Motors must be disposed of carefully taking into account domestic and local regulations in
the normal recycling process or by returning to the manufacturer.
The following must be taken into account when disposing of the motor:
• Oil according to the regulations for disposing of old oil
• Not mixed with solvents, cold cleaning agents of remains of paint
• Components that are to be recycled should be separated according to:
Danger and warning information
Start-up/commissioning is absolutely prohibited until it has been completely ensured that
the machine, in which the components described here are to be installed, is in full
compliance with the specifications of Directive 98/37/EC.
Only appropriately qualified personnel may commission/start-up the SINAMICS units and
This personnel must carefully observe the technical customer documentation associated with
this product and be knowledgeable about and carefully observe the danger and warning
Operational electrical equipment and motors have parts and components which are at
hazardous voltage levels.
When the machine or system is operated, hazardous axis movements can occur.
All of the work carried-out on the electrical machine or system must be carried-out with it in
a no-voltage condition.
SINAMICS units are generally designed for operation on low-resistance, grounded power
supply networks (TN systems). For additional information please refer to the appropriate
documentation for the drive converter systems.
Synchronous Motors 1FK7
Configuration Manual, (PFK7S), Edition 12.2006, 6SN1197-0AD16-0BP1
– Electronics waste (e.g. sensor electronics, sensor modules)
– Iron to be recycled
– Non-ferrous metal (gearwheels, motor windings)