SINAMICS Medium Voltage Converters

Drives for every demand

Discover why no other drive portfolio can match the flexibility and performance of our SINAMICS medium voltage drives. With systems in motor voltage classes from 1.4 kV to 13.8 kV, and power ratings from 150 kW to 85 MW, Siemens drives are built to provide the reliability, longevity and quality that modern applications demand – because in today’s competitive market, downtime is not an option. Due to complex project requirements, it is always recommended that users contact their local Siemens representative for more advanced assistance in selecting the correct drive for the application.

Overview of our medium voltage converters

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SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH150

Multi-cell voltage source inverter featuring M2C technology (M2C VSI)
Power range
Air cooling: 4 - 35 MVA
Water cooling: 4 - 47.6 MVA
Input section: 2Q (DFE)
Output voltage
4.16 to 13.8 kV (air cooling)
4.16 to 11 kV (water cooling)

SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180

Multi-cell voltage source inverter featuring SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY technology (PH VSI)
Power range
Air cooling: up to 10 MVA
Water cooling: up to 24.4 MVA
Input section

Air cooling: 2Q (DFE)

Water cooling: 2Q (DFE) and w / partial recharge
Output voltage

Air cooling: 2.3 to 11 kV

Water cooling: 4.0 to 11 kV

SINAMICS GM150

Voltage source inverter with 3-level NPC and Diode Front End (DFE-VSI)
Power range
Air cooling: 1 - 10.1 MVA
Water cooling: 2 - 24 MVA

Input section: 2Q (DFE)

Output voltage

2.3 to 4.16 kV

SINAMICS SM150

Voltage source inverter with 3-level NPC and Active Front End (AFE-VSI)
Power range
Air cooling: 3.4 - 5.8 MVA
Water cooling: 4.6 - 31.5 MVA
Input section: 4Q (AFE)
Output voltage: 3.3 kV, 4.16 (IGBT only)
Multi Motor Operation

SINAMICS GL150

Current Source inverter with load-commutated inverter technology (LCI)
Power range
Air cooling: 1.4 - 30 MVA
Water cooling: 6 - 85 MVA (higher on request)
Input section: 4Q
Output voltage: 1.4 to 10.3 kV

SINAMICS SL150

Cycloconverter (CC)
Power range
Air cooling: 2.9 - 18.8 MVA
Water cooling: 12 - 40 MVA
Input section: 4Q
Output voltage: 1.5 to 4 kV

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