Equipment Services

Hodge Quick Opening Door Services

Hodge is well experienced in the service, repair and replacement of Hodge Quick opening doors, as well as repairing, replacing and installing autoclave systems around the world. Our extensive experience with refurbishing second hand autoclaves gives us the expertise to repair and replace other manufacturer’s autoclaves. We have over 200 years of collective experience world-wide. Our knowledge as well as our professional quick response makes Hodge the preferred service vendor.


Autoclave testing, repair or replacement of controls

Our engineers appreciate the fact that every job starts with a thorough understanding of the client’s process requirements. By listening closely to our customers at the onset of the project, we are better able to design and develop the most appropriate solution to meet their design requirements, scheduling, and budget. Our confidence comes from having as a resource the benefit of employees with over 100 years combined industry experience.

  • Control system repair or replacement, including complete redesigns and modernization with or without automation.
  • Installation and Start-up of your new or existing autoclave system
  • Trouble shooting control or equipment issues
  • Testing and calibration
  • Engineering services
  • Complete system refurbishment services, in our shop or on your site


Field Installation And Repairs

Hodge has been installing and repairing autoclaves for the last 100 years. We are able to work with any type of autoclave fast and effectively. We can supply you a new door and field install it on a timely basis

Hodge field service is first class and covers, but is not limited to the following:

  • New or Used Autoclave Installations
  • New or Used Autoclave Start-up
  • Autoclave shell code welding and repair
  • Vessel integrity testing as per ASME requirements
  • On-site inspections
  • field work and modifications as per customer’s requirements
  • Field installation of Hodge Quick opening doors
  • Hodge Quick opening door re-wedging, and roller replacement/repair
  • Hodge Hydraulic cylinder repair or replacement


Hodge Field Service Features

  • Reduction of downtime
  • Extended service life
  • Sole source responsibility
  • 24-48 hour emergency service
  • Experienced and professional
  • Cost Effective

Hodge Support Service Levels


Phone Support
(Business Hours)


– One-day on-site support
– Phone Support


– Three-day on-site support
– Training
– Phone Support


– On-Site Support
– 24-48 hours