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Upgrades, Retrofits & Customized Solutions

Upgrades, Retrofits & Customized Solutions

Service Careers in Custom Solutions, Upgrades, Retrofits

Our qualified rotating equipment specialists provide custom solutions, especially for control systems. Some of these systems include upgrades and retrofits for the following:

  • MicroNet
  • NetCon
  • Gas Turbines
  • Steam Turbines
  • Turbo Expanders
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Compressors (centrifugal and reciprocating)
  • Generators
  • Motor Driven Compressors
  • And much, much more


As a result of upgrading or retrofitting your current system, you and your team will experience benefits such as:

  • Substantially improved safety
  • Substantially increased uptime
  • Consistent production
  • Customized configuration
  • Enhanced operational flexibility
  • Improved performance and productivity
  • Significantly improved availability and reliability
  • Successfully troubleshooting and maintaining control system in-house
  • Save time, money, and other resources
  • Maximize reuse of existing equipment


With an average of 17+ years’ experience per engineer, Drake Controls has provided both expert conceptual and detail engineering for a variety of projects. These projects include the following systems (pictures to come):

  • Avon Gas Turbine + Multi-Stage Compressor
  • Multiple G3520 C power systems + Multiple PLC’s
  • Allison 501 Gas Turbine + Power Generator
  • Steam Turbine + Compressor
  • Multiple Steam Turbines
  • Boiler Feedwater Pump
  • Backup Power System
  • Steam Turbine + Line Drive
  • And many, many other combinations

Micronet or NetCon Upgrades and Retrofits

In addition to applying our vast field experience to solve intricate problems, Drake Controls has a solid understanding of MicroNet upgrades and retrofits. Consequently, this includes all the legacy platforms such as NetCon, 501, 5009, etc. MicroNet upgrades or retrofits may consist of replacing both the chassis, software of the fuel controller and sequencer hardware, software revision, LinkNet modules, valve drivers, gas and liquid valves, adding hooks to integrate new products, as well as other measures, depending on the application.

Contact Us

Contact us to discuss options and engineer availability for your unique application, especially to experience the advantages first hand. But more importantly, we look forward to serving you and your team.


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