Processing Magazine

Drive System with EtherNet/IP Connectivity

January 22, 2014

Siemens Sinamics G120 DriveSiemens' versatile Sinamics G120 drive system has been enhanced to include EtherNet/IP connectivity, thus providing maximum flexibility for industrial Ethernet communication while offering innovative concepts for those wanting a single network for the entire plant. The Sinamics G120 drive platform supports, as standard, Profibus DP and Profinet to ensure seamless communications between every component involved in a typical automation solution, including HMI (operator control and visualization) and I/O. Additional higher-level functions, including Safety Integrated telegrams and synchronized mechanisms for even the highest-level control applications, are also included.