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SINAMICS low voltage AC drive systems
When you turn to the SINAMICS family of low voltage AC drives, you experience the world's broadest spectrum of general performance, high performance, component, distributed, and enclosed solutions for addressing any industrial motion application. Universally accepted, Siemens' present AC drive product line accounts for the largest and broadest installed base the world over. Couple that with an unmatched level of expertise and service, and what you get is success and peace of mind - present and future.
Siemens low voltage drives news & events
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Siemens has always offered the most options – which is best for arriving at the optimum solution for your requirements. But it isn't always easy to be sure you are selecting the right product. This section guides you to the right drive by comparing which products operate within which ratings, offer which functions and features, are most often used for which applications and more.
SINAMICS firmware functions -The right function for every application
Today, the main functionality of our SINAMICS drives is implemented in software. This "embedded" software is also known as firmware, and is functionally firmly assigned to a specific hardware (hence the name firmware).
In the case of SINAMICS drives, the firmware is subdivided into the operating system (OS) with drivers for the hardware, and the converter functions, which are also referred to as the runtime (RT) functions.
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Overcurrent Protection (OCP), short-circuit current rating (SCCR) & a new UL Standard for VFDs,
UL 61800-5-1: What you Need to Know
Join us for this webinar where we explain different types of overcurrent protective devices (OCPD), their behavior in circuit protection, and differences among them. This presentation highlights the requirements of motor branch circuit protection according to different standards as well as according to NEC/NFPA 70 for industrial control panels & variable frequency drives. The presentation also provides practical understanding of short-circuit current rating (SCCR) as well as OCPD sizing to obtain a desired SCCR for overall equipment or industrial control panel in compliance with UL/NEC/IEC.
As a bonus, a new UL standard, UL 61800-5-1 for VFDs will be discussed along with its impact to the industry & benefits to the users/OEMs/Panel builders. In addition, the strong benefits of using SINAMICS drives will be demonstrated from the product safety point of view which will help users/equipment owners reduce total cost of ownership through potential savings due to improved product safety and enhanced OSHA compliance.
UL 61800-5-1: A new UL standard for drives and what you need to knowThe withdrawal of UL508C has impacted the drives manufacturing industry, as well as drives users. This short four-part video series provides an expert's perspective on what you need to know if you are an end user of a drive, a panel builder, MCC manufacturer, or OEM.
By the end of the session, you will be able to:
- Understand the differences between the drives certified according to the obsolete and withdrawn UL 508C and a new UL 61800-5-1, as well as benefits of using the latter
- Learn about the impact to the industry as a result of the UL 508C withdrawal and what you need to know if you are a drive user or an equipment builder
- Discover how you can determine the compliance of a drive with UL 61800-5-1