AIR-IQ
Packaged Airflow Measurement & Damper Solution
Air-IQ
AIR-IQ
Packaged Airflow Measurement & Damper Solution

The TAMCO/EBTRON AIR-IQ package combines EBTRON’s Gold Series GTx116-PC high-performance airflow measurement technology with any TAMCO Series damper, providing unprecedented flexibility in airflow control. Whether the application is intake, exhaust, severe cold, or salt spray, there is a TAMCO/EBTRON AIR-IQ solution.

  • Thermal Dispersion Technology
  • High sensor density
  • NIST‐traceable calibration
  • 0 to 5,000 fpm range
  • 2% of reading sensor airflow accuracy
  • Temperature Output capability
  • Combination Analog/Network Models
  • Three Mounting Styles
  • Remote Transmitter with LCD Display
  • 3‐year Warranty

Typical Applications

  • Outdoor Air Delivery Monitoring
  • Differential Airflow Tracking
  • Hospital Pressurization
  • Laboratory Pressurization
  • Air Change Verification
  • Air Change Monitoring
  • System Performance Monitoring

Benefits

  • Comply with ASHRAE Standards
  • Demonstrate Code Compliance
  • Satisfy LEED Prerequisites and Credits
  • Provide acceptable IAQ
  • Save Energy
  • Reduce Liability
  • Improve Performance

Product Highlights

  • Best Installed Accuracy
  • Low Airflow Capability
  • Long‐term Stability
  • Unsurpassed Quality and Superior Design
  • “Plug and Play” Operation
  • Intuitive User Interface
  • Waterproof Sensor Assembly
  • FEP Plenum Rated Cables
SYSTEM

Probe and Sensor Node Configurations (max.)

2 probes x 8 sensor nodes/probe
4 probes x 4 sensor nodes/probe

Installed Airflow Accuracy¹

Ducts/Plenum: ±3% of reading
Non-ducted OA Intakes: better than or equal to ±5% of reading

P+ Sensor Density Rules

Sensor Node Averaging Method

Airflow: Independent, arithmetic average
Temperature: Independent, velocity weighted or arithmetic average

Listings

UL: UL 873 Listed
CE: European shipments only
BACnet International: BTL Listed (GTC116 and GTM116 transmitters)

Environmental Limits

Temperature:
Probes: -20 to 160 ºF [-28.9 to 71.1 ºC]
Transmitter: -20 to 120 ºF [-28.9 to 48.9 ºC]
Humidity: (non-condensing)
Probes: 0 to 100%
Transmitter: 5 to 95%
INDIVIDUAL SENSING NODES

Sensing Node Sensors

Self-heated sensor: Precision, hermetically sealed, bead-in-glass thermistor probe
Temperature sensor: Precision, hermetically sealed, bead-in-glass thermistor probe

Sensing Node Housing

Material: Glass-filled Polypropylene (Kynar with /SS option)
Sensor Potting Materials: Waterproof marine epoxy

Sensing Node Internal Wiring

Type: Kynar coated copper

Airflow Measurement

Accuracy: +2% of reading to NIST-traceable airflow standards (includes transmitter uncertainty)
Calibrated Range: 0 to 5,000 FPM
Calibration Points: 16

Temperature Measurement

Accuracy: +0.15 degrees F to NIST-traceable temperature standards (includes transmitter uncertainty
Calibrated Range: -20 to 160 degrees F
Calibration Points: 3
SENSOR PROBE ASSEMBLY

Tube

Material: Gold anodized 6063 aluminum (316 stainless steel with / SS option)

Mounting Brackets

Material: 304 stainless steel

Mounting Options & Size Limits²

Insertion: 6 to 120 in. (opt. up to 191 in.)

Internal: 8.25 to 120 in. (opt. up to 194 in.)

Stand-off: 4 to 120 in. (opt. up to 190 in.)

Probe to Transmitter Cables

Type: FEP jacket, plenum rated CMP/CL2P, UL/cUL listed, -67 to 392 degrees F, UV tolerant
Standard Lengths: 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40 and 50 ft. (non-standard lengths up to 50 ft. available)
Connecting Plug: 13/16" nominal diameter with gold-plated connector pins
TRANSMITTER

Power Requirement:

24 VAC (22.8 to 26.4 under load) @20V-A

Connector Receptacle Pins and PCB Connections:

Gold-plated receptacle pins, PCB interconnects, PCB edge fingers, and test points

User Interface:

16-character LCD display and 4 button interface B.A.S. Connectivity Options

B.A.S. Connectivity Options

GTC116 Transmitter: Two field selectable (0-5/0-10 VDC or 4-20mA), scalable and isolated analog output signals (AO1=airflow, AO2=temperature or alarm) plus one field selectable (BACnet MS/TP or Modbus RTU) and isolated RS-485 network connection - Individual sensor node airflow rates and temperatures are available via the network
GTM116 Transmitter: Two field selectable (0-5/0-10 VDC or 4-20mA), scalable and isolated analog output signals (A01=airflow, A02=temperature or alarm) plus one isolated Ethernet or BACnet IP, Mod-bus TCP and TCP/IP) network connection - Individual sensor node airflow rates and temperatures are available via the network
GTL116 Transmitter: One isolated Lonworks Free Topology network connection
GTD116 Transmitter: One USB connection for thumb drive datalogging of sensor node airflow rates and temperatures over specified time intervals

Airflow Alarm

Type: Low and/or high user defined setpoint alarm
Tolerance: User defined % of setpoint
Delay: User defined
Zero Disable: Alarm can be disabled when the airflow rate falls below the low limit cutoff value (unoccupied periods)
Reset Method: Manual or automatic
Visual Indication: Yes, LCD display
Network Indication: Yes (GTC116 and GTM116 only)
Analog Signal Indication: Yes, on AO2 assignment

System Status Alarm

Type: Sensor diagnostic system trouble indication
Visual Indication: Yes, LCD display
Network Indication: Yes
Analog Signal Indication: Yes, on AO2 assignment

EB-Link Infra-red Interface (with /EL option):

Provides individual airflow and temperature data to an EB-Link Reader
¹ Installed airflow accuracy is the actual system accuracy expected and includes sampling uncertainty of the sensor probes when installation meets or exceeds placement guidelines.
² Custom probes are available up to 192 inches. Sensing nodes/probe limitations apply on sizes greater than 120 inches to ensure structural stability of the probe tube and may not meet P+ sensor density rules. Contact factory for more information.

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