDF

2010

SINAMICS G120 Drives
SIMOTION Motion Control
SIMATIC Automation

SIMOTICS IEC - 1LG / 1LA
SIMOGEAR Gear Motors

• Consistency
• Engineering Standardization
• Single-Source Advantages

Machine Builder

When it comes to sustainable and resource-friendly production, this mechanical engineering company relies on a multilayer process for manufacturing film packaging, which saves valuable resin

Read PDF

2010

• Finished Product Quality
• Reduced Waste
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Plastics Handling

Sonderhoff fits all its mixing and dosing plants with Siemens automation technology. A G-code interpreter has also been programmed for the SIMOTION motion control system

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Cost Effectiveness
Machine Safety

Machine Builder

Plastics Injection Molding

Modern servo drives make the hydraulics of older injection molding machines energy efficient, as illustrated by a leading manufacturer of plastic spools

Read PDF

2012

IMH 3300 Package

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1PH8

• Retrofit/Modernization
Machine Safety
• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Solutions with SINAMICS servo pump: Modernizing hydraulic injection molding machines slashed energy consumption by 48%

Read PDF

2012

SINAMICS Servo Pump
SIMOTICS S Servo - 1PH8

Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

A retrofit with IMH 3300 and SIMATIC increases reliability and delivers energy savings of more than 30%

Read PDF

2010

IMH 3300 Software
SIMATIC Automation

• Retrofit/Modernization
Energy Efficiency
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Customized automation solution improves both the functionality and the competitiveness of injection molding machines

Read PDF

2010

• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness

Machine Builder

New Korean injection molding machine sets standards in terms of speed, cycle time, accuracy, and energy savings - thanks to advanced drive solution

Read PDF

2010

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

The retrofitting of a fixed displacement pump with a servomotor on a hydraulic injection molding machine allowed the machine’s power consumption to be reduced by more than 50%

Read PDF

2010

SIMATIC S7 PLC

• Production Efficiency
• Manufacturing Precision
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

Plastics Thermoforming

From NPE 2015: Geiss highlights their T10 Thermoforming Machine using a Siemens seamless solution

Watch Video

2015 ( USA)

SIMATIC S7-1500 PLC
SIMATIC ET200S Distributed IO

• Production Efficiency
Machine Safety
• Global Standard
• Support & Services

Machine Builder

Washington State-based Irwin Research experiences greater system flexibility and easier configurability on thermoforming lines thanks to SIMOTION motion control

Watch Video

Read PDF

2014 ( USA)

SIMOTION D

Engineering Flexibility

Machine Builder

The tried-and-tested twin-sheet process used in this vacuum-forming machine produces complete PE foam air duct sets efficiently made to a high and reproducible quality, direct from the roll in a single operation

Read PDF

2013

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Finished Product Quality
Integrated Automation
• Engineering Efficiency

Machine Builder

New drive concepts and intelligent motion control enable exploration of new possibilities in twin-sheet forming

Read PDF

2010

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC
SIMOTION D

• Engineering Efficiency
• System Synchronization

Machine Builder


Printing

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

Goss Printing and the Advantage of Mechatronics: SIMOTION motion control and higher-dynamic customized servo motors make a mechatronic approach possible for high-speed printing systems

Watch Video

2012 ( USA)

Offset

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

Mechatronics
• Production Efficiency
• Cost Effectiveness

Machine Builder

Converting Harris M-1000 from shafted to shaftless press, cuts make-ready time in half

Read PDF

2010 ( USA)

Offset

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

Mechatronics
• Faster Changeover
* Production Efficiency

Machine Builder
Systems Integrator

Corrugated boxmaking machine builder saves significant money with comparable performance

Read PDF

2010 ( USA)

Corrugated Board Printing

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Less Equipment Required
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Fine Wood off the Printing Press: Correct paint application creates an illusion that feels as good as it looks

Read PDF

2009

SIMOTION PrintStandard

• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision

End User

SINAMICS and SIMOTION Solutions for MANRoland web offset printing machines

Watch Video

2009

Offset

SIMOTION D

• Compact Design
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision
• Communications Advantages

Machine Builder

PROFINET - superior print quality with reduced maculation

Read PDF

2008

Offset

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Engineering Flexibility
• Communications Advantages
• Production Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Precision
Service Efficiency

Machine Builder


Renewable Energy

Type
Date

Energy Application

Controllers / Other

Motors

Features

Benefits

A Portland, OR below-ground system uses natural water flow to create energy. Siemens motors and regenerative drives produce 1.1MW of electricity per year - enough to power 150 homes

Read PDF

2015 ( USA)

Small Hydro

SIMOTICS T Torque

• Innovative Solution
• Environmental Concerns

End User

Global Renewables uses household waste to make energy from biogas. Siemens provides the drives, automation and instrumentation to precisely control the process

Watch Video

2014

Energy from Waste

Automation
Process Instrumentation

• Innovative Solution
• Integrated Products

End User

Realistically simulating the complex, wind-driven behavior of multi-megawatt offshore wind turbines on the world's largest test stand for large bearings, requires perfect interaction between components and systems

Read PDF

2013

Wind

SIMATIC S7-300 PLC
SINAMICS S150 Drives

• Manufacturing Precision
Integrated Automation
Machine Safety

End User

Drive-based motion control enables extremely dynamic and precise application of butyl on semiconductor thin- film substrates

Read PDF

2010

Solar

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Engineering Efficiency
• Finished Product Quality
• Manufacturing Simulation

Machine Builder


Textiles

Type
Date

Application

Controllers

Motors

Features

Benefits

Starting off as a simple product supplier, Siemens has become a valuable strategic partner with this turn-key textile machine and plant solutions provider

Read PDF

2012

SIMOTION D
SIMATIC WinCC

Integrated Automation
• Collaboration with Siemens

Systems Integrator

Using the example of blowing-room solutions for cotton, one renowned manufacturer of machines for spinning preparation shows the advantages offered by the switch to higher-efficiency 3-phase induction motors

Read PDF

2012

Staple Fiber Spinning

SIMOTICS High-Efficiency

• Collaboration with Siemens
Energy Efficiency

Systems Integrator

Development of a test stand to optimize the heddle/harness system

Read PDF

2011

Fabric Manufacturing

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo - 1FK7

• Innovative Solution
• Test Stand Application
• Improved Dynamics

End User

Strategic partnership for developing textile machines in line with the market

Read PDF

2011

Staple Fiber Spinning

SIMOTION

• Collaboration with Siemens
• Expanded Technology
Energy Efficiency

Machine Builder

SINAMICS and TIA in impregnation systems for technical fibers

Read PDF

2011

Fiber Impregnation System

SIMATIC S7-400 PLC
SIMATIC Step 7

Integrated Automation
• Finished Product Quality
• Compact Design

Machine Builder

Using SINAMICS to harmonize motor speeds in coating machines

Read PDF

2009

Textile Printing / Coating

SIMATIC S7-317TF Technology CPU

• Production Efficiency
• Engineering Efficiency
• Collaboration with Siemens

Machine Builder

Proven motion control technology & highly dynamic servo drives for non-woven layers

Read PDF

2007

Nonwoven

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Scalable Solution
• Modularity
• Production Efficiency

End User

Complete solution with SIMOTION D for Chinese draw frame

Read PDF

2007

Staple Fiber Spinning

SIMOTION D

SIMOTICS S Servo

• Manufacturing Precision
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder

Distributed automation of spinning units makes plant layout more flexible

Read PDF

2007

Synthetic Fiber Spinning

SIMOTION D

• Distributed Solution
• Application Flexibility

Machine Builder

Retrofit of spinning machine for tire cord with complete solution from Siemens

Read PDF

2007

Synthetic Fiber Spinning

• Retrofit/Modernization
• Production Efficiency

Machine Builder