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Which One Is Right For You?

Electronic Or Mechanical

Our skids come in two designs. Mechanical & electronic. This relates to the method of registering the metered volume

& how the amount of product loaded onto the tanker is controlled. The two options are mechanical, with mechanical

counters & presets or electronic, with a central load computer providing electronic loading & flow control.

Electronic skids are ideal for companies who have a number of tankers or multiple depots & want greater levels of

security & control.


Whichever option you choose you can be assured that operator & tanker loading safety is an integral part of the design

on ALL IFC Inflow skids. All of our skids come with the following as standard:

• Our five point safety system including, 1) thermal pressure relief 2) tanker overfill & earth ground monitoring

3) emergency stop control 4) vapour venting tank with overfill protection 5) dry break disconnect couplers.

• Are designed & built under our ISO9001 Quality Assurance System.

• All on skid electrical work is completed by COMPEX certified engineers to the latest ATEX standards.

• We use ONLY ATEX or ExD compliant equipment.

• All electrical works on our skids is third party inspected by COMPEX certified engineers.

• Are built for Zone 1 hazardous area & are suitable for operation with distillates & spirits.


Loading is performed via the central MPC100 load computer which

controls loading via electronic flow control valves.

Advantages of using the electronic system include:

• Driver & vehicle PIN code authorisation - providing increased security &

loading control.

• On screen instructions for loading - easy to use for all operators.

• Back lit display - good for low light operations.

• Rugged non moving keys - low maintenance & increased reliability.

• Links directly to a remote printer - easy printing of bills of lading (BoL).

• Optional connection to Terminal Automation Software (TAS) - integrates

loading operations with wet stock control. With remote programming,

reporting & overview.

• 10,000 transaction system memory - easy retrieval of loading histories.

• Various inputs/outputs for interfacing to other devices such as temperature,

pressure & density measurement.


Loading is controlled via individual mechanical preset counters

connected to mechanical two stage flow control valves. Benefits of

a mechanical system include:

• Traditional technology - tried, tested & reliable.

• Individual counters on each meter - if one register fails the other meters will

continue to work.

• Widely used - good availability of parts & service knowledge.