Sm@rtGear™ Technology

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Intelligent devices (circuit breakers, relays, meters, etc.) have existed for more than 30 years. These devices are self-monitoring, configurable, and communicating, but individually they are only islands of intelligence. Historically integrated remote monitoring, configuration, and control have only been available with the inclusion of upstream PMCS, PCS, DCS, or SCADA systems.

With the advent of Siemens Sma@rtGear technology, remote monitoring, configuration, and control are standard features that are integral to the electrical apparatus product.


Sm@rtGear Power Distribution Solution Overview Video


Features and benefits:

  • Enhanced arc-flash safety.

  • Enables remote monitoring, configuration, and control.

  • Gets personnel outside the arc-flash hazard boundary when performing normal circuit breaker operations (OPEN/CLOSE, racking and Dynamic Arc-Sentry activation).

  • Greatly reduces internal and external cont.rol wiring for increased product reliability and decreased installation labor.

  • Faster commissioning and startup.

  • Usage-based preventative and predictive maintenance information.

  • Configurable, self-monitoring apparatus that is easier to design, specify, commission, and operate.


Sm@rtGear portfolio:


Sm@rtGear tiastar low-voltage motor control centers



Sm@rtGear SIMOVAC non-arc-resistant and SIMOVAC-AR arc-resistant medium-voltage motor controllers



Sm@rtGear GM-SG non-arc-resistant 5 kV-15 kV metal-clad switchgear

Sm@rtGear GM-SG-AR arc-resistant 5 kV-15 kV metal-clad switchgear

Sm@rtGear GM38 non-arc-resistant 38 kV metal-clad switchgear


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