Bleeder Cleaner / Rod-Out Tools
Trust A & W Devices’ Bleeder Cleaner / Rod-Out Tools to safely and efficiently clean clogged bleeder, drain, vent, and instrument tap valves while containing process material as directed by government regulations for environmental and personal safety. The tools eliminate the hazards of dangerous fires, spills and vapor releases while performing these tasks.
Parts for this new generation of Rod-Out Devices can be replaced in the field, ending the need for factory maintenance.
Environmental and Personal Safety
Rod-Out Tools prevent personnel exposure, vapor releases, explosions, and fires. They are designed for use when bleeder valves, vents, drains and instrument taps must be cleared during normal operating conditions.
Our devices are constructed of stainless steel and available in diameters from 1/8″ up to 5/8″ and lengths from 7 inches to 72 inches, with end connections from 1/4″ NPT to 1″ NPT. Never again use a dangerous contraption that lacks a liquid-filled pressure gauge or vent valve. The standard Rod-Out Tool is the Type 1 with a twist drill bit unless otherwise selected below. Custom designed Rod-Out Tools available upon request.
When ordering specify packing type:
Type 1, 0-14 pH, 700 degrees F, PSI 600 (graphite)
Type 2, 0-14 pH, 400 degrees F, PSI 600 (TFE)
Type 3, 0-14 pH, 1000 degrees F, PSI 1000 (braided graphite)