|What is understood by Retrofit?
Retrofit means the modernization of
machines that have been in use for a long time. Although the
mechanical parts of older machines are often in a good
condition, the electronics have undergone a complete
innovation in the meantime and users of machine tools more
and more frequently consider retrofitting the electronic
|What are the advantages of a Retrofit ?
By modernizing the machine, users can
benefit from the following in particular, depending on the
equipment and degree of conversion:
* Lower downtimes
* Faster machining cycles
* Greater accuracy
Machining of complex parts
* Program storage/increased
* Improved user-friendliness
Possibility of networking
* Longer spare part
In this way, you can increase your
productivity and improve the flexibility without having to
buy a new machine immediately.
|What Retrofit Services do we perform ?
We will replace your old control with a control of the
latest generation, whatever control you had before. If
necessary, we will modernize your drives as well. The
retrofit measures are planned with you, in good time
and comprehensively, so that your production is not
disrupted while modernization is being carried out.
|What are the costs for a Retrofit ?
The price of the
retrofit depends on the extent of the modernization:
numerical control and/or drives, motors, etc. and is quoted
to you individually by your contact for retrofitting.
Assessment of the situation on site is necessary.
|How fast can a Retrofit be performed ?
of a retrofit measure depends on the scope of modernization.
components are provided quickly and the support service is
performed as quickly as possible after agreement with you so
that the availability of your machine is maintained.
At our regional service departments, we have specialists for
manufacturers of machines, presales service
* Software application
* Hotline support
* On-site service by the repair
service during the warranty period
... for users of
machines, after-sales service
* Securement of
availability by service contract or by time and expense
* Hotline support, possibly remote
* Spare part service
* Integration of technical changes and
* Modernization by retrofit