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2 . The transportation of goods and containers is a fast-growing market. cranes position the largest loads with the greatest of precision. SIEMENS CRANES is your reliable partner all over the world.Siemens drive technology for cranes Wherever cranes are needed – terminals. We supply crane drive technology for every industry sector – ports. steel works. The need to handle an increasing volume of goods places greater requirements on the performance of cranes. industry and shipyards –. Availability. we have the safest and most reliable solutions. Every delay costs money. the transportation of loads requires high-performance cranes that operate with great precision and safety. power stations and shipyards. with a strong presence in nearly every country. reliability and maintainability are crucial factors – as is cost-effectiveness. For all industry applications. In the industry.
training and after-sales service. We are always at the leading edge of technology with the goal to achieve the highest efficiency. supply. We are presented in nearly every country in the world. so we are able to install and service your installation wherever you are. Our wide-ranging experience. 3 . No matter how difficult and complex the tasks. Siemens technology can be used to transfer any load. erection to commissioning. Our branch-specific knowledge allows us to handle everything from initial consulting. And our technology is designed to be compatible with tomorrow’s solutions. proven reliability and constant striving for innovative technology underlie our success. With a history of more than 150 years. transformers. partners and system integrators. assures you optimum performance. We also offer a fully comprehensive service for refurbishment: fast. combined with our state-ofthe-art technology and contacts with international cranebuilders. drives.Your experienced partner for comprehensive solutions Siemens is one of the world’s largest electrical and electronics companies. In-house hardware includes switchgear. motors and our market-leading SIMATIC® control. Experience. We provide a wide range of drive control systems and components for all kinds of cranes. Siemens has more than 100 years of working experience in Solutions for Cranes. design. We can optimize traditional crane applications step by step. direct and worldwide. Customers benefit from our worldwide experience.
scrap. 4 . the formula for success is speed. ensuring the optimum solution for every application.Crane technology for all applications For crane systems and hoisting equipment. steel works. goods. We supply crane drive technology for every industry sector – harbors. reliability and availability. Whether you are transferring coal. parcels or containers. It’s also crucial to ensure that systems are adaptable for the future by designing them to have the highest flexibility and longest lifetime. we offer a comprehensive portfolio of fully automated systems for high or medium performance. power stations and shipyards. waste.
We offer redundant solutions for these applications. We can supply innovative concepts to reduce fuel consumption and to minimize emissions. Minimal maintenance is required because of the modular design and reliability of all spreader components. 5 . Our Totally Integrated Automation is used to interface the crane automation to the Terminal Operating System. Production improves with our sway control and automation system HIPAC-TOUCHMATIC®. unloading barges and bulk carriers. Our systems for grab unloaders are build-in cranes to service ports throughout the world. the Rail Mounted Gantry crane (RMG) is used for stacking. It is multi-talented for a diverse range of tasks. flexible stacking The Rubber Tired Gantry crane (RTG) enables high-capacity stacking with flexibility to change stack-lane. Tower cranes: At building sites. Rubber Tired Gantry cranes: high-capacity. The RTGs are equipped with remote crane monitoring via wireless communication. Products must be transported quickly. trolley and gantry. guaranteeing optimum availability so there is no risk of loss of production. Heavyweight shipyard cranes are able to position the largest loads with the greatest accuracy. We supply the SIPLUS® range of advanced components specifically designed for use in spreaders. the right fit for luffing or mobile cranes. We have experience in bulk transshipment of scrap. Siemens crane drive technology is the ideal solution. every delay costs money. where demands on cranes are continuously changing and growing. fast and precise handling.Ship-to-shore container cranes: extremely precise handling At container terminals. Our innovative drive and control technology guarantees smooth. We also offer the crane management system SICMA® for monitoring the container handling process locally or even worldwide via Internet. With our crane systems. Our SIMOTRAS® HE/HD stator phase angle controllers are in operation in many steel mills around the world. cranes load and unload goods quickly and efficiently. The RTG is powered by a diesel-generator set and equipped with AC motors and SIMOVERT® MASTERDRIVES for hoist. Grab ship unloaders: fast unloading Grab unloaders offer unloading capacity in handling bulk products up to 5500 tph. Overhead cranes for blast furnaces must function with the utmost reliability. Electrical spreaders: Electrical spreaders do not use hydraulics for any spreader motion or in any accessory. Siemens crane drive systems have proven their value in the largest ports in the world. Industry cranes: durable and safe transport Steel mills require cranes with enormous power and ruggedness. Our automation technology is used to automate fully Automated Stacking Cranes. efficiently and safely. (Automated) Rail Mounted Gantry cranes: efficient stacking Like the RTG. coal and ore.
motors and our market-leading SIMATIC control. 6 . drives. you can immediately start working. We provide a wide range of components: switchgear. All our drives and switchgear technology for networking and optimum load transfer come from a single source. transformers.Perfect solutions for every task With crane drive technology from Siemens.
digital and analog inputs/outputs can be connected to the central control. Counter and closed-loop control functions are already integrated into the SIMATIC S7 CPU. acknowledge work orders or receive detailed work plans on the road. robustness in the face of the toughest mechanical and climatic stresses. • PROFINET® is the manufacturer-independent Industrial Ethernet Standard enabling uniform communication from the office to the field. • SIWAREX®: With its SIWAREX weighing system incorporated into Totally Integrated Automation. Communication occurs in real time and is protected against illegal access with Industrial Security Components. • SIMATIC HMI (Human Machine Interface) provides the right operator interface solution for every automation task. view spare parts lists. there are SIMATIC controls to meet all demands and every requirement. lowering maintenance costs and reducing the number of spare parts required. Technological components: • With the SIMATIC ET 200 distributed I/O system. speeding training. What they all have in common is excellent processing performance in the tightest of spaces. With SIMATIC controls. • MOBIC®: The mobile industrial communicator is your innovative Internet pad from SIMATIC NET. The high degree of standardization provides additional benefits. Excellent performance is the hallmark of the SIMATIC family. • PROFIBUS®-DP bus system flexibly provides the best link to SIMATIC and is ideal for redundant configurations in crane safety circuits. from weighing processors for force measurement right up to load cells and the appropriate installation accessories. For everything from the small compact device to the heavyduty PLC and the PC-based control. 7 . Whether you want to acquire quality data. you have the best equipment for technological tasks.SIMATIC – the world’s leading automation system-based control We offer a complete program to automate and monitor all of the various processes: our crane control stations with rugged master switches and high level of user-friendliness for operator control and monitoring. high speed and expandability. Intelligent decentralized I/O modules can also be employed via the ET 200. in all types and sizes. make the process statuses viewable. Siemens has an integrated range for weighing systems.
They fulfil the dynamic and mechanical requirements of your cranes.SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES: the perfect drive for every type of crane SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES. modular design. GEAFOL transformers used in cranes cover an output range from 50 kVA to 3. while meeting high safety standards and possessing a long service life.g. old analog thyristor converters or conventional contactor-controlled hoist motors are transformed into smoothly operating digital drives. Many crane-specific functions such as interfacing of limit switches and joystick signals are pre-programmed in the digital control card. Single converters with rating up to 2000 A are available. This guarantees enormous flexibility in any crane environment. SIMOTRAS HD: digital controller for slipring motors With our digital SIMOTRAS HD control technology. e. high-performance applications. Siemens switchgear offers dependable technology. manufacture and supply equipment and other associated items for medium-voltage power. Electrical motors: the best fit for every crane application Our crane motors handle every task for outdoor installation (gantry traveling motors in IP55) or inside the machinery house (main hoist. ease of operation and high efficiency. Our rigorous manufacturing quality control ensures optimal reliability due to each primary coil being tested for partial discharge. For steel mill cranes. Our motor spectrum is optimum fit for every crane application – whether for standard tasks or special. control and intelligence – with extraordinary closed-loop control quality. Infeeders with Clean Power Filter lower stress on the line supply. This largely eliminates extensive external relay logic. The gas-insulated (SF6) and maintenance-free switchgear in the 8DH series have proven themselves thousands of times. Maintenance work is simplified – when replacing electronic cards. 8 . can handle every demand using AC motors. GEAFOL static transformers: highly efficient and reliable Wherever space is limited and safety and environmental aspects are paramount. More than 350. GEAFOL cast-resin transformers are essential where safety cannot be compromised. We have optimized our series of lowvoltage motors to suit our AC drives.500 kVA with operating voltages up to 36 kV. GEAFOL avoids the limitations of liquid-filled transformers. as well as operator safety and operational reliability – not to mention extremely low life cycle costs. yet space in the electrical house is limited. AC squirrel-cage motors with SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES are the optimum solution for high-performance hoists with field weakening. our excellent AC drive converters. reduce power loss and generate virtually no harmonics. SIMOREG® DC MASTER with famously superior dynamic performance through feed-forward control algorithms for armature current and EMF in field weakening. and will work with new drives well into the future. economically priced power section. It is THE solution for retrofit jobs on cranes where slipring motors and resistor banks are already present. SIMOREG DC Master: offering top performance State-of-the-art DC motors with drive converters. The SIMOSEC switchgear combines the benefits of the well-proven SF6 insulated 3-position load break switch with the cost advantage of air insulation. so that they can always be adapted to the widest range of requirements. GEAFOL® static converter transformers offer many advantages. Medium-voltage switchgear: proven daily around the world We design. in terms of output. SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES have a unified. just download the previous parameters from your notebook and the crane is ready to run again. boom hoist and rope-towed trolley motors in IP23). MASTERDRIVES are extremely versatile and are available with ACTIVE FRONT END (AFE) infeeder or alternatively with conventional thyristor infeeders. SIMOTRAS HD is a rugged slipring motor controller with a compact. an extended temperature range up to 65 °C is available.000 8DJ/8DH series panels have been put in operation worldwide. dynamic performance.
The touch-screen operator interface makes sway control and automation systems easy to use. Siemens SICUBE® 8MF panels are corrosion-resistant and sturdy. more customers and OEMs are finding it profitable to purchase electrical cabinets from an electrical cabinet specialist. With the sophistication of today’s electronic systems. reduces costs and frees up capacity for more profitable maintenance and/or manufacturing processes. managing operational data and monitoring current wear status. the innovative crane management system from Siemens continually checks the condition of crane systems. and increasing price competition. lifts and sets down softly. 9 . assemble and deliver on time to your facility with Siemens on-site assistance. HIPAC-TOUCHMATIC: transferring loads smoothly.Panel building: durable and resistant to corrosion Siemens solutions for electrical cabinets are smart solutions for intelligent integrated systems. without pendulum motion. tracking and tracing. precision and safety. We can handle the whole process or just take care of your assembly work. accelerates and brakes rapidly. It saves time. circuitry and cabinet. performing fault monitoring.or semiautomated cranes. HIPAC-TOUCHMATIC proves itself in every crane type. evaluates and displays everything in a transparent fashion to make preventive maintenance easy. It moves heavy loads quickly and precisely to their destinations. We design the controls. resulting in the highest availability. quickly and precisely The HIPAC-TOUCHMATIC electronic anti-pendulum system offers the perfect synthesis of speed. SICMA: highly available For efficient service and maintenance. The result is increased turnover of full. It senses.
through the design phase. we know every delay costs money. and we can also hold them directly on your premises. which allows our customers to concentrate on their core business right away. They are available quickly throughout the world. Support: highly experienced in all areas Our service employees are experts who know all the requirements of the various industry sectors.Service and support Top support – no matter where you are If you operate cranes. from regular maintenance and service to urgent problems. so we are able to install and service your installation wherever you are. providing professional support for our drive technology. We offer a fully comprehensive service for modernization and refurbishment of systems. After-sales service: the perfect partner Whatever your maintenance needs. across the globe and anywhere you need them. we can offer the appropriate service and maintenance approach. You can depend on Siemens or our preferred partners. Logistics: extremely reliable throughout the world Fast on-time delivery is part of our service. We guarantee that everything progresses smoothly. We offer courses in our training centers. We handle the whole process. erection and commissioning up to training and maintenance. Installation and erection: fast and smooth The operator saves time and personnel when the drive manufacturer also installs and erects the equipment. Our service personnel are there to support you in every situation. We also provide them with ongoing training. Our global network of know-how. analyzing the actual conditions and the future requirements. We can also optimize traditional crane drives step by step. Start-up: optimize profit from the beginning Our team’s expertise and our state-of-the-art technology guarantee an efficient start-up. you need reliable partners who offer excellent service and support. from local support to complete full-stop service encompassing remote monitoring and diagnostic services. We are represented in nearly every country in the world. from the initial support. experience and stateof-the-art technology stands behind all our cranes. Training: take advantage of our innovations We pass everything we know on to your operating personnel. quickly and in a harmonized fashion. We can supply crane components in short notice. supply. to keep them on top of new developments. precisely tailoring the system and optimizing all of the processes. 10 . Planning: the basis of the right solutions Our specialists take care of all of the planning issues. so they are always up to speed.
Equipped with: • DC SIMOREG K (hold. Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard. Germany 13 ship-to-shore cranes delivered between 2002 and 2005. Netherlands 75 automated stacking cranes 1997–2005. slewing) • AC SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES (trolley.R. Malaysia 6 Rubber Tired Gantries in 2001.C. PROFIBUS DP • WIN CC Europe Combined Terminals. Equipped with: • DC SIMOREG DC Master (hold. fully electric propelled. close. 2 Goliath cranes in 2002/2003. telescopic ship-to-shore crane spreader for the handling of loaded 20 ft – 40 ft and 45 ft containers. Equipped with: • 2 hoists of 300 ton and 1x 350 ton • Full AC. AFE. Equipped with: • Fully automated second trolley • AC & DC controlled drives • Safety PLC • SICMA crane management system • TOUCHMATIC anti-sway system Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP).Selection of References: Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA). close. P. Equipped with: • Fully AC system with SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES • SICMA crane management system HHLA Burchardkai. trolley) • AC SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES (boom. gantry) • SIMATIC S7-400. Equipped with • Full AC with SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES • SICMA crane management system Hansaport Hamburg. trolley) • AC SIMOVERT MASTERDRIVES (boom. Ireland 1 ship unloader in 2001. gantry) • SIMATIC S7-400. Shanghai. 2 x 710 kW • SICMA crane management system • Anti-collision by laser 11 . gantry) • Automated positioning on gantry and trolley • Spreader position detection with camera Aughinish Alumina Limerick. PROFIBUS DP • WIN CC fault and condition monitoring Electrical spreaders The BUBENZER spreader is a heavy-duty. Germany 2 Rail Mounted Gantry cranes in 2002. Equipped with: • SIMOREG DC MASTER (hoist. Germany 3 refurbishments in 1997–1998 and 1 new ship unloader in 2005.
The information provided in this brochure contains merely general descriptions or characteristics of performance which in actual case of use do not always apply as described or which may change as a result of further development of the products.HEBE.20.MC. P.com/automation/partners © Siemens AG 2005 Siemens Nederland N. Box 16068 2500 BB The Hague The Netherlands Tel.52.siemens.com/cranes All product designations may be trademarks or product names of Siemens AG or supplier companies whose use by third parties for their own purposes could violate the rights of the owners.01 WS 02053.5. Subject to change without prior notice | Order No.siemens.O.: +31 70 333 3227 www.Your Siemens worldwide partners can be found at: www. | Printed in Germany | PUBLICIS . An obligation to provide the respective characteristics shall only exist if expressly agreed in the terms of contract.V. E20001-A390-P620-X-7600 | Dispo 06372 | 21C8616 MK.
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