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Since its establishment in 1998, the IQT system has been a pioneer in fuel testing, solidifying its position as the authoritative test method in EN 15940 for paraffinic fuels in Europe. With a proven track record of over 200 installations globally and 100,000 test runs, the IQT system is renowned for its reliability, precision, and cost-effectiveness. Whether you are involved in fuel blending or cutting-edge research, the IQT system’s precision and accuracy are invaluable.

Introducing the IQT TALM Precision Package: Enhance Your Testing Experience

Elevate your fuel testing with the comprehensive IQT TALM Precision Package. This package enhances the standard IQT system with eight upgrade kits, ensuring that automation, precision, and user-friendliness are optimized. Let’s explore the key components of this innovative package.

TALM-K1: Enhanced Control Cabinet

As the electronic interface for other automated components, TALM-K1 is essential for kits K3 to K6 and K10. It streamlines control and forms the basis for enhanced automation.

TALM-K2: IQT System and Control Software

Experience improved test monitoring with high visibility, accessible from anywhere in your lab. TALM-K2 simplifies calibration through automated, unattended mode testing, enhancing productivity and convenience.

TALM-K3: Nozzle Tip Temperature Control

Enhance IQT precision and eliminate manual coolant flow adjustments with this kit (requires TALM K1 and K2 kits).

TALM-K4: Combustion Chamber Tail Temperature Control

Improve IQT precision by eliminating the need for manual coolant flow adjustments in the combustion chamber tail (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).

TALM-K6: Electronic Coolant Flow Indicator

Bid farewell to manual coolant flow checks with automated digital coolant flow indication within IQT System Software (ISS) (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).

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TALM-K7: Enhanced Electronic Pressure Regulator Panel

Extend automation and precision by managing gas stream pressures and monitoring cylinder gas levels. Eliminate the necessity for manual gas pressure adjustments and receive notifications for low gas levels.

TALM-K8: Upgraded Heater Monitoring Tool (upcoming)

TALM-K9: Automated Self-Sealing Fuel Reservoirs with Filling Cleaning Station

Improve productivity, safety, and fuel handling with self-sealing reservoirs that can be filled remotely, enabling quicker testing and increased efficiency.

TALM-K10: Automated Waste Fuel Container

Automate monitoring of fuel levels in the waste fuel container to prevent spills. Receive operator alerts through the TALM-K2 graphical user interface (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).

Key Features That Set IQT Apart

  • Expanded Testing Range (31.5 to 75.1 DCN): ASTM D6890-18 extends the testing range while maintaining precision.
  • Detects Cetane Improver Additives: The IQT system is sensitive to cetane improver additives and minor fuel quality variations.
  • Accurate High Cetane Improver Measurement (3000 ppm+ 2EHN): Measures high levels of cetane improver without negative carryover effects.
  • Suitable for Paraffinic Fuels: Designed for testing highly paraffinic fuels from synthesis or hydro-treatment.
  • Automated and Quiet Operation: Ensures ease of use with a short test time (under 20 minutes) for enhanced productivity.
  • Small Sample Size (Less Than 100 mL): Reduces resource consumption and provides cost-efficiency.
  • Robust System with Low Operating and Maintenance Costs: Easy maintenance access with a proven safety track record over the years.

FAQs about the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model

What is the IQT system, and why is it important in fuel testing?

The IQT system is an advanced CVCC (Constant Volume Combustion Chamber) instrument that has been a leader in fuel testing since 1998. Its significance lies in being the referee test method in EN 15940, regulating paraffinic fuels in Europe. This makes it a reliable, precise instrument with low operating costs.

What are the main benefits of the IQT system?

The IQT system offers advantages such as a small sample size, reduced specification combustion air, and cost-effective reference materials. It provides exceptional precision, making it valuable for fuel blending and research. With over 200 installations globally and a trusted track record, it is a symbol of reliability.

What is the IQT TALM Precision Package, and how does it improve the standard IQT system?

The IQT TALM Precision Package consists of upgrade kits designed to enhance 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, aimed at improving the overall testing experience.

Can I customize my IQT TALM Precision Package with specific upgrade kits?

Certainly! The TALM Precision Package offers flexibility with eight available upgrade kits. You can choose the kits that best suit your needs, and for 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 distinguishing features of the IQT system compared to 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.

Concluding the Fuel Testing Revolution with IQT: Precision Redefined

In conclusion, the IQT system stands as a beacon of innovation, transforming the landscape of fuel testing since its inception in 1998. Its legacy as the referee test method in EN 15940 and its unparalleled track record of over 200 installations worldwide underscore its unwavering commitment to reliability, precision, and cost-efficiency. The introduction of the IQT TALM Precision Package takes this commitment a step further, offering a suite of upgrade kits that elevate automation, precision, and user-friendliness to unprecedented heights. As industries evolve, demanding higher standards and efficiency, the IQT system remains at the forefront, ready to meet the challenges of the dynamic fuel testing landscape.

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