In the realm of precision, reliability, and cost-efficiency, the IQT system stands tall as a trailblazer. Since its inaugural appearance in 1998, this Constant Volume Combustion Chamber (CVCC) instrument has not only set but continuously elevated industry standards in fuel testing. Recognized as the esteemed referee test method in EN 15940, regulating paraffinic fuels across Europe, the IQT system has become the trusted beacon for industry leaders. Its allure lies in a small sample size, minimal combustion air requirements, and budget-friendly reference materials, making it indispensable for fuel blending enthusiasts and pioneering researchers alike. With a track record boasting over 200 installations worldwide and some exceeding 100,000 test runs, the IQT system is a testament to its unwavering trustworthiness.
Unveiling Precision: The IQT TALM Precision Package Elevates Fuel Testing
Embark on a transformative journey with the IQT TALM Precision Package, a comprehensive solution that takes the standard LM system and propels it into a realm of automation, precision, and user-friendliness. Comprising eight upgrade kits, the TALM Precision Package is designed for those who demand a holistic approach to fuel testing.
TALM-K1: Elevating Control Cabinet
This electronic interface serves as a cornerstone for other automated components, laying the foundation for kits K3 to K6 and K10.
TALM-K2: IQT System and Control Software
The IQT TALM software introduces advanced test monitoring with high visibility, accessible from any corner of your lab. Simplifying calibration through automated, unattended mode testing, it boosts productivity and convenience.
TALM-K3: Nozzle Tip Temperature Control
Bid farewell to manual coolant flow adjustments and elevate IQT precision with this kit (requires TALM K1 and K2 kits).
TALM-K4: Combustion Chamber Tail Temperature Control
Experience heightened 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
Say goodbye to manual coolant flow checks with automated digital coolant flow indication within IQT™ System Software (ISS) (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).
Discover More TALM Upgrade Kits
- TALM-K7: Electronic Pressure Regulator Panel (optional) Supercharge your automation and precision with this panel, orchestrating gas stream pressures and monitoring cylinder gas levels. It eliminates the need for manual gas pressure adjustments, ensures precision, and issues warnings when gas cylinders are on the brink of emptiness.
- TALM-K8: Improved Heater Monitoring Tool (coming soon)
- TALM-K9: Self-Sealing Fuel Reservoirs with Filling Cleaning Station Enhance productivity, bolster safety, and streamline fuel handling with self-sealing reservoirs. These can be filled remotely, enabling you to prepare samples in advance for faster testing and boosted efficiency.
- TALM-K10: Waste Fuel Container Automate fuel level monitoring in the waste fuel container to prevent spills. Operator alerts are seamlessly integrated into the TALM-K2 graphical user interface (requires TALM-K1 and K2 kits).
Unlocking IQT’s Unique Features
- ASTM D6890-18 expands the testing range (31.5 to 75.1 DCN) with enhanced precision.
- Sensitivity 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.
- Automation, quiet operation, and swift testing (under 20 minutes) ensure remarkable productivity.
- A small sample size (less than 100 mL) reduces resource consumption.
- The rugged system comes with low operating and maintenance costs.
- Easy maintenance access.
- A proven safety track record over the years.
- Trusted for testing B100 and a variety of biodiesel fuels from diverse sources.
Experience the IQT Difference
Where precision meets ease, reliability, and cost-efficiency.
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.