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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109747153, Entry date: 01/17/2018

How do you use the technology object "Axis" of a SIMATIC S7-1200/1500 with a linear motor or hydraulic cylinder?

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The technology object "Axis" of an S71200 or S7-1500 can also be used with a linear motor or a hydraulic cylinder.

The Axis technology object "Axis" of a SIMATIC S7-1200 / S7-1500 does not provide the option of directly specifying the data of a linear motor or of a hydraulic cylinder.
In order nevertheless to be able to operate these drives you have to change the parameterization of the technology object. You can calculate the parameters to be entered using the HTML that you can download on this page.

  1. Unpack the Zip file and then execute the HTML file contained in it.
    Depending on the browser you are using you might have to confirm the execution of active content.
    You might have to change the zoom in the browser to show the two columns:

  2. On the left side you select the drive you need and enter the required parameters. Terminate the input with RETURN.

  3. On the right side you then see the values that you have to enter in the configuration of the technology object.

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