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 on
Loss of conformity with European directives
In the delivery state, the machine corresponds to the requirements of the European directives.
Unauthorized changes or modifications to the machine lead to the loss of conformity with
European directives and the loss of warranty.
Explosion hazard when making modifications to the machine
Substantial modifications to the machine are not permitted – or may only be performed by
the manufacturer. Otherwise an explosion can occur in an explosive atmosphere. This can
result in death, serious injury or material damage.
Please contact the Service Center, if necessary.
Preparations for installation
Requirements for installation
The following requirements must be satisfied prior to starting installation work:
● Staff have access to the operating and installation instructions.
● The machine is unpacked and ready for mounting at the installation location.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2014
Measure the insulation resistance of the winding before starting installation work
Wherever possible, measure the insulation resistance of the winding before starting
installation work. If the insulation resistance lies below the specified value, take
appropriate remedial measures. These remedial measures may necessitate the machine
being removed again and transported.