Hydraulic systems & components


Siemens' hydraulic motion controller

1st Quarter 2009 Hydraulic systems & components

Siemens Drive Technologies exhibited the new C240 PN Simotion Controller at the SPS/IPC/Drives Trade Fair in late November 2008. It is an S7-300 format member of the Simotion Motion Control System and has a Profinet interface. This enables efficient control of up to 32 motion control axes. Its 35 MB memory configuration makes the C240 PN suitable for control of complex machines and systems. Combined with the ET 200S High Speed Profinet I/O, this controller is designed for control tasks in hydraulic applications.

The Simotion Motion Control system is suitable for simple speed-controlled machines as well as for complex multi-axis machines. It is available with three hardware platforms and numerous software-based functions.

For more information contact Lydia Bierwirth, Siemens Southern Africa,+27 (0)11 652 2285, [email protected], www.siemens.co.za



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