SIMOTICS HV Series HS-modyn

The high-speed direct drive for compressors

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High-speed high voltage motors from 5 to 30 MW with speeds up to 15,900 rpm is the first choice for high-speed compressor drives.

The SIMOTICS HV Series HS-modyn sets standards when it comes to the availability of compressor drives: due to the unique rotor design it has the highest degree of reliability and minimum maintenance costs.

Degrees of protection

Your Benefits

  • Maximum availability for plants with high-speed compressors

  • Minimum structural vibrations

  • Low operating costs

  • Reduced maintenance effort

  • Environmently-friendly and extreme low maintenance cost

Technical data overview

Brief overview


Induction motor with solid squirrel-cage rotor

Power and speed range:

5 MW at 15,900 rpm up to 30 MW at 6000 rpm

No. of poles:



Drive converter voltage up to 7.2 kV

Cooling medium:

Air/water                        Air/air

Degree of protection:


Explosion protection:

Non sparking, Zone2, Ex nA
Pressuized, Zone 1, Ex p


  • Due to its unique and rugged rotor design, this motor is extreme reliable and provides a long service life, even at speeds up to 15.900 rpm in the Megawatt-range

  • Optimized enclosure design, de-coupled stator and solid shaft

  • Very high efficiency – wide speed control range without any significant power losses

  • Direct drive

  • Optional use of active magnet bearings for wear-and oil free operation

Applications – by industry

industries oil gas siemens

Oil & Gas

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Chemical and Petrochemical

SIMOTICS HV Series HS-modyn has main applications in the oil & gas sector, especially in compressor and pumping stations both in new construction and retrofitting existing stations. The motors are used to condition, transport and store raw materials.


SIMOTICS HV Series HS-modyn also has applications in the chemical and petrochemical industry, such as compressors and pumps for new and retrofit projects.

 Compressor Pumps

Compatible Converters

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Cell-based MV drive featuring a separate transformer

  • 4 – 30 MVA; up to 7.2 kV

  • Water-cooled

  • Transformer flexibility

  • Motor friendly & cell bypass

sinamics gh180


Cell-based MV drive featuring an integrated transformer

  • 0.18 – 24.4 MVA; up to 11 kV

  • Air- and water-cooled

  • Over 12,000 drives sold

  • Motor friendly & cell bypass

sinamics sm120


Customized MV drive system for special requirements

  • 6.3 – 13.7 MVA; up to 7.2 kV

  • Water-cooled

  • Line and motor side customization

  • Motor friendly and 4 Quadrant operation



Single motor MV drive with 3-level voltage source

  • IGBT: 1 – 13 MVA; up to 4.16 kV

  • IGCT: 10 – 30 MVA; up to 3.3 kV

  • Air- and water-cooled

  • Compact and rugged design

sinamics sm150


Single/multi motor MV drive with 3-level voltage source

  • IGCT: 10.5 – 40 MVA; up to 3.3 kV

  • IGBT: 3.4 – 7.2 MVA; up to 4.16 kV

  • Air- and water-cooled

  • 2 or 4 quadrant operation

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