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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 82605334, Entry date: 11/20/2017

SIMATIC Simapress: Software package to automate a conventional flywheel press

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Automation of a conventional flywheel press with SIMATIC S7-1500


At a mechanical flywheel press following main and additional functionalities are typically needed:

  • Main drive control mechanical press with positioning mode
  • Brake angle calculation
  • Stroke counter
  • Cam controller
  • Die protection
  • Tonnage monitoring
  • Envelope monitoring
  • Visualisation over HMI
  • Machine data handling
  • Die data handling

This application example is intended for all engineers an users that wish to implement a mechanical excentric press based on SIMATIC S7-1500. It realizes all of the above mentioned functionalities based on following hardware: SIMATIC S7-1500, TM Timer, AI HS, SINAMICS S120.

Overview conventional flywheel press:


The hardware design can look like this for example:


  Manual V3.1 10/2017 (5,8 MB) 
  Slides V3.1 10/2017 (2,3 MB) 

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motioncontrol_apc_applications, Umformtechnik, Metalforming


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