Machines Retrofit

What is the Retrofit
of industrial machines?







Benefits of retrofitting

Improve productivity or extend the life of your machine tools


Increase your MTBF
and your performance


Reduce your investments by giving a second life to your machines


Our services in Retrofit

We renovate your industrial production equipment
  • Traditional machine tools
  • CNC machines : CU, lathes, grinding machines, milling machines, boring machines, …
  • Electro-mechanical equipment
  • Electrical cabinets
  • Motors and drives
We intervene in mechanics
  • Grinding of benches, slides, spindles
  • Adjustment, scraping
  • Integration of new technologies on kinematics
  • Integration of rails / pads / ball mounts
  • Renovation of platens (hydraulic, crosshead, digital)
  • Integration / renovation of tool changers
  • Machine geometry
  • Painting
  • Safety: compliance with standards
  • Fluids: Hydraulics, Lubrication, Pneumatics
We intervene in electricity and automatism
  • DIGITAL CONTROLS : Siemens, Fanuc, Num, Rexroth, …
  • PLCs : Siemens, Fanuc, Bosch Rexroth, Schneider, …
  • Digitization of axes
  • Renovation of cabinet & electrical wiring
  • Integration / replacement of axis motors and drives

Example of retrofit on a milling machine

Customer needs

– Integration of a new type of part in existing machine (12 years)
– General overhaul of the machine
– Upgrade to electrical / fluids / safety standards

CERI Proposals 

-New assembly of parts
-New kinematics for slideways drive
-New spindles with reinforced design
-New part probes
-REE fluids & peripherals
-Upgrading to safety standards
-Complete painting

Customer benefits

– 45% of a new machine
– Part quality : CAM>2 – CPK>1,67
– 1 year warranty
– General performance improvement (speed / acceleration / power / …)
– Machine conforms to the legislation (Safety)

Machine before retrofit

Machine after retrofit