Efficient process optimization with O2 in situ measurement
Technical Short Facts
- Measuring principle Zirconium dioxide, Galvanic cell
- Measuring range 0,1-25 Vol.%, 1-50 Vol.%, 0-100 Vol.% (others on request)
- Drift < ± 2% value / year
- Accuracy <0,2% FS (full scale) ± 3% value
- Housing Aluminium (IP65), PA
- Mechanical connections G 1¼”, GL 45, Tri-Clamp SMS38, hose connection 4-12 mm etc.
- Temperature inside of the sensor unit 580°C 1076°F 3°C higher than process temperature 5.4°F higher than process temperature Don‘t use in explosive atmosphere
- Output RS232, 4-20mA, Ethernet (with BACCom), USB
Oxygen is the essential element of life and its measurement resembles a central point in controlling biotechnological processes. Applying BPC-O2 gas analyzers oxygen concentrations can be measured in situ directly from the exhaust gas flow. Combination of the BCP-O2 analyzer with a bioprocess software (as BlueVis) respiration parameters as OUR (oxygen uptake rate) can be determined to increase efficiency and precision in bioprocess optimization. Fitting to fermenters and bioreactors of each scale, scaling up by using one and the same measurement technique is feasible.
BCP-O2 – non-invasive measurement independent from flow and scale
- in-situ gas analysis ➔ non-invasive measurement directly where it happens
- flow and scale independent ➔ one type of analyzer (technology) type for all scales ➔ less variations and unpredictable influences
- direct integration in gas pipelines behind the sterile barrier ➔ calibrate your analyzer at any time without the risk of contamination
- pressure and temperature compensated automatically leading to high accuracy and process reliability
- universal mounting opportunities for convenient integration on new or existing equipment
- standardized data interfaces for simple connection to any process lead system (PLS)
- pharmaceutical industry
- biogas plants
- any type of fermentation processes
- laboratory scale
- large industrial plants
- (parallel) bioreactors
- connection to single-use reactors available
BCP-O2, zirconium dioxide, suitable for 0,1-25 Vol.% and 1-50Vol.%
BCP-O2ec, galvanic cell, suitable for 0-100 Vol.%
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