Siemens Announces Simotics XP Chemstar

Simotics XP Chemstar is a customized solution from Siemens for the chemical and petrochemical industries as well as oil and gas. The low-voltage motors are offered with preconfigured industry-specific option packages tailored to the specific requirements of the process industry. Explosion-proof low- voltage Simotics XP Chemstar low-voltage motors are used in machines and applications such as pumps, compressors, fans, extruders, agitators and separators.

Siemens has united its Chemstar product range with the properties of its Simotics XP low-voltage motor platform. This generation of motors is available in a range from 0.25 to 500 kilowatts (kW) covering the ignition protection spectrum for zones 1, 2, 21 and 22 in Ex db, Ex eb, Ex ec, Ex tb and Ex tc. The motors are made with a design comprising an enclosure and bearing plates in grey cast iron and a fan cover in steel.

A number of pre-defined industry-specific options are available such as special coatings with category C4 high-level corrosion protection, stainless steel screws and bolts or extended warranty periods which enable these motors to be used in the chemical or oil and gas sectors, with the option to add freely selectable features such asĀ  reduced start-up current, motor monitoring, reinforced bearings or tropical climate versions with paint finish versions up to category C5-M for offshore applications. The standardized documentation is flexibly configured to allow adaptation to both simple and \complex projects.

With its integrated Simotics XP platform for explosion-proof motors, Siemens offers a solution to the achievement of greater safety. With its concept, the motor series covers all kinds of potentially explosive zones. They are available for either mains or converter-fed operation and in various efficiency classes up to IE3 without jumps in shaft height.

For more information, visitĀ Siemens website.

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