Obsolete Equipment

Why Converting CRT Monitors to LCD is a Good Idea

In my 30 year career in industrial automation repair, I’ve seen countless HMIs or monitors pass through the workshop for repair. Most of these were the CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) type. CRTs were the first technology to allow users to interact with machines carrying out manufacturing functions. Whilst repairs to CRT...

Obsolete PCB Manufacture

Don’t let obsolescence be a problem – Manufacture of obsolete PCBs The Newcastle-under-Lyme division of an American global courier delivery services company, recently commissioned Fletcher Moorland to manufacture PCBs for a machine they have to support for the next 10 years. The problem was the controls and PCBs were already...