Retrofit and Modernization Services

Retrofit existing products and systems with state-of-the-art technology

Replacement of a legacy product with a state-of-the-art product


Often it is possible to replace legacy equipment with state-of-the-art products from FLENDER. In this case, best suitable gear units are selected from our current product range. If any modifications are necessary, these can be carried out at the FLENDER factory or on site. We are offering an option of extending the liability for defects period beyond the normal period


Your benefits at a glance:

Optimal investment costs

  • Increased equipment availability
  • Improved spare parts availability for the actual product line
  • Less maintenance effort for advanced product lifecycle
  • Lower down time risks and reduced unplanned down time


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One-to-one replacement of a state-of-the art product

Spare gear units to minimize unplanned down time

We are offering you spare gear units based on your demand, for example, to replace defective equipment or for stocking on site to have it at hand and immediately available when needed. We are offering an option of extending the liability for defects period beyond the normal period.

Your benefits at a glance:
  • Improved plant availability
  • Plug-and-play solution

One-to-one replacement of a legacy product

Particularly ideal for old and tried-and-tested configurations

The option of retrofitting a one-to-one duplicate of the original gear unit can be attractive in special cases, particularly for drive trains that have already reached a very long lifetime. In this case, original gear units are replaced by an identical new ones. This option is available for example for product ranges REDUREX and DURUNORM.

Your benefits at a glance:
  • The core features of tried-and-tested drive trains remain unchanged
  • Increased equipment availability
  • Lower down time risks
  • Reduced unplanned standstill times

Modification of parameters

Customized solution for greater efficiency

Modification of parameters is an optimal choice in case the existing gear unit has to be modified to fit with a new working machine. In this case, for example, a gear unit ratio, torque or shaft dimensions can be modified depending on the specific production and machine requirements.

Your benefits at a glance:
  • Increased equipment availability
  • Investment costs are lower compared to a new product