Siemens Answers with a Toolbox of Motion Control Solutions for Converting Industry Applications

As converting industry requirements continue to expand - higher production rates, greater machine flexibility, optimum product quality - industry-specific technologies continue to demand more from the drive and automation systems.

The wide range of converting industry solutions in the Siemens Converting Toolbox can help.  Starting with PLC-based solutions that are executed in the SIMATIC S7 PLC, to the drive-based solutions achieving a high level of performance through implementation in the SINAMICS S120 drive, to the SIMOTION motion control solutions that have few limits when it comes to performance and flexibility, Siemens pre-engineered and customized solutions address current and future requirements for any converting application.

Winding

Coating

Laminating

Slitting

Cross cutting

Flying saw

Calendering

Web accumulating

Perforating

Die cutting

Embossing

Traversing

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Siemens’ comprehensive portfolio of control and drive components that has proven itself worldwide, forms a solid basis for innovative machine solutions, which set industry standards and sustainably improve your competitiveness

But it involves a lot more than products: Siemens industry specialists combine application, motion, and automation knowledge to provide a complete solution that is cost-effective, yet still provides accelerated deliveries and performs beyond expectations. What’s more, because Siemens' automation programming tools are open, machine builders can take full advantage of the integrated diagnostics, maintenance and service functions unique to Totally Integrated Automation.

 

Type
Date

Application

Topics

White Paper: Control Strategies for Web Handling: PLC, Drive and Motion-Based Functionality and Architecture

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2014

Web Handling

Integrated Automation

White Paper: Optimizing Tension Control in Center-Driven Winders

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2014

Tension Control

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Performance

The Converting Toolbox offers a series of preconfigured and tested functions for the central winder function - an especially innovative basis to achieve high-performance and cost-effective winders in record time

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2013

Axial Winders

Pre-Engineered Solutions

White Paper: Designing Drive Systems for Low Web Speed Applications: solutions that current drive and motor technology can offer in not only improving tension control but also solving several other issues that are inherent to systems with high ratio gearing

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2012

Tension Control

• Production Efficiency
• Improved Performance

White Paper: Optimizing drive systems for energy savings: potential opportunities to reduce energy consumption via the drive system

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2010

Several

• Production Efficiency
Energy Efficiency

White Paper: The Case for Driven Unwinds - A practical alternative to mechanical brakes and non-regen drives

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2010

Winders

• Improved Performance
• Engineering Efficiency

White Paper: Motion Control for Converting and the Benefits of fully Integrated Drive Control

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2010

Several

• Integrated Automation
• Production Efficiency

White Paper: Winding Directly in the Drive: Parameterizing Instead of Configuring & Programming – Essential Advantage of a Standard “Winder” Application Integrated in Drive System

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Winders

• Improved Performance
• Engineering Efficiency

Modular Controls and Drives are the Basis for Developing Innovative Machine for Narrow Web Printing and Converting

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2009

Narrow Web

• Modularity

White Paper: Methods of Diameter Determination for Center Driven Unwinds and Rewinds

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2009

Unwinds / Rewinds

• Improved Performance
• Engineering Efficiency

White Paper: Synchronized Drive Control for Web Handling

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2009

Web Handling

• Improved Performance
• Engineering Efficiency

Converting from a Toolbox: Shorter Engineering with Open Standards

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2006

Engineering

Pre-Engineered Solutions
• Engineering Efficiency
• Open Engineering

Standardized automation package Converting Toolbox greatly simplifies applications for processing webs and gives machine manufacturers new freedom in project management

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2005

Web processing

Pre-Engineered Solutions
• Engineering Efficiency
• Open Engineering