What It Takes to Be a BBP Baller

Company News, Life At BBP
It’s officially the end of summer and we are well over our halfway mark for 2018.  It has been an exciting year for BBP so far.  In January, we launched an employee recognition program, the BBP Baller Belt, to reward employees who personify our company values and demonstrate excellence every day. Our core values describe who we are, how we treat one another and the way we conduct ourselves within the company. The values...

Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Whitfield

Employee Spotlight, Life At BBP
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week the spotlight is on Stephanie Whitfield, an Inside Sales Representative in Baton Rouge. Throughout her time with BBP, Stephanie has become an essential member to the Sensors department while...

Types of Orifice Plates Used in Flow Measurement

BBP Sensors
Orifice plates are one of the most popular devices for the measurement and control of fluid flow. It is frequently used more than any other flow meter. The orifice consists of a thin metal plate with a straight hole drilled in it.  When a fluid passes through an orifice, the flow is often less than the amount calculated. The assumption is that the energy is conserved and the flow distributing through the orifice is...

Here’s What You Need to Know About Signal Isolators and Converters

Moore Industries
Featuring a very narrow installation footprint, miniMOORE™ Signal Isolators , Converters, Boosters and Splitters combine multiple analog signal channels in a rugged, easy-to-install signal conditioner. Reliable and very economical, the miniMOORE multi-channel family includes the model MIX 2-wire (loop) and the model MIT 4-wire (line/mains), powered models. The complete family delivers cost-effective solutions for an expansive range of signal interface applications. Features include: High-density, 2- and 4-channel configurations Switch-selectable current/voltage inputs. The 2-channel miniMOORE models...

Pressure Transmitters with Wear-Free Ceramic CERTEC® Measuring Cells Can Compensate For Temperature Shocks

VEGA
What Grandma already knows The cooking and canning of food is an old, but very reliable method of preservation. A short period of heating is enough to kill off bacteria and prolong shelf life. Our grandparents mastered this simple principle a long time ago. So what problems could it pose for a state-of-the-art production line with precise filling technology and extremely accurate weighing and portioning of vegetable soups? See for yourself how pressure transmitters are...

Easy-to-Use Wireless Technology

YOKOGAWA
Simple, Intuitive, Adaptable & Ready When You Are - Discussing All Things Wireless After a multiple year trial and deployment of wireless technologies in industrial plant facilities and oil fields, customers are accepting several different types of wireless technologies to enhance operations and assist maintenance activities in the field.  Along with Internet-of-Things (IoT) movement, wireless applications have become one of the fastest growing and cost effective technologies in industrial automation. However, one of the challenges customers...

Keeping Up with BBP – Fall 2018 Events Calendar

Company News
Check out our full calendar of events for Fall 2018. Whether you are a fellow employee, loyal customer or a proud supporter of BBP, make it a point to stop by and visit us at the following events below.   August 21-22, 2018 – Southern Company Generation Technical Conference BBP is excited to be returning to the Southern Company Generation Technical Conference this year in Birmingham, Alabama. Join us at Booth 1020 & 1022 to learn about...

Employee Spotlight: Seth Vaccaro

Employee Spotlight, Life At BBP
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week the spotlight is on Seth Vaccaro, a service technician in Baton Rouge. Throughout his five years with BBP, Seth has become an integral member of the team while providing...

Employee Spotlight: Mike Sazama

Employee Spotlight, Life At BBP
Name:  Mike Sazama Title: Account Manager (Sales Engineer) City of Residence:  Charlotte, NC Hometown:  Stratford, Wisconsin Family Status: Married with kids What is your role at BBP?  I assist customers in industries that fit our product lines, which includes steel, paper mills, pharmaceuticals and more in the Charlotte area. In addition to assisting customers with new products to improve productivity, I also assist customers through product service and training. It’s important to pinpoint the customer’s needs so they can...

8 Reasons to Choose a Pressure Instrument with a Ceramic Measuring Cell

VEGA
Pressure measurement is one of the oldest, most common means of process control: It is tried, tested and proven with good reason. Pressure technology is versatile because it can measure level, density and interface, and users can choose a measuring cell material that best suits their processes depending on measurement range, process temperature, hygienic requirements, etc. The most popular cell material is metal, but ceramic is emerging as a cell material to measure corrosive...