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  • Sweet Success for Cargill and Novatech  

    NovaTech’s D/3® Distributed Control System and FlexBatch® (ISA-S88) batch management products were chosen by Cargill for their chocolate processing facility in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

    November 14, 2016

  • FlexBatch® ISA-88 Batch Management Overview Brochure  

    FlexBatch® integrates recipe management with the manufacturing process by making the automation procedure part of the recipe. Developers, engineers and production staff can quickly develop and modify documented recipes, and immediately schedule them for production.

    October 27, 2016

  • D/3® Distributed Control System Overview Brochure  

    The D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is a leading edge process control system that includes a comprehensive suite of software applications, networks, and computing hardware. D/3 features system-wide redundancy and the ability to upgrade without stopping plant operations.

    October 27, 2016

  • PowerPlex II Automation Transducer Datasheet  

    The PowerPlex II is an automation transducer with two sets of three-phase voltages and 1-cycle measurement update speeds suitable for generator and tie synchronization applications.

    August 9, 2016

  • Bitronics P3x Connector Adaptor  

    For any of the Bitronics 878 High Density I/O (HDIO) digital I/O modules, the P3x Connector Adapter replaces the standard connector to provide several advantages.

    July 14, 2016

  • Upgrade Legacy E/M Relay Substations  

    The Bitronics M871 fault recorder and measurement IED can add automation to legacy substations with electromechanical (E/M) relays. The Bitronics M871 provides a lower cost automation upgrade solution compared to a microprocessor relay upgrade.

    April 18, 2016

  • M870D 70 Series Display Datasheet  

    The Bitronics M870D provides users of the 70 Series IEDs the option of a local or remote display of measured or calculated parameters.

    April 6, 2016

  • OrionLX Tile Annunciator  

    The OrionLX Tile Annunciator is a web-based software-defined alarm annunciation product. The Tile Annunciator
    webpages are served directly from an OrionLX automation platform and provide simplified setup, categorization
    and viewing of active and acknowledged alarms in substation HMI and web-based SCADA applications.

    October 16, 2015

  • Bitronics 878 High Density I/O  

    The Bitronics 878 is a self-powered, high density I/O device that provides combinations of digital inputs, digital outputs, and transducer inputs.

    October 1, 2015

  • OrionLXm Discrete I/O Datasheet  

    A discrete I/O module is now available for the OrionLXm. This module offers 12 inputs in two groups of six, plus two Form A (NO) outputs and two Form C (NO/NC) outputs.

    January 23, 2015

  • Utility Services Overview Brochure  

    NovaTech has been successfully designing, delivering, and supporting utility systems and services for over 30 years.

    The Utility Systems and Services staff in Lenexa, Kansas includes project engineers, SCADA engineers, panel assemblers, software engineers, quality engineers and training instructors. The Lenexa staff works with other NovaTech locations – in Bethlehem, PA; Owings Mills, MD; Aiken, SC; Shelby, NC and Quezon City in the Philippines – to coordinate field installation and commissioning.

    October 24, 2014

  • System Life Planning Overview: A4  

    Reliability-Centered System Life Planning (RC-SLP) is a key component of a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) strategy. RCM synthesizes reactive, preventive, predictive, and proactive maintenance practices and strategies to maximize equipment life at minimal cost.

    October 3, 2014

  • M350 3-Phase Ammeters or Voltmeter Datasheet  

    Bitronics has been providing excellence in digital metering for local indication and SCADA communications for over 15 years. The Bitronics 50 Series of SCADA meters continues this tradition of excellence, providing single function and multifunction solutions for 3-phase metering. The Bitronics M350 is a family of three-phase meters for voltage and current measurement. The M350 meters have large displays, are simple to set up and use, and offer superior communications flexibility.

    October 3, 2014

  • D/3® PCM 4100 Datasheet  

    The D/3® Process Control Module (PCM) is a real-time, microprocessor based computer that provides distributed automation and control capabilities for continuous and batch process plant operations…

    August 27, 2014

  • D/3® Distributed Control System Datasheet  

    D/3® is a leading-edge Distributed Control System (DCS) that incorporates a full suite of intuitive software tools designed to improve product quality, maximize throughput and increase profits for process manufacturing companies. Featuring a flexible, open architecture and the familiar Microsoft Windows environment, D/3 is easy to use, maintain and configure—saving both time and money.

    August 26, 2014

  • D/3® System Architecture Datasheet  

    The D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is a completely scalable solution to meet your current and future process control needs. NovaTech D/3 products are currently employed by customers with as few as 50 and as many as 40,000 tags — with room to grow to over 100,000 tags. The D/3 consists of four major components: OCMs, DCMs, PCMs, and I/O.

    August 26, 2014

  • Paperless Procedures™ Datasheet  

    Paperless Procedures (PLP) is a combination of software and services that integrate process control, operator training, documentation and compliance needs into a robust knowledge-retention architecture.

    August 26, 2014

  • D/3® Keeps it Cool at Major Particle Accelerator  

    DESY relies on D/3®, FlexBatch®, and TotalVision® Process HMI for 24/7 operation of refrigeration plant. The German Electron Synchrotron (DESY) – located in Hamburg and Zeuthen – is one of five large accelerator centers in the world at which physicists study the world of elementary particles. Several hundred men and women work together on experiments in international groups, where, over the course of years of collaborative effort, they design, build, and operate complex measuring instruments the size of buildings and evaluate millions of items of data. Four such groups are currently working at DESY at the large underground Hadron Electron Ring Accelerator (HERA).

    August 20, 2014

  • D/3® 8000 Series I/O Product Catalog  

    The full catalog of NovaTech’s 8000 Series I/Os. The 8000 Series is the remote I/O family native to the D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS). It is the preferred I/O for new installations and it can replace the older NovaTech 16000 series I/O in existing PCM cabinets, using existing field wiring connected to new termination panels with existing connectors.

    August 15, 2014

  • D/3® 8000 Series I/O Summary  

    The NovaTech 8000 Series I/O is the remote I/O family native to the D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS). It is the preferred I/O for new installations and it can replace the older NovaTech 16000 series I/O in existing PCM cabinets, using existing field wiring connected to new termination panels with existing connectors.

    August 15, 2014

  • D/3® PCM 4200 Process Control Module Datasheet  

    The D/3® Process Control Module (PCM) is a real-time, microprocessor based computer that provides distributed automation and control capabilities for continuous and batch process plant operations. The PCM 4200 is form-factor compatible with earlier cabinets and provides an upgrade path for PCM I, PCM II, PCM III, and PCM 2000 micros.

    August 15, 2014

  • OrionLXm Automation Platform Datasheet  

    The OrionLXm is a physically smaller OrionLX designed for applications requiring fewer connections and less space; typically smaller distribution substations and OEM and pole-top RTU applications.

    June 9, 2014

  • D/3® Loop Optimizer Datasheet  

    Proportional Integral Derivative (PID) control strategies are responsible for maintaining control of production processes within prescribed tolerances. They are heavily employed in most modern production facilities throughout the world.

    January 6, 2014

  • Alarm Management Handbook, Chapter 1  

    This is Chapter One of “The Alarm Management Handbook” and is written by individuals with vast experience in the different plants, processes, and environments requiring effective alarm management. It is filled with good examples and explanations of procedures, with practical lists and tips on how one should proceed. It is based on hundreds of successful projects.

    January 1, 2014

  • Watt/VAR Family Digital Power Meters Datasheet  

    The Watt/VAR instrument family consists of digital wattmeters, VAR meters and power factor meters with optional transducer outputs to feed to SCADA/EMS systems.
    There are models for single phase and three phase systems either 3-Wire or 4-Wire. Different models are selected for 1-Element, 2-Element, 2½-Element, and 3-Element connection.

    July 12, 2013

  • M653 Multifunction Three Display Meter Datasheet  

    Bitronics has been providing excellence in digital metering for local indication and SCADA communications for over 15 years. The Bitronics 50 Series of SCADA meters continues this tradition of excellence, providing single function and multifunction solutions for 3-phase metering. The Bitronics M653 is a family of multifunction three display meters with a range of measurement capabilities. The M653 meters have three incomparable displays, are simple to set up and use, and offer superior communications flexibility. Having three separate displays in one panel allows for fast identification of three-phase conditions without scrolling.

    April 24, 2013

  • M651 Multifunction Transducer Datasheet  

    Bitronics has been providing excellence in digital metering for local indication and SCADA communications for over 15 years. The Bitronics 50 Series of SCADA meters and transducers continues this tradition of excellence, providing single function and multifunction solutions for 3-phase metering. The Bitronics M651 is a family of multifunction transducers with a range of measurement capabilities. The M651 transducers are simple to set up and use, and offer superior communications flexibility. There are two M651 models (B3 and M3).

    April 24, 2013

  • M650 Multifunction Meter Datasheet  

    Bitronics has been providing excellence in digital metering for local indication and SCADA communications for over 15 years. The Bitronics 50 Series of SCADA meters continues this tradition of excellence, providing single function and multifunction solutions for 3-phase metering. The Bitronics M650 is a family of multifunction meters with a range of measurement capabilities. The M650 meters have an incomparable display, are simple to set up and use, and offer superior communications flexibility.

    April 24, 2013

  • OrionLX™ Datasheet  

    The OrionLX Substation Automation Platform is designed with a Linux operating system, more powerful processors for an expanded range of substation automation applications, and comprehensive Cyber-Security functions for meeting NERC CIP requirements.

    February 18, 2013

  • The Orion Automation Platform is widely applied in electric substations to perform secure monitoring, data processing and control functions. The Orion physical structure, flexible software architecture and powerful configuration software make it an ideal solution for integration and automation in wind farm substations.

    February 2, 2013

  • The OrionLX™ WEBserver provides open-source tools to create an unlimited variety of customized webpages. In most applications, commonality exists for IED faceplates and breaker control screens. The Indirect Addressing feature in OrionLX WEBserver reduces the effort to configure display points on pages that must be replicated many times.

    July 23, 2012

  • Split-core or clamp-on CTs provide an alternative to directly wiring to measurement or relay CTs in substation upgrade/retrofit applications when it is desired to add monitoring and SCADA data. The split-core CT option is available on all Bitronics M65x SCADA metering products (all variations of the M650, M651, and M653 models).

    June 28, 2012

  • Paperless Procedures™ Overview Brochure  

    Paperless Procedures™ (PLP) is a patented software product and methodology that simplifies the creation , execution, and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) across the entire process enterprise.

    June 26, 2012

  • VGA Touchscreen Monitor for OrionLX  

    A rugged VGA Touchscreen Monitor is available for the OrionLX™. Features include:
    • Viewable area: 19”
    • Brightness: 300 cd/m2
    • Contrast ratio: 700:1
    • Viewing angle: V/H 80°/75°
    • Response time: 8ms
    • Pixel pitch: 0.294mm
    • Maximum resolution: 1280 x 1024
    • Input power: 125V or 48V dc
    • 19” Rack-Mount or Panel-Moun

    May 3, 2012

  • OrionLX™ Relay Helper  

    NovaTech currently provides over 200 pre-engineered SEL® “point pick lists” (or “Default Files”) to simplify the process of selecting points from SEL® relays. When new SEL® relay model variations are introduced, NovaTech Engineering, or the user, creates a new Default File for that specific new relay model.

    February 21, 2012