MBT 5310, bearing temperature sensor

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Bearing temperature sensor, type MBT 5310

The MBT 5310 temperature sensor series is specially designed for measuring the temperature in bearings where there is a risk of overheating.

To get a very short reaction time the measuring element is placed in a way to secure a reaction time of down to t0.5 = 6 sec. in water.

The sensor is fitted with an adjustable spring loaded protection tube which ensures metallic contact between bearing and sensor at all times.

Features and benefits

For monitoring of bearing temperatures where there is risk of overheating, in applications such as:

Wind turbines



Based on Pt 100 / Pt 1000 technology

Spring loaded to ensure good contact with the bearing

Approvals & Certificates:

  • Det Norske Veritas, DNV
  • Registro Italiano Navale, Rina 
  • Bureau Veritas, BV
  • American Bureau of Shipping, ABS 
  • Korean Register of Shipping, KR 
  • China Classification Society, CCS

Product ordering key

Non-standard build-up combinations may be selected. However, minimum order quantities may apply.
Please contact your local Danfoss Office for further information.

Product ordering key chart for the MBT 5310 bearing temperature sensor by Danfoss


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Installation guide Temperature sensor type MBT 5310 English Multiple 31 May, 2006 158.1 KB .pdf
Data sheet Temperature sensor, type MBT 5310 English Multiple 26 Feb, 2021 943.1 KB .pdf