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New Energy Meter Expands Capabilities of S7-1200 Product Portfolio

Monday, January 30, 2017

The S7-1200 product portfolio has been extended by an additional Signal module to measure energy data.  The SM1238 Energy Meter 480VAC is an additional signal module type and…

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SIMATIC WinCC/Event Notifier Provides Easy and Safe Planning of Notifications

Monday, January 30, 2017

The option SIMATIC WinCC/Event Notifier provides a calendar-based user interface in the style of Microsoft Office, for easy and safe planning of notifications for selected persons in defined…

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SIMATIC S7-1500 Software Controller V2.0

Monday, January 30, 2017

With SIMATIC S7-1500 Software Controller V2.0, the S7-1500 Software Controller CPU 1507S (F) is available as a standard and fail-safe version. Highlights of version V2.0 CPU 1507S F…

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Siemens Introduces New Compact PC Platform for Use at the Machine or Process Level

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The new Microbox SIMATIC IPC427E with innovative Intel Core i processor architecture of the sixth generation (Xeon, Intel Core-i5, Intel Core-i3, Celeron) will replace the Microbox SIMATIC IPC427D…

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Siemens Expands Portfolio, Adds New Features to SIMATIC IFP PRO Industrial Flat Panels

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The new Industrial Flat Panels with all-round IP65 protection are ideal widescreen monitors for harsh ambient conditions that can be installed directly on the machine. Now they’re available…

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New Version of the TIA Portal Expands the Gateway to Automation in the Digital Enterprise

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

With the new TIA Portal V14, machine manufacturers, system integrators, and plant operators benefit from shorter time to market thanks to innovative simulation tools, increased plant productivity as a…

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WinCC Updates Expand Capabilities

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

SIMATIC WinCC/Audit V7.4 and SIMATIC WinCC/ChangeControl V7.4 are powerful updates that simplify configuration while supporting redundancy. The software brings several other benefits while providing compatibility with a range…

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Powerful IPC477D Pro line Expands, Adds Mounting Option

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The IPC477D PRO family has been expanded with a 22-inch display that, like all members of the line, has IP65 protection. In addition, the existing 19-inch devices now…

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An Open Source Approach to Reusable Objects

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Chicago-based DMC has new software objects in the Siemens Open Library to ease HMI, PID loops, drive control setup and more. Portal libraries have become a popular technique…

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Capture Full Transparency of Your Machine Equipment as the Basis for Optimization of Plant Production

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The SIMATIC WinCC/Performance Monitor V7.4 simplifies this process by capturing downtimes and pinpointing their causes, monitoring equipment efficiency, and enabling better decision-making on the basis of performance indicators….

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SINAMICS DCM Base Drive Packages Simplify Engineering DC Drive Systems

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Packaged components make designing & building DC drive systems easier SINAMICS DCM Base Drive Packages simplify sizing, selecting and coordinating the accessory components needed to assemble the armature,…

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SINAMICS DCP 120 kW Increases Power Level for Renewable Energy Applications

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The innovative DC-DC Power Converter for industry, smart grid and e-mobility applications. SINAMICS DCP 120 kW is the second addition to the SINAMICS DCP product family of scalable…

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Precision with the SIMOTICS S-1FG1 Servo Geared Motor

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SIMOTICS S-1FG1 Servo Geared Motors are specifically designed for applications with positioning (storage and retrieval machines), cyclic motion (packaging machines), and path control (machine tool applications).  These applications…

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Siemens SIMATIC HMI Panels Provide New Standards in Productivity

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

When replacing legacy equipment, SIMATIC HMI panels from Siemens provide new standards in productivity, efficiency, and usability. The SIMATIC HMI panels are easy-to-configure, cost-effective, and offer superior performance…

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Siemens Releases Compact Connection Box for Second-Generation Mobile Panels

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Siemens has introduced a compact connection box for its second-generation mobile panels, a low-cost connection option for systems where space is at a premium. The second generation of…

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Firmware Brings Powerful New Features to the G120 Modular Drive

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The latest firmware release for the G120 products, Version 4.7 SP6 HF1, brings a number of added features. Now available for download on SIOS, it includes three basic…

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Ruggedized Notebook Includes TIA Portal Engineering Software and Offers Broad Industrial Connectivity

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Siemens’ ruggedized Simatic Field PG M5 industrial notebooks come equipped for a multitude of practical functions. It ships with Simatic TIA Portal (Totally Integrated Automation) engineering software for…

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RFID Switch Enhances Security

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

In today’s industrial environments, security and ease of use are two important watchwords. The SIRIUS ACT ID key-operated switch provides both, using state-of-the-art RFID technology that helps users…

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New Adaptive RFID Antennas Improve Flexibility and Reliability in Production and Logistics

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

With the Simatic RF680A, Siemens now offers an adaptive antenna for its RF650R, RF680R, and RF685R UHF readers. The variable-polarization antenna (linear or circular) simplifies the commissioning and…

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Siemens Introduces HMI TP700 Comfort Outdoor Panels

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A new era for SIMATIC has started with the release of the new SIMATIC HMI Comfort Outdoor Panels. With this new product, applications now can be implemented simply,…

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Siemens Introduces SIMATIC WinCC 7.4

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Siemens has introduced SIMATIC WinCC 7.4, the newest version of the scalable and open SCADA system for maximum plant transparency and productivity. Due to the increasing globalization of…

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Mobile HMI Panels Shrink Without Sacrificing Clarity

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The second generation of the SIMATIC HMI Mobile Panel line has been completely redesigned and expanded with a smaller variant that has a 4-inch display. New features include…

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Failsafe Modules Eliminate DIP Switch setups

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A pair of failsafe SIMATIC ET 200MP modules are being added to extend Siemens’ high reliability line. The FDI 16x24VDC PROFIsafe and F-DQ 8x24VDC / 2A PPM PROFIsafe…

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Siemens Introduces Compact Disconnect Switches for SINAMICS G120D Drives

Monday, March 28, 2016

Siemens has announced the immediate availability of two new compact quick disconnect switches used with the popular Sinamics G120D distributed drives. This new disconnect switch mounts directly onto…

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Siemens Releases Update 7 for TIA Portal Step 7 V13 SP1 and WinCC V13 SP1

Monday, March 28, 2016

Siemens Industry Inc. has announced the release of Update 7 for the TIA Portal Step 7 V13 SP1 and WinCC V13 SP1. The new features of Update 7…

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Siemens Offers No-Charge Service Converting Rockwell® Controller Code

Monday, March 28, 2016

Provides upgrades to TIA Portal, retains structures and naming conventions, and accommodates S7-1200 or S7-1500 controllers. Siemens now offers a no-charge, code conversion service that upgrades Rockwell’s RSLogix™…

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Expanded HMI Family Ruggedized for Harsh Environments

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The SIMATIC HMI TP1900 Comfort INOX has been released, completing the INOX product family so it now offers display sizes of 7, 9, 12, 15 and 19 inches….

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Quad/Graphics Slashes Printing Costs With New Controls

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The global printing leader now saves $50,000 per press, per year, with new controllers, WinCC SCADA software and the TIA Portal. There’s one constant in the books, catalogs,…

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Drive System Trims Size, Simplifies Installation

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Innovations in the Siemens SINAMICS S120 drive system expand its capabilities to the new booksize motor module series that provides a range of 3 to 30 Amps with…

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Virtual Machine Runs Linux on RX1400 Router

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The Ruggedcom VPE1400 (Virtual Processing Engine) is a virtual machine environment that lets users run their own Linux operating system and applications on a Siemens Ruggedcom RX1400 router….

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