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BG30 Gas detector

Quick and easy detection of gas leaks

Whether at home, on the camping site or boat, wherever combustible gas is stored or used, this gas detector is a must-have. Play it safe and regularly check your camping gas cartridges, LPG containers or gas soldering irons for tightness.

Also in commercial use the BG30 is a versatile measuring device for the detection of gas leaks on pipelines or fittings.

An acoustic alarm signal by means of increasing frequency and volume indicates the intensity and origin of the emerging gas. To avoid noise interferences, external headphones can be connected to the device.

With 10 % LEL the BG30 is more sensitive than the alarm threshold stipulated in many standards or regulations. LEL stands for lower explosive limit and defines the minimum concentration of gas on the air, that enables an explosion.

The BG30 reliably detects natural gas, methane, ethane, propane, butane, acetone, alcohol, ammonia, petrol, LPG, turbine fuel, hydrogen sulphide, industrial solvents, paint thinners and other combustible gases.

A few practical benefits:

  • Gas warning device and gas detector in one device
  • Visual and acoustic alarm signal
  • Alarm frequency in relation to gas concentration
  • Individual calibration via infinitely variable sensitivity control
  • Easy, one-hand operation
  • Optimum value-for-money ratio
  • Semi-rigid gooseneck probe of 40 cm length for the examination in poorly accessible locations


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BG30 Gas Detector

You should always have a BG30 around where flammable gases are stored. That's because the BG30 does not only detect gas concentrations in the air, it also alerts the user when certain thresholds have been exceeded. Ideal for campers and boat owners who like to check before setting sail or off.

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Technical data
General information
  Article number 3.510.205.064
Carbon monoxide
  Measuring range
  Sensor type
  Warm-up time
Combustible gases
  Accuracy 50 ppm
  Standard calibration Methane
  Alarm threshold 10 % LEL
  Max. alarm level 40 % LEL
  Warm-up time Approx. 60s
Memory organisation
  Internal flash memory
  3,5 headphone jack
Housing design
Power supply
  Internal (battery)
  Battery type 3 x 1.5 V, C
Surrounding conditions
  Operation - min. temperature [°C] 0
  Operation - max. temperature [°C] 50
  Operation – min. relative humidity [%] 10
  Operation – max. relative humidity (non-condensing) [%] 90
  Length (packaging excluded) [mm] 221
  Width (packaging excluded) [mm] 24
  Height (packaging excluded) [mm] 72
  (packaging excluded) [kg] 0.52
Standard scope of delivery
Standard scope of delivery
  Measuring device
  Operating manual
Ascertainable measured values and functions
Internal sensors
  Combustible gases [indicative via acoustic signal depending on the concentration]
  Carbon monoxide [ppm]
Functions and features
  Visual alarm function
  Acoustic alarm function (alarm frequency in relation to gas concentration)
  Gooseneck probe (40 cm)
  Individual calibration thanks to stepless intensity controller
  Headphone connection
  Display illumination
  Maximum value display
  Hold function
  Automatic switch-off

 standard equipment

 optionally available

 not available


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Operating manual for gas detector BG30 (INT)

Operating manual for gas detector BG30 (INT)

TRO-TR-BA-BG30-01-10-INT.pdf (1.9 MB)


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