Here you will find answers to questions on how to use our online tool for the construction equipment list.
Basic information and the hints for users of the CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT REGISTER BGL are fundamental for understanding the notions and concepts and for working with the BGL. Besides an explanation of the notions and concepts they also contain tables and examples of how to use BGL Online.
The interactive presentation of table 5 offers the possibility – by clicking on the total years of use and on the providing months – of determining the monthly rates z and k in percent.
Time value of construction equipment
On the My Devices page, you can calculate a time value for your saved device types. To do so, enter the technical condition and the year of construction of the device as well as the desired time of calculation of the current value in the form MM.YYYY in the two fields. The values necessary for the calculation will be determined accordingly. Information on the formula can be found in "Chapter 10. Time value of construction equipment" in the Basic Information.
Important: Time value can be calculated back till the year of construction 1971.
Please note that the producer price index set via the select box on the page is not relevant for the calculation of the time value.
Specify additional equipment and devices
By marking a device size in the first column of the device size table, you can display the additional equipment and devices valid for this size. The key of the ZA and ZG is automatically adjusted to the selected device size.
Please note that you can only add additional equipment and devices to "My Devices" if you have saved the assigned device size before.
You can click on "Reset selection" to display all additional equipment and devices again.
The search field allows a full text search within the BGL. The results of the full-text search are grouped according to the location of the search (type of equipment, additional equipment, accessories and wear parts). Under "Other" in the search overview you will also find results from the basic information.
When entering a search, the exact search word is searched for (e.g. the search for "grave" does not find any gravediggers). If partial words are to be taken into account, you can append an asterisk to the search word. "grave*" will then find the gravegrabber, for example.
In the search results list, the filtered results are displayed in this area. If more than three search results are found per search location, all search results can be displayed by clicking on "all X search results in search location".
The search entry of a specific device size leads you directly to the detail page of the desired device size. You can either enter the type of device in the book notation or use the key as a continuous identifier (e.g. "D.1.42" or "d142")
Logged in you can make a note at each device type and save it at the device type.
Navigation and general hints
The Construction Equipment Register Online and the Construction Equipment Register in book form are based on the same data corpus.
For a better understanding of the navigation principles and of the meaning of the terms used it is recommended to read the basic information of the Construction Equipment Register.
We will continue to provide our existing customers with BGL 2015 and BGL 2007 as reference books for the time being.
Please note that these versions will no longer be updated.
Table of contents
The table of contents permits navigating through individual chapters of the Construction Equipment Register BGL. The table of contents has a tree-like structure and permits a quick overview of the structure of the equipment. The data related to the respective equipment type are displayed in the right half of the screen. Depending on node depth, forward navigation to the equipment type overview is possible.
Individual machines with additional equipment as well as additional devices can be stored under "My devices". These can then be exported or printed out. The data saved there will be available again at the next login.
You can choose the number of machines (the price in the column "Average value as new" corresponds to the total sum average value as new x number of machines)
This function is only available for logged in users.
Note on data export:
Please note that a csv file must be imported into Excel and cannot be opened directly in Excel. You can find instructions here.
producer price index
You can change the producer price index by selecting the desired year. By selecting it, the average new values are recalculated in all unit sizes and their derived values. Information about the average new value can be found in the basic information in chapter 5.
Enter the parameter to be interpolated into the first field. The primary characteristic quantity is always the first column after the device size key.
Choose a size between the smallest and the largest characteristic quantity. The interpolated row is displayed in the table.
In the second field a suggestion for a device size key is automatically displayed, if it can be derived from the primary characteristic quantity. If it cannot be derived, enter it individually and confirm your entry again by clicking "calculate".