Revolutionizing Fuel Testing: The IQT Totally Automated Laboratory Model


Meet the IQT system, a revolutionary Constant Volume Combustion Chamber (CVCC) instrument that has been setting industry standards since its inception in 1998. As the trusted referee test method in EN 15940, governing paraffinic fuels in Europe, the IQT system embodies reliability, precision, and cost-effectiveness. With its modest sample size, reduced combustion air requirements, and economical reference materials, it stands as an unrivaled choice in the field. Whether you’re engaged in fuel blending or cutting-edge research, the IQT system’s precision and accuracy have you covered. With over 200 installations worldwide, some boasting more than 100,000 test runs, the IQT system’s track record speaks volumes about its dependability.

Unveiling the IQT TALM Precision Package: Taking Precision to New Heights

Elevate your fuel testing to unprecedented levels with the IQT TALM Precision Package. This package takes the standard IQT system and supercharges it with eight upgrade kits, ensuring automation, precision, and user-friendliness reach their zenith. For a comprehensive solution, the TALM Precision Package bundles five primary TALM kits to enhance precision and ease of use.

TALM-K1: Elevating Control Cabinet

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

TALM-K2: IQT System and Control Software

The IQT TALM software delivers heightened test monitoring with unrivaled visibility, accessible from any corner of your lab. It streamlines calibration through automated, unattended mode testing, boosting 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

Elevate 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 at the commencement and conclusion of an operating period. Kit K6 provides 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)
  • TALM-K8: Improved Heater Monitoring Tool (coming soon)
  • TALM-K9: Self-Sealing Fuel Reservoirs with Filling Cleaning Station
  • TALM-K10: Waste Fuel Container

Key Features That Set IQT Apart

  • ASTM D6890-18 broadens 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 Constant Volume Combustion Chamber (CVCC) 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.

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