This example of how a typical retrofit is installed was taken about 10 years ago, even though it is showing an older model being installed, the steps in the process are the same so we have left it up here on the website for your information.
is a Shizuoka model AN-S 3 axis NC mill. This rugged and very popular
knee mill was originally equipped with a Bandit control. This machine
is in good mechanical condition but is equipped with an old obsolete
With control parts becoming scarce and repairs more frequent, it
was time to upgrade!
The M-39 is
a lower cost Centroid package, you supply the monitor and standard
PC keyboard. Centroid supplies the axis motors, amplifiers and CNC
PC, and the prewired NEMA cabinet. There is also an optional hand-held
push button pendant.
Centroid representative will come to your shop and evaluate your
machine and spec the right Centroid CNC for the job.