BTP2 - Control - Automated Biogas Test Facility

The biogas pilot plant BTP2 Control is used in the academic field and for substrate or gas yield tests. Furthermore, this system is ideally suited for product development (enzymes, nutrients) or for process optimization. This system is characterized by a high degree of equipping and automation.

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  • Bioreactors, volume 15 liters, different volumes on request
  • Continues operation with AUTO feeding (Optional)
  • Electric heating with control
  • Dosage pumps for pH-value control (Optional)
  • Powerful agitators with two stirrers
  • Gas meter to measure gas quantity
  • Gas Quality Measurement (CH4, CO2, H2S, O2)
  • Central data acquisition
  • Bio reactor with various installation ports
  • Silicon – heater band
  • Feeding system
  • Stirrer including speed adjustment and display of torque
  • Gas tight shaft feed
  • Gas bag for gas sampling
  • Assembly frame
  • Measuring equipment (pH-Value / Redox-Potential (Optional) / temperature)
  • T-Controller device
  • Temperature measuring equipment
  • Redox measuring equipment
  • Recording of gas quantities through gas meters
  • Automatic gas analysis system
  • Software package Biogas-control

Area of application

  • Research
  • Fermentation yield test
  • Optimization of gas outout


  • On-line measuring equipment
  • System expandable up to 10 reactor units
  • Integrated gas analysis
  • Data storage and visualization
  • Simultaneous recording of gas quality and quantity
  • Central data acquisition and control unit
  • Customized equipping and automation-degree
  • Compact, space-saving rack systems
  Bioreactor with Measuring Technique and Stirrer
Dimensions Vol. approx. 15 liter; outer diameter: 270 mm, wall thickness: 9 mm, height: 350 mm; differnt volumes on request
Material / Configuration For measuring equipment
Max. allowed Temperature 60°C
Feeding Feeding funnel (stainless steel) including dipped duct and sealing plug
Shaft feed through Variant 1: dipped duct
  Variant 2: surge tank
Heating Silicon-heater band incl. temperature sensor,
Height of heater band: 200 mm; max. input power for heating: 500 W
Adjustment  of heating system through T-control unit
  Measuring Equipment for Bioreactor
pH-value Measuring range: 1-14; Length: 220 mm, PG 13.5 screw-in thread
Redox potential (ORP) Option: Measuring range: - 2000...+2000 mV; length: 220 mm,
PG 13.5 screw-in thread
Temperature Measuring range: 0...60°C, resolution: 0.1 °C, sensor screwed-in
  Stirrer / Stirrer features
Speed range 10 – 500 rpm
Torque Max. 600 Ncm
Display Speed  and torque
Stirrer tools 2 levels with propeller shaped stirrers and anchor shaped stirrers
  Gas Counter / Gas Bag
Measuring range 1…60 l/h; resolution: 2,5 ml
Gas Bag Volume 10 liter as sample for gas quality measurement
  Gas Quality Measurement System
CH4  Range: 0...100 Vol. %; measuring principle: IR
CO2 Range: 0...100 Vol. %; measuring principle: IR
H2S Range: 0...5000 ppm; principle: electro-chemical  - one range
O2 Range: 0...25 Vol. %; principle: electro-chemical  measuring cell
Features Gas cooler
Storage and Display Unit pH-value, temperature and gas amount – incl. graphical and tabular display of actual values
Control Values Asynchronous timing of the agitator
Option: pH control using of several  2-channel peristaltic pumps
  Software Features
Software Biogas-control
  Space Requirements
Modules Width: 50 cm; Depth: 65 cm; Height: 240 cm – for each module
Zcentered Gas Quality Measurement Modul with PC Width: 115 cm; Depth: 65 cm; Height: 240 cm

Illustrations and descriptions may vary. The plant / product is subject to change depending on technical updates.

We will gladly give you an individual offer.


Latest modification: 03.06.2021