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Simotion PLC Based Motion Controller


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Siemens Simotion PLC Based Motion Controller - Simotion PLC Based Motion Controller by Siemens

Simotion PLC Based Motion Controller by Siemens

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SIMOTION is a motion control system which offers an optimized all-in-one solution for production machines (e.g., packaging, printing, converting, plastics).

Besides the main task motion control SIMOTION is also able to handle all necessary tasks for the entire machine automation. Each SIMOTION platform supports at least:

Motion Control: speed and position control, and synchronous operation (gear, cam) for electrical and hydraulic axes
Probe and PLS functionality
Technology: pressure control, temperature control
Logic: all features of a regular PLC
Communication: PROFIBUS and Ethernet for Engineering, HMI and coupling to other devices or networks

A SIMOTION system consists of 3 main parts:

SIMOTION Hardware Platform: the control for the machine application
SIMOTION Runtime Software: customizable software packages
SIMOTION Engineering Software: the tool for all engineering tasks
3 different hardware platforms offer the widest range for the user requirements

SIMOTION C (controller based platform) for users who require the modular SIMATIC S7-30 mounting technology.
SIMOTION D (drive based platform) for users who require a drive integrated and a very compact solution for their machines.
SIMOTION P (PC based platform) for users who want to take advantage of the system power and openness of the PC world

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About Siemens


As one of Siemens AG operating companies, Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. is dedicated to providing complete electrical, engineering and automation solutions, along with the right products, software, services to our clients worldwide. Our customers include some of the world’s largest and most respected companies in the industrial manufacturing and construction industries. Our technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems.

Backed by Siemens Energy & Automation research & development expenditures in excess of $32 million per year, the professionals at SE&A are uniquely positioned to help your organization accomplish its goals faster, smarter and cheaper than you ever imagined possible.

Our leadership team understands your business, and can identify the right combination of products, services and total life-cycle solutions for your plant, facility or operation.