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Specification Description
Part Number 6DS1213-8AA
Alternative Part Number 6DS12138AA
Manufacturer Siemens
Category General Automation
Description An inductive coupler designed for use with the UI bus converter module.
Weight (kg) 0.370
Commodity Code 85389091

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6DS1213-8AA Product Description

The Siemens 6DS1213-8AA is a specialised inductive coupler designed to facilitate seamless communication within bus converter modules, specifically the UI 6DS4400-8AB. This component is essential for industrial automation systems that require reliable data transfer without physical contact, thus reducing wear and maintenance needs. Its robust design ensures consistent performance in various industrial environments, making it a valuable asset for manufacturing, processing, and other sectors that utilise automated control systems. The 6DS1213-8AA is recognised for its contribution to system efficiency and is a sought-after spare part for maintaining the integrity of complex automation networks.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the function of an inductive coupler?

An inductive coupler is used to transmit power and data wirelessly across a small air gap, eliminating the need for physical connectors. This can be particularly useful in environments where connectors can be subject to wear or contamination.

Can this inductive coupler be used in any industrial control system?

The Siemens 6DS1213-8AA is designed to be compatible with specific Siemens control systems. It's important to check the system requirements and compatibility before integrating it into your industrial control system.

How does an inductive coupler improve system reliability?

By removing physical connections that can wear out or be affected by environmental factors, an inductive coupler like the 6DS1213-8AA reduces the potential for connection failures, thus improving overall system reliability.

Is special installation equipment required for this inductive coupler?

Installation typically does not require special equipment, but it's important to follow the manufacturer's guidelines to ensure proper function and safety.

What maintenance is required for an inductive coupler?

Inductive couplers generally require minimal maintenance. However, it's advisable to periodically check the unit for any signs of damage or misalignment.

Can the inductive coupler operate in harsh environmental conditions?

The operating conditions for the inductive coupler should be checked against the specifications provided by Siemens. It's designed to be robust, but extreme conditions may require additional protective measures.

What are common applications for this type of inductive coupler?

Common applications include automated assembly lines, robotic systems, and other industrial automation environments where a non-contact data and power transmission solution is beneficial.