Through careful and regular maintenance, inspections, and overhauls you can detect faults at
an early stage and resolve them. This means that you can avoid consequential damage.
Operating conditions and characteristics can vary widely. For this reason, only general
maintenance intervals can be specified here. Maintenance intervals should therefore be
scheduled to suit the local conditions (dirt, starting frequency, load, etc.).
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
Please contact the Service Center (Page 137), if you require support with servicing,
maintenance or repair.
Inspection and maintenance
Safety instructions for inspection and maintenance
Rotating and live parts
Electric machines contain live and rotating parts. Fatal or serious injuries and substantial
material damage can occur if maintenance work is performed on the machine when it is not
stopped or not de-energized.
● Perform maintenance work on the machine only when it is stopped. The only operation
● When performing maintenance work, comply with the five safety rules (Page 15).
If the machine is not maintained it can suffer damage. This can cause faults which can result
in eventual or immediate death, serious injury or material damage.
Perform regular maintenance on the machine.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2016
permissible while the machine is rotating is regreasing the roller bearings.