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ISO 9001:2015 November 2017

Exalon Delft's quality system ISO 9001:2015 certificate has been extended by DEKRA Certification.


HPAL 2.5 released September 2017

A new release of HPAL our HART Slave Implementation is avaliable. Highlights of this new release:

  • HART 7.6 conformity.
  • Added support for multiple analog channels including commands: 60, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70.
  • Updated to the latest FieldComm Group HART Specifications: Status Simulation and Condensed Status.

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.


HART Test Bench 1.4 released. September 2017

Version 1.4 of the HART Test Bench has been released. The main highlights of this release:

  • Conform to the latest specifications Test-1 rev 3.1, Test-3 rev 4.1 and Test-4 rev 5.0.
  • Many new tests:
    • DLL033D (Loop Current Mode Retention)
    • CAL001C/D/E (write protection)
    • CAL060 .. CAL70 (Analog Channels)
    • CAL518 (Location)
    • CAL520 (Process Unit Tag)
    • CAL523 A/B/C (Read Condensed Status Mapping)
    • CAL524 A/B/C/D/E/F (Write Condensed Status Mapping)
    • CAL526 A/B/C/D/E/F (Status Simulation).
  • DLL045 has been split in A/B/C
  • Measure and show test duration and add marker message to log file with start time and date.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.


X62T-VT available. September 2016

Our latest X62T variant with Honeywell-Enraf VITO emulation is now available.

  • Drop in replacement for your Honeywell Enraf 762 VITO® of 762 VITO®LT.
  • Uses your existing probes: Enraf® 864 MTT, 764 VITO MTT en 764 VITO LT.

 

More information can be found on the special X62T Tank Temp page.


HART Test Bench 1.3.3 released. June 2016

Version 1.3.3 of the HART Test Bench has been released. The main highlights of this release:

  • Support for logging carrier activity and verify it's behaviour during a power cycle.
  • Conform to the latest specifications.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.


HPAL 2.4 released December 2015

A new release of HPAL our HART Slave Implementation is avaliable. Highlights of this 2.3 release:

  • Enhanced support for the analog channel.
  • Enhanced Device Variable trimming.
  • The STM32L1 example application is now based on a STM32CubeMX project and uses the latest firmware package.

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.


HART Test Bench 1.3.2 released. September 2015

Version 1.3.2 of the HART Test Bench has been released. This version is mainly a bug fix release. For example:

  • Conform to the latest specifications.
  • Better support for Warning Response Codes.
  • Better support for Expansion Bytes.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.


ISO 9001:2008 October 2014

Exalon Delft's ISO 9001:2008 certificate for it's quality systyem and it's ATEX Notification have been extended by DEKRA Certification.


HPAL 2.3 released October 2014

A new release of HPAL our HART Slave Implementation is avaliable. Highlights of this 2.3 release:

  • HPAL is now also supported for ARM processors. One of the supplied examples runs on a STM32L Discovery board.

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.


HPAL 2.2 released March 2014

A new release of HPAL our HART Slave Implementation is avaliable. Highlights of this 2.2 release:

  • With the added support of Condensed Status Mapping and Status Simulation HPAL is now compliant to the NAMUR NE107 standard.
  • Improved support for Additional Device Status.
  • Support for Delayed Responses (DRM).
  • Persistence, the internal data storage, now uses two flash blocks and even less RAM.
  • The sample application now runs on the new Renesas processor M16C63.

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.


HPAL 2.1 released November 2013

A new release of HPAL our HART Slave Implementation is avaliable. Highlights of this 2.1 release:

  • Conformity to HART 7.4 specifications.
  • Supports PV Alarm Codes and Transfer Functions.
  • Support for Device Location Commands.
  • Support for Locale (Country Code)

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.


HART Test Bench 1.3 released. September 2013

Version 1.3 of the HART Test Bench has been released. This version contains corrections on test scripts plus some new test scripts. For example:

  • Added test cal047 Write Primary Vararible Transfer Function.
  • Added custom test for Device Location (commands 516 and 517).
  • Added custom test for Device Location Description (commands 518 and 519).
  • Added custom test for Process Unit Tag (commands 520 and 521).
  • Added the option to send marker messages to help tracing log files.
  • Added option to auto-mark failure- and error points.
  • Added tool to postprocess any log file.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.

ISO 9001:2008 October 2012
Exalon Delft's ISO 9001:2008 certificate for it's quality systyem and it's ATEX Notification have been extended by DEKRA Certification.
HART Test Bench 1.2.1 released. October 2011

Version 1.2.1 of the HART Test Bench has been released. This version contains corrections on test scripts plus some new test scripts. Now you can also test IO Systems and HART Slaves connected using a UDP HART over IP server.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.

HART Test Bench released. Augustus 2011

HART Test Bench is our new product which helps you test a HART Slave Device for HART conformity and eases development of your device specific tests. It is the perfect tool for your device validation.

 

More information can be found on the special HART Test Bench page.

HPAL 2.0 released. Juli 2011

Our HART Slave Protocol Stack and HART Application Layer products are merged now into HPAL version 2.0.

 

HPAL 2.0 is conform HART version 7. For example it now offers Smart Data Publishing and Event Notification.

 

More information can be found on the special HPAL page.

ISO 9001:2008 December 2010
Exalon Delft's ISO 9001:2008 certificate for it's quality systyem and it's ATEX Notification have been extended by KEMA.
ISO 9001:2008 October 2009
Exalon Delft's ISO 9001:2008 certificate for it's quality systyem and it's ATEX Notification have been extended by KEMA.
HPS 1.4 and HPAL 1.1 Released. 21 September 2009

We released HPS, our HART Slave Protocol Stack, version 1.4. This version adds support for an analog channel (Loop Current).

 

We also released HPAL, our HART Application Layer, version 1.1. This version adds support for:

  • Transducer serial numbers.
  • An analog channel (Loop current).
  • Support for Block Transfer.

Adds implementation of the following HART commands:

  • 34 Write PV Damping Value
  • 43 Set Primary Variable Zero
  • 44 Write PV Units
  • 45 Trim Loop Current Zero
  • 46 Trim Loop Current Gain
  • 49 Write Primary Variable Transducer Serial Number
  • 56 Write Device Variable Transducer Serial Number
  • 72 Squawk
  • 73 Find Device
  • 111 Transfer Service Control
  • 112 Block Transfer

For more information visit the special HPS product pages

StocExpo Ahoy Rotterdam March 24 - 26, 2009

Exalon Delft shows of at the important StocExpo in Ahoy Rotterdam with 2 remarkable developments:

 

The Matrix Display which allows to assemble an Intrinsically Safe Ex ib Large LED display with 5x7 dot matrix segment digits.

 

The VIP, an Intrinsically Safe [Ex ib] power supply with a ground breaking output power Po of 240W (6x30W nominal).


Please visit us at stand 174!

Exalon Delft Grows February 2009

With great pride we announce that Xiujun Li has joined Exalon Delft team. Please see our Who we are page for a short introduction.

Release of HPS 1.3 5 November 2008

HPS release 1.3, our HART Slave Protocol Stack, is now available. This version is even more robust and adds the option for slave device to present itself on the HART bus as multiple devices.

For more information visit the special HPS product pages

ISO 9001:2000 October 2008
Exalon Delft's ISO 9001:2000 certificate for it's quality systyem has been extended by KEMA.
StocExpo Ahoy Rotterdam April 1 - 3, 2008 March 2008

Exalon Delft shows of at the important StocExpo in Ahoy Rotterdam with 2 remarkable developments:

 

The DIGIT which allows to assemble an Intrinsically Safe Ex ib Large LED display with 6x7 segment digits + traffic light.

 

The VIP, an Intrinsically Safe [Ex ib] power supply with a ground breaking output power Po of 240W (6x30W nominal).

 

These products will be available soon through Mampaey Offshore Industries.

ATEX Notification August 2006

On August 23rd 2006 KEMA Quality has done the initial ATEX audit of Exalon Delfts quality system.

 

With the setup of her ISO9001:2000 quality system (2005) and ATEX Notification (2006) Exalon Delft can now offer to it's clients to develop, produce and market Cat 1 en 2 Ex i products.

ISO 9001:2000 November 2005
Exalon Delft's quality system has been certified for ISO 9001:2000 by KEMA
New Office August 2005

One and a half years after it's birth Exalon Delft had grown out of space and moves per 17th August to the Radex Innovation Centre, Rotterdamseweg 183 C, Delft.

The Radex Innovation Centre is a "Shared Facility" building with Reception/ Secretary/ Meeting facilities for young and start-up knowledge intensive companies. The direct neighborhood of the  TU Delft and other knowledge intensive companies is of course a big plus.

The new location will enable an even better service to our customers and also allow us to expand our staff in the near future. 

Visit our Contact Info page to find out how to reach us best. 

Research TU Delft Complete August 12th 2005
Researcher Claudia Fernadez completes here study on the AIT (Auto Ignition Temperature) of small gas sensor and Pt100 RTD's. You can download a white paper with some surprising results here.
Kennis Voucher PZH Februari 2nd 2005
Gedeputeerde Asje van Dijk of the Provincie Zuid-Holland hands Exalon Delft one of the very first 'Kennis Vouchers' (Innovation support).
Holland Innovation 17 November 2004
Investors show very interested in our innovative possibilities.
Het Instrument 1 t/m 5 November 2004
Successful demonstration of the X62T as an example of a Smartec UTI application.
Innovatiepaviljoen Industrial Processing 5 t/m 8 Oktober 2004
Successful demonstration of the X62T interfacing an Enraf temperature probe with a Saab Rex tank radar.
Fast development september 2004
Exalon Delft designs and produces a smart multi input sensor for Priva Hortimation in 3 weeks time based on it's flexibel instrumentation platform.
Release of the final version 1.0 of the HART Protocol Stack August 18th 2004
HPS is our software library implementing the HART protocol to enable you to build Slave Devices. For more information visit the special HPS product pages or go directly to the request form for the Demonstration package.
Release of the first beta version of the HART Protocol Stack July 6th 2004
HPS is our software library implementing the HART protocol to enable you to build Slave Devices. For more information visit the special HPS product pages or go directly to the request form for the Demonstration package.
Exalon Delft completes independent assessment for VeriFone April 2004
VeriFone is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of payment terminals. A large oil company wishes to use the VeriFone OMNI 3600W in Zone 2. Verifone was asked to get an independent assessment according to regulations IEC60079-15 (Ex n) and advice on marking and documentation. By mutual agreement with the oil company Exalon Delft was retained to asses the terminal. As a result the oil companies pilot project could be started on schedule.