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PreciCONTROL tank truck delivery system

PreciCONTROL is a cutting-edge fuel delivery system for tank trucks and preferred by forward-looking fleet operators or tanker builders. It is also the reliable foundation for PreciGAS LPG tanker delivery system, PreciFUELaircraft refuelling or on ship HRS/BRShelicopter and tender boat refuelling systems. This mission critical technology is proven in military applications were reliability is second to none. 

The capability of serving multiple applications qualifies the system as the standard for operators which are serving multiple applications or fuel market segments. Evolving new features in any application and on a continuous base creates benefits across all other applications too, ensuring an ongoing innovation and long term availability.

Technical approach

PreciCONTROL enables safer and cost effective automated fuel tanker delivery operations without complex arrays of electrical distribution boxes. The innovative PreciBUS concept and its simplicity, bridges the gap between state-of-the-art information and control technology and the mechanical world. This mechatronic concept utilises the best of everything for integral solutions.

The solution is combined with manifold systemswhere PreciBUS connected PreciNODE modules may automate every valve and monitor mission critical check-points.

PreciCONTROL is combined with PreciMAPD meters or PreciTURBO and PreciPURE helical turbine metering forming type approved metering systems for any application.

Fuel Tanker application benefits

  • Easy operation, no cross-overs, accurate and reliable
  • Technical guided workflow’s and delivery processes ensuring consistent operational quality and efficiency
  • All-in-one X-Master controller system eliminates the requirement for further sub systems
  • PreciBUS eliminates requirements for electrical distribution boxes and excessive installations.
  • Integral diagnostic's for time saving self-maintenance. Beside its reliability in the first place most service works can be executed by operator team’s or normal workshops – (electronics for mechanics).
  • Compliant with ATEX, MID and other codes and Standards.
  • Risk reduction, less downtime, less dependencies, less operator risk

Centralised all-in-one controller

The X-Master manages through the tank truck spanning communications the entire delivery system including compartment, manifold and required chassis controls.

A single human machine interface bundles all functionalities ranging from inventory management, meteringand delivery control to SPDS, OPS, COP and DTMQ systems. The X-Master provides full FTL standardconnectivity with higher level data management system and is available with standard LCD or low temperature capable OLED display technology.

One central workplace, automated and simple to maintain!

Advanced BUS Structure

The PreciBUS enables full wiring transparency for simplest visual traceability at lower installation cost.

The PreciBUS provides the required electrical power and system wide communications to the individual PreciNODES which are acting as the local I/O interfaces across the entire refueller or dispenser.

The simplest installation works for the 1st time every time and minimises the testing time! The PreciBUS is the key for centralised Information but decentralised I/O.

PreciNODE's represent the input and output interface to virtually any kind of sensors, valves or actuators and act as LED based maintenance free display, indicator or work space illumination.

PreciNODE's withstand the harshest environmental conditions through a potted design, offer ingress protection type IP67 and comply with ATEX Zone 1 requirements.

Applied also to military and marine applications, it certainly underlines their trustworthy.

Alfons Haar pre-assembled manifolds systemand metering elementstype PreciMA, PreciTURBOand PreciPURE are equipped with PreciNODES which enables a simplest installation of a complete system by a single PreciBUS cable connection.

The connectivity to the entire PreciBUS system is provided by a fast and simple piercing technology.

The X-Master can diagnose through the PreciBUS any PreciNODE and its connections status to sensors. Any malfunction is in detail identified even prior you may normally recognise it. This allows for example identification of broken wires or other problems.

In the unlikely event of a fatal damage of a PreciNODE itself, a PreciNODE can be exchanged in minutes by a plug and play concept even by common field staff and without software service requirements while the ATEX integrity remains untouched.

PreciNODE examples:

  • PreciNODE I4/O3 for 4 electronic inputs featured with M12 quick connection sockets and 3 active pneumatic outputs for valve and similar operations. Extra solenoid valves are not required.
  • PreciNODE M AI4...20 for analogue signal inputs featured with M12 quick connector socket
  • PreciNODE ODIS – Flat LED super bright overhead display always 100% accurate to the actual delivered amounts shown on the display or direct printed ticket. The brightness adjusts automatically according daylight measurement which comes as a standard.
  • PreciNODE M Lux RGB LED module act as multi-colour capable status indicators or automatically activated super bright working area illuminations.
  • PreciNODE M RFID offers undoubted driver and supervisor identification.
  • PreciNODE M Inclino may detect unprohibited tanker operations as part of loss control and crossover prevention (avoiding compartment and pipe residues).
  • PreciNODE M Radio may connect the WiPIT remote control unit.

Future proof and compatibility

The system is solely based on industry standards in avoidance of vendor proprietary solutions as far as possible.

System connectivity examples:

  • USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Serial communication
  • Digital ON/OFF I/O
  • 4-20mA
  • Pneumatic signals

Real-time diagnostic and easy PreciBUS expansion offer future proof.

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