Equipment Design - kDy Automation Solutions

By: Kdy Automation  09-12-2011
Keywords: Control Panels, Vibration Monitoring

Product testing and manufacturing applications often require far more than software and instrumentation. kDy combines National Instruments platform expertise with the ability to design complete hardware solutions ranging from large, complex machines, to control panels, to simple test fixtures. Our clients benefit from turnkey, fully automated solutions that offer the following:

  • 3D CAD/CAM/CAE using Pro/ENGINEER (Pro/E)
  • Electrical design using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Robust design processes, including design reviews, DFMEA (design failure mode effects analysis), and safety reviews
  • Intuitive user interfaces providing seamless integration of control hardware and software
  • Midrex ISO skid
  • USMC vibration monitoring system
  • Nextreme reactor gas injection module

Keywords: Control Panels, Vibration Monitoring

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