About these instructions
These instructions describe the drive and explain how to handle it, from initial delivery to final
disposal of the equipment. Keep these instructions for later use.
Read these instructions before you handle the drive and follow the instructions. The
instructions contain information about the safe handling of the drive as well as its components
and modules. They provide information on assembling, installing, and maintaining the
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In these instructions, the term "Drive" is used, even if individual cabinet modules are involved.
Text format features
The warning notice system is explained on the rear of the inside front. Always follow the safety
instructions and notices in these instructions.
In addition to the safety-related warning notices which you must read, you will find the text in
these instructions is formatted in the following way:
1. Handling instructions are always formatted as a numbered list. Always perform the steps
● Lists are formatted as bulleted lists.
A Note is an important item of information about the product, handling of the product or the
relevant section of the document. Notes provide you with help or further suggestions/ideas.
SINAMICS SM120 6SL38715
Operating Instructions 07/2015
in the order given.
– Lists on the second level are hyphenated.