Experienced Design & Manufacturing
Druck: Pressure Measurement and Calibration
Pressure is a vital parameter in millions of industrial processes and applications today
When it comes to pressure sensing, the Druck product and services range from Baker Hughes, a GE company, embodies over 40 years of experience designing and manufacturing some of the most accurate and reliable pressure measurement solutions on the market. BHGE’s Druck range of pressure technologies gives you peace of mind that you are getting the reliable data you need, to make the right decisions to keep your business and equipment running safely.
Our sensing and calibration technology has been developed to support some of the most demanding, challenging and rigorous applications. With the Druck product and service ranges from Baker Hughes, a GE company you can have the confidence that all your pressure measurement and calibration needs are covered. Precisely.
With a long history of working with Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Automotive, Power Generation and customers from many other industries. we know what matters in pressure measurement in key industries and we build this expertise into every product that we make. From pressure sensors that control airliners' hydraulic systems to portable calibrators and software for maintaining process instrument calibration in a power plant, our pressure sensing solutions are trusted in critical application by thousands of customers where precision and reliability matter. That's why we manufacture every stage of the sensor ourselves, from etching the sensing element from raw silicon to building the final product. We believe that by controlling the entire sensing solution we can deliver the high accuracy and high stability that our customers need for their applications.
Our pressure solutions are manufactured in the UK, Norway and China to enable us to get closer to our customers. Each facility is ISO9001 accredited and AS9100 for our aerospace business and operates under BHGE’s strict quality-control procedures. We continue to invest in advanced manufacturing techniques and processes that keep us at the forefront of product quality and efficiency.
What started as a small business in Leicester, UK in 1972 has now grown into a global pressure-measurement business that is recognized as a world leader in manufacturing high-quality and high-accuracy piezo-resistive pressure sensors. We serve a wide range of applications from Aerospace, Subsea, Test and Calibration and Industrial Applications with customers in over 70 countries. This is due to the fact we process the raw silicon right through to the final product. Over the past 40+ years we have developed world-class expertise in producing high-performance, high-stability, fast-responding and high-quality pressure sensors.
We are proud that our Leicester facility has been named as a BHGE Brilliant Factory, linking data-sources
across the factory to enable us to continually improve and control our manufacturing processes.
The heart of all of our pressure sensing solutions is the sensing element, which is manufactured from silicon wafers in our state-of-the-art clean room facility in Leicester, UK. It was completely refurbished in 2015 and is now able to process over 260 versions of silicon 24/7. Advanced robotics have more than tripled the efficiency of the silicon processing, leading to better quality and higher yields. Our Global Research facility in Niskayuna, NY, USA operates as a second source of silicon, both ensuring that we have capacity to fully meet the demands of our customers and provide a strong reliable supply chain.
BHGE are leading innovators in pressure sensing and calibration. We are constantly pushing new frontiers
and setting new benchmarks in performance. Through our expertise in silicon processing we have developed our Trench Etched Resonant Pressure Sensor (TERPS) technology which delivers unprecedented accuracy and stability. Our customer-focused approach to product development, ensures that we our drive to make your life easier and more productive.