Siemens Canada launches industrial control product lines
By Design Engineering StaffMotion Control Siemens
Canadian, 11-city tour kicked off to show off Sirius, tiastar and SINVERT PVM lines.
At an event in Toronto, Siemens Canada’s Industry Automation division officially launched three new product lines. The products include the company’s next generation Sirius Innovation modular system; a re-engineered family of tiastar Motor Control Centres; and the SINVERT PMV family of Solar Inverters.
The Sirius Innovations line comes in two frame sizes up to 25 hp. It also features reduced power consumption, power performance up to 42 A in a reduced 45 mm footprint. Additionally, the product lines include IO-Link communication modules that reduce control wiring and snap onto contactors of direct, reversing and wye-delta motor starters up to 30 horsepower. The modules also allow status and diagnostic data communication to the Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) platform, such as PLCs. AS-Interface communication modules for motor starters have also been added.
The company’s tiastar Motor Control Centres (MCC) offer the first Arc Resistant MCC compliant to ANSI/IEEE C37.20.7. Its SmartStart option features plug-and-play functionality with reduces commissioning time with pre-programmed and pre-configured data.
Lastly, Siemens introduced its SINVERT PVM Inverter, designed for peak efficiency. The inverters range from 12 kW to 24 kW for the commercial rooftop market and are capable of delivering more than 98 percent peak efficiency.
Siemens has begus an 11 city tour across Canada conducting half day seminars to continue educating manfuacturers of the products’ productivity value.