Siemens is one of the world’s most recognizable brand names for industrial equipment, automation and control systems, and advanced engineering services. For the pump industry, they offer a wide range of products and services for starting and controlling pump systems. In addition, they offer many cutting-edge technological solutions, from simple circuit breakers to frequency converters.
Siemens was founded in Germany in 1847 as a long-distance telegraph company and is now a global corporation with many subsidiaries and services worldwide. Siemens USA is one of the company’s leading headquarters, with principal divisions serving industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure.
Industries & Applications
Siemen’s impact on the pump industry is substantial. They develop some of the most innovative drive and control systems available. The more complex your pump system, the more likely Siemens’ technology will benefit you. Municipal water and wastewater operations, hazardous material processing, chemical processing, and many other challenging applications benefit from Siemen’s products.
Siemens offers many subsidiary brands for specialized products and services within the pump industry, producing motor starters, converters, control panels, monitoring systems, and more to help you create better pump system results. Their solutions can improve energy efficiency, optimize system performance, extend equipment lifespan, and aid predictive monitoring and maintenance.
Here are some of the products manufactured by Siemens for driving and controlling pumps:
The SIRIUS line is Siemen’s advanced catalog of starter units designed to drive pumps efficiently. From cold starts to sleep modes and everything in between, they have straightforward and high-tech units to provide superior drive control for your pump system. The SIRIUS line offers soft starters, load feeders, compact starters, and motor starters with direct-online and reversing capabilities.
SIRIUS Contactor Assemblies
The SIRIUS line also provides contactor assemblies for star-delta (wye-delta), starting with ranges up to 500 kilowatts. In addition, Siemens produces contactors for special applications and contactor relays, coupling relays, accessories, and spare parts.
SINAMICS Frequency Converters
Siemens is well-known for its frequency converters, as evidenced by its SINAMICS products. They offer a variety of low-voltage converters with power ranges from 0.12 kW up to 6,840 kW. These converters achieve high-performance standards and can seamlessly integrate into an automated pump drive system.
SIMATIC Motor Starter
With a width of only 30mm, the SIMATIC ET 200SP motor starter offers incredible power in a compact design. It provides reliable short-circuit and system overload protection for single-phase and three-phase motors. It also has five power settings up to 5.5 kW and a fast configuration in the TIA Portal.
SIMOCODE Motor Management & Control
SIMOCODE Pro is the most advanced drive control system from Siemens and has been a staple in their product catalog for over 30 years. It provides exceptional motor control and monitoring capabilities with full automation functionality. In addition, it offers ultimate equipment protection and precise control with detailed operating, servicing, and diagnostics data in real-time. Finally, it acts as a fail-safe when a motor needs to be disconnected, is adaptable to multiple communications systems, and can be cloud-integrated. SIMOCODE is the premier pump control system on the market.
SIRIUS Command & Monitoring
The SIRIUS line also offers innovative control systems with hybrid options, command devices, and monitoring equipment to optimize every aspect of your pump system drive operation.
DXP Pacific Partnership
When our clients are looking for top-of-the-line drive control, system monitoring, and motor management solutions, we often recommend Semiens products and services. Their equipment can help you get the most out of your pump system.
To learn more about Semiens pump control devices and their various series of product lines adaptable to different industrial applications, contact DXP Pacific today.