Machine upgrades and modifications are a significant part of the Thermulan daily workload. As products develop and change, so the manufacturing/test equipment must be modified to accomodate these changes. Machine modifications can be anything form simple mechanical fixturing and sensor additions to the addition of new manufacturing stations. These modifications are frequently accompanied by software and electrical/electronics changes.
Some examples of projects involving modifications to existing machinery undertaken in the last eighteen months are illustrated in the pictures below: