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McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - PIT BULL - BUILT FOR THE DITCH

The Pit Bull is the workhorse of the McElroy machine line with a marked level of endurance. The carriage alone provides all the muscle you need to fuse small- and medium- diameter pipe when wheeled- and track-mounted vehicles are not necessary. The carriage, heater, insulated heater stand and Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) are separate components that can be situated in various arrangements... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - MEETS THE PIPE WHERE IT LAYS

The Tritan™ 560 aids in pipe positioning, allowing for more flexibility and increased performance and productivity. With the same rugged, dual rubber tracks found on McElroy TracStar® machines, the Tritan offers all-terrain mobility for easily traveling across a variety of terrains and can be driven directly to and from the pipe itself. By building off the legacy and... (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. - Extruded Fintube Offering Significant Savings

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. - Finned tube machinery - the highest productivity

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. - FIND THE RIGHT CRIMPING TOOL FOR YOUR JOB

When you’re using a crimper tool, it’s critical to use the correct crimper and settings for the contact part.

To help, McElroy has moved its easy-to-use Crimper Lookup Tool, to the “Resources” tab of our website. Previously, this tool was available only through our distributor site.

To use the tool, simply select your Contact Part Number from the dro... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - HDPE feeds filtration system for Texas zoo exhibit

A new exhibit at Caldwell Zoo in Tyler, Texas includes thousands of feet of expertly-fused HDPE. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Socket fuse the smart way with McElroy prefab tool

In the shop or the field, McElroy's SmartFab™ 125 makes socket fusion a breeze for polypropylene pipe and fittings. Its benchtop design makes it ideal for prefabricating large assemblies. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Streamline your fusion w/McElroy Rolling machines

Portability meets convenience with McElroy Rolling machines for medium- and large-diameter pipe. Rolling machines are easily towed to each site and remain stationary as pipe is fused and pulled through. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - New Pipe Fusion Machines - save time and money

MCELROY ADDS TO TRACSTAR® ISERIES LINEUP

Building off the strong legacy of McElroy’s three existing TracStar® iSeries machines – the TracStar® 630i, 900i, and 1200i – McElroy is thrilled to announce the addition of the TracStar® 412i and TracStar® 618i.

Like their current Series 2 cou... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Transforming the world’s water infrastructure

WORKING WITH WATER

Read how McElroy is transforming the world’s water infrastructure – one job at a time. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Choose a better fusion rental experience!

Certified McElroy Rental machines are the most reliable because they've been constantly maintained. Visit mcelroy.com/rental.action to learn more.

McElroy has a long tradition of standing behind products. To protect your McElroy rental, the Certified McElroy Rental program works daily to maintain rental fleets around the globe. The combination of genuine parts, a factory-tr... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Asahi/America Announces Partnership with McElroy

Thermoplastic valve and pipe manufacturer Asahi/America, Inc. has recently formed a strategic partnership with McElroy Manufacturing, Inc., based in Tulsa, Oklahoma to provide industry-leading fusion equipment to the market, compatible with Asahi/America’s thermoplastic piping systems. As of September 1, 2023, Asahi/America will offer McElroy-manufactured butt and socket fus... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Learn more about the brand new Tritan 560

MEET THE TRITAN WITH THIS NEW INFOGRAPHIC! (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - IMPRESSIVE ‘TRAC’ RECORD-SUCCESS OF THE TRACSTAR®

AN IMPRESSIVE ‘TRAC’ RECORD: SUCCESS OF THE TRACSTAR® ISERIES

In 1997, McElroy revolutionized the pipe fusion industry when it introduced the TracStar® 500. And over those last 26 years, the TracStar has cemented itself as a jobsite staple.

But, as has been the case since McElroy’s inception, resting on our laurels wasn’t an... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FUSE ALL DAY WITH TRACSTAR® 250 SERIES 2

The TracStar® 250 Series 2 is a low-force fusion machine tailored to the needs of the polypropylene fusion operators.

Like all the machine’s in McElroy’s rugged TracStar line, the TracStar 250 Series 2 is self-propelled using rubber crawler tracks. This allows the fusion machine to travel to the jobsite more quickly and efficiently across a variety of terrains. Fus... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - EP2800Q Series 2 HPU now available!

Power your machine’s hydraulic functions with the new EP2800Q Series 2 HPU.

This HPU (Hydraulic Power Unit) is compatible with McElroy Acrobat™ 355/400, 450/500, and 560/630 fusion machines that utilize the QuikFit™ carriage. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH REAL-TIME TRACSTAR®

SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH REAL-TIME TRACSTAR® ISERIES DIAGNOSTICS

In the field, time is money, and downtime caused by machine problems can mean thousands of dollars in unnecessary costs. McElroy continues to pave the way for pipe fusion with remote diagnostic capabilities for its line of fusion machines, bringing support to operators around the world in real time.

No (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Meet Fast Open/Close Times with Polygon™ LT

McElroy’s Polygon™ is the premier lightweight solution for fusing polypropylene pipe and fittings. This line of compact fusion equipment includes DataLogger® compatibility, allowing operators to capture joint information and ensure that proper fusion procedures have been followed. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - QUICKLY DETERMINE FUSION PRESSURE

QUICKLY DETERMINE FUSION PRESSURE WITH MCCALC® CALCULATOR

Don’t leave your fusions to chance. Quickly and easily determine the correct fusion pressure, temperatures, and time for your job using McElroy’s free McCalc® Fusion Pressure Calculator, available as a mobile app and online.

The mobile app is available from the Apple App Store, t... (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - SAVE TIME, MONEY WITH MCELROY OPTIMIZED COOLING™

McElroy Optimized Cooling™ is a real-time algorithm that can positively impact efficiency, performance, and productivity when fusing HDPE pipe in the field. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - FUSE THE PIPE WHERE IT LAYS WITH TRITAN™ 560

The Tritan™ 560 is the newest member of the McElroy lineup. With a full 360-degree rotation and a boom that can raise, extend, and curl the carriage to approach and load pipe, the Tritan boosts jobsite efficiency and improves workplace safety by eliminating the need to top-load pipe into the fusion machine. (read more)

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. - Try a Free Sample Course Online-McElroy University

NOT SURE IF MCELROY UNIVERSITY IS RIGHT FOR YOU? TRY A FREE SAMPLE COURSE ONLINE.

McElroy University courses are built to ensure operators, technicians, inspectors, engineers and anyone else involved in a pipe fusion job are prepared for the work ahead. Every class is designed to educate students about the techniques, standards, and skills needed for optimal performance on... (read more)

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. - 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. - 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. - 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. - 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. -  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. - 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)