- Key Features
Accurate Positioning with RootGlo® in the Dark
RootGlo® is a highly luminescent central glow band fitted as standard on Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® ’s range of Argweld® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems, for easy view through the weld root gap, ensuring accurate positioning in the pipe.
RootGlo® a Bright View inside your Pipes
Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s RootGlo® contains specifically designed materials that charge with daylight.
Really simple charging.
With as little as 10 minutes exposure to daylight, RootGlo® will glow in the dark for up to 20 hours.
Use RootGlo® to have an easy view through the weld root gap for perfect alignment of your Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging System inside your pipes.
Viewing has never been easier.
Technical Data and Specification
RootGlo® is a highly luminescent central glow band.
HFT® products are fitted as standard in our Argweld® range of Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems.
We make life and work more suitable with an easy view through the weld root gap ensuring accurate positioning in the pipe.
Safe to use.
Charging simply from daylight.
RootGlo® products comply with the following international standards:
ASTM E-2072-0 / e-2073-00
ASTM E-162 / E-648 / E-662
IMO Resolution A.725 (18)
DIN 67510 (Parts 1-4)
ISO / CD 15370
Marine Safety Committee MSC .27/(61)
PSPA Standard 002 PART 2 1993 Class REV 2:09/99
Glow in the Dark inside the Pipe and see your Root Gap
RootGlo® allows you to see easily inside the darkness of your pipes into the root gap.
This provides accurate positioning in the pipe, particularly when using a Pipe Weld Purging System or Purging Bladders.
Hiighly luminescent as a central glow band for that simple alignment.
Simply view through weld root.
RootGlo® charges in daylight. Place in daylight for only 10 minutes.
You will see that RootGlo® will continue to glow brightly for up to 20 hours.
RootGlo® is fitted and supplied as standard from HFT with our whole range of Argweld® Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems, including PurgElite®, QuickPurge®, HotPurge®.
Frequently Asked Questions
1.0 What is the purpose of RootGlo®?
RootGlo® is used for accurate positioning of your Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems inside each pipe, viewable through the root gap.
2.0 Is RootGlo® safe for use?
Absolutely, there is no risk to using RootGlo®.
3.0 How do I charge RootGlo®?
Simply charge RootGlo® in daylight for approximately 10 minutes.
4.0 How long with RootGlo® continue to product light so I can see in the darkness of my pipe through the root gap?
With at least 10 minutes exposure to light, RootGlo® will glow in the dark for up to 20 hours.
5.0 What is RootGlo® made of?
RootGlo® is manufactured from a special luminescent material, which is woven onto the centre of each Argweld® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging System.
6.0 Why is RootGlo® important?
It is important to have your Inflatable Pipe Purging Bladder correctly aligned inside the pipe to avoid welding too close to the dams. RootGlo® is woven onto the centre of each system, giving you accurate positioning inside the pipe.
7.0 Where can I purchase a RootGlo®?
RootGlo® is fitted as standard to the Argweld Range of Pipe Purging Systems and Pipe Purging Bladders.
If you are interested in buying RootGlo® separately, please contact your nearest HFT Exclusive Distributor if you are interested in purchasing PurgeGate.
Shipping Information, Weights and Dimensions
European Customs Tariff: 4016 9500
International Customs Tariff: 4016 999 090
United States Customs Tariff: 8515 90 2000
Canada Customs Tariff: 8515 90 2000
Product Codes and Sizes:
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RootGlo® is fitted as standard to all Argweld® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging Systems. HFT® like to make life easy for you.
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