Siemens Soft Starters for Demanding Requirements

With its Sirius 3RW5 range, Siemens has launched a new generation of soft starters for simple to demanding motor requirements. This comprehensive range of devices for the soft starting of three-phase asynchronous motors from 7 to 1,600 hp enables efficient, seamless, and easy motor protection implementation.The new Sirius 3RW5 soft starters are suitable for any motor, they can be easily…

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Siemens Soft Starters for Demanding Requirements

With its Sirius 3RW5 range, Siemens launched a new generation of soft starters for simple to demanding motor requirements. This comprehensive range of devices for the soft starting of three-phase asynchronous motors from 7 hp to 1,600 hp enables efficient, seamless and easy motor protection implementation and future-proof machine concepts to be implemented easily and cost-effectively.

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Summit Materials Adds Two to Board of Directors

Summit Materials Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Anne M. Cooney and Susan A. Ellerbusch as new independent directors. With the appointment of Cooney and Ellerbusch, Summit’s board now comprises 10 members. Additionally, Summit announced that Neil P. Simpkins will resign from the board of directors, effective at the end of the company’s fiscal year.

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Siemens Controller for Fail-Safe Automation Applications

Siemens new Simatic S7-1518-4 PN/DP ODK controller easily handles the most advanced standard and fail-safe automation applications. The controller features a large 13 MB user work memory and up to 32 GB load memory with memory card. It offers a one nanosecond bit performance and six nanosecond performance for floating point arithmetic.

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Siemens Offers VSS Motors

Siemens offers its new, high-thrust Simotics Vertical Solid Shaft (VSS) NEMA Premium motors. The high-thrust HP100 and extra-high-thrust LP100 exceed standards for efficiency, reliability, durability and flexibility. Both motors feature thrust capacity higher than industry standard, and the one-year thrust capacity of the new LP100 exceeds that of most motors in the industry. The angular contact thrust bearings are located…

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Siemens Simatic PCS 7 Process-Control System Upgrade

To meet the rising demands of automation, Siemens has further developed its Simatic PCS 7 process-control system and released Version 8.2, which comes with a range of new functionalities to improve not only user convenience but also the performance and efficiency of the process control system over the entire life cycle of process plants – from the planning stage through…

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Siemens Offers Advanced Monitoring

Siemens Industry Services announced a new advanced monitoring service, utilizing Veros Systems technology, designed for the industrial market. Working with Veros, Siemens extends its condition monitoring services using high frequency measurements of currents and voltages to continually assess the operating performance and machine health of motors and their mechanical and electrical components. As part of the data-driven service, customers see…

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Siemens Offers Push Buttons, Indicator Lights, Selector Switches

Siemens announces the new launch of Sirius Act, a unique portfolio of 22-mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights and selector switches that showcase modern design, extreme robustness, flexible communication and ease of installation. “I’m very excited about the latest development of our new line of commanding and signaling devices. The new design provides a modular approach to ease installation and…

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Siemens Expands Sinamics V20 Drive Family

Siemens released the single-axis Sinamics V20 AC drive, frame size E, with both Low Overload (LO) and High Overload (HO) ratings. The V20 family features easy setup and operation with energy efficiency. With a power rating ranging from 1/6 to 40 hp at 480V AC, Sinamics V20 drives are available in five frame sizes and are ideal for material handling, conveyor, pump,…

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