Applications Engineering


Design, Testing and Configuration of SCADA, HMI, RTUs and More

NovaTech products are designed to simplify design, deployment, and configuration for any given application, but we’re more than happy to handle those tasks for you. Our experienced and professional engineerings can design, configure and test web-based SCADA systems, local touchscreen HMIs, complete turnkey automation systems, advanced math and logic programming, RTU configuration, integration with legacy PLC systems, D20 conversions, and more – you name it, we’ve very likely done it.


“Thanks so much!  You guys provide the BEST support of any company I have ever dealt with. ” – Dennis D

Applications Engineering Services

HMI Development

  • Web-based designs, including Direct Video from Orion (no PC)
  • Screen design, similar to SCADA
  • Full security package, similar to SCADA

Substation Automation Systems Engineering

  • Complete turn-key automation system
  • IED integration
  • SCADA RTU functions
  • Special substation automation control functions
  • Automatic access and dissemination of relay fault records, oscillography and Sequence of Events
  • Onsite installation and commissioning
  • Professional Project Manager assigned to all jobs

Math and Logic Programming

  • IEC 61131-3 in OrionLX
  • Modicon PLC, Allen Bradley PLCs
  • Power Regulation: Capacitor bank controls, tap changing, synchronous condenser, phase shifting transformer, Volt/VAR schemes, etc.
  • Substation Reconfiguration: Tie breaker control, response to faults
  • Automatic changing of relay settings in response to grid changes

D20 RTU Conversion

  • Convert D20 configuration to OrionLX configuration
  • Re-land I/O terminations on NovaTech I/O
  • Create/Update all documentation

Instrumentation Packaging Services

  • Primarily for Bitronics meters and 70 Series disturbance recorders
  • Typically includes enclosure, communication equipment, isolation hardware, etc
  • Design, procure, assemble, test
  • Includes full documentation package
  • Can create a single part number for entire packaged assembly
  • 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

  • Utility Systems and Services Datasheet

    In addition to providing Orion and Bitronics® products, NovaTech offers engineering, support, and training services to assist customers in meeting demanding project and construction schedules. NovaTech engineers are experienced in configuring, packaging, and commissioning Orion and Bitronics products as well as third party products, including D20 RTUs, PLCs, HMIs, radios, and relays.

    October 28, 2010

  • Additional Datasheets, Application Notes, Customer Success Stories and other documents in our documentation library