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MOVIGEAR® – the mechatronic drive system

In many industries, such as the automotive, food and beverage industry, airport logistics or general intralogistics, the demands on materials handling systems are becoming both more complex and more specific. At the same time, less installation space is available for meeting these demands. This is why SEW-EURODRIVE researches and develops ideal application solutions. The result is the mechatronic drive system MOVIGEAR®. It has an advantageous, compact design and is ideal for ensuring that conveyor systems are structured efficiently.

The housing has been optimized specifically for these types of applications and can be easily integrated in today’s conveyor systems. It also enables new developments to be implemented from a completely new perspective. This technology masters high break-away and acceleration torque levels after longer system downtimes time without any limitations. The power required to drive the system can be reduced significantly.

MOVIGEAR® is the next logical step in the development of the economically and technically successful concept of decentralized drive systems.
Mechatronic drive system comprising motor, gear unit and electronics
A systematic development approach was taken right from the design phase. ­MOVIGEAR® impresses with its high level of system efficiency, which in turn helps lower the energy costs. The integration and coordination of all the drive components leads to a long service life and high system availability.

MOVIGEAR® is an intelligent device with its own control concept. Its high-quality ­networking features help reduce the startup time and support the monitoring and maintenance tasks. Drive tasks can be solved quickly and easily using the ­corresponding application software.

Your benefits at a glance
MOVIGEAR® drive units
MOVIGEAR® is available in 3 sizes and 2 mechanical designs. For more information, see the section "Technical data and dimension sheets."

MOVIGEAR® versions
The following figure shows a MOVIGEAR® MGFT.2 unit with TorqLOC® hollow shaft mounting system and a MOVIGEAR® MGFA.4 and MGFA.4/ET unit with hollow shaft and keyway:
Design type with/without application slot
The following types of electronics covers are available for all MOVIGEAR® DSC-B and MOVIGEAR® SNI-B sizes (MGF.2, MGF.4 and MGF.4/ET):

The electronics cover of MOVIGEAR® DBC-B and MOVIGEAR® DAC-B is designed without application slot.

The following figure shows the possible types:

Application options
Application options are installed in the application slot of MOVIGEAR® and implement specific interfaces, such as binary inputs or binary outputs.

The energy supply of the option as well as the communication between MOVIGEAR® and the option are contactless.

GIO12A application option
The GIO12A application option allows for controlling up to 2 digital actuators and for processing up to 4 digital sensors.

The following figure shows the GIO12A application option:


GIO13A application option
The GIO13A application option is equipped with the following interfaces:

The following figure shows the GIO13A application option:


General unit properties
You find the specific unit properties of DBC-B, DAC-B, DSC-B and SNI-B in the subsequent chapters.

MOVIGEAR SNI-B – Single Line Network Installation
With MOVIGEAR®, completely new system concepts can be implemented since energy and data are transferred via one standard cable. This principle is called Single Line ­Installation. Simplified installation leads to significantly reduced installation and system costs.

Fields of application
Application examples
Installation topology
The following figures shows the principle of the MOVIGEAR® Single Line Network ­Installation:
Safety switching device
Max. 10 x MOVIGEAR® in total
Permitted cable length between controller and last MOVIGEAR® max. 100 m

Controller for MOVIGEAR SNI-B
MOVIFIT® SNI has been designed for decentralized installation in the field. MOVIFIT® SNI allows to control up to 10 MOVIGEAR® drive units. The controller passes control information to MOVIFIT® SNI via Ethernet signals. MOVIFIT® SNI is the interface ­between the controller (PLC) and the connected MOVIGEAR® drive units.
Housing concept
The MOVIFIT® SNI housing has the following characteristics:

Fieldbus gateways for MOVIGEAR SNI-B
For connecting a drive system with MOVIGEAR® SNI-B [4] to the fieldbus system ­PROFIBUS, DeviceNet, PROFINET or EtherNet/IP, you can operate MOVIFIT® SNI [3] together with the UFF41B/UFR41B fieldbus gateway [1]. Configuration and parameter setting is carried out using a plug-in in MOVITOOLS® MotionStudio.
UFF41B/UFR41B fieldbus gateway with SD card OMG42B
Ethernet switch between UFF41B/UFR41B fieldbus gateway and MOVIFIT® SNI

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