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Equalis L

®
The innovative generation
of flow computer
Marketing Department Bulk meters division T.Knipiler 19/07/07
Summary

What are the benefits of Equalis L?

-Open system with innovative communication

-Simplification of installation => Significant costs reduction

-High reliability of complete system

-User friendly device, ergonomically designed

-Easy maintenance
What are the benefits of Equalis® L ?

The innovation : simplification of installation

One transaction module (TM) linked to up to 8 flow computer modules (FCM)


-one power supply module for up to 8 arms
-possibility to print and to send transaction to PC at the same time

One single cable to connect each calculators modules


-one standard cable for data transmission and for power supply

Sharing of security devices with no additional wiring


What are the benefits of Equalis® L ?

The innovation : simplification of installation

one TM for up to
8 flow computer
transaction module modules
Printer

Ethernet
one cable for
data transmission
RS232
and power supply
flow computer modules
Printer

Power supply

CAN bus

Control room Power supply

safe hazardous
area area
What are the benefits of Equalis® L ?

The innovation : simplification of installation

one TM for up to
8 flow computer Supervisory system
modules

Ethernet

TM 1
TM 1
TM 2
Safe Area

Hazardous Area
gantry 1 gantry 2 gantry 3

Top loading Top loading Bottom loading

Sharing of security
devices with no additional
wiring
What are the benefits of Equalis® L ?

The innovation : simplification of installation

Direct connection from TM module to Supervisory system


-no junction box for RS485 or Ethernet connection

Integrated relays into flow computer module


-no separate interface valve pump
What are the benefits of Equalis® L ?

The innovation : simplification of installation

transaction Security devices


module FC module

30VDC

CAN bus
RS232 Ethernet

Direct connection to Pt100

Ethernet : no printer
additional junction
box AC16
Valve
Integrated relays: no
separate interface AC30 PD
meter
valve pump air
eliminator To pumps control

Power supply
Control room Gantry AC16 & valve
Benefit of Equalis® L : open system

Open system - Flexible and high performance level communication

Ethernet or RS485 Modbus for direct communication to supervisory system


-available as a standard from TM module

USB ports on transaction module for data storage on memory stick


-external back-up of programmed parameters – security reset
-external back-up of metrological transactions - blind depots

RS485 or Ethernet communication with Tokheim Satam administration software


-possibility to up-grade an existing Saphir installation into Equalis
-possibility to integrate Equalis into a SCADA system
Benefit of Equalis® L : open system

Open system - Flexible and high performance level communication

Data storage into


memory stick

Supervisory
system

Memory
stick

Direct link to flow computer


modules
Ethernet or
RS485 Modbus
USB port
CAN bus

transaction
safe hazardous
module
area area
Benefit of Equalis® L : high reliability

The innovation: improved reliability of complete system

Introduction of Can bus for data transmission between TM and CMs


-speed and secure data transmission ( false rate<10-9)
-real time sharing of data with a simple 2 wires cable

Data storage into TM up to 500 000 transactions (Weight and Measures approved)

High reliability EC30 with 3 channels pulses transmitter


-2 channels for 90°phase shifted pulses
-1 channel for disturbances filtering
Benefit of Equalis® L : ergonomic design

User friendly device - Flexible and ergonomic design (1)

User interface with ergonomic design


-one user interface per loading arm
-display module with wide screen (25 mm high digits)
-20 keys keyboard with 4 keys for direct access to menu
-start and stop buttons for batch control and emergency stop
Benefit of Equalis® L : ergonomic design

User friendly device - Flexible and ergonomic design (1)

One user
interface per
loading arm Wide display
module with 1’’
digits

Keypad with keys


for direct access
to menu
Benefit of Equalis® L : flexibility

User friendly device - Flexible and ergonomic design (2)

Plug and Play configuration


-possibility to add flow computer modules without modification of existing wiring
and configuration

High flexibility
-Windows XPE inside allows easy communication with any databus

High flexibility for new applications


-multi product applications, RS485 additives control
-in-line or batch blending for biofuels preparation
-compatible with mass ultrasonic and turbines flowmeters
-calculation of corrected volume at 15°C, 20°C, mass calculation
Benefit of Equalis® L : flexibility

Flexible and ergonomic design - User friendly device (2)

Ethernet
new flow computer
TM 1 modules with no
change of existing
wiring
Island 1 Island 2

Top loading Top loading


Benefit of Equalis® L : easy maintenance

High reliability and easy maintenance

Automatic back-up of all FCMs configuration into TM module


-no need for reprogramming when exchange of a FCM board

Self diagnosis of all TM and CM modules


-all diagnosis & error messages displayed on FCM and sent to TM
-error messages logged in TM error register

Connection board of non CT I/O’s without metrological sealing


-no need for Official CT Verification when wiring modifications
-applicable for grounding devices, overfilling devices, arm position probe, vapor
recovery security …
Benefit of Equalis® L : easy maintenance

High reliability and easy maintainance

Back up of FCM’s
configurations
into TM
No sealing of
connection box
for non CT I/O’s

CAN bus
Max length 500m

Back up of FCM’s
error messages
into TM
Summary

What are the salient benefits of Equalis L?

-Significant costs reduction

-High safety level of complete installation

-Flexible and user friendly device

-Open system with state of the art communication system

-Easy to maintain – high reliability