DMT's expertise in machine controls has lead us to offer our services in this area also. In many cases, the controls become obsolete or too expensive to maintain long before the iron itself requires an overhaul. DMT can remove the old controls and install state-of-the-art systems, frequently resulting in a machine capable of anything a new machine can accomplish. This upgrade is especially economical on large, complex machines, and on those first or second generation N/C machines. Usually this work can be done in the field with a minimum of downtime. It is important to remember retrofitting is not limited to CNC controls. Some of the retrofits with the fastest paybacks can be found on machines where applications of today's PLC's, PC's, and intelligent motion control devices can be made.