Meet the IQT system, a pioneering Constant Volume Combustion Chamber (CVCC) instrument that has been at the forefront of the fuel testing industry since 1998. As the trusted referee test method in EN 15940, governing paraffinic fuels in Europe, the IQT system stands as a beacon of reliability, precision, and cost-efficiency. Its small sample size, reduced combustion air requirements, and budget-friendly reference materials make it an unparalleled choice. Whether you’re into fuel blending or conducting ground-breaking research, the IQT’s precision and accuracy have you covered. With over 200 installations worldwide, some boasting over 100,000 test runs, the IQT’s track record speaks volumes about its trustworthiness.
Unveiling the IQT TALM Precision Package
Elevate Your Fuel Testing with the IQT TALM Precision Package. This package takes your standard LM system to new heights with eight cutting-edge upgrade kits. Automation, precision, and user-friendliness are at their peak, making it a comprehensive solution for your testing needs.
TALM-K1: The Control Cabinet Upgrade
This cabinet serves as the electronic interface for other automated components, making it a must-have for kits K3 to K6 and K10.
TALM-K2: IQT System and Control Software
The IQT TALM software offers enhanced test monitoring with high visibility, accessible from anywhere in your lab. It simplifies calibration through automated, unattended mode testing, boosting productivity and convenience.
TALM-K3: Nozzle Tip Temperature Control
Boost IQT precision and eliminate manual coolant flow adjustments with this kit (requires TALM K1 and K2 kits).
TALM-K4: Combustion Chamber Tail Temperature Control
Experience heightened IQT precision by removing the need for manual coolant flow adjustments in the combustion chamber tail (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).
TALM-K6: Electronic Coolant Flow Indicator
Say goodbye to manual coolant flow checks at the start and end of an operating period. Kit K6 provides automated digital coolant flow indication within IQT™ System Software (ISS) (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).
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TALM-K7: Electronic Pressure Regulator Panel (optional)
Take your automation and precision further with this panel, which controls gas stream pressures and monitors cylinder gas levels. It eliminates the need for manual gas pressure adjustments, enhances precision, and warns of low gas levels.
TALM-K8: Improved Heater Monitoring Tool (coming soon)
TALM-K9: Self-Sealing Fuel Reservoirs with Filling Cleaning Station
Enhance productivity, safety, and fuel handling with self-sealing reservoirs that can be filled remotely. Prepare samples in advance for faster testing and increased efficiency.
TALM-K10: Waste Fuel Container
Automate fuel level monitoring in the waste fuel container to prevent spills. Get operator alerts through the TALM-K2 graphical user interface (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).
Key Features That Set IQT Apart
ASTM D6890-18 extends the testing range (31.5 to 75.1 DCN) with enhanced precision.
Sensitive to cetane improver additives and minor fuel quality variations.
Measures high levels of cetane improver (3000 ppm+ 2EHN) without negative carryover effects.
Ideal for testing highly paraffinic fuels from synthesis or hydro-treatment.
Automated, quiet operation for ease of use.
Short test time (under 20 minutes) ensures high productivity.
Small sample size (less than 100 mL) reduces resource consumption.
Rugged system with low operating and maintenance costs.
Easy maintenance access.
Proven safety track record over the years.
Trusted for testing B100 and various biodiesel fuels from diverse sources.
FAQs about the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model
What is the IQT system, and why is it significant in fuel testing?
The IQT system is a cutting-edge CVCC (Constant Volume Combustion Chamber) instrument that has been at the forefront of fuel testing since 1998. It’s significant because it serves as the referee test method in EN 15940, governing paraffinic fuels in Europe, making it a proven, reliable, and precise instrument with low operating costs.
What are the key advantages of the IQT system?
The IQT system boasts advantages such as a small sample size, reduced specification combustion air, and cost-effective reference materials. It offers exceptional precision, making it a valuable tool for fuel blending and research purposes. With over 200 installations worldwide and a trusted track record, it’s a symbol of reliability.
What is the IQT TALM Precision Package, and how does it enhance the standard IQT system?
The IQT TALM Precision Package is a set of upgrade kits designed to elevate the automation, precision, and user-friendliness of the standard IQT system. It includes kits like TALM-K1 (System Control Cabinet), TALM-K2 (IQT System and Control Software), and more, all aimed at improving the overall testing experience.
Can I customize my IQT TALM Precision Package with specific upgrade kits?
Absolutely! The TALM Precision Package offers flexibility with eight available upgrade kits. You can choose the kits that best suit your needs, and if you prefer a comprehensive solution, you can opt for the TALM Precision Package, which bundles five primary TALM kits.
How does the TALM-K7 Electronic Pressure Regulator Panel benefit IQT operators?
The TALM-K7 panel enhances automation and precision by controlling all three gas stream pressures and monitoring gas levels in cylinders. It eliminates the need for manual gas pressure adjustments, ensures stable gas pressures, and alerts operators when gas cylinders are nearly empty to prevent test interruptions.
What are the key features that set the IQT system apart from other fuel testing instruments?
The IQT system stands out with its extended testing range (31.5 to 75.1 DCN), sensitivity to cetane improver additives, ability to measure high levels of cetane improver without carryover effects, suitability for testing highly paraffinic fuels, automation, quiet operation, short test times, small sample size, low operating costs, and a proven safety track record.
Can the IQT system test biodiesel fuels, and if so, from what sources?
Yes, the IQT system has a proven testing capability for B100 and various biodiesel fuels from different sources. It is versatile and adaptable for a wide range of fuel types.
How can I learn more about the IQT system and its capabilities for my specific needs?
To explore the IQT system’s capabilities and discuss how it can meet your specific requirements, please contact our team of experts who will be happy to provide you with detailed information and guidance.
In conclusion, the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model is a game-changer in the world of fuel testing. Its long-standing legacy as the referee test method in EN 15940 speaks volumes about its reliability and precision. With a range of upgrade kits available in the IQT TALM Precision Package, you can take your fuel testing to new heights, enhancing automation, precision, and user-friendliness.
The IQT system’s key features, including an extended testing range, sensitivity to cetane improver additives, and the ability to test biodiesel fuels from various sources, make it a versatile and cost-effective solution for both seasoned professionals and researchers.
If you’re seeking a fuel testing instrument that combines precision, ease of use, and trustworthiness, the IQT system is the answer. With a strong safety track record and over 200 installations worldwide, it’s a proven choice for those in the industry.
Experience the IQT difference, where precision meets ease, reliability, and cost-efficiency. Contact our team of experts to learn more about how the IQT system can meet your specific fuel testing needs and elevate your testing capabilities to new heights. Make the smart choice for your fuel testing endeavours with the IQT system.
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