Legacy Equipment - kDy Automation Solutions

By: Kdy Automation  09-12-2011
Keywords: Data Acquisition, Vibration Monitoring, Gearbox Test

For most companies, it is critical to maximize the useful life of capital equipment. kDy clients often have large, expensive systems with main components that endure many decades of continuous use. However, the control software and systems quickly become antiquated and must be updated every so often to remain efficient and competitive. For legacy equipment refurbishment, kDy offers the following:

  • Complete reverse-engineering services: kDy has upgraded systems with proprietary communication protocols, using no schematics, drawings, or manuals, and without support of OEMs
  • Reduction on test or processing times and improved reliability
  • Addition of modern features such as networking, reports, and automated calibrations
  • Complete schematics, source code, and documentation to permit system maintenance and future upgrades
  • Reverse-engineered optic communications protocol allowed client to keep expensive ion implanter and retrofit the control and data acquisition system

  • Retrofit of an existing H-53 gearbox test stand with state-of-the-art controls, modern user interface, and vibration monitoring system.

  • USMC Nose gearbox test stand
  • Tessera optical power bench
  • Hayward Industries heat pump tester
  • UNC Lineberger shadow deposition system
  • Bag tester for Baxter Healthcare

Keywords: Data Acquisition, Gearbox Test, Vibration Monitoring,

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