microLoad.net Preset Controller

With over 30 years of experience building the world's best multi-product electronic presets, FMC Technologies offers the same high quality measurement and control for single product transfers in a simple, compact package. The Smith Meter® microLoad.net is designed to monitor and control transfers of a single product in a broad range of loading, unloading and LACT applications. It can operate as a standalone controller or as part of a larger SCADA system connected through communications. Through the use of an extensive set of user-configurable settings, this one device can be tailored to fit any custody transfer application.

Applications:
  • Bulk plants
  • Aircraft loading
  • Shipping docks
  • Processing installations
  • Tank farms
Flexible and Configurable Programming and Reporting
  • Ethernet and network compatible printing, configuration, Modbus
  • Multi-drop serial ports for maximum system expansion
  • Smith Meter or Modbus protocols for host communications
  • Boolean and Algebraic programmable software for easy customization
  • Customizable report formats to fit the needs of the customer
  • Options for multiple languages, customized messages, and text communication
  • Customizable formats for inputs and outputs
  • Interfaces with Proline® Promass Coriolis meters
  • Logs events and produces an audit trail
Efficient System Monitoring and Easy Process Management
  • Continuously monitors system-critical functions
  • Automatically corrects volumes per API MPMS Chapter 11 1-2004, programmable for numerous other API tables
  • Automated proving calculations
Built for Safety and Reliability
  • Multi-level security access
  • Explosion-proof housing
  • OIML-compliant display offers prolonged visibility during unplanned power outages

AccuLoad III Load Controller Equipment

When operators select preset solutions for marketing terminals, the overwhelming choice is the Smith Meter® AccuLoad® III family of products. With the latest configurations, including the Split Architecture System and the AccuLoad® II-to-III Upgrade package, terminal operators have even more options for maximum load control and flexibility.

The AccuLoad III product line provides the power, flexibility and configurability required for today's highly efficient and regulated terminals. By offering a wide variety of loading arm configurations - mixing blend arms with straight product - AccuLoad III maximizes efficiency and product throughput like never before. AccuLoad III offers a variety of product blending configurations. Up to six products can be blended via either sequential or ratio methods. Enhanced additive controls include piston, standard metered or smart, as well as higher-volume additive with flow control.

Applications:
  • Preset loading, unloading and batching for trucks, railcars and ships
  • Blending capabilities, management of grounding and overfill and additive control

AccuLoad III.net Preset Controller

FMC Technologies has become the global leader in preset measurement electronics at marketing terminals by adapting and incorporating relevant proven technologies to our products in order to meet ever changing market demands. The AccuLoad III.net provides total product management at the loading rack including safety monitoring and compensation or control functions for temperature, flow, pressure, additive injection and blending.

FMC has thousands of electronic presets installed worldwide. We understand the needs of our customers and anticipate many of their unique challenges. Backed by FMC's world-class customer support, the AccuLoad III.net is the next generation of preset electronics for loading and unloading of blended or straight products during custody transfer applications.

FEATURES

  • Ethernet: 10/100 base RJ - 45; 8 or 10 UTP unshielded twisted pair connector
  • Four serial communication ports plus one Ethernet port
  • Continuous monitoring of critical functions
  • Real time data capture from local and remote locations
  • Local and remote on-line diagnostics
  • Network compatible
  • Email/text message alert and support for diagnostics and alarms
  • New flash memory
  • Software upgrades performed through internet communications (elimination of EPROMS)
  • Smith Meter® AccuLoad® III to AccuLoad® III.net upgrades are available and easily installed
Applications:
Include batch loading of alcohols, gasoline, antifreeze, lube oils, fuel oils, solvents, fertilizers, LPG, LNG, and chemicals. The system is ideal for truck, barge, or rail car loading at loading racks, bulk plants, shipping docks, processing installations, and tank farms where straight products, as well as blended products, must be loaded.

AccuLoad III-N4 Electronic Preset

AccuLoad III-N4 is a microprocessor-based instrument that can be configured to fit the application. It is capable of controlling two arms as either a blending or straight product instrument. The device has the flexibility of handling blending applications, straight ratio blending, up to three meters, side stream blending, and up to two arms of six-product sequential blending. The AccuLoad III has flash memory allowing for easy firmware upgrades and large storage capability.

The AccuLoad III-N4 is ideal for truck, barge, or rail car loading at loading racks, bulk plants, shipping docks, processing installation, and tank farms where straight products, as well as blended products, must be accurately loaded.

AccuLoad III-SA Electronic Preset

The AccuLoad III Split Architecture System is a multiple arm, multiple meter measurement system allowing an entire lane or facility of up to 18 loading arms and 24 meters to be controlled and monitored with one system. Its components include a Man-Machine Interface (MMI) and Flow Control Module (FCM).

  • Up to 24 single or dual pulse product meter inputs
  • Up to 56 additive meter inputs with local I/O and up to 96 additive meter inputs with remote I/O
  • Division 2 approved or general purpose rack mountable enclosure allows control room installation for any AccuLoad configuration

AccuLoad III-S or Q Electronic Preset

AccuLoad III is a multiple microprocessor based instrument that can be configured to fit the application. It is capable of controlling one, two, three, four, five or six loading arms either as a blending or straight product instrument. The devise has the flexibility of handling multiple blending applications, straight ratio blending, side stream ratio blending and up to six product sequential blending. The AccuLoad III has flash memory allowing for easy firmware upgrades and large storage capability.

Applications:

Batch loading of alcohols, gasoline, antifreeze, lube oils, fuel oils, solvents, fertilizers, LPGs, LNGs, and chemicals. The system is ideal for truck, barge, or rail car loading at loading racks, bulk plants, shipping docks, processing installations, and tank farms where straight products, as well as blended products, must be loaded.


Proximity Card Reader for Gate Entry or User Identification

The Smith Meter® Proximity Card Reader offers terminal operators an alternative for maintaining control and security by providing a reliable method of identifying drivers and other users by communicating directly with the AccuLoad III or the terminal's automation system.

Configured to operate as either a gate reader or an island reader, the card reader can be supplied in a General-Purpose Enclosure or in an Explosion-Proof Enclosure that is designed and approved for Class I, Division I, Groups C & D locations. The cards for the reader have also been approved to be used in Class I, Division I, Groups C & D locations and may be the only cards on the market approved for use in this environment.

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