EASTERN INSTRUMENTS

SAMPLE RAILCAR FILLING STATION

Truck and Railcar Filling Station for extremely accurate filling
The CentriFlow® Meter from Eastern Instruments is a Solid Particle Mass Flow Meter that is durable, accurate, maintenance-free, compact, and cost-effective. It is unique and positioned to replace weigh belts, impact meters, loss in weight meters, and static weigh scales, anywhere that accuracy, low maintenance, and zero drift are paramount. Utilizing the patented CentriFlow Technology The CentriFlow Meter offers accurate, cost-effective and simple solutions to your process measurement needs.

When installed for filling applications, the CentriFlow Meter can be equipped with compartment filling software that provides simple and accurate fills for trucks and railcars. The Railcar and Truck Filling Station is great for single compartment trucks or multi-compartment vehicles and provides programmable auto-sequencing for multiple compartments that ensures seamless and accurate fills every time. Filling trucks and railcars has never been easier and more accurate.


RAILCAR AND TRUCK FILLING STATION



Railcar and Truck Filling with simplicity and ease


RAILCAR AND TRUCK FILLING STATION


Eastern Instruments' Railcar Filling Station is a simple use of the Railcar and Truck Loadout System. This simple applcaition is designed to integrate directly into an existing loadout process. The CentriFlow Mass Flow Meter will mount directly after your existing shut off device, such as a slide gate, screw conveyor or rotary valve and typically only requires 3 feet of vertical space for installation. A total fill for each compartment will be entered into the CentriFlow Meter's electronics via the Loadout System's setup page. Automatic mode allows you to set up the entire rail car at once, while manual mode allows you to set up each compartment independently. The flow meter will measure the flow rate and total of product entering the railcar. When the total approaches the total fill for the compartment, the Loadout System will signal your PLC to stop flow.



RAILCAR AND TRUCK FILLING STATION
FEATURES AND BENEFITS

SIMPLE INSTALLATION



Typical installations require only 3 feet of vertical height and can be set up and running within a single day.

TWO MODES OF OPERATION



Manual Mode allows for customized control of individual fill cycles, while Automatic Mode allows for automatic sequencing of complex, multi-compartment fills.

RUGGED CONSTRUCTION



The CentriFlow Meter is made of Anodized Aluminum and Stainless Steel components (All Stainless Steel models are available) and can be mounted outdoors directly in the elements. Various flow surfaces are available for the meter, including ceramic tile lined flow surfaces for especially abrasive materials.

VERSATILITY



Can be used to fill both railcars and trucks with nearly any product that is being transported via gravity, including pellets, powders, grains and more.

ADAPTABILITY



The unique fill algorithm that determines when to shut off the feed of product into the railcar/truck works independently of flow rate and will ract dynamically to changes in flow rate, even when flow rate changes during the fill.

EXTREME ACCURACY



The fill accuracy of the Railcar and Truck Loadout System can be as accurate as +/-0.25%.

UNIVERSAL DESIGN



The Railcar and Truck Loadout System is universal in design and can be used for nearly any setup where trucks or railcars are being filled.

EASY TO USE



The Loadout System comes with a color touchscreen HMI interface so that setup and use of the system is as easy as the push of a button.


RAILCAR AND TRUCK LOADOUT CUT SHEET

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