SINAMICS G120C parks a lot in a compact space

SINAMICS G120C Compact Vector Drive

SINAMICS G120C has been specially designed for machine manufacturers  looking for an economic, space-saving and easy-to-operate standard AC drive providing a surprisingly wide range of functions. This device combines compactness with superior power density and is characterized by fast installation and commissioning, user-friendly connections, and easy-to-use operating tools.

With its four frame sizes, the SINAMICS G120C covers a performance range of 0.75 to 25 HP (0.55 to 18.5 kW). The energy-efficient device serves the most common communication interfaces and is an integral part of Totally Integrated Automation.

SINAMICS G120C News

NEMA 1 / UL Type 1 wall-mount kits

With seven sizes – Frames AA – F, featuring galvanized steel 3-sided covers, mounting brackets and a front opening for easy access to any of our operator panels, these NEMA 1 kits meet all the newest stringent UL standards.

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Introducing IOP-2: The expanded Intelligent Operator Panel

With its color display, new functions and an even more functional design – Siemens has made it easier and faster for you to commission SINAMICS G drives.

> More information is available on the Drives Components page

New Frame Size - Smaller, Just as Powerful

The new frame size FSAA, from 0.75 hp (0.55 kW) up to 3 hp (2.2 kW), sets this compact drive apart by requiring less space and offering the same power and performance.

> More information in the SINAMICS G120C brochure

Up to 32% less space compared to Frame Size A

Identical functionality in the new and smaller frame size

Safe Torque Off (STO) safety functionality integrated in the drive as standard

PROFIBUS, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP communication

Built-in DIN rail mounting

sinamics g120c connectivity compact vector drive

Communicate without limits

Siemens brings the established power and flexibility of SINAMICS G120C to your EtherNet/IP network, with direct connectivity to PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP™ and standard Ethernet.

> Learn more about Siemens solutions for EtherNet/IP™

Features

Smallest Size

Ease of Use

Leading-Edge Technology

Compact, small drive, high power density

Simple, optimized commissioning

Energy-efficient, encoderless vector control - automatic flow reduction with V/Hz ECO

Quick mechanical installation (i.e. pluggable terminals)

Effective, adequate parameter set (simple storing and cloning)

Safety (STO) included at no additional cost

Side-by-side mounting without derating

Usable with IOP, BOP-2 panels and USB connection

PROFIBUS, CAN, Modbus RTU, and USS Communications available


Top-10 Technical Specs

Format

Blocksize component

Supply voltage / power range

3AC 380 – 480V ± 10% : 0.75 – 25 HP (0.55 – 18.5kW)

Control methods

V/Hz, vector without encoder

Communication

PROFINET, PROFIBUS DP, EtherNet/IP™, USS/Modbus RTU

Functions

• Flying restart
• Automatic restart
• Kinetic buffering
• BICO technology
• Technology controller

• Free function blocks
• Compound braking
• DC braking
• Dynamic braking

Motor compatibility

Induction

Degree of protection

IP20

Commissioning / configuration tools

STARTER, Startdrive, SIZER, DT Configurator

Safety technology

Safe Torque Off

Standards compliance

CE, cULus, C-Tick

More detailed specifications may be found...


Typical Applications

  • Machine building edit test

  • Mixers

  • Conveyors

  • Fans

  • Pumps

  • Compressors

  • Basic production machines


SINAMICS G120C Technology Briefs

SINAMICS G120C- the compact and versatile vector drive with optimum functionality

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2013

The SINAMICS G120C defines new standards in its class regarding small size, fast commissioning times, simple operator control and diagnostics, high level of service friendliness, high integrated functionality, space-saving, easy-to-operate and fast ordering. Energy-efficient, energy-saving vector control and the STO safety function are integrated

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2011


SINAMICS G120C Success Stories

Type
Date

Industry

Other Siemens Products

Features

Benefits

A new cheese factory in Altendorf, Switzerland is the first to be completely configured with Siemens' TIA Portal engineering framework, including the drive technology

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2015

Food & Beverage

SIMATIC ET200S

• Production Efficiency
Integrated Automation

End User

Four film and TV studios were fitted out with Siemens technology to run daylight spotlights, LED background lighting, and electrically traversing telescopes and lighting fixtures. Integrated safety technology also plays a leading role in the project

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2013

General Motion Control

Machine Safety

End User


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