Technical Articles

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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Since the Acrobat machine line was launched for polypropylene (PP) pipe, it was quickly recognized as a tool that could be very useful on polyethylene (PE) pipe installations. Because PP jobs are...
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The need for clean drinking water takes our global team to interesting places. In September, Juan Quintero found himself in Nicaragua. Among the interesting attractions is an island called Ometepe,...
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Woody Crest Neighborhood in Central Tulsa, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, features beautiful multi-million-dollar homes. While the majority of houses are already tied into the...
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This picture, shared by Jonathan Lachapelle of Irrigation Plus Inc. in Quebec, demonstrates a creative setup for the productivity enhancing PolyHorse. McElroy first introduced the PolyHorse in 2007 to...
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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...
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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....
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Those using the DataLogger 6 may be wondering how to properly clean and disinfect this device for the prevention of coronavirus and other pathogens. Here are the best practices recommended by the...
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There is a rich history etched in Montana’s Rocky Mountains and the areas that surround it, a bygone era that marked the beginning of The Great Northern Railway, and its creation of lodges...
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The tropical paradise of Bermuda has been in dire need of finding a way to provide potable water, sanitary sewer and reclaimed water infrastructure for the Parish of St. George's. The current...
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The versatility of the LineTamer® offers an operator many options for handling coiled pipe on the jobsite. With its capabilities to straighten and re-round 3” to 6” IPS coiled pipe to...
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David Mosier, Regional Sales Manager for the North Region at Core & Main takes us on the ground and in the ditch with these pics of their fusion techs in southeast Iowa. Ben Beck of Fusible Branch 825...
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Two TracStar® fusion machines. Two DataLogger® 6s. A series of McElroy Pipe Rollers. And two McElroy certified fusion technicians. That's all it took for Pacific Pump and Power to fuse...
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Your search for efficiency, competitive advantage and elevated productivity on your jobsite never ends. But what if you could achieve your HDPE pipe fusion specifications in reduced time, without...
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In early March, a McElroy team travelled to Costa Rica. In addition to visiting customers, the trip was also a chance for personnel to provide workshops and seminars to help maintain McElroy’s...
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When a sewer line collapsed in one of Tulsa, Oklahoma's historic neighborhoods, T-G Excavating, Inc. didn't have to look far for its HDPE fusion solution. With a McElroy Rolling 412, Rick Blanke and a...
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Imagine if your health and livelihood depended on trekking across a hot and arid, rocky landscape for hours every day to collect water. This is life for 370 people in two of the poorest and most...
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The process of chamfering the end of a pipe creates a smooth, beveled edge which reduces the amount of molten material that is displaced during the heat soak. It makes the insertion process easier and...