Converting Solutions

Simply complying with complex requirements

Our converting solutions create the ideal prerequisites for continually optimizing the productivity of your machines. Our products, systems and services provide the latest technology, customized functions and excellent quality. All of this is included in our portfolio that is globally unique to address all the requirements of the sector.


Converting toolbox - pre-tested and standardized machinery solutions

Converting comprises all technologies along the continuous web. Siemens has developed a converting toolbox which shows how recurring technology issues can be easily solved using drive and automation components.



Our solutions address all of the requirements relating to the converting industry:

Continuous processing of material webs, e.g.

  • Paper, board, plastics, metal, non-woven materials, woven materials,
    for coating machines, laminating machines, cross cutters (rotating and excentric), flying saws, winding and traversing systems, winding and cutting machines

Machines for producing hygiene articles, e.g.

  • Products in the health sector (e.g. wound care, operating room mats, masks, incontinence products)

  • Tissue machines (paper napkins, paper handkerchiefs, kitchen towels, cosmetic pads, toilet paper)

  • Diapers for babies and adults, panty liners and underwear



Solutions

Our Converting-Toolbox is the basis for our solutions. With the standardized automation package, you you can base your solutions on completely functional solutions and tested know-how - perfectly documented and tested in advance. You can immediately engineer customized solutions for your specific sector. A significant advantage of Siemens solutions is that several applications (of the Converting Toolbox) can be operated in parallel on one control system.


Converting Community @ Siemens Industry Technical Forum

Index Index

2018-10-29| Can I find "cross-cutter" code for s7-1500?

Can I find "cross-cutter" code for s7-1500? If not, is there a posibility to get through with migration? Is it better to try writting code from the beggining or migration option in TIA could handle it? -------------------------------------- ... more

2018-09-17| Are there any updates regarding the software for S7-1500T?

Hello, Are there any updates regarding the software for S7-1500T? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Split from Can I find "cross-cutter" code for s7-1500? . ... more

2018-09-05| SIMOTION Traversing Drive

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Traversing Drive " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-08-03| SINAMICS Rotary Knife/Cross Cutter

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Rotary Knife/Cross Cutter " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-07-26| SIMATIC Converting Toolbox

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMATIC Converting Toolbox " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-07-13| LCon_CalcStopDistance question

Hi everyone, I am having some issue with the FC of converting library LCon_CalcStopDistance. The calculation of the stop distance is right only with the rounding time at 0. When I insert a rounding time of 5 or 10 sec the calculation is right on ... more

2018-05-08| SIMOTION Flying Saw

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Flying Saw " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-02-23| SINAMICS Harmonic Wave Compensation

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Harmonic Wave Compensation " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-02-11| SIMATIC Tension Control

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMATIC Tension Control " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2018-01-29| V-constant control

Hello, For the retrofit of a paper slitter/rewinder i need to set up a constant web speed control on a center winder. There is no master drive in the middle of the machine so that the web speed is just function of the winding ... more

2018-01-28| Web break detection (without using SINAMICS or SIMOTION)

Hello, To program a web break detection in the PLC my plan is to derive the speed signal of the encoder and check if the deceleration isn't to big during winding (@ constant web speed or acceleration). Any opinions, tips or tricks about thes ... more

2018-01-24| Use some blocks of the SIMATIC converting toolbox.

Hello,  My name is Louis.D and I study automation engineering at the university of Gent (Belgium). During the lessons we work a lot with the S7-1200 PLC and S120 drives of Siemens.  For my master project I do a retrofit on a paper slitter/r ... more

2018-01-24| Members of the Converting Community

In this thread all new members are asked to give a short introduction of themselves to get to know each other better. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, your experience with drives and automation products and especially with contex ... more

2017-12-27| About tension control and correct dancer position method

I now use the S71200 and S120 to control the winding tension and motor speed control. Feedback signal is dancer position.Tension control is now normal with the system starting and stopping normally. However, if the rapid stop or when system accelerat ... more

2017-10-09| SIMOTION Axis Function Block

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Axis Function Block " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-09-21| SIMATIC Winder

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMATIC Winder " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-09-07| Problem_Flyingsaw_ length increase with speed increasing

Hello: We have flyingsaw system for tube-mill machine , with simotion D425. We have problem. Length increase with line speed increase. For example: I set length as 6000mm ,.. at speed 50m/min , actual length is 6002(+/-2) mm.  that is OK. when i ... more

2017-08-08| SIMOTION Rotary Knife

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Rotary Knife " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-07-17| Rotary knife with seperate Upper / Lower knife Motors

Hello Friends Anyone used SIMOTION Rotary knife Standdard application for Rotary cutter with seperate motors for upper and lower knifes  ? Pl share your experience. Thanks Navnag ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Converting topics

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding general SIMOTION Converting topics here. For all topics regarding a particular SIMOTION Converting application (e.g. SIMOTION rotary knife) please refer to the respective sub for ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Converting Library

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Converting library " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Winder

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Winder " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Tension Control

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Tension Control " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Splice-Control

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding "SIMOTION Splice-Control" topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Material Web Storage/Web Accumulator

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding "SIMOTION Material Web Storage/Web Accumulator" topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Project Generator

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Project Generator " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMOTION Diagnostic Pages

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMOTION Diagnostic Pages " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SIMATIC Diagnostic Pages

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMATIC Diagnostic Pages " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Converting Topics

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding general SINAMICS Converting topics here. For all topics regarding a particular SINAMICS Converting application (e.g. SINAMICS Winder) please refer to the respective sub forum/thr ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Motion Control Library

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Motion Control Library " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Winder

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Winder " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Tension Control

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Tension Control " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Winder with Splice-Control

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Winder with Splice-Control " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Traversing Drive

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Traversing Drive " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Flying Saw

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Flying Saw " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Load Sharing

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Load Sharing " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| SINAMICS Diagnostic Pages

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SINAMICS Diagnostic Pages " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| Converting Community: upcoming events (workshops, exhibitions, etc.)

This thread is to inform you about upcoming events like workshops, exhibitions and further events related to Converting. Besides the information provided, please also feel free to communicate events in the context of Converting which is not yet publi ... more

2017-05-23| SIMATIC LDrvSafe - Safety Winder

Please feel free to post your questions, tips and proposals regarding " SIMATIC LDrvSafe -Safety Winder " topics here. For all other applications or general topics please refer to the corresponding thread. ... more

2017-05-23| Converting: General information and Converting Toolbox

Dear Community and Converting Experts! Useful information regarding Converting in general and Siemens Converting Toolbox can be found on the following websites: General information: www.siemens.com/converting Siemens Converting Toolbox: http://w3.s ... more