Huber BFT5 with Pilot ONE


Huber BFT5 with Pilot ONE

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With the BFT5 we offer a special heating and cooling thermostat for the Beer Forcing test. The unit is fitted with a programmer for automatic temperature cycles. The changing the temperature between 0 and 60 °C in a cycle time of 24 hours artificial aging of the beer is achieved. The model meet the requirements of Safety Class III (FL). The housing and all parts which come into contact with the fluid are made out of high quality stainless steel.

The new multi-touch controller Pilot ONE offers a brilliant 5.7″ touchscreen with graphic functions and a comfortable navigation menu. All important operating parameters and temperature values are neatly displayed on the touchscreen. Thanks to the new favourites menu, the one-click operation and the integrated technical glossary the operation is very easy, just like on a smartphone. Integrated USB and Ethernet ports allows connection to a PC or network, e.g. for remote control or data transmission.


Pilot ONE controller with Plug & Play technology
Precise temperature control
5.7“ touchscreen and comfortable menu navigation
Overtemperature and low level protection
Safety class III/FL (DIN 12876)
Powerful pressure/suction pump
Programmer with calendar and clock functions
2-point calibration
RS232 interface and Pt100 connection
Natural refrigerant

BFT5 Data sheet


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General information & temperature controller
Temperature range -40…80 °C
Temperature stability ±0.03 °C
Controller Pilot ONE  (E-grade “Exclusive”)
Safety class III / FL
Protection class IP20
Dimensions (W x D x H) 460 x 710 x 911 mm  |  18.11 x 27.95 x 35.87 inches
Weight 95 kg  |  209.48 pounds
Heating / cooling capacity
Heating capacity 2 kW
Cooling capacity 20  °C
1,2  kW
Cooling machine air-cooled
Refrigerant (ASHRAE, GHS) R452A (A1, H280)
Circulation pump 
Pressure pump max. 0 lpm ; 0 bar  |  0 gpm ; 0 psi
Pump speed adjustable Yes
Pt100 connection Pt100
Digital interface RS232, Ethernet, USB Device, USB Host
Operating data
Permissible ambient temp. 5…40 °C
Bath opening W x D / BD 350 x 410 / 270 mm  |  13.78 x 16.14 / 10.63 inches
Bath volume 40 Liters  |  10.57 gal
Filling volume min. 8.5 Liters  |  2.25 gal
Power supply 208V 2~ 60Hz





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