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McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - CONSISTENT JOINT QUALITY WITH CENTERLINE GUIDANCE

ENSURE CONSISTENT JOINT QUALITY WITH MCELROY’S PATENTED CENTERLINE GUIDANCE

At McElroy, quality equipment is our specialty. And our patented Centerline Guidance, which is included on most of our fusion machines, is another construction method we use to ensure our machines provide results that our customers can count on.

Centerline Guidance is a McElroy-developed, bala... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FUSE WITH CONFIDENCE WITH MCELROY TESTING TOOLS

Don’t leave your pipelines to chance. Trust McElroy’s quality-assured tools to support your fusion operations and know your fusion joints meet the highest standards.

With McElroy’s InField® Tensile Tester and Guided Side Bend Tester, technicians can easily and quickly conduct qualitative tests on the jobsite. Gone are the days of cutting a coupon from... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FUSE EXISTING LINES WITHOUT INTERRUPTION

FUSE EXISTING LINES WITHOUT INTERRUPTION WITH HOT TAP TOOLS

McElroy’s Hot Tap Tools make it possible to add new service connections to live water or gas mains while keeping existing services up and running. The tools have been available for a number of years and are available in imperial sizes and metric sizes for Polyethylene as well as a tool specifically designed for Poly... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - CHOOSE THE RIGHT MACHINE FOR YOUR JOB

At McElroy, we know it’s crucial to have the right equipment for the job. With our wide array of machines, it might seem difficult to know which one is best for each individual worksite.

To help, McElroy offers an Online Machine Finder that can narrow down your options and get you ready for the job ahead.

When you access the machine finder, you’ll find it... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - PRECISE CONTROL FOR PRIME PERFORMANCE

The McElroy family of TracStar®iSeries machines revamp how the fusion operator interacts with and controls the equipment. Hydraulic valves and knobs found on legacy machines have been upgraded to new smart keypads. By integrating new software controllers throughout the carriage and vehicle, these keypads will light up in sequence to help guide users through necessar... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Get protection from the weather on job sites

QUICKCAMP™ PROVIDES PROTECTION FROM WEATHER ELEMENTS ON JOB SITES

When it comes to getting the job done, weather can get in the way. The QuickCamp™ prevents that from happening. It’s an insulated, climate controlled shelter on site that provides a safe environment to carry out pipe fusions – rain or shine.

The QuickCamp shelter is a 20’ by 8

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McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Precise Tools for your polypropylene projects

SOCKET FUSION KITS PROVIDE PRECISE TOOLS FOR POLYPROPYLENE PROJECTS

Our Socket Fusion Kits have everything you need to get started on your next polypropylene job. This compact toolbox comes with what you’ll need to fuse socket adapters and fittings for a specific size range. These kits are designed to help install fittings for pipe diameters from 16mm to 125mm.

They c... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - POLYGON™: MULTI-FACETED MACHINE

The versatility of our Polygon™ will give you flexibility on your next project. This three-in-one machine fabricates miter and butt fusion joints from zero to 45-degree angles with additional socket fusion capability for polypropylene pipe. It’s McElroy’s first manual butt fusion machine that’s compatible with the DataLogger®, providing documentation showing j... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - TRANSFORM THE OPERATOR EXPERIENCE

The latest family of TracStar®iSeries machines from McElroy are powered by the new FusionGuide™ Control System. Integrated software guides the user through every step of the fusion process via an easy-to-use DataLogger® tablet. After the operator prepares the pipe and enters all joint details, the enhanced guided workflow manages machine pressur... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Dig deeper into the all new TracStar iSeries

The TracStar iSeries brings a new level of performance and reliability to the pipe fusion industry. A new family of fusion machines builds on the TracStar's historically rugged, self-contained tracked vehicle while adding industry-changing technology for an improved user experience across these three new models. Numerous improvements have advanced the level of technology available... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Questions to ask about your fusion machine rentals

5 Questions to ask about your next Fusion Machine Rental (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - CONTRACTOR CROSSES WASHITA RIVER WITH NEW “HORSE"

In mid-2011, McElroy equipment helped the City of Ardmore, Oklahoma install a 36-inch DIPS SDR 11 pipeline under the Washita River. Using directional drilling, the new water main was installed to replace a concrete main that had been washed away by the constant erosion forces of the river passing over the exposed pipe.

Ardmore lies equidistant between Dallas, Texas and Oklahoma Ci... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FASTER & ACCURATE WAY TO INSTALL FUSION OUTLETS

THE EASIER, FASTER & MORE ACCURATE WAY TO INSTALL FUSION OUTLETS (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Inspector Qualification class offered on demand

MCU’S INSPECTOR QUALIFICATION COURSE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE, ON DEMAND (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FUSING HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN

It’s been said that great things can be done when men and mountains meet. The same was proven true for the McElroy Talon™ and a glacier-topped mountain in Alaska that came calling last spring. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - The Future of Fusion - New TracStar® iSeries

McElroy presents the new TracStar iSeries fusion machine

McElroy builds on the success of the TracStar® legacy with the introduction of the TracStar iSeries bringing a new level of performance and reliability to the pipe fusion industry.

The iSeries offers a platform for a new family of fusion machines that maintain the TracStar’s historicall... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - A POWERFUL NEW TABLET WITH 14+ HOUR BATTERY LIFE

McElroy offers advancements in battery technology, processing power and integration capabilities with its release of the new DataLogger 7.
This ruggedized tablet builds on the success of the McElroy DataLogger which has brought increased accountability to the pipe fusion industry for 25 years. By recording critical information on fusion joints, the DataLogger provides assurance tha... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - DataLogger® 1.17 Software Update

We are always working to add new features to the DataLogger® that will add more value to our users. In the latest update, we’ve been busy focusing on increasing areas of performance. For those users fusing with very short cycle times, typically smaller-diameter pipe, we have made some adjustments to improve the responsiveness moving from screen to screen.

And, of course,... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Innovative solution for fusing in close-quarters

Product Spotlight: Acrobat™ QuikFit™

The Acrobat with QuikFit carriage for 355mm to 630mm pipe brings an innovative solution to the challenges of fusing large-diameter polypropylene pipe in close-quarter working environments.

The innovative carriage is size specific and composed of lightweight, modular components so that the upper and lower jaws can be as... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Trenchless Spotlight: TracStar® Series 2

The McElroy TracStar® Series 2 machines are ideal for fusing long polyethylene pipelines installed with slip-lining, pipe bursting and directional drilling technologies. They are easy to maneuver on the jobsite, having everything needed on board including a generator to provide electricity and hydraulic power. The TracStars are self-propelled on a rugged, dual track system which offe... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Spotlight on accessories – Heater Caddy

McElroy offers a variety of accessories to complement our extensive machine line. They are designed to help fusion operators and make their work a lot easier and more conducive to a productive and efficient jobsite.

The heater caddy for medium-diameter TracStar® machines is a great example. It allows operators to use the machine to carry the heater with the stand from joint to... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - NEW ONLINE LEARNING SERIES NOW AVAILABLE

Learning knows no bounds at McElroy University. For a limited time, you can still receive training directly from the fusion experts with our new online learning series!

We have taken all of our online, self-paced learning modules and created three bundles that we are making available for limited time at a special price. Students normally take these online modules as part of their... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. -  The Polygon - three-in-one machine

The Polygon is a three-in-one machine that fabricates miter and butt fusion joints from zero- to 45-degree angles with additional socket fusion capability for polypropylene pipe. It is McElroy’s first manual butt fusion machine that is compatible with the DataLogger®, providing documentation that joints were fused according to standard. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - New polypropylene catalogs are here!

Our new catalogs for Polypropylene Pipe Fusion Tools & Accessories are hot off the press! Download a free digital copy of the catalog at https://www.mcelroy.com/en/catalogrequest.htm. Contact your McElroy distributor for a larger supply. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Conduct pressure tests on fused pipelines

PRESSURE TESTS — NOW AVAILABLE ON THE DATALOGGER® 6

Up until now, most pressure tests done in the field have either been monitored and recorded manually or have used antiquated technologies. But there’s an easier and better way to conduct pressure tests on your fused pipelines and it’s available only on the McElroy DataLogger 6. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Auto backup is a great new feature - DataLogger 6

NEW RELEASE ON DATALOGGER® 6 OFFERS AUTO-BACKUP FOR FUSION RECORDS (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Finest Finned Tube Manufacturing Equipment

These machines offer the versatility, speed, durability and efficiency you require to maximize the potential of your finned tube manufacturing operations. Whether your interest is for helically rolled fins or extruded high fins, the finning systems offered by McElroy provide you with a complete material handling system from the bare tube to finished finned tube. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Easier & Faster Way to Install Fusion Outlets

The McElroy Hornet™ fusion outlet tool is the first-of-its-kind, all-in-one machine for outlet fusion on polypropylene pipe. Its innovative design keeps the machine, outlet hole and fusion of the fitting perfectly aligned throughout the entire process - creating more efficient and reliable fusions with less manpower. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - 5 New Features With DATALOGGER® 6 Release

The McElroy DataLogger 6 offers expanded data collection capabilities and exciting new features with a free software update that is now available.

Version 1.09 includes built-in options to record fusion information from manually-operated machines. Pipe fusion operators can easily gather important key elements that add to tracking and traceability efforts including operator, equipm... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - 1LC Fusion Machine

An alternative to the Mini-Mc®, the 1LC offers a more conventional style of operation while maintaining the great features of the 2LC. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 180 Fusion Machine

A versatile machine designed for butt fusion of 63mm to 180mm (2" IPS to 6" DIPS) pipe and fittings. The machine offers consistent butt fusion joints in an economical, reliable package. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Talon™ 2000 Fusion Machine

The Talon 2000 is a self-propelled vehicle with the unique ability to safely lift pipe from the ground, position it to be fused and move from joint to joint down the pipeline. It features a quick-action facer and an electric-powered indexer to accurately and safely position the heater and facer into the fusion machine. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 560/630 Fusion Machine

Modular, Lightweight & Toolless Assembly

Fusion Capability For 560mm And 630mm - (22" And 24") Polypropylene Pipe (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 450/500 Fusion Machine

McElroy's Acrobat machines will fuse pipe in any orientation that is required on plumbing, mechanical and HVAC installations, including vertical and overhead. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 355/400 Fusion Machine

McElroy's Acrobat machines that feature the QuikFit™ carriage are size specific and are composed of lightweight, modular components so that the upper and lower jaws can be assembled around the pipe by hand. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Hornet Fusion Machine

The Hornet's patent-pending design allows it to self-align on the center of the pipe while a guided carriage facilitates the drilling of the outlet hole and fusion of the fitting - keeping everything perfectly aligned without repositioning the machine. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Polygon Fusion Machine

The Polygon is a multifaceted machine used to butt fuse joints and fabricate miter joints from zero- to 45-degree angles with additional socket fusion capability for polypropylene pipe. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Extruded Fintube

The extruded fin is formed from an outer aluminum tube with a large wall thickness (muff), which is aligned over an inner base tube. The two tubes are pushed through three arbors with rotating discs that literally squeeze or extrude the aluminum fins up and out of the muff material in a spiral shape in one operation. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 160 Low-force Fusion Machine

The Acrobat™ 160 is a low-force fusion machine that allows operators to butt fuse pipe in tight work spaces with fusion capability of 63mm - 160mm (2" - 6"). With its small footprint and optimal weight, it is an easy machine to manipulate when performing overhead fusions in tight spaces as well on the ground. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Acrobat™ 250 Compact Lightweight Fusion

The Acrobat™ 250 has a compact design for easy maneuvering in tight indoor work spaces specific to the polypropylene industry. To further reduce its footprint, the carriage can be configured from 4 to 3 jaws without tools. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Applied Fintube

The McElroy applied tube finning machine is a miniature high speed rolling mill synchronized with the rotation and advance of the tube. Quick change, steady rest input and output racks, allow a 1" tube to rotate at up to 3000 RPM. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - McElroy Manufacturing, Inc Acrobat™ 315

The McElroy Acrobat™ 315 fuses pipe from 200mm to 315mm (8"-12"). The small footprint of this machines allows operators to fuse in tight spaces. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - DYNAMC® 250 EP (ELECTRIC PUMP)

The DynaMc® 28 EP (electric pump) is a small, versatile fusion machine available in 2- and 4-jaw configurations. The low cylinder force machines were designed with a small footprint, allowing fusion operators to take the carriage into small working areas. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - McElroy Acrobat™ 180

Flexible to Meet the Demands of Any Jobsite - McElroy Acrobat™ 180

A versatile machine designed for butt fusion of 63mm to 180mm (2" IPS to 6" DIPS) pipe and fittings. The machine offers consistent butt fusion joints in an economical, reliable package. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - TracStar®900 Series 2 Auto Fusion Machine

New McElroy fusion machine features Tier 4 engine

McElroy has launched a new machine in its flagship TracStar® series that offers advanced emissions reduction and automation technologies allowing users to meet today's toughest regulations in air quality and data logging.

The new TracStar 900 Series 2 Automatic features a Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - MegaMc® New Pipe Fusion Machine

MegaMc® is mega player in fusible pipeline construction

Versatility and power are the key components of McElroy's new fusion machine, the MegaMc® 1648 Series 2. The fusion carriage is mounted on a rugged wheeled chassis and is removable for in-ditch or close quarters work. The carriage can convert from 4 to 3 jaws as needed and interchanges easily with its tr... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - McElroy fusion machine for desert water line

McElroy fusion machine selected for desert water line project

McElroy's MegaMc® 1600 fusion machine was selected to fuse pipe in support of drought mitigation activities being undertaken by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation. As a part of an ongoing initiative to preserve water resources during the West's ongoing and historic d... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Mini-Mc® Smallest Fusion Machine

McElroy's smallest fusion machine makes small diameter butt fusion projects simple. They are compact, lightweight, highly reliable, accurate and rugged. This machine requires only one operator and works in the most difficult conditions. (read more)