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Retrofit - Substitute Solutions

Retrofit - Substitution

Can you hear it ticking? – We offer substitute solutions for older machine controls and drives.

Do you know the following situation?
The control of your equipment is outdated. Spare parts are now difficult to obtain. However, a new machine means a considerable investment - and in addition, the existing mechanics is still in good condition!

Many plant managers are facing the same situation. That's why we offer solutions for the replacement of legacy systems. Our offer varies from a pure control or drive set to a complete replacement of the electrical system. Also an increasing of the equipment-performance and an improvement of the product quality is frequently in demand.

Do you still use obsolete PLC controls and drives?
Your industry colleagues trust us. Benefit from our 20 years of experience! We will gladly arrange an appointment with you, where you will see that you can get all services for your controls from one source!

Very often we replace old Simatic S5 PLC systems with current Simatic S7 PLC controls. We also offer ready-made solutions for the replacement of the often used BBC or ABB QK asynchronous servomotors. For example, in the brick industry ABB QK 140-5 Servo motors with Axodyn DRH 03550 servo drives have been replaced several times by up to date AC servo drives. – In order to keep the downtime of your equipment as short as possible in a case of emergency, we have flange-shaft compatible replacement motors and servo drives available from stock.

Below are some realized retrofits. Inasmuch the list would be too long, let's just list a few examples here.

If you want more documents and references, then just give us a call. Or send us an e-mail. We look forward to your reply!

Legacy Systems Replaced by

Siemens Simatic S5 90U 95U 100U 115U 135U
150U 155U incl. 3rd-party modules e.g. Vipa,
Helmholz, Mitsubishi Melsec A, K, F, G series

Simatic S7, Beckhoff PLC, Mitsubishi Q

Sinumerik 880G, 840C, Schleicher
Pronumerik, Allen Bradley 8200, Schleicher Promodul-F

Sinumerik 840d sl, Beckhoff CNC

Motion Controller and Counter
Lingl Litronik, MKS, Elgo, Lenord + Bauer

Kollmorgen KAS, Pilz PMC Motion Controller

ABB (BBC) QK 140..190 + Axodyn DRH,
Kollmorgen Seidel Digifas, WKS, SEW

Kollmorgen AKM, AKD, Servostar

Flow-Metering and Control
Baiker / Relamatik, ASCON AC 20 Controller

TBM / Anvil Developments 501 and 503 Sensors
TBM 701.2 inductive Flow-Metering
TBM 901.x Flow-Control

Lenze 513 DC-Drives

Kollmorgen AKM, AKD