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Siemens Offers Compact Disconnect Switches for Sinamics G120D Drives

Siemens announces immediate availability of two new compact quick disconnect switches used with the popular Sinamics G120D distributed drives. This new disconnect switch design mounts directly onto the input power connector of the drive and locks in place to provide a tight, reliable interface, in accordance with ISO 23570-3. Many applications exist in the decentralized distributed power environments, where control cabinets are being replaced with IP65 protected products.

Two versions of the new disconnect switches are now available. A 10-amp rated switch is offered for G120D drives up to 4 kW (5 hp) and features a daisy-chain Power-Y-junction box design to enable power wiring to additional G120D drives. A 25-amp rated version is offered for the heavier-duty 5.5 kW (7.5 hp) and 7.5 kW (10 hp) drive models. This larger unit features a standard Q4/2 pin configuration.

Through the introduction of these new disconnect switches, Siemens can now offer system integrators, OEMs and field maintenance personnel immediate availability to a drive and connector package for a number of applications, according to Robert Soré, product marketing manager, Sinamics general purpose drives at Siemens. “We’ve developed this product line in tandem with our solution partner Harting and we see it expanding our presence in the distributed, decentralized control markets, which include automotive, packaging, metals processing, food and beverage, as well as general conveyorized material handling.”

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For specific product information and inquiries, call (800) 879-8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to: SiemensMTBUMarCom.industry@siemens.com.

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Siemens New Sinamics G110 D Distributed Drive for Material Handling & Industrial Applications

ATLANTA — Siemens today announced the release of the new Sinamics® G110D drive platform. The latest solution in the company’s Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) portfolio, the Sinamics G110D is ideal for installation in close proximity to motors located throughout facilities where dust and water ingression are a concern.

The Sinamics G110D combines improved functionality, increased energy efficiency, a smaller footprint, lower total cost-of-ownership and enhanced usability in a single drive. Applications for this new drive range from material handling or packaging conveyors and airport baggage carousels — to pumps, fans, compressors and other industrial equipment.

Offered as an economically-priced drive with improved features, the Sinamics G110D includes integrated plug-and-play power and control for easier installation and an optional Intelligent Operator Panel (IOP) for simple text application setup in a reduced footprint.  The IOP further assists the machine operator with a greater level of control, as well as alarm status alerts and resolution advice, so troubleshooting time is greatly reduced.

The Sinamics G110D includes an optional power disconnect switch and the IP65 metal housing enclosure has a low profile for easier mounting near the motor, with no drive cabinet required, for further space savings.

The Sinamics G110D is suitable for either direct communication with a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) or control via I/O inputs.  AS-Interface bus configuration and optional maintenance and manual-auto switch are incorporated into the drive, making it easy to integrate with other hardware in an overall control schematic.

Integrated brake control and quick stop functions provide a higher degree of reliability in heavy-load operations.

The new Sinamics G110D complements the recently introduced Sinamics G120D drive, which offers many of the same features plus safety integrated design (Safe Limit Speed, Safe 
Stop 1 and Safe Torque Off) and power regeneration capability back to the supply.
For more information on the new Sinamics G110D drive platform, visit:  www.usa.siemens.com/motioncontrol.

For specific product information and inquiries, call (800) 879-8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to: SiemensMTBUMarCom.industry@siemens.com.


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