Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate corporation and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe headquartered in Munich with branch offices abroad
Perfectly coordinated drive components
Reliable operation, ready for digitalization
A comprehensive portfolio of reliable frequency converters, motors, couplings and gearboxes for almost every industry and field of application satisfies the highest performance standards and quality requirements. New interfaces and modules ensure drive components are ready for digitalization. The components are perfectly coordinated and can be used both as a standard system and as a customized solution to meet your individual needs.
Drive technology is now going digital
Start in a productive future with digital drive data
Whether it's the processing or manufacturing industry: nothing happens without drives. And drive systems also get you off to a good start when it comes to digitalization. The data from motors and converters is crucial to ensure your competitiveness. We offer you a wide range of selection and engineering tools, connectivity modules, MindSphere applications, and Edge solutions, as well as digital services to help you meaningfully evaluate this information. This enables you to use drive data in machine and plant manufacturing in order, for example, to optimize your development processes, the properties of your machines and plants or your service. As an operator, however, you benefit from greater stability, flexibility and efficiency in your production and manufacturing processes.
Frequency converters and variable frequency drives for every drive application
SINAMICS frequency converter
Siemens is the leading manufacturer of electric drive technology. With SINAMICS frequency converter technology, you can address every drive application – whether low voltage, medium voltage or DC. You can operate synchronous motors as well as induction motors according to the characteristics of the machine you are driving. Our variable frequency drives, electric motors and control systems for the variable-speed control of machines are perfectly coordinated with one another and can be very simply integrated into your existing system and automation landscape. Our frequency converters with integrated safety technology can be centrally installed and commissioned in control cabinets, mounted on walls or decentrally in distributed topologies. We have the optimum energy-saving variable frequency drives for every application. Whether for pumping, ventilating, moving, positioning, processing or machining. SINAMICS – simply my drive!
The all-rounder to comply with standard requirements for all drives with low voltage motors. Frequency converters with and without energy recovery are suitable for a huge range of applications. For example, if materials must be moved, processed, positioned, pumped or compressed. Variable-speed operation saves energy and also increases process quality and process availability.
MV drive converters for motor voltages in the range from 1.4 kV up to 13.8 kV. Medium-voltage drive converters for high-voltage motors are used if the required drive power and/or voltage is too high for low-voltage drive solutions. However, they are also used to address special applications.
These servo drives address the highest dynamic requirements when it comes to single and multi-axis applications. The specialists for machine tools, packaging machines, continuous material webs, cranes, rolling mills, test stands, material handling, robots and many other applications where high precision, dynamic motion control is demanded.
DC drives based on SINAMICS DC – including motors with the highest dynamic performance and power density, DC supplies for excitation equipment for variable-speed synchronous motors.
SIMOTICS electric motors for industry
Siemens electric motors: Quality and innovation from the very beginning
SIMOTICS electric motors are synonymous with quality, innovation and the highest efficiency. We cover the complete range of industrial motors – synchronous as well as asynchronous: from standard electric motors through servomotors for motion control applications up to high voltage and DC motors. This is all based on more than 150 years of experience. In the meantime, Siemens electric motors are an integral component of Digital Enterprises.
SIMOTICS low-voltage motors for line and converter operation
Choose the right low-voltage electric motor for the right application
With SIMOTICS, Siemens offers the most comprehensive range of low-voltage motors worldwide. SIMOTICS three-phase motors are the optimum selection for all applications in a power range extending from 0.09 up to 5300 kW. The motors can either be directly connected to the line supply or fed from SINAMICS converters for variable-speed operation. Our low-voltage motors can be used worldwide. As a result of our extensive network of production facilities and certified workshops, they are also the first choice to help facilitate a successful international business for export-oriented companies that are active globally.
SIMOTICS IEC Motors
Siemens has a wide range of IEC low-voltage asynchronous industrial motors from 0.09 KW to over 5 MW. IEC motors provide high reliability and efficiency, are suitable for all industries and applications, meet all standard requirements and fulfil international and local regulations.
General-purpose motors SIMOTICS GP with aluminium housings and high variance are suitable for a wide range of drive tasks in an industrial environment
Severe Duty motors SIMOTICS SD with grey cast iron housings are particularly robust, energy-efficient and suitable also for aggressive atmospheres
Explosion-proof motors SIMOTICS XP represent a complete portfolio of motors, certified for reliable operation in Ex zones 1, 2, 21 and 22.
Definite purpose motors SIMOTICS DP are designed for special applications, such as marine motors, crane motors, roller table and steel plant motors.
Our transform motors cover a power spectrum up to 4 MW in the low voltage range.
High-Torque SIMOTICS HT motors are permanent magnet synchronous motors, suitable for specific applications, typically requiring high torque at low speed
The SIMOTICS Low-Voltage NEMA motors are built according to NEMA standards, applicable eg. in North America, and cover a wide range of motors from 0.09 kW up to 5 MW (0.12 Hp to 6,500 Hp)
Motion Control Motors
The optimal solution for every application
Whether synchronous or induction, whether with or without a gearbox: Siemens is the right partner when you are looking for the optimum motor for your motion control application. Our portfolio is the most extensive worldwide – and also includes built-in motors and motor spindles. Every motor for motion control in our portfolio is perfectly harmonized to operate with a frequency converter belonging to our SINAMICS family.
The widest range of motors for motion control worldwide
With our comprehensive portfolio of motion control motors in a wide range of different power and performance classes and frame sizes, you are sure to find the optimum answer to your specific requirements.
SIMOTICS S servomotors
We have the perfect SIMOTICS servomotor to address every application. This is facilitated by choice and flexibility. Different cooling methods and degrees of protection, a range of motor encoders, as well as additional options such as built-in holding brakes or gearbox versions, are available. With integrated nameplates and DRIVE-CLiQ system interfaces, you also benefit from optimum interaction with our SINAMICS drive systems.
Servomotors connected to SINAMICS V90 – the performance-optimized and easy-to-operate servo drive system
Servomotors connected to SINAMICS S210 – the simple-to-configure servo drive system for mechanical engineering
Servomotors connected to SINAMICS S120 – the flexible, modular drive for sophisticated applications
SIMOTICS M main motors
SIMOTICS M main motors are designed for converter operation. They are significantly more compact and robust, offering higher rotational accuracy than a conventional three-phase induction motor. They are equipped with incremental encoders for variable-speed operation – and also available with absolute encoders for positioning applications. Encoders operation is also possible in more basic applications.
SIMOTICS L linear motors
SIMOTICS L linear motors from Siemens can provide maximum forces of up to 20,700 N and achieve traversing velocities exceeding 1200 m/min for the highest productivity. 1FN3 motors are linear motors with magnetic secondary sections that set themselves apart as a result of their maximum force density and dynamic performance.
SIMOTICS T torque motors
Every torque motor from Siemens satisfies the most exacting demands when it comes to precision, performance and dynamic response – this is especially the case when integrated into an overall system solution. Permanent-magnet synchronous motors with a high number of poles are fully integrated into the machine so that mechanical transmission elements such as gearboxes can be eliminated. You benefit from higher flexibility when it comes to installation, simplified maintenance, high availability and low space requirements.
Servo geared motors
Motors for motion control applications with gearboxes
Geared motors are extremely versatile, which is reflected in the fact that we offer a large number of geared motor variants. Servomotors equipped with high precision and economical planetary gearboxes are available to address a wide range of applications. You benefit from smooth-running operation and compactness in your motion control applications. In addition to a premounted solution, you can also mount gearboxes onto our servomotors and main motors using a KS adapter. Our motors equipped with standard gearboxes optimally round off the portfolio.
Motor spindles from WEISS Spindeltechnologie GmbH – A Siemens company
With motor spindles, you can achieve maximum productivity and precision in your machine tools. They facilitate optimum performance and workpiece quality. The mechanically integrated motor solutions are extremely compact and have maximal rigidity – a precondition for the highest speeds and precise concentricity.
SIMOGEAR geared motors
SIMOGEAR geared motors are the perfect solution for every drive system. Our comprehensive range of geared motors ensures that you find the optimum product to address your specific requirements. With the new SIMOGEAR series you especially benefit from the highest degree of flexibility thanks to a wide spectrum of gearbox units with their limitless adaptability and compact design. Our portfolio also includes servo geared motors for motion control applications.
The Power Conversion System for industrial and public power grids
The transition of power grids to accommodate the increasing decentralized infeed of renewable sources is posing new challenges for our industry customers. How can load peaks be handled effectively? How can the procurement costs resulting from the use of battery storage systems be reduced over the long term? How can fluctuations in voltage quality be brought under control? And how can they improve the energy efficiency of their power distribution system? Such questions are exactly why we developed the new SINAMICS PCS (Power Conversion System) grid-converter, as the right choice with minimal efforts for configuration and integration in industrial and public power grids.
DC-DC Converters for industrial applications
In industry, the focus is on maximum productivity, energy efficiency, and component reliability In addition, the reduction of CO2 greenhouse gases is a constant challenge. This requires a tailor-made solution for each specific task. Power grids are becoming increasingly volatile as more and more renewable energy sources feed power into them. This can also have an impact on the stability of industrial networks. DC-DC Converters make it possible to integrate storage systems into the driver line-up. So, for example, regenerative energy can be stored temporarily and then be used for the process as required. The stored energy can also be supplied to the drive line-up in the event of peak load requirements or power failures. Siemens offers DC-DC Converters from the SINAMICS product family for these different applications.
SIMOGEAR geared motors
Precise and powerful drive systems for the optimum flexibility
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.
Generators – generating power reliably and efficiently
The range for the industrial environment includes high and low voltage, diesel and turbine-driven generators. Here, we leverage the wealth of experience in building electrical machinery up to 100 MW, where for decades, we have been a technological pacemaker and No. 1 in the global market. The result: Quality that you can depend on, and a high energy yield for your plant or system.