The Clearguard® Autorodder™ is a proactive, preventative, maintenance tool used to ensure safe, reliable, accurate and efficient process variable (pressure, level & flow) measurement systems and can be operated in Process Temperatures up to 1,650°C (3,000°F) and Process Pressure up to 1,450PSI (100 BAR)

Designed over 20 years ago in Western Australia and manufactured in Australia and the USA, the Clearguard® Autorodder™ prevents tapping points becoming partially plugged by keeping them clear at all times which improves safety, efficiency and process measurement accuracy.

Partially blocked or plugged tapping points have been a curse on accurate and reliable process variable measurement for decades, but now no longer thanks to the Clearguard® Autorodder™.

Clearguard® Autorodder™ is used in Chemical, Mineral Refining, Petrochemical, Pulp and Paper, Steel Making and Oil Refining throughout the world in Australia, India, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Scotland and USA.

 

BENEFITS SEEN WITH THE TAPPING POINT AUTORODDER

  • SAFETY - Reduce injuries from burns and/or falls from costly manual rodding.

  • PROCESS​ - Purge media reduced by up to 80%.

  • ACCURATE MEASUREMENT READINGS - No spikes or false readings with clear tapping points.

  • PRODUCTION - No process interruptions or disturbances due to incorrect instrument feedback. 

  • MAINTENANCE - Optional battery pack lasts for one year or the control system can be hard wired.

  • P.M. REDUCTION - No need to clean taps manually.

  • EASY INSTALLATION - Needs only instrument air.

  • ROBUST DESIGN - Engineered and Designed for long service life.

  • PATENTED APPARATUS - Does not effect pressure measurement signal.

PROVEN SAVINGS

​With clean tapping points allowing accurate and reliable process variable measurement from your trustworthy, robust and proven field transmitter, you can:

  • Eliminate exposing any personnel to the risky and often difficult practice of manually rodding out tapping points  

     - Saving on potential injury, Saving on man hours.

  • Eliminate reduced process production due to unreliable process variable measurement 

     - Saving on Inefficient production, maximizing unit production.

  • Eliminate unnecessary parasitic purge

     - Saving on purge flow, Saving on diluted process.

  • Eliminate spurious shut downs and unplanned outages 

     - Saving $$$ on lost production, Saving $$$ on unnecessary maintenance.