Thermo Scientific™

SOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer

Catalog number: SOLAIQ
Thermo Scientific™

SOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer

Catalog number: SOLAIQ
Determine the total sulfur concentration in liquid or gas phase samples to ensure process optimization, maximize profitability, and maintain regulatory compliance with the Thermo Scientific™ SOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer. Utilizing unique Pulsed Ultraviolet Fluorescence (PUVF) technology and the proven Pyrolysis system, the SOLA iQ analyzer builds on the success of the SOLA II range of total sulfur analyzers with an install base of thousands of units for measuring total sulfur concentration at the world’s leading oil & gas companies.
 
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SOLAIQ
Unit Size
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Description
SOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer
Price (USD)
Full specifications
Electrical Requirements100 VAC - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 18 amp circuit recommended; 18 amps maximum during warm-up cycle; 7-8 amps once achieving operational temperatures
Ambient Temperature12 to 40°C
Analog Inputs4x inputs (user configurable as 4-20mA or 0-5V)
Analog Outputs4x 4-20 mA outputs
CalibrationAutomatic or manual
Certifications/ComplianceNEC Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
NEC Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
CSA with associated “C/US Mark” Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
CSA with associated “C/US Mark” Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
ATEX Zone 1 Ex px IIC T3
ATEX Zone 2 Ex pz IIC T3 IECEx Zone 1 Ex px IIC T3
Depth (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations18 in.
Depth (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations18 in.
Depth (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations459mm
Depth (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations459mm
DescriptionSOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer
Digital Data CommunicationAutoCONFIG™ software: Security protected access to all analyzer setup and configuration parameters and all process and diagnostic data. Connect via a standard PC across your Local Area Network. Download 30,000 data records (process and analzer functions), typically up to 24 hours of records (user configurable).
Communication Protocols4x user configurable RS232 or RS485
TCP/IP Ethernet
Connect via Modbus for remote access and control of all analyzer functions and data. Connnect with RS485 or TCP/IP.
Height (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations56 in.
Height (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations45 in.
Height (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations1420 mm
Height (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations1130 mm
Hertz50/60 Hz
Instrument AirZero Grade Air maximum 5.5 barg 300 ml/min. For SOLA Trace we recommend Heliox for combustion air - consult factory for application specific advice
LinearityRanges ≥10 ppm: ±2% of full scale, one sample injection per minute; ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
Ranges ≤10 ppm: ±2% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
Lower Detectable LimitSOLA iQ Liquid, Vapor, CV & Flare 1.25% of full scale or 125 ppb (whichever is greater), defined as 3x standard deviation at low level sample
SOLA iQ Trace 25 ppb, defined as 3x standard deviation at low level sample
Response TimeSemi-continuous, outputs updated every 1 second, typically 5-6 minutes to 90% of new value (application dependent)
Serial ConnectionsRS232, RS485
Weight (English)Approximately 250lb typical; with options the estimated weight is 350lb
Weight (Metric)Approximately 113kg typical; with options the estimated weight is 159kg
Width (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations24 in.
Width (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations24 in.
Width (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations610 mm
Width (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations610 mm
Zero Grade AirMinimum 3.8, maximum 6.9 barg , 180-210 L/min (application dependent), Oil Free, -40°C (-40°F) dew point
Current OutputsRelay & digital outputs
8x relay outputs rated 6A at 240VAC
8x solid state relay outputs rated 0.2A at 120VAC/VDC
Detection Limits1.25% of full scale or 125 ppb (whichever is greater)
Detector TypePulsed UV Fluorescence (PUVF) with Pyrolyzer for Total Sulfur Measurement
DisplayFront panel mounted 7 in. color touchscreen user interface to access analyser functions and diagnostic data including sulfur concentrations, oven and furnace temperatures, PMT and lamp voltages, detector flow rate and more.
Inputs12 digital inputs
Measurement RangesSOLA iQ Liquid: Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 5% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Vapor: Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 1% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Condensible Vapors (CV): Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 1% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Flare: Full scale ranges from 10ppm to 100% - dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Trace: Full scale ranges from 2ppm to 50ppm - single or dual range analyzer
Mountingconsult factory for mounting details
No. of Process StreamsSingle or multiple (up to 4) stream control via SOLA iQ pneumatic outputs, stream selector hardware to be supplied by customer/third party
PrecisionSOLA iQ Liquid & Vapor: Ranges ≥10ppm ±2% of full scale, 1 sample injection per minute; ±1% of full scale, 2 sample injections per min
SOLA iQ Liquid & Vapor: Ranges <10ppm ±2% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
SOLA iQ Flare: ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
SOLA iQ Trace: ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
Unit SizeEach
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Electrical Requirements100 VAC - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 18 amp circuit recommended; 18 amps maximum during warm-up cycle; 7-8 amps once achieving operational temperatures
Ambient Temperature12 to 40°C
Analog Inputs4x inputs (user configurable as 4-20mA or 0-5V)
Analog Outputs4x 4-20 mA outputs
CalibrationAutomatic or manual
Certifications/ComplianceNEC Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
NEC Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
CSA with associated “C/US Mark” Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
CSA with associated “C/US Mark” Class I, Division 1, Groups B, C & D. T2/T3 & T4 (T4 rating is application dependent)
ATEX Zone 1 Ex px IIC T3
ATEX Zone 2 Ex pz IIC T3 IECEx Zone 1 Ex px IIC T3
Depth (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations18 in.
Depth (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations18 in.
Depth (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations459mm
Depth (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations459mm
DescriptionSOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer
Digital Data CommunicationAutoCONFIG™ software: Security protected access to all analyzer setup and configuration parameters and all process and diagnostic data. Connect via a standard PC across your Local Area Network. Download 30,000 data records (process and analzer functions), typically up to 24 hours of records (user configurable).
Communication Protocols4x user configurable RS232 or RS485
TCP/IP Ethernet
Connect via Modbus for remote access and control of all analyzer functions and data. Connnect with RS485 or TCP/IP.
Height (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations56 in.
Height (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations45 in.
Height (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations1420 mm
Height (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations1130 mm
Hertz50/60 Hz
Instrument AirZero Grade Air maximum 5.5 barg 300 ml/min. For SOLA Trace we recommend Heliox for combustion air - consult factory for application specific advice
LinearityRanges ≥10 ppm: ±2% of full scale, one sample injection per minute; ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
Ranges ≤10 ppm: ±2% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
Lower Detectable LimitSOLA iQ Liquid, Vapor, CV & Flare 1.25% of full scale or 125 ppb (whichever is greater), defined as 3x standard deviation at low level sample
SOLA iQ Trace 25 ppb, defined as 3x standard deviation at low level sample
Response TimeSemi-continuous, outputs updated every 1 second, typically 5-6 minutes to 90% of new value (application dependent)
Serial ConnectionsRS232, RS485
Weight (English)Approximately 250lb typical; with options the estimated weight is 350lb
Weight (Metric)Approximately 113kg typical; with options the estimated weight is 159kg
Width (English) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations24 in.
Width (English) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations24 in.
Width (Metric) Zone 1 Div 1 Configurations610 mm
Width (Metric) Zone 2 Div 2 Configurations610 mm
Zero Grade AirMinimum 3.8, maximum 6.9 barg , 180-210 L/min (application dependent), Oil Free, -40°C (-40°F) dew point
Current OutputsRelay & digital outputs
8x relay outputs rated 6A at 240VAC
8x solid state relay outputs rated 0.2A at 120VAC/VDC
Detection Limits1.25% of full scale or 125 ppb (whichever is greater)
Detector TypePulsed UV Fluorescence (PUVF) with Pyrolyzer for Total Sulfur Measurement
DisplayFront panel mounted 7 in. color touchscreen user interface to access analyser functions and diagnostic data including sulfur concentrations, oven and furnace temperatures, PMT and lamp voltages, detector flow rate and more.
Inputs12 digital inputs
Measurement RangesSOLA iQ Liquid: Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 5% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Vapor: Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 1% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Condensible Vapors (CV): Full scale ranges from 5ppm to 1% - single or dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Flare: Full scale ranges from 10ppm to 100% - dual range analyzer
SOLA iQ Trace: Full scale ranges from 2ppm to 50ppm - single or dual range analyzer
Mountingconsult factory for mounting details
No. of Process StreamsSingle or multiple (up to 4) stream control via SOLA iQ pneumatic outputs, stream selector hardware to be supplied by customer/third party
PrecisionSOLA iQ Liquid & Vapor: Ranges ≥10ppm ±2% of full scale, 1 sample injection per minute; ±1% of full scale, 2 sample injections per min
SOLA iQ Liquid & Vapor: Ranges <10ppm ±2% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
SOLA iQ Flare: ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
SOLA iQ Trace: ±1% of full scale, two sample injections per minute
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The SOLA iQ On-line Sulfur Analyzer replaces expensive and time consuming laboratory sampling for measuring total sulfur concentration in refinery products including gasoline, diesel, kerosene, and jet fuel as well as many process gas samples such as Natural Gas, NGL and SynGas. The SOLA iQ analyzer offers an online adaption of ASTM D5453, D6313, D6222 & ISO 20846.
 
Features
  • Measurement ranges from 2ppm to100%
  • Limits of detection as low as 25ppb
  • Intuitive color touchscreen user interface
  • Pure O2 is not required, eliminating the risks associated with oxygen use in a process environment
  • Semi-continuous operation; change in sulfur concentration indicated at every injection cycle
  • Automatic density compensation for ppm sulfur wt/wt measurements
  • Easy access for maintenance and >99%uptime
  • Continuous control of UV light intensity ensures calibration is maintained over a long period of time
SOLA iQ Applications
 
Clean Fuels
The superior stability and precision of the SOLA iQ enables refiners to make timely process adjustments to enhance the economic efficiency of desulfurization and fuel blending operations.
  • SOLA iQ Liquid & SOLA iQ Liquid Trace
 
Flare Gas & Condensable Vapors
The highly accurate SOLA iQ Flare analyzer features a dynamic measuring range from 10 ppm to 100% S by volume with fast high-to-low response time, enabling reliable flare stack sulfur emission reporting.
  • SOLA iQ Condensible Vapors (CV)
  • SOLA iQ Condensible Vapors (CV) Trace
  • SOLA iQ Flare
 
Multi-Calibration/Multi-Stream
The SOLA iQ analyzer enables multiple streams of different sulfur concentrations (i.e., batch processing, inlet/outlet of reactors, etc.) to be measured by a single analyzer.
  • SOLA iQ Liquid
  • SOLA iQ Vapor
  • SOLA iQ Condensible Vapors (CV)
  • SOLA iQ Flare
  • SOLA iQ Trace

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