Drive technology is now going digital
Start in a productive future with digital drive data
Whether the process or manufacturing industry: nothing happens without drives. You know this, whether you are in machine and plant construction or as an operator. But did you also know that drive technology opens up the optimal digitalization starting point for you? The data of your motors and converters are of incalculable value for your competitiveness. We offer you diverse selection and engineering tools, MindSphere applications, digital services and connectivity modules to achieve this. This digitalization portfolio gives you access to drive data, which you can use in machine and plant construction, for example, to optimize your development processes, the properties of your machines and plants or your service. As an operator, however, by digitalizing your drive technology you benefit from greater stability, flexibility and efficiency of your production processes.
Digital drive for the success of your companyStay competitive and increase your lead in the market: Digitalization of your production and processes offers you new possibilities to produce even more efficiently, cost effectively and flexibly in the future. Digitalization of your drive technology – from the motor through to the converter – is an important component and provides a good starting point for the IoT.
Digital drive for machine and plant constructionNew machine and plant concepts are needed for future industry and the IIoT. Drive technology offers you a good starting point for digitalization: By using digital tools and collecting, visualizing and evaluating all motor and converter data, you can thus optimize the entire drive train – and through digitalization, you can increase its efficiency, save costs and improve customer satisfaction.
How to use drive data in each phaseGetting started in drive technology digitalization is very easy. We offer suitable digitalization solutions for each phase in the life cycle of a machine or plant. Thanks to continuous integration, you can start today in one area with little effort – and use the data acquired elsewhere tomorrow.
Concept and design of machines and plants
Siemens supports the concept stage of machines and plants, including the drive technology, with practical digital tools such as the NX MCD, SIZER as well as an EPLAN connection. Digital data simplify the simulation, changes and error prevention in advance. And a uniform database prevents unnecessary multiple capture and ensures a consistent planning basis.
Efficient, error-free planning of machines and plants
In view of the innumerable possible combinations, production and machine or plant planning often requires an unnecessarily large effort. By automating workflows and need-based support, our digital planning tools shorten this development step permanently.
Engineering and commissioning of machines and plants
With its efficient tools, Siemens ensures fast implementation and commissioning of digital drive solutions. As a result, machine and plant construction firms are spared time, cost and stress. Users benefit from a fast, smooth start and speedy commencement of production.
More efficient and reliable operation of machines and plants
During operation, the focus is on performance, availability and dynamic reserves. Or to be succinct: it’s about productivity. Efficient and intuitively operated tools and modules for drive technology digitalization help machine and plant operators to achieve optimum operation from their production. With the same applications, machine and plant construction firms keep an eye on important operating states and can make the ongoing operation more efficient and productive.
Services and optimization possibilities for machines and plants
In the last step in the value chain, the potential of digital drive solutions is found to be the most vivid. Here, machine and plant construction firms can offer new types of maintenance and optimization services, in order to optimize the availability of machines and plants even further. Operators benefit from unique, fail-safe reliability, availability and flexibility. Siemens offers a broad digitalization portfolio for the implementation.