Whether building a new process control system or expanding an existing one, NovaTech offers analysis, design, configuration, testing and installation services aimed at keeping your enterprise’s digital backbone functioning at optimal levels. The complex nature and reliability requirements of modern industrial processes require a control system engineered for maximum agility and scalability. A growing process enterprise needs a process control systems that grow with them. With over three decades of industrial process control experience, NovaTech process control engineers leverage existing infrastructure and the latest advances to provide the highest levels of value and performance.
Areas of Expertise
Specification and selection of system components, Server configuration, Server virtualization, Client configuration, Backbone network design and configuration (Copper, Fiber, Wireless), I/O network design, Cyber Security configuration (User authentication and management, Firewall configuration, DMZ configuration, Patch management, White Listing configuration and management, Virus protection configuration and management, Installation, commissioning, validation support)
Safe plant operation under all failure modes
Process visibility under all failure modes
No single point of failure
Effective process control under all operating conditions
Improved human reliability
Abnormal situation management
Intellectual property protection
Access control and user authentication
Logging and alarming
Secure operating environment for Engineering, Operations and Management
The NovaTech 8000 Series I/O is the remote I/O family native to the D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS). This is a shortened version of the complete 8000 I/O Product Catalog, without all the I/O datasheets included.
D/3 Version 16 (D3v16) opens new horizons of reliability and ease of use for the DCS with the highest lifetime value in the industry. D3v16 is the first release to harness the next-generation Process Control Module 5 (PCM5) Series’ native Cyber Security and virtualization capabilities.
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.
NovaTech announces the next release of the Distributed Control System (DCS) software, D/3® Version 16.2. This release incorporates greater system security by default and makes maintaining the D/3 System more straightforward than ever.
D3Express allows authorized users secure access to D/3 information from a web browser, without using an operator console license. Onsite and remote users with a connection to a D3Express server can view read-only process information and troubleshooting data.
FlexBatch integrates recipe management and the automation layer so operators can quickly and easily develop, scale up, modify and schedule batch manufacturing recipes for products ranging from beer to chocolate to specialty chemicals and more. FlexBatch delivers shorter time to first batch, reduced changeover times, increased throughput and production yield. New and existing products are brought to market faster and at lower cost, providing a strategic and financial advantage. Production staff can execute library procedures to overcome process upsets. All of which means a more nimble, responsive, and profitable process.
The latest release of the D/3 Distributed Control System includes new configuration tools that make the system easier for new and existing users. The webinar covers building tags with MDL Builder, writing automation code with D3Edit, web-accessible History and Reports, features to facilitate migration to High-Performance HMI, and OSIsoft PI integration.
This video introduces the D/3, the Distributed Control System trusted by many Fortune 100 companies to keep their global operations’ continuous and batch processes running smoothly and efficiently. Part one reviews the system architecture and configuration tools.