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SIMOGEAR Geared Motors
Our extensive range of geared motors ensures that you will find the optimal product for your needs. With the new SIMOGEAR you will benefit especially from its ability to deliver the highest level of flexibility due to our wide range of gear units, total adaptability and compact design. We also supply servo geared motors for Motion Control applications.
SIMOGEAR Reluctance Geared Motor
The new SIMOGEAR synchronous-reluctance drive system consists of SIMOGEAR standard gear units, SIMOTICS synchronous-reluctance motors and SINAMICS frequency converters. With this solution, Siemens is widening the SIMOGEAR geared motors portfolio by newly combining the gearbox with the reluctance motor from SIMOTICS as a completely new offering for the customer. By combining the aforementioned products the customer benefits especially from the efficiency class compared to IE4, which scores with higher efficiency and lower losses, especially in a partial load than to comparable asynchronous motors. Highly energy efficient, the motor heats up less and provides a high operation reability due to its excellent thermal behavior. Because of that high service factors are achieved. This solution also boasts with high dynamics thanks to the motor's lower moment of inertia and optimized control. Commissioning is established quickly and easily by entering the motor code into the converter. The constant torque-speed characteristics up to the rated speed make an external fan redundant. In the drive system, all components are perfectly coordinated together.
SIMOGEAR KS adapter
Siemens expands its portfolio of servo geared systems when offering a new coupling adapter especially designed for SIMOTICS servomotors. Here comes the SIMOGEAR KS adapter.It is a flexible solution which enables connection to the various SIMOGEAR gear unit types with defined SIMOTICS servomotors. It is both adaptable and compact. This new solution enables to link different gear unit types to various SIMOTICS servomotors rather than using a separate dedicated adapter for each motor, so it radically simplifies handling. The benefits of the new adapter solution itself include shorter downtimes and lower costs due to simple installation and removal, optimized stock keeping and a backlash-free design enabling connection with no feather key as standard for high-precision applications. The solution is particularly suited for use in applications involving stringent demands in terms of precision, positioning, dynamics, compactness and weight. Thanks to all of these benefits Siemens is widening the offering for the servo drive systems market.
SIEMENS is offering the compact and versatile geared motor solutions that can be optimally integrated into the drive train. Always both precise and powerful. More flexibility, more power, a more standard approach – these are the expectations of the sector, especially in conveyor technology.
SIMOGEAR gear motor delivers performance from 0.09 kW up to 55 kW. It can achieve a gear unit torque up to 19.500 Nm with helical, parallel shaft, helical bevel and worm geared gear units, additional types and sizes. Due to accordance to the current measures, SIMOGEAR is compatible to many other suppliers of geared motors.The new series of SIMOGEAR geared motors is 1:1 compatible to the general standard in the market, and can therefore be simply integrated into existing or new machines and systems.
Helical bevel geared motors can also reach high gear ratios and they are highly energy efficient (efficiencies 98% per stage). They are able to achieve high gear ratios and have high power density. They can be even used in narrow constructions so they can be used in places with delimited spatial conditions. They are offered in stages 2 and 3 in foot or flange-mounting version with solid or hollow shafts. SIMOGEAR helical geared motors are used for baggage and material handling conveyors, rope lifts in warehouse logistics and for carriage drives.
Parallel shaft geared motors are also suitable to use in narrow construction spaces. They boast with high energy efficiency (efficiencies of 98% per stage). SIMOGEAR parallel shaft geared motors reach high gear ratios thanks to the plug-in pinion. Is it possible to place hollow shaft on both sides. They have 2 or 3 stages and are mounted with foot or flange-mounting, housing flange or shaft mounting with torque arm. They can be provided with solid shaft, hollow shaft, splined hollow shaft or hollow shaft with shrink disc. They are typically used for agitator drives, carriage drives, shelf access equipment and vertical conveyors.
Worm geared motors are very silent and represent an economic solution especially for low power ranges. They achieve high gear ratios and can be also used in narrow spaces thanks to their compact design. Available with 1 o 2 stages and are being offered in foot or flange-mounting versions. SIMOGEAR worm geared motors boast with SIMOLOC - keyless tapered hollow shaft locking system. They are being offered with solid or hollow shafts. These types of motors are usually used for small conveyor belts and other conveyor system or for rope lifts by example.
Helical worm geared motors are offered in 2 stage version. The mounting offering includes solid and hollow shafts. They are energy efficient and usually chosen when demand for drives with angular geared motors. Due to worm gear stage, high ratios can be implemented. SIMOGEAR helical worm geared motors represent the cost-effective solution for angular geared motors in the lower torque range. They achieve extremely low noise and are used by example in waste water system and as drives in theaters.
Reluctance geared motors boast with extremely high energy efficiency, especially in partial load. The motor efficiency is comparable to IE4. They are very easy to service thanks to the synchronous-reluctance solution. They can reach precise speed even without encoder. It is possible to achieve high permanent overload in high speed range. The synchronous reluctance solution allows for application in many different fields and with the major technical benefits compared to a standard asynchronous solution. The SIMOGEAR reluctance geared motor is particularly suited to conveyor technology and general machinery systems where the application with high energy efficiency is demanded. Together with the right converter, the portfolio is very extensive. The system is typically used for rollers, chains and belt conveyors within the baggage and cargo handling facilities at airports. It also fits within warehouses and distribution logistics and in postal and packaging. It is commonly used in hoisting gears, scissor lift tables and monorail conveyors as well as in rollers, chains, belts and skids used in the automotive industry.
In addition to versions with integrated motors, the SIMOGEAR series is also available with motor adapters for the use of various motors. Due to the specially designed traction group the whole variety of Siemens motors can be mounted. That is true for asynchronous as well as synchronous motors. With the new developed short coupling adapters the right geared motor are provided suitable for every application. SIMOGEAR adapter currently include:
- IEC motor adapters - there are two possibilities for the mounting of IEC standard motors. We suggest the short adapter K4 for universal use and the coupling adapter K2 for more sophisticated use. The adapters can be mounted on all types of SIMOGEAR and are in accordance with the dimensions of the IEC standard flange (B5).
- NEMA motor adapters - there are two possibilities for the mounting of NEMA standard motors. We suggest the short adapter K5 for universal use and the coupling adapter K3 for more sophisticated use. The adapters can be mounted on all types of SIMOGEAR.
- Motor adapters for servomotors - the adapters for servomotors are based on three versions. The first one is the new KS adapter available for SIMOTICS S-1FL6, S-1FK2, S-1FK7, S-1FT7, M-1PH8 and is extensively widening the SIEMENS drive system portfolio for the servomotors. Other two are the KQ adapter which designed for the SIEMENS SIMOTICS S-1FK7 and SIMOTICS S-1FT7 synchronous servomotors. The third type is K8 adapter available for SIEMENS SIMOTICS M-1PH8 asynchronous servomotors.
SIMOGEAR geared motors with SINAMICS G110M motor-integrated frequency converters provide the perfect solution to any conveyor-related challenge. The system is easy to install, features a fast start-up, and is extremely user friendly. Thanks to Safety Integrated, the Safe Torque Off (STO) safety function can be used with any SINAMICS G110M with no additional external components. The compact device, available in two sizes (FSA, FSB), is space saving and offers flexible application fields. In addition, it is integrated into the TIA Portal – the intuitive engineering framework from Siemens – which allows efficient integration into a superordinate SIMATIC controller.
When developing SIMOTICS S-1FG1 servo geared motors, special emphasis was placed on the optimum coordination with the SINAMICS S120 drive systems. Motors, converters and commissioning tools are optimally coordinated and harmonized with one another. The system can be quickly commissioned as a result of the electronic type plate and the fact that the motors are connected via the DRIVE-CLiQ system interface. Prefabricated MOTION-CONNECT signal and power cables mean that the components can be simply and perfectly connected with one another.
Configurator for drive technology
Simply configure your SIMOGEAR Geared Motor yourself
With the DT Configurator you can order mechanical components, frequency converters and motors without detailed product knowledge. Available information / documentation is available as a download (CAD, data sheet, ...).