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Elway's The Drive
G120 Drive

Close, but this TechTopic highlights the SINAMICS G120 universal drive that addresses the widest range of requirements in the industry.

SINAMICS G120 is the universal drive to address the widest range of requirements in industry and the trades. Machinery construction, automotive, textiles, printing, packaging and the chemical industry – they all trust in the well-proven SINAMICS G120 solutions.They are also used around the world in higher-level applications, for instance in conveyor technology, in the steel, oil & gas and offshore areas as well as for regenerative energy recovery.Its modular design, comprising Control Unit (CU) and Power Module (PM) for the power range extending from 0.37 kW up to 250 kW, make it the perfect system for standard applications.

G120 Highlights
Mechanical system
– Modular design
– Innovative cooling concepts for increased performance
– Wide range of encoder interfaces
– Application-oriented control modules (with up to 18 DI/DO, 2 AI, 1AO)
– Positioning capability (ePos)
– Safety Integrated: STO, SS1, SBC, SLS, SDI, SSM
– Power Module with low line harmonics
– Energy recovery without any additional modules
– Intregral component of Totally Integrated Automation with PROFINET, PROFIBUS
– Profiles that are supported : PROFIdrive, PROFIsafe, PROFIenergy
– USS, CANopen, BacNet MS/TP, Modbus RTU

Efficient Infeed Technology with SINAMICS G120
Siemens is setting a unique global new standard for converters in the compact class: The technology is unrivaled worldwide and supports regenerative feedback capability in smaller, lighter and much more cost-effective devices.

Standard Technology G120 Infeed Technology
Line reactor Required Not required
Braking resistor Required Not required
Configuration overhead Standard Low
Generated harmonics Standard Minimal
Heat generated when braking Yes No
Power infeed Standard Approx. 22% less
Power consumption Standard Approx. 22% less
Energy efficiency Standard Good
Reactive power compensation No Yes
Installation outlay Standard Low

SINAMICS G120 Infeed Technology Video

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SINAMICS G120 Video Overview

SINAMICS G120 Tutorial

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