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  • Our Application Handbook contains a Guidance Chart for selecting a suitable level measurement instrument for a given medium and our readers can read more than 50 application case studies and many short references from all around the World.
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COMPANY NEWS  
  Instruments for water industry from potable water ... to sewage!
05. Sep. 2014.       
 
NIVELCO has renewed the colour brochure titled Water Industry Instrumentation.
The 6 page brochure highlights the instruments NIVELCO recommended for the water / wastewater applications. Instrument selection is aided by flowcharts depicting typical water production and purification processes.
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  Holiday Shutdown
01. Jul. 2014.       
 
Please be informed that NIVELCO will have its usual Holiday Shutdown between the

28th of July and the 8th of August

it will resume full operations on the 11th of August.
We advise you to keep on sending your orders during our shutdown period because order processing will be done on "first come first served" basis. Please note that we will start shipping in the 34th week (from 18th of August).
During the timeframe of the shutdown you will be able to communicate with us, the on-line service by our export staff will be available.
Thank for your understanding.

NIVELCO Export Marketing
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  NIVELCO Magazine 2014/1
30. Apr. 2014.       
 
From its content:
  • A Tradition of Quality since 1939
  • Application Handbook and NIVELCO SELECTOR
  • New types in the PiloTREK W-100 level transmitter family
  • Level measurements with NIVELCO transmitters in the USA
  • NIVOFLIP bypass level indicator in the steel industry
  • NIVELCO instruments in the biogas production
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  Hannover Messe 2014
18. Apr. 2014.       
 
NIVELCO, a frequent exhibitor of the Hannover Messe - the largest process control show of the world - presented its newest development, the NIVOCAP CK-100 series RF-capacitance level switches on this international platform along with two new PiloTREK types.
The show was a success reflected by the great number of recorded visitors. We thank to all of you who visited us on the show!
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Application Handbook
15. Apr. 2014.       
 
NIVELCO’s Application Handbook is launched now!
This tool is giving answers for four simple questions:
  • Who We Are?
  • What are we Manufacturing?
  • How we can Measure?
  • Where we are Measuring?
The Handbook is available to download from our website and if you would like to receive a hard copy, please send an e-mail to catalogue@nivelco.com!
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  Organizational and personal changes at Nivelco USA
04. Apr. 2014.       
 
We would like to inform you that Nivelco USA LLC (California) ceased its operation on 31st of March 2014 because Paul Dennis, who established the company, has decided to retire after 6 years work.
At the same time we are pleased to announce that a new Nivelco subsidiary was established in Chicago (Warrenville, IL) and starts the business from 1st of March 2014.
Paul's leaving marks the end of an era for Nivelco USA LLC. We are indebted to his vision and commitment for propelling us to our present position in the industry. His work has assured our success over the past years and the next years to come. Paul’s retirement is our loss, but a well deserved respite for him. We all wish Paul the very best.

Team of the new company:

Dave Miller is the managing director who is responsible for the operation of the company. Dave came to Nivelco two years ago with over 30 years of experience in industrial instrumentation.
Maria Varga was appointed as Office Manager to the Chicago (Warrenville, IL) Sales office from 1st of March 2014. Maria has more than 15 years of experience with Nivelco in Budapest and is widely recognized for her positive attitude, skills and excellent work ethic.

The company’s operation, the well-established processes are continuing and the quality of our services remain the same. We thank you for your cooperation so far and are looking forward to a successful cooperation in a common future.
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Product Catalogue 2014
19. Mar. 2014.       
 
NIVELCO's new, revamped 2014 Edition of Complete Product Catalogue is available to download!
This catalogue contains:
  • Company Profile
  • Technical data of all our instruments
  • All available order codes
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  NIVELCO Magazine 2013/2
10. Jan. 2014.       
 
From its content:
  • The 25th anniversary of the compact ultrasonic level transmitters
  • What is inside the new designed NIVELCO packing boxes?
  • Interviews with NIVELCO’s employees
  • NIVELCO Mjerna Tehnika, the youngest NIVELCO subsidiary company
  • EView2 configuration and calibration software tool
  • PiloTREK radars in the field
  • MicroTREK level transmitters in the pharmaceutical industry
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  NIVELCO India celebrates
7th anniversary
11. Dec. 2013.       
 
Today is another special day in the life of the NIVELCO group and a new event for celebration: NIVELCO India became 7 years old. In 2007 the company was established as a joint-venture and since that it became a fully owned subsidiary company of the NIVELCO group.
We remember back proudly and happily to the challenges at the beginning and the following successful businesses due to the achieved market building. The company establishment proved to be beneficial in the long term thanks to the key person of the company's success, Shrikishna Deshpande Managing Director. He is coordinating the company from the establishment and represents NIVELCO in the Indian market purposeful. Thanks to all employees of NIVELCO India for the efforts contributed to the company group's results. We continuously provide the suitable background and support as the basis of the future mutual successes.
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Winter shutdown
28. Nov. 2013.       
 
Please be informed that also this year NIVELCO will be closed between the

23rd of December 2013 and the 1st of January 2014

due to winter holidays. We will resume operations on the 2nd of January. According to the shipping terms in our Product Catalogue, if you send your orders till the 6th of December, we should send out your shipments till the 21st of December. We recommend you to send your orders till the 6th of December to be sure that we can deliver it till the 21st of December. Your orders received after this date will be collected here and will be processed on a "first come first served” basis. Please note that we will start shipping in the 3rd week of 2014. During the first and second weeks of January we can deliver only products that are available from stock. The on-line service by our export staff will be available on the following days: 23rd, 27th and 30th of December.

NIVELCO Export Marketing
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  HANNOVER MESSE 2014
19. Sep. 2013.       
 
Please visit our Stand no. B55 in #11 "Process and Energy Automation" Hall!

     
COMPANY NEWS  
  25th Anniversary
09. Sep. 2013.       
 
A most innovative product, a Compact Ultrasonic Transmitter was introduced by NIVELCO a then small and practically unknown Hungarian company in the autumn of 1988. This product of ours has become the first compact transmitter in the world market at the time when the state-of-the-art product concept was a sensor-amplifier combo. NIVELCO’s compact ultrasonic transmitter, the predecessor of our famous EchoTREK series has found a follower 3 years after only with a famous brand launching its own compact model.
Congratulations and long live the EchoTREK and EasyTREK!
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  New boxes for NIVELCO instruments
29. Aug. 2013.       
 
NIVELCO’s packing boxes have always been pretty and carried a positive message but the new series is a great step forward with fresh design suiting for NIVELCO’s image. We are aware that the contents of the freight boxes are much more important than the boxes NIVELCO’s excellent products come packed in so they are protected with polyurethane foam filling completely the available space inside the box.
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Holiday Shutdown
24. Jun. 2013.       
 
Please be informed that NIVELCO will have its usual Holiday Shutdown between the

29th of July and the 9th of August

it will resume full operations on the 12th of August.
We advise you to keep on sending your orders during our shutdown period because order processing will be done on "first come first served" basis. Please note that we will start shipping in the 34th week (from 19th of August).
During the timeframe of the shutdown you will be able to communicate with us, the on-line service by our export staff will be available.
Thank for your understanding.

NIVELCO Export Marketing
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  Product Catalogue 2013
06. May. 2013.       
 
NIVELCO's new, revamped 2013 Edition of Complete Product Catalogue is available to download!
This catalogue contains:
  • Company Profile
  • Technical data of all our instruments
  • All available order codes
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  NIVELCO Magazine 2013/1
30. Apr. 2013.       
 
From its content:
  • NIVELCO’s 30-year anniversary
  • 2013, the year of production development at NIVELCO
  • Market-building, a new challenge for NIVELCO in the USA
  • PiloTREK W-100 level transmitter family
  • NIVOCAP capacitance level switches and transmitters
  • NIVELCO instruments powered by solar panel
  • Ultrasonic level transmitters for milk applications
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  National Sales Meeting Training
24. Apr. 2013.       
 
The management of NIVELCO Process Control Co. made a recent strategic decision in the beginning of 2012. Based on the success stories of the export sales especially in the European, Asian and South-American markets NIVELCO decided to start an intensive market-building activity in the United States. Its result was 23 new distributor contracts in 2012 and with this step our primary goal has been achieved, NIVELCO’s coverage is practically 100% on the American market at the moment.
As a summit of all efforts over the previous year we held a two-day national sales meeting training in Chicago between on the 12th and 13th of March 2013. The presentations provided detailed picture about not only the past and present of NIVELCO and its products, but future plans and long-term intensions were also discussed.
We would like to express gratitude for all visiting partners!
     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Product Overview 2013
11. Mar. 2013.       
 
With one of the widest portfolios of the process instrumentation industry, NIVELCO publishes its revamped, 2013 Edition Product Overview colour brochure. This tool helps to review the main features, application possibilities and technical data of all NIVELCO instruments including our new NIVOCAP CK-100 RF-capacitance level switches.
      
COMPANY NEWS  
  EYOWF - NIVELCO successes
21. Feb. 2013.       
 
Benjamin Szőllős, the young racer of NIVELCO SE achieved 25th place in the (SL) Slalom tournament among almost 100 competitors.
The European Youth Olympic Winter Festival was held in Brasov, Romania this year with 45 participating countries. Benjamin took 48th place in the (GS) Giant Slalom in Tuesday and then in Wednesday he achieved the remarkable 25th place in his favourite racing discipline.

     
COMPANY NEWS  
  Schladming 2013
18. Feb. 2013.       
 
Benjamin Szőllős, the 16 year old racer of NIVELCO SE Ski Team was the youngest competitor in the 2013 Word Championship in Schladming, Austria and he represented Hungary among the world's best alpine ski racers. This was his first Word Championship where he achieved the admirable 44th place in the (GS) Giant Slalom qualification tournament among the 132 competitors. This achievement meant a 76th place in the overall competition. He cannot enter the race in his favourite racing discipline - the (SL) Slalom -, because the next big challenge was waiting for him on the 11th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (EYOWF 2013)
NIVELCO congratulates and wishes good luck for the Youth Olympic Festival!

     


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TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
05. May. 2014.

PiloTREK with stainless steel housing

The PiloTREK pulse burst radar level transmitter family have been expanded with a new version in the last few months.

 
 
This stainless steel housing type was debuted at the Hannover Messe 2014 trade fair and it meets the special requirements of certain industry segments, such as Food and Beverage, Marine, Oil and Gas.
      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  New front panel for transmitters
using SAP-300
13. Jan. 2014.       
 
The transmitters using the latest SAP-300 display module got new front panel along with the SAP-300 plug-in display module itself. The usual black colour of the front panel has been recently changed to blue which can be familiar from the MultiCONT, UNICONT PGK, and the UNICOMM SAK-305 units.
     
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  EView 2 - Configuration Software
11. Dec. 2013.       
 
NIVELCO's new EView 2 set-up and configuration software is downloadable free of charge now. The EView 2 is aimed at replacing our EView1, NPCal and PcStar2 programs by integrating and improving their features.
The new EView 2 serves all NIVELCO transmitters old or new and it runs also on computers having the newest 32- or 64-bit Windows versions. The new user interface provides an ease of use tool for transmitter configuration, remote programming and limited monitoring of measurement results.

Main features:
  • Query, edit, load & save transmitter parameters
  • Easy editing for linearisation table entries
  • Echo Map displaying
  • Sensor calibrations
  • Limited trend monitoring
  • Handling basic HART commands in case of non-NIVELCO transmitters
The EView 2 can be downloaded free by clicking on the red arrow. Do not hesitate to give it a try! For further information please contact with the export sales department.
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  NIVOCAP CK-100 RF-capacitance level switches
04. Nov. 2013.       
 
NIVELCO announces launching its high performance Capacitance Level Switch range. The NIVOCAP CK-100 RF (high-frequency) capacitance level switches featuring rigid and flexible probe extensions up to 10m. The most advantageous feature of NIVOCAP CK-100 is that the device is less sensitive to deposits. As a result of that it is excellent choice for adhering and sticky media better than their rival technologies, the vibration or rotary paddle level switches.

Main features:
  • Intelligent electronic level switch
  • Immunity to build-ups
  • Easy calibration, selectable sensitivity
  • Fail-safe operation mode
  • Rod or cable extended versions
  • High temperature version
  • Dust-Ex models
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  NIVISION Demo
12. Mar. 2013.       
 
We are pleased to introduce the trial version of NIVELCO's own process visualization software, the NIVISION. Thanks to this demo version most functions such as display options and configuration possibilities of the software can be tried on a visualized example process.

Main features of NIVISION:
  • On-line monitoring of measured values in any industrial process
  • Real-time trend analysis
  • Data logging, database handling, archiving
  • Tank-farm visualization
  • Web access
The demo version can be download by clicking on the red arrow. Do not hesitate to give it a try! For further information and quotes please contact with the export sales department.
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  PiloTREK Pulse Burst Radar
10. Jan. 2013.       
 
Embodying the highest standard in Process Control, NIVELCO’s new 25 GHz PiloTREK is your right partner if wishing to measure the level of practically any liquid precisely. We shall prove your challenging application will turn to be a simple task if our PiloTREK is selected.
  • 23 m measuring range
  • ±3 mm accuracy
  • 4-20 mA analogue output
  • Digital HART communication
  • Graphic display
  • Stainless steel or plastic enclosed antennas
  • Plastic or aluminium cast housing
  • Sanitary and high temperature types
  • Explosion-proof versions
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  EasyTREK SCA/SCB-300 series discontinued
14. Nov. 2012.       
 
9 years is a long service life ...
NIVELCO shall phase out its 4-wire EasyTREK SC-300 for liquids range of integrated compact transmitters by the 1st of January 2013.
The 4-wire EasyTREK transmitters served their 9 years well but since the 2-wire EasyTREK SP-300 units are now every bit as highly performing we see no reason to have them in our portfolio.
Rest in peace SCA/SCB-300!
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  NIVOTRACK - with titan float
15. Jun. 2012.       
 
Float selection of NIVOTRACK magnetostrictive transmitters has expanded with a new float. The titanium version of the nominal Ø54 mm float will make liquid densities coverable down to 0.55 kg/dm3 using 2" process connection. This low density range was earlier the domain of the large stainless steel ball floats or the cylindrical plastic floats only. Benefitting of the above will the vessels having standard 2" process connections making installation of the large float equipped NIVOTRACK difficult or impossible. Another important news about NIVOTRACK magnetostrictive transmitters is that NIVELCO has recently received IEC Ex certificate for the NIVOTRACK series.
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
21. May. 2012.

NIVOTRACK - Mini type


Mini type of the high precision NIVOTRACK magnetostrictive level transmitters is launched!

The instruments can be ordered up to 1.5 m probe length with 1” BSP or NPT process connection. The magnetic float has a 27 mm diameter which can pass through the 1" connection so the device can be installed without removing the float.
The mini type NIVOTRACK transmitters are ideal choice for high accuracy level measurement in pipelines and small tanks.

      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
05. Apr. 2012.

THERMOCONT TXP


NIVELCO's newest development is the THERMOCONT TXP temperature sensor which is an ideal solution for reliable and accurate temperature measurement of gaseous media in pipelines or tanks. The instruments have heat-sink, strengthened probe and Ex d certified flameproof aluminium cast housing specially designed for the demands of the gas industry.

      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  Product Award in
MagyarRegula 2012
26. Mar. 2012.       
 
New development of NIVELCO, the 24 GHz PiloTREK non-contact radar transmitter won the Product Award of the MagyarRegula 2012 exhibition.
The ceremony was held in 20th March, where the award was taken over by Tamás Szőllős, CEO of NIVELCO.
     
TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
04. Jan. 2012.

Expanding NIVOROTA range


A heat sink equipped version of the NIVOROTA E-700 rotary paddle switch extends its application range for higher temperatures.

While all parameters stay identical with those of the standard type, the temperature limit of the new unit will increase to 200°C enabling coverage of high temperature mediums such as aggregates, hot cement and the likes.

      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  THERMOPOINT for liquids
02. Jan. 2012.       
 
The THERMOPOINT multipoint temperature transmitters have been expanded with new executions in the last few months. Along with the plastic coated flexible probe version which is ideal for grains, NIVELCO offers suitable solution for multipoint and average temperature measurement of normal and hazardous liquids.
The flexible stainless steel probe versions are available up to 30m, the rod probe versions up to 3m. The 2-wire HART capable transmitters are ideal for custody measurements where tracking of the volume differences caused by temperature change has key importance.
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  Stainless steel housing from NIVELCO
05. Nov. 2011.       
 
NIVELCO launched its latest development, the stainless steel housing version of UNICONT PDF loop displays / HART converters. The UNICONT PDF-600 series with standard or flameproof (Ex d approved) stainless steel housing meets the special requirements of certain industry segments, such as Food and Beverage, Marine, Oil and Gas. Specifications of the electronics are the same as the well-known PDF-400/500 series.

Main features:
  • Stainless steel housing
  • Wall mountable
  • SAP-200 LCD display
  • 2-wire current loop display version
  • 3-wire 4-20mA + HART transmitter version
  • Ex d protection
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
12. Sep. 2011.

UNICONT PGK-301

Again a new system component from NIVELCO. The UNICONT PGK-301Ex family of DIN rail mountable isolators launched now provides intrinsically safe power for 2-wire transmitters operating in hazardous locations and

 
 
ensure galvanic insulation between input and output. The special feature of the unit is its high accuracy signal conversion.

Main features:
  • Intrinsically safe isolation
  • Power supply for transmitters
  • 20 - 35 V DC supply voltage
  • 4-20 mA, HART communication
  • Up to 1 μA transmission accuracy
      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
   
22. Jul. 2011.

A new generation of Rotary Paddle Level Switches

With launching the 700/800 series of NIVOROTA Rotary Paddle Level Switches, NIVELCO sends its message again about its determination to improve performance by maintaining or reducing price.

 
 
The 700/800 series launched by this September will outperform the 600 series it is meant to replace, and what is even better news: it will provide adequate alternative to the higher cost 400/500 series.

A few of the many new features:
  • Stainless steel process connection
  • BSPT process connection applicable for BSP and NPT threads both
  • Status LED for signalising motor stoppage
  • Rigid extension up to 3 m
      
 
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  DIN rail mountable HART-USB/RS485 modules
01. Jul. 2011.       
 
UNICOMM SAK-305 HART USB/RS485 communication modules are the latest products of NIVELCO to be launched soon. The UNICOMM modules are able to communicate between the HART-capable field transmitters and the process controller PC-s or PLC-s, via USB or RS485 communication line. Approval of intrinsically safe version UNICOMM modules is pending.

Features:
  • Applicable as a communication interface between HART capable transmitters and PC-s
  • Transferring measurement data to PC
  • Connection to USB or RS485 input of process controller PC
  • DIN rail mountable
  • No need for external power supply when using USB output
  • Galvanic isolation
  • IP 20 protection
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  UNICONT PMM-500 universal controllers
03. May. 2011.       
 
UNICONT PMM 500, the newest member of NIVELCO’s universal controllers is available to order. The 1/16 DIN (48 x 48 mm) front-panel process controllers maintain the main features of PMM-300 series besides provide wider variation of the outputs.

Main features:
  • Universal input:
    • RTDs / Thermocouples
    • Voltage / Current
  • ON-OFF control
  • PID control
  • Autotuning
  • 230V AC or 24V AC/DC power supply
The controllers are expandable up to 4 output modules providing wide variation of outputs thanks to the modular structure of the device:
  • Relays
  • SSR drivers
  • Power supply for transmitters
  • Analogue output
  • RS 485 (Modbus) communication
      
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  New Marine Approval for Level Switches
12. Apr. 2011.       
 
NIVELCO’s SIL1 rated NIVOMAG series of side mounted level switches received a BV (Bureau Veritas) approval in addition to the existing GL (Germanische Lloyd) and DNV (Det Norske Veritas) approvals, making them an even more attractive choice for the shipbuilders. The NIVOPOINT MZ series of miniature top mounted level switches are also BV approved now. As news, they are available up to 500 mm intrusion length with a maximum of 3 reed switches incorporated.
     
TECHNICAL NEWS  
  OIML certificate
11. Apr. 2011.       
 
NIVELCO has received the OIML certificate for the Nivotrack series!

This is a great news for those long expecting this certificate for their penetration into new markets presented by the Oil and Gas industries. The OIML certificate (OIML is standing for International Organization for Legal Metrology) attests that an equipment is complying with the relevant international recommendations. It testifies that the Nivotrack is designed and built to conform with the standards laid down by OIML, as well as it performs within the specification limits provided by NIVELCO.
      


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