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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109759667, Entry date: 04/30/2019

SINAMICS S120 Parallel connection of Booksize Active Line Modules

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This application example describes the combination of a parallel connection of two Active Line Modules Booksize with several Booksize Motor Modules on a common DC link. The parallel connection of the S120 Active Line Module Booksize according to this application description is UL certified.

The parallel connection of Active Line Modules Booksize offers the following advantages:

  • Extension of the power spectrum in S120 booksize format

  • Higher S1 and maximum power in S120 booksize format

  • Available for 55, 80 and 120 kW Active Line Modules

  • One common DC link with energy exchange of all connected drives

  • Higher maximum prechargeable DC link capacity up to 38 mF

  • Usable in Active Mode, Smart Mode and Extended Smart Mode of ALM

  • Can be operated on NCU/NX, SIMOTION D4x5-2/CX or CU320-2

  • Commissioner sees only a larger Active Line Module

  • Commissioning and data backup as usual




  • SINAMICS from V5.2

  • SINUMERIK from V4.91

  • SIMOTION from V5.3

Commissioning Software:

  • SINAMICS Startdrive from V15.1

  • SIMOTION SCOUT from V5.3.1.0

  • SINUMERIK Operate from V4.91

  • Create MyConfig from V4.8 SP1                

  Manual SINAMICS S120 Parallel Connection Active Line Modules (1,8 MB)

Additional Keywords
motioncontrol_apc_applications,  Parallelschaltung, parallel connection, Leistungserweiterung, power extension

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