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Part Number6SN1118-0AE11-0AA1
TypeAC Drives
Model #6SN11180AE110AA1
Warranty2 Year
Category611 A
DescriptionControl Module
Axis 2-Axis
ControlClosed loop
Interface Standard
Module/BoardServo Add-On
DestinationFeed drive with 1FT5

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Siemens 6SN1118-0AE11-0AA1 Overview


The SIEMENS 6SN11180AE110AA1 is a powerful and versatile plug-in closed-loop control unit designed for feed drives in industrial applications. As part of the SIMODRIVE product line, this control unit plays a critical role in ensuring precise and efficient control over the motion and positioning of machinery in various manufacturing processes.

Product Type: SIMODRIVE

The SIMODRIVE product family from Siemens is renowned for its excellence in drive technology, providing comprehensive solutions for motion control and automation in diverse industrial sectors. The 6SN11180AE110AA1 specifically falls under the SIMODRIVE 611-A category, emphasizing its compatibility and integration with the SIMODRIVE 611 series.

Description: 611-A Plug-In Closed-Loop Control Unit, 2-Axes, for Feed Drives

The key feature of the 6SN11180AE110AA1 is its closed-loop control capability, a crucial aspect in applications where precise control and feedback mechanisms are essential. This control unit is specifically designed for feed drives, indicating its focus on managing the movement and positioning of machinery components involved in material feeding processes.

Closed-Loop Control:

Closed-loop control, also known as feedback control, is a sophisticated system where the output of a process is constantly monitored and compared to the desired input. The controller then adjusts the system's operation to minimize any deviation, ensuring accurate and stable performance. In the context of the 6SN11180AE110AA1, this closed-loop control is applied to the feed drives, enhancing the precision and reliability of the overall system.

2-Axes Capability:

The control unit is equipped to handle 2-axes, indicating its ability to simultaneously control and coordinate the motion of two independent axes or components within the machinery. This dual-axis capability is particularly valuable in applications where coordinated movements are necessary for optimal performance and efficiency.

Industrial Applications:

The SIMODRIVE 611-A Plug-In Closed-Loop Control Unit finds its application in a wide range of industrial settings. Industries such as manufacturing, automation, and production benefit from the advanced control features offered by this unit. Whether it's in CNC machines, milling equipment, or other automated systems, the 6SN11180AE110AA1 contributes to the precision and reliability of feed drives.

Integration with SIMODRIVE 611 Series:

As part of the SIMODRIVE 611 series, this plug-in control unit seamlessly integrates with the broader SIMODRIVE ecosystem. The SIMODRIVE 611 series is known for its modularity, allowing users to customize and expand their drive systems according to specific application requirements. This modular approach enhances flexibility and scalability in industrial setups.


  • Precision: The closed-loop control ensures precise positioning and movement control.
  • Efficiency: Dual-axis capability enables coordinated and efficient motion.
  • Reliability: Integration with the SIMODRIVE 611 series enhances overall system reliability.
  • Versatility: Applicable to a variety of feed drive applications in different industrial sectors.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q1: What is the SIEMENS 6SN11180AE110AA1?

A1: The SIEMENS 6SN11180AE110AA1 is a plug-in closed-loop control unit designed for feed drives, specifically falling under the SIMODRIVE product family, with a focus on the SIMODRIVE 611-A series.

Q2: What does "closed-loop control" mean in this context?

A2: Closed-loop control is a feedback mechanism where the output of a system is continuously monitored and adjusted to minimize deviations from the desired input. In the case of the 6SN11180AE110AA1, this ensures precise control over feed drives.

Q3: What is the significance of the "2-axes" capability?

A3: The 2-axes capability means that the control unit can simultaneously handle and coordinate the motion of two independent axes or components within machinery. This is beneficial for applications requiring coordinated movements.

Q4: In which industrial applications is this control unit typically used?

A4: The control unit finds applications in various industrial sectors, including manufacturing, automation, and production. It is suitable for use in CNC machines, milling equipment, and other systems where precise motion control is essential.

Q5: How does the 6SN11180AE110AA1 contribute to precision in motion control?

A5: The closed-loop control feature ensures precise positioning and movement control, minimizing errors and deviations in the feed drives.

Q6: Can this control unit be integrated with other SIMODRIVE components?

A6: Yes, the 6SN11180AE110AA1 is part of the SIMODRIVE 611 series, known for its modularity. It can be seamlessly integrated with other SIMODRIVE components, allowing users to customize and expand their drive systems according to specific application requirements.

Q7: What advantages does the 6SN11180AE110AA1 offer?

A7: The control unit offers advantages such as precision in motion control, efficiency through dual-axis capability, reliability through integration with the SIMODRIVE 611 series, and versatility in various feed drive applications.

Q8: How does closed-loop control enhance the performance of feed drives?

A8: Closed-loop control continuously adjusts the system based on feedback, ensuring that the actual performance closely matches the desired input. This results in more accurate and stable motion control in feed drives.

Q9: Can the 6SN11180AE110AA1 be used in CNC machining applications?

A9: Yes, the control unit is well-suited for CNC machining applications, providing the precision and control required for accurate machining processes.

Q10: Is the SIMODRIVE 611-A series known for modularity?

A10: Yes, the SIMODRIVE 611 series is known for its modular design, allowing users to customize and expand their drive systems for different applications, providing flexibility and scalability.

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.

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