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Siemens 6SE3116-8CB40

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Part Number6SE3116-8CB40
TypeAC Drives
Model #6SE31168CB40
Warranty2 Year
Input230 V
Current input9.5A
Frequency input47-63 Hz
Phase3 Phase
Current output6.4 A
Ouput frequency0-650 Hz
Motor2.00 hp/ 1500 W
ProtectionIEC 536/ VDE 0106 Class 1
Temp range0-40°C
Duty Class II

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MRO can restore your failed 6SE3116-8CB40 to remanufactured condition and save you up to 75% compared to buying new. We offer standard repair pricing to ensure you the best value for your repair.

Our certified technicians use rigorous testing procedures to ensure your parts are restored to fully functioning condition. Our team proudly stands behind all repairs by providing a minimum 2-year warranty.

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Siemens 6SE3116-8CB40 Overview

Siemens 6SE31168CB40 SIMOVERT P MICROMASTER: Precision in Variable Speed AC Drives


The Siemens 6SE31168CB40 SIMOVERT P MICROMASTER series redefines variable-speed AC drives, offering a range of inverters with a voltage DC–link circuit. From the compact 250 W MICRO MASTER to the robust 37 kW MIDI MASTER, these microprocessor-controlled inverters ensure reliability and flexibility in diverse applications.

Key Features:

  • Microprocessor Control: The MICRO MASTER and MIDI MASTER employ microprocessor control for enhanced reliability and flexibility in operation.
  • Remote Control Capability: With an RS485 serial link using the USS protocol, users can remotely control up to 31 inverters, providing seamless integration into larger systems.
  • Comprehensive Parameter Range: A wide range of parameters allows users to configure the inverters for almost any application, providing adaptability to specific needs.
  • Built-in Memory: The inverters feature built-in non-volatile memory for storing parameter settings, ensuring that configurations are retained even during power outages.
  • Multiple Control Methods: The output frequency and motor speed can be controlled using various methods, including digital frequency setpoint, analog setpoint, motor potentiometer, fixed frequency, and remote data transmission.
  • Protection Mechanisms: Complete inverter and motor protection is ensured through various protective functions, safeguarding the system against potential faults.

Block Diagram:

The block diagram illustrates the key components of MICRO MASTER / MIDI MASTER, showcasing the integration of microprocessor control, serial interface, brake chopper (MICRO MASTER), braking unit (MIDI MASTER), and other essential elements.


The MICRO MASTER and MIDI MASTER offer additional options to enhance performance:

  • Braking resistor (MICRO MASTER)
  • Braking unit (MIDI MASTER)
  • RFI suppression filter
  • Enhanced operator panel


The series presents a diverse range of variants, each catering to specific power requirements. From MM25 with a 250 W power rating to MIDI MASTER with a 37 kW power rating, users can choose the model that best fits their application needs.


To ensure safe operation, proper installation and commissioning are crucial. Detailed instructions provided by Siemens guide users through the process, ensuring the equipment's optimal performance and longevity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What is the primary application of the Siemens 6SE31168CB40 SIMOVERT P MICROMASTER series?

A1: The MICROMASTER series is designed for variable-speed AC drives, catering to a wide range of applications in both industrial and commercial settings.

Q2: Can I configure the inverters for specific applications, and how flexible are the parameter settings?

A2: Yes, the series offers a comprehensive range of parameters, providing flexibility to configure the inverters for almost any application.

Q3: Are there built-in protection mechanisms for both the inverter and motor?

A3: Absolutely. The inverters come equipped with various protective functions to ensure complete inverter and motor protection, safeguarding against potential faults.

Q4: What control methods are available for adjusting the output frequency and motor speed?

A4: The series offers multiple control methods, including digital frequency setpoint, analog setpoint, motor potentiometer, fixed frequency, and remote data transmission.

Q5: Are there additional options available to enhance performance?

A5: Yes, additional options include a braking resistor (MICRO MASTER), braking unit (MIDI MASTER), RFI suppression filter, and an enhanced operator panel.

Q6: Can you provide a brief overview of the available variants and their power ratings?

A6: Certainly. The variants range from MM25 with a 250 W power rating to MIDI MASTER with a robust 37 kW power rating, catering to diverse power requirements.

Q7: How critical is the installation process, and are there guidelines available?

A7: Proper installation and commissioning are crucial for safe operation. Siemens provides detailed instructions to guide users through the process, ensuring optimal performance.

Q8: Can these inverters be integrated into larger systems, and how many can be controlled remotely?

A8: Yes, these inverters support integration into larger systems, and up to 31 inverters can be controlled remotely using the USS protocol.

Siemens products are manufactured in Germany and are designed for Automotive, aerospace, power generation, and electronics usage. They come with a 2-year warranty from MRO Electric. We also carry AC Drives from other manufacturers such as FANUC and Yaskawa.

Contact Us Today For More Information About Siemens Products

Check out the rest of our Siemens product line. Whether it's using our online instant quote feature, giving us a call at (800) 691-8511, or emailing us at, we strive for customer satisfaction first. This means lower prices and better service for you. For more products like 6SE3116-8CB40, take a look at more from our AC Drives line. If your current unit has gone bad, take advantage of our Core Exchange program for the most inexpensive route. You can learn more about this program on our FAQ page here. We offer a repair service on all of our 6SE3116-8CB40 products that keep your downtime to a minimum. To stay up to date on manufacturer news, as well as access any of our datasheets, manuals, or other documentation, we suggest you take a look at our blog.

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