Retrofit

Keep reliable working equipment while upgrading performance, protection, and features of your motor controls by choosing to retrofit with Benshaw. Full equipment replacements can become a CAPEX nightmare with space constraints, new wiring, and project overruns. Total project costs can be significantly reduced by upgrading only the components with enhanced performance. Benshaw provides a range of retrofit options for upgrading any type of starter or variable frequency drive and from simple controls upgrades to full turnkey packages. Benshaw has experience retrofitting solutions from all major suppliers of industrial equipment. Retrofit benefits include:

  • Increased expected lifetime of equipment
  • Capital costs for retrofit are less than expenditures for full replacement
  • New technology improvements can be utilized to enhance efficiency and performance 
  • Improved safety standards for arc flash mitigation
  • Enhanced system reliability
  • Improved availability of spare parts

Benshaw has experience retrofitting equipment from Motortronics, Solcon, ABB, Allen Bradley, Eaton, GE, and Siemens.

Quick Ship Retrofits

Benshaw is now stocking low and medium voltage MX3 emergency retrofits for same day shipment. For customers with older equipment using obsolete control cards, the emergency retrofit kits are the right solution to get them back up and running with minimal downtime. The emergency retrofit kits come with all components needed to get the system running with the latest MX3 technology along with detailed instructions. The kits should only be installed by qualified electricians with solid state starting experience. Contact Benshaw today to see if your unit qualifies for our quick ship programs. Please have the Benshaw serial number ready when ordering the kit. 

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