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Controls & Controllers

D/3 Version 14.1 Release Announcement

Evolutionary Process Control for the World Market NovaTech D/3® Version 14.1 delivers Reliable, Efficient, Sustainable and Secure Process Automation for the Global Enterprise OWINGS MILLS, MD – NovaTech, LLC has released Version 14.1 of our D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS), the only DCS that incorporates the latest functionality while continuously preserving existing investment...

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Did You Know - You Can Use Fast SER Points in OrionLX SOE Reports, and Convert Them to DNP3 Points to Send to SCADA

You can use SEL® Fast SER points in OrionLX SOE (Sequence of Events) reports. Fast SER" points are time-stamped discrete SER (Sequence of Events Recording) points generated by SEL® relays. When equipped with the SEL Master protocol, the OrionLX can capture theseFast SER points when they are automatically generated and sent out from the relay. Orion can archive these Fast SER points,...

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Focus: IEC 61850

Phase 1 of our IEC 61850 integration into the OrionLX is now available for purchase. This first phase includes IEC 61850 MMS Client and subscription to GOOSE messages. Phase 2 will include 61850 MMS Server and GOOSE Publish. IEC 61850 Integration in NCD During configuration, IED CID" files become OrionLX "IED pick lists", and points are simply dragged and dropped from a new expanding tree...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Island Style Energy Innovation

OrionLX™ Powers BioFuel Cogeneration and Floating Power Barges" in Philippines Sugarcane ethanol plant in the Phillippines The OrionLX has been deployed in two new applications in the Philippines that highlight the island nation's fresh thinking in tackling its energy challenges. The Philippines has abundant renewable energy sources, such as feedstock and hydropower, and are using them to fuel...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Bitronics Adds Loss Compensation to 50 Series SCADA Meters

Bitronics 50 Series SCADA meters (M3 models) now include, in firmware v3.08, calculations for transformer and line loss compensation (TLC/LLC) providing compensated energy values (KWh and KVarh). Both compensated and uncompensated power values are provided for testing, and energy values can be reset to something other than zero to match billing meters. These loss compensation calculations provide...

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Bitronics Enhances PRC-002 Offering

The Bitronics PRC-002 solution for Dynamic Monitoring Equipment (DME) is being enhanced with the addition of Wavewin Device Manager. This software can automatically extract waveforms, disturbance records, and trend files from Bitronics 70 Series IEDs via serial or Ethernet communications periodically or on demand. Up to 2000 IEDs can be polled simultaneously, but product can also be limited to a...

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LDAP Centralized and Remote Authentication for OrionLX

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services over an Internet Protocol (IP) network. LDAP enables OrionLX user passwords and privileges to be set up on an enterprise server – instead of in the OrionLX – to simplify password management. Note that before LDAP can be configured in the OrionLX,...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cochran Marine, OrionLX and Bitronics - Automated Shore Power

Cochran Marine has been delivering Automated Shore Power Systems to cruise ships for nearly a decade. Ports up and down the North American West Coast are benefiting from the Cochran Marine Shore Power System. Seven systems are currently in operation, with two more port cities on the east coast scheduled to be online by 2014. With the recent incorporation of a frequency converter into its standard...

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Company News

WeylChem Selects NovaTech for Site Expansion

QUAKERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (June 14, 2018) Global automation supplier, NovaTech, LLC announced that it has installed its process automation equipment at the WeylChem US manufacturing facility in Elgin, South Carolina. NovaTech’s D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is part of a new $10 million site expansion which is needed to support a long-term, customer tolling project. The D/3 controls and...

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Controls & Controllers

D/3 Version 14.1 Release Announcement

Evolutionary Process Control for the World Market NovaTech D/3® Version 14.1 delivers Reliable, Efficient, Sustainable and Secure Process Automation for the Global Enterprise OWINGS MILLS, MD – NovaTech, LLC has released Version 14.1 of our D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS), the only DCS that incorporates the latest functionality while continuously preserving existing investment...

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Company News

Video: New NERC CIP-10 and NERC CIP-11 Webinar Now Available

On August 22nd, NovaTech held the latest webinar titled “Review of New NERC CIP-10 and NERC CIP-11”. Within the next two to three years, it is likely that two new NERC CIP requirements will go into effect: CIP-010-1: Cyber Security – Configuration Change Management and Vulnerability Assessments CIP-011-1:Â-  Cyber Security – Information Protection View this webinar to learn more...

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Software

Did You Know - You Can Use Fast SER Points in OrionLX SOE Reports, and Convert Them to DNP3 Points to Send to SCADA

You can use SEL® Fast SER points in OrionLX SOE (Sequence of Events) reports. Fast SER" points are time-stamped discrete SER (Sequence of Events Recording) points generated by SEL® relays. When equipped with the SEL Master protocol, the OrionLX can capture theseFast SER points when they are automatically generated and sent out from the relay. Orion can archive these Fast SER points,...

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Software

Focus: IEC 61850

Phase 1 of our IEC 61850 integration into the OrionLX is now available for purchase. This first phase includes IEC 61850 MMS Client and subscription to GOOSE messages. Phase 2 will include 61850 MMS Server and GOOSE Publish. IEC 61850 Integration in NCD During configuration, IED CID" files become OrionLX "IED pick lists", and points are simply dragged and dropped from a new expanding tree...

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Company News

Loss Compensation in 50 Series SCADA Meters Webinar Now Available

On July 23rd, NovaTech held the latest Bitronics webinar titled Loss Compensation in 50 Series SCADA Meters". View this webinar to learn more about Transformer and Line Loss Compensation now available on the Bitronics 50 Series panel meter. Topics to be covered include the following content: What is loss compensation? How would that be useful in a SCADA-class instrument? How is loss compensation...

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Company News

PA Governor Corbett Supports NovaTech Alliance with Brazilian Company

Governor Corbett: NovaTech LLC Announces Partnership with Brazilian Company to Grow Operations in South America SÃ-£o Paulo – Governor Corbett announced this week that NovaTech LLC will establish a joint marketing alliance with Grupo SCR to bring its automation technology to the Brazilian market, broadening the company’s international operations in South America. “One of the primary...

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2012 Automation Summit in Review

The NovaTech Automation Summit (formerly the User Conference), in Baltimore, Maryland, was a perfect opportunity for engineering, management, and IT professionals to learn more about important process industry trends and how they affect enterprise operations and efficiency. NovaTech hosted attendees from 7 different countries and 18 states – making this a truly global event. The Summit was an...

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