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  • BD|SENSORS is a mid-sized, owner-managed company, which attaches great importance to independence and sustainability.

    With our unremitting product and quality strategy we have been successful in becoming a major player on the world market for electronic pressure measurement devices within a few years. Our consistent product and quality strategy has enabled us to set new benchmarks on the global market with the development of a portfolio of pressure measurement devices that range from 0.1 mbar up to 6,000 bar.
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  • IIoT | Industry 4.0

  • Sensors are paramount to industrial processes that are increasingly automated and digitally networked since processes are impossible to control without the reliable acquisition of signals and measurement data. The chapter “digital base” is old hat already at BD|SENSORS, many variations of pressure and fill level acquisition are currently communicating with the digital periphery.

    Measuring technology 4.0 – reality already at BD|SENSORS

      • PRESSURE

          • PRESSURE TRANSMITTERS

          • For vacuum, overpressure and absolute pressure measurement
            Pressure ranges: 0 ... 10 mbar to 0 ... 6000 bar


            Based on different sensor technologies, combined with housing materials of stainless steel and various plastics, the industrial transmitters are suitable for almost all industrial gases and fluids.
            Our industrial pressure transmitter may be adapted to almost any application due to a variety of electrical and mechanical connections.
          • DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE TRANSMITTERS

          • For differential pressure measurement
            Pressure ranges: 0 ... 1 mbar to 0 ... 70 bar


            Thanks to different sensor technologies combined with compact aluminium die-cast cases or plastic housings, our differential pressure transmitters may be used for numerous fluids and gases, e. g. for monitoring ventilation ducts, filters and fans in HVAC areas as well as for level measurement in closed pressurized tanks.
          • DIGITAL PRESSURE GAUGES

          • With a great variety of mechanical and electrical connections, BD|SENSORS offers a new generation of digital pressure gauges for different applications.

            Due to the two sensor technologies in use (stainless steel sensor or ceramic sensor), our digital pressure gauges are suitable for nearly all fluids, pasty media and gases.
            The display module is continuously rotatable, so that a clear readability is guaranteed even in unsual installation positions.
          • ELECTRONIC PRESSURE SWITCHES

          • Types with display
            pressure range 0 ... 6mbar to 0 ... 2200 bar
            with up to 4 contacts

            Due to the simple handling as well as the variety of software features (switching points and hysteresis freely configurable, delay function, Min/Max-value data storage, display and analogue output signal scalable, etc.) the DS 200 / DS 400 series is especially suitable as an intelligent pressure switch for general plant and machine construction and the processing industry.

            Types without display
            Druckbereiche 0 ... 1 bar bis 0 ... 400 bar
            for OEM applications

            These electronic pressure switches are used in hydraulic and pneumatic applications for monitoring and controlling the pressure via switching outputs.

          • SPECIAL VERSIONS OF PRESSURE MEASURING DEVICES

          • DMK 456
            ceramic sensor
            marine, shipbbuilding, offshore

            nominal pressure:0 ... 40 mbar up to 0...20 bar
            accuracy:0.1 % / 0.25 % FSO

            HU 300
            stainless steel sensor (strain gauge)
            oil and gas industry

            nominal pressure:0 ... 5000 psi up to 0 ... 15 000 psi
            accuracy:0.5 % FSO

          • PRESSURE MEASURING DEVICES - ACCESSORIES

          • LV 3
            Digital charge amplifier for piezoelectric sensors

            Measuring range freely selectable
            Signal output ± 10 V
            Ethernet system interface
            Compact, robust design

            KL 1
            terminal box aluminium

          • PIEZOELCTRIC PRESSURE SENSORS

          • pressure ranges 0 ... 8000 bar
            highly dynamic pressure recording up to 50 kHz

            The new DAC series allows accurate recording of measured values in extreme situations, such as pressure spikes or pressure surges, pressure gradients during explosions or combustions, e.g. in the case of ballistic measurements or the ignition of internal combustion engines.

            Piezoelectric sensors are suitable for dynamic measurements up to ranges of more than 100 kHz. They are very small and can easily be integrated into the applications. Use of the DAC requires a charge amplifier which converts the generated electric charge into a corresponding output signal.

        • LEVEL

            • SUBMERSIBLE TRANSMITTERS

            • The hydrostatic level probes made by BD|SENSORS are suitable for measuring the level of liquid and pasty media of all kind.

              The separable submersible probes LMP 308 / LMP 808 / LMK 358 / LMK 858 are a speciality, the cable part can be separated from the sensor head effortlessly and without tools. This is an enormous advantage for many of our customers during assembly as well as when performing service and maintenance.
            • SCREW-IN TRANSMITTERS

            • Level monitoring and process industry
              with flush stainless steel and ceramic diaphragm


              Due to the ability to combine stainless steel and ceramic diaphragm with housing materials of stainless steel or plastic and different sealing materials, our screw-in-transmitters are suitable for almost all liquids occurring in industrial level and process measurement.
            • SPECIAL VERSION OF LEVEL MEASUREMENT

            • EP 500
              ceramic sensor
              marine / shipbuilding / offshore

              nominal pressure:0 ... 60 mbar up to 0 ... 20 bar
              accuracy:0.2 % FSO

            • Accessories

            • KL 1
              terminal box aluminium

              KL 2
              terminal box plastics

          • SWITCH

              • PRESSURE SWITCHES WITH DISPLAY

              • Depending on the requirements, the universal pressure measuring devices with display and switching contacts can be used as pressure transmitter, electronic pressure switch or digital pressure gauge.

                Due to the simple handling as well as the variety of software features (switching points and hysteresis freely configurable, delay function, Min/Max-value data storage, display and analogue output signal scalable, etc.) the DS 200 / DS 400 series is especially suitable as an intelligent pressure switch for general plant and machine construction and the processing industry.
              • PRESSURE SWITCHES WITHOUT DISPLAY

              • The pressure switches DS 4 and DS 6 were designed also for OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).

                These electronic pressure switches are used in hydraulic and pneumatic applications for monitoring and controlling the pressure via switching outputs.
            • EVALUATION

                • EVALUATION DEVICES AND DISPLAYS

                • In order to correctly interpret analogue signals, display and evaluation devices are indispensable.

                  Besides the classic version with display and analogue outputs (PA430, ASM430), BD|SENSORS offers with the process display of CIT-series an evaluation device that can be combined with our pressure measuring devices and hydrostatic submersible probes and is futhermore also suitable for acquiring for example temperature and potentiometer signals.
                • DATA LOGGER

                • The data logger can record up to 2 million measurement values with a maximum measuring rate of 1 Hz in internal memory (8 MB).

                  By connecting a USB stick, the capacity can be enlarged to several GB. The LoogySoft software (CIT 600 / CIT 650 ) or DAQ-Manager (CIT 700 / CIT 750) helps the
              • INDUSTRIES

              • The number of different applications across the various sectors is virtually limitless. However, a special solution that meets customer requirements must be found in each specific case.

                This is exactly what BD|SENSORS does best. We are able to cater for most of our customers' needs through our extensive range of standard products that can be modified as necessary in order to create the optimum solution. However, we can quickly come up with special designs too thanks to our highly qualified team of expert developers.
                  • Plant and machine engineering

                  • The machinery and plant manufacturing sector spans an enormously wide range of different applications. Plant control is based on reliable and accurate measurements based on sensors. This particularly also applies to the measurement and communication of pressure and fill levels.

                    Be it pressure sensors, pressure transducers or electronic pressure switches, BD|SENSORS will offer you the most cost-effective solution in terms of technology or price - from cost-effective OEM pressure transducers up to precision instruments for reference measurements:

                    • Pneumatics and hydraulics
                    • Machine tools / presses / injection molding machines
                    • Test rigs / test systems
                  • Energy generation and transmission

                  • Our CEO Rainer Denndörfer is convinced that conventional energy generation technologies will persist adjacent to renewable energies. BD|SENSORS will thus offer suitable electronic pressure transducers and hydrostatic fill level probes for both fields of energy generation and also be ready to design new ones where needed.

                    Areas of application

                    • Conventional technologies:
                    • Large power stations (nuclear, coal, gas)
                    • Peak-load power generating plant
                    • Combined heat and power plant

                    Renewable energies:

                    • Wind energy plant
                    • Biogas plant
                    • Solar and geothermal power plant

                    Applications

                    • Pressure monitoring in potable water and steam circuits and in pump controllers
                    • Leakage control in gas lines
                    • Level measurement in supply systems, reservoirs and containers with lubricants, ethanol, slurry, etc.
                    • Gas density measurement in SF6 insulated switchgear
                  • Shipping and yacht construction

                  • Plant and equipment used on ships and yachts are exposed to the harshest of climatic conditions, to rough environments and extremely high mechanical stress. BD|SENSORS pressure and fill level measuring instruments will remain reliable and durable for many years under such conditions of stress. The many certifications for shipping worldwide document that the functionality and design of our equipment is eminently suited for deployment on ships.

                    Examples of applications include:

                    • Fill level measurements in tanks on container ships containing a diversity of media(potable water, ballast/industrial and waste water, fuels, liquid chemicals and more)
                    • Control of anti-heeling systems, measurements of draught
                    • Pressure measurement in hydraulic systems, lubricant lines, pumps and compressors and in HVAC systems
                  • Food and beverage

                  • Hygiene is as essential in the manufacture of foodstuffs, drinks and tobacco as in the production of pharmaceutical products. This is true not only for the production facilities but also for machinery and plant and in the latter case especially sensors, probes and measuring technology. The design and materials BD|SENSORS uses for their pressure and fill level measuring instruments fully meet the demands made by these markets globally.

                    Designed for hygiene:

                    • no blind pockets, cracks, edges
                    • material surfaces with low roughness depths
                    • pressure measuring instruments easy to fit or remove
                    • flush coupling components
                    • may be cleaned and steam sterilized in installed condition (CIP, SIP)

                    Foodstuffs compliant materials:

                    • stainless steel 1.4404 / 1.4435, Tantalum, Hastelloy
                    • surfaces polished extra smooth on request
                    • ultrapure pure ceramics (AL203 99.9%), polished
                    • elastomeric seals made of EPDM, FKM, etc.
                    • Hygiene standards / certifications:

                  • Chemistry / Petrochemistry

                  • Chemical processes make very high demands on electronic pressure measuring instruments and hydrostatic fill level probes in two respects:

                    • processes may be complex with high dynamic pressures and fast changing temperatures
                    • the media are diverse and may be chemically aggressive, explosive, toxic, abrasive and sometimes also dirty and viscous.

                    Add to this top safety requirements, especially in explosion hazardous plant and equipment and the absolute demand for top operational reliability.

                    Applications

                    • Pressure monitoring of tanks for gas and fluids
                    • Pressure measurement in distillation columns, supply systems and vessels (e.g. ammonia, solvents)
                    • Fill level measurements in storage tanks for fluids or sludge
                    • Fill level monitoring in distillation columns and retention tanks
                    • Fill level measurement for coolants, condensates and end products

                    Characteristics / special features

                    • nominal pressures from 100 mbar to 1 000 bar
                    • fill heights from 1 m WG
                    • pressure connections and membranes made of materials suited for virtually all gases and fluids in the chemistry/petrochemistry sector, e.g. many stainless steels, Hastelloy, titanium, high-purity ceramics Al2O3 99,9% - polished etc.
                    • robust die cast aluminium or stainless steel field frames
                    • 4 - 20 mA / 2L design, display or HART communication optional
                    • accuracy classes from OEM via industrial and up to 0.1% standard accuracy class
                    • temperature ranges from -40 to +125°C; protection classes IP65 to IP69K

                     

                  • Environmental technology

                  • water/waste water/recycling

                    The acquisition of fill and gauge height is a central requirement in this field. BD|SENSORS here deploys the highly reliable method of hydrostatic fill level measurement. In practice this is implemented in different variations -  be it in the form of level probes for surface and ground water applications, submersible probes for wastewater treatment plants and storm water overflow tanks, or down to fill level probes for tank farms and in container construction. 
                    In addition to probes of any imaginable type required for water processing, we also offer solutions designed for aggressive media such as acids and lyes.

                    Innovation

                    The combination of a diversity of materials for enclosures with sensors made of metal and ceramics is a perfect basis for innovative customer solutions. BD|SENSORS in this way ensures that the hydrostatic water and fill level concept will remain superior to any other method of measurement, both in terms of technology and price and in terms of accuracy, service life, reliability, simple fitment and commissioning.

                    Characteristics / special features

                    • fill heights of 40 cm to 250 m fluid column
                    • enclosures made of different metallic and synthetic materials
                    • sensors made of stainless steel and ceramics
                    • high-purity ceramic capacitive pressure sensors, polished, extremely resistant to media and mechanically virtually indestructible
                    • separable submersible probes with integrated overvoltage protection
                      a range of electrical output signals, analog or digital and with HART protocol
                  • oil and gas industry

                  • Scientists these days believe that the natural resources of oil and gas are not quite as finite as thus far assumed. These resources are likely to remain available considerably longer than hitherto predicted.
                    This is the reason why BD|SENSORS is one of only a few global companies that recognized a need for the development of accurate and robust instruments for the measurement of pressures in the field of oil and gas production - including traditional onshore and offshore drilling for and extraction of oil and also fracking.

                    • Measuring pressures in pumps, drilling heads and sludge recirculation lines
                    • Monitoring of process pressures in separators
                    • Monitoring pressures and measuring flow in pipelines
                    • Monitoring fill levels in storage vessels and tank

                    Innovation

                    The electronic BD|SENSORS pressure measuring instruments in the field of oil and gas production have set standards in terms of

                    • high pressures (up to 8 000 bar)
                    • robust construction to withstand stresses of drilling, production or fracking in the most extreme operational and environmental conditions
                    • reliability and long-term stability

                    Characteristics

                    • nominal pressures up to 8 000 bar
                    • fill heights from 1 m water column
                    • pressure connections meeting international standards, e.g. Hammer Unions
                    • instruments with turn-down function
                    • protection classes IP65 to IP69K