Fuel Testing Revolutionized: The IQT Automated Laboratory Model


Unveiling the IQT system, a groundbreaking CVCC instrument that has been reshaping the fuel testing industry since its inception in 1998. As the designated referee test method in EN 15940, governing paraffinic fuels in Europe, the IQT system represents the pinnacle of reliability, precision, and cost-effectiveness. Its modest sample size, reduced combustion air requirements, and economical reference materials make it the unrivaled choice for those in the field of fuel blending and cutting-edge research. Whether you’re blending fuels or pushing the boundaries of scientific exploration, the IQT system’s precision and accuracy are your unwavering allies. With over 200 installations worldwide, some boasting an impressive tally of over 100,000 test runs, the IQT’s track record is a testament to its trustworthiness.

Introducing the IQT TALM Precision Package: Elevating Your Fuel Testing Experience

Elevate your fuel testing endeavours with the IQT TALM Precision Package. This comprehensive package enhances the standard IQT LM system with eight advanced upgrade kits, ensuring maximum automation, precision, and user-friendliness.

TALM-K1: The Control Cabinet Revolution

This electronic control cabinet serves as the central interface for other automated components, making it an indispensable addition for kits K3 to K6 and K10.

TALM-K2: Power-Packed IQT System and Control Software

The IQT TALM software takes your fuel testing to new heights. It offers enhanced test monitoring with exceptional visibility, accessible from anywhere within your laboratory. Calibration becomes a breeze through automated, unattended mode testing, boosting productivity and convenience.

TALM-K3: Nozzle Tip Temperature Control

Enhance IQT precision and bid farewell to 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 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 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)

Elevate 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 Make IQT Stand Out

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. Experience the IQT Difference: 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.

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.