Legacy Equipment Automation



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
  • Ion Implanter Controller

    Reverse-engineered optic communications protocol allowed client to keep expensive ion implanter and retrofit the control and data acquisition system

  • Nose Gearbox Test Stand

    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
Control System Integrators Association National Instruments Alliance Partners Underwriters Laboratory Society of Military Engineers BROWZ
"The upgrade of the Nose Gearbox Test Stand computer software/hardware, the data acquisition system, and the vibration monitoring system has been one of the smoothest projects I have worked on. KDY Automation Solutions, Inc is committed to customer satisfaction. Smooth project, great job!"
- Janice Young, Electronics Engineering Technician, USMC's Fleet Readiness Center East