The Integrated Drive Systems in Practice

Whatever the application, whatever the automation environment: Siemens Integrated Drive Systems integrate seamlessly, and they even come with a full lifecycle perspective. The bottom line: greater reliability, higher efficiency, superior productivity, and shorter time to profit. Siemens IDS boost the competitive edge of production facilities and entire companies in any branch of industry.

Rolf Themann MBA, Sklostroj Executive and Technical Director

Sklostroj Glass manufacturing

Sklostroj Glass manufacturing

Customer

Sklostroj
Czech Republic

Order

New concept for the automation of a glass bottle manufacturing machine

Customer benefits Sklostroj Glass manufacturing: Availability increased by up to 15%; Energy costs reduced by up to 40%

Solution

  • Replacement of the existing pneumatic solution by a new and innovative motion control solution

  • SIMOTION D445-2, motion control drive-based

  • Drive system with SINAMICS S120

  • SIMOTICS servomotors 1FK7 and 1FK6

  • Machines with 4 or 12 stations


Lafarge Cement Plant

Lafarge Cement Plant

Customer

Lafarge Cement Plant,
Hungary

Order

Building the most modern cement factory in Europe

Customer benefit Lafarge

Solution

Complete solution of drive technology and automation components for identical set up of lines:

  • Energy supply

  • Medium-voltage switchgears

  • Transformers

  • Low-voltage power distribution/MCC

  • Frequency converters

  • CEMAT automation system

  • Software applications

  • Fully automated plant operation

  • Building technology components

  • Installation and commissioning


Vattenfall Europe Mining AG

Vattenfall Europe Mining AG

Customer

Vattenfall Europe Mining AG
Reichwalde Lausitz, Germany

Order

Construction of a 13.5 km long belt conveyour system with a coal output capacity of 6,000 t/h

Customer benefit Vattenfall Europe Mining AG: 98% availability; Energy savings of up to 15%; Maintainance cost savings of up to 15%

Solution

  • Complete engineering, manufacture, delivery and assembly of the drive stations and installation of the conveying system

  • Drive systems with SINAMICS S120 converters in six stations

  • Construction of a control center with WinCC

  • SIMATIC S7-400 controls


Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen AG

Customer

Volkswagen AG
Wolfsburg, Germay

Order

Modernization of three press lines

Customer benefit Volkswagen AG: Simplification of maintenance and spares inventory by preventive maintenance; Enhanced productivity for long term reduction of press lines from 17 to 8; Up to 40% reduced energy consumption; Increased availability, at least 96%

Solution

Complete solution of drive technology and automation components for identical set up of lines:

  • Drive system with SINAMICS S120 and SIMOTION D

  • Press Line Simulation for process optimization

  • SIPLUS CMS condition monitoring system for preventive maintenance