Unlock Precision in Fuel Testing: Introducing the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model

In the dynamic realm of fuel testing, the IQT system emerges as a revolutionary force, reshaping standards since its inception in 1998. As the...
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Unlock Precision in Fuel Testing: Introducing the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model

In the dynamic realm of fuel testing, the IQT system emerges as a revolutionary force, reshaping standards since its inception in 1998. As the designated referee test method in EN 15940 for paraffinic fuels in Europe, the IQT stands as an unwavering symbol of reliability, precision, and cost-efficiency. Its compact sample size, minimal combustion air requirements, and cost-effective reference materials position it as an unparalleled choice for fuel blending and cutting-edge research. With an impressive global footprint of over 200 installations, some boasting well over 100,000 test runs, the IQT system’s track record attests to its unwavering trustworthiness.

Introducing the IQT TALM Precision Package: Elevating Fuel Testing to New Heights

Take your fuel testing experience to unprecedented levels with the IQT TALM Precision Package. This comprehensive package amplifies the standard LM system through eight upgrade kits, ensuring peak automation, precision, and user-friendliness. The TALM Precision Package bundles five primary TALM kits, providing a holistic solution to enhance precision and streamline usage.

TALM-K1: Elevating Control Cabinet

Serving as the electronic interface for other automated components, this cabinet is indispensable for kits K3 to K6 and K10, forming the backbone of the system.

TALM-K2: IQT System and Control Software

Empower your testing environment with enhanced visibility through the IQT TALM software. This software enables high-visibility test monitoring accessible from any lab location, simplifying calibration through automated, unattended mode testing for heightened productivity and convenience.

TALM-K3: Nozzle Tip Temperature Control

Heighten 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 elevated 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

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

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TALM-K7: Electronic Pressure Regulator Panel (optional)

Extend automation and precision with this panel, controlling gas stream pressures and monitoring cylinder gas levels. Eliminate manual gas pressure adjustments, enhance precision, and receive warnings for low gas levels.

TALM-K8: Improved Heater Monitoring Tool (coming soon)

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

Ramp up 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. Receive 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.

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.

Conclusion: Elevate Your Fuel Testing with IQT Precision

In the fast-paced world of fuel testing, where precision is paramount, the IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model stands as a game-changer. From its roots as the referee test method in EN 15940, governing paraffinic fuels in Europe, to its global dominance with over 200 installations worldwide, the IQT system has proven itself as a beacon of reliability, precision, and cost-efficiency.

The introduction of the IQT TALM Precision Package takes the IQT system to new heights. With eight upgrade kits and five primary TALM kits bundled, this comprehensive package ensures that automation, precision, and user-friendliness reach their zenith. From the control cabinet to electronic coolant flow indicators, each kit is meticulously designed to enhance the overall testing experience.

The key features that set IQT apart – 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. Its proven safety track record, coupled with automated, quiet operation and a short test time, solidifies IQT’s position as a reliable choice for seasoned professionals and researchers alike.

As we conclude this journey through the IQT system, it’s evident that precision meets ease, reliability, and cost-efficiency with every test run. Whether you’re exploring fuel blending possibilities or delving into ground-breaking research, the IQT system is your trusted companion. Experience the IQT difference, where precision becomes a tangible asset in the pursuit of excellence.

If you’re ready to unlock the full potential of fuel testing and explore how the IQT system can meet your specific needs, reach out to our team of experts. Make the smart choice for your fuel testing endeavours with the IQT system – where precision is not just a goal, but a tangible reality.