When carrying out any work on the machine, observe the general safety instructions
(Page 15) and the specifications contained in EN 50110‑1 regarding safe operation of electrical
Safety guidelines in operation
Terminal boxes contain live electrical parts. If you open the terminal box cover, this can result
in death, serious injury or material damage.
When the machine is in operation, the terminal boxes must remain closed at all times.
Terminal boxes may be opened only when the machine is stopped and de-energized.
Rotating and live parts
Rotating or live parts are dangerous. If you remove the required covers, this can result in
death, serious injury or material damage.
Any covers that prevent live electrical or rotating parts from being touched, ensure compliance
with a particular degree of protection or are required for ensuring proper air flows, and hence
effective cooling, must not be opened during operation.
Fire hazard resulting from hot surfaces
Certain parts of the machine become hot during operation. Severe burns can result from
contact with these parts.
● Check the temperature of parts before touching them. If required, apply suitable protective
● Allow the machine to cool before starting work on the machine.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2016