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McElroy Manufacturing, Inc.

833 N. Fulton, P.O. Box 580550, Tulsa, OK, 74115, USA

  • 918-836-8611

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McElroy Manufacturing, Inc.

Machinery & Machining Tools

Acrobat™ 180 Butt Fusion Machine is compatible with DataLogger®.

April 8, 2017

Available with two hydraulic power units for providing fusion pressures up to 800 PSI or 1,500 PSI, Acrobat™ 180 Butt Fusion Machine is designed for underground/construction market. Capable of butting fuses 63mm to 180mm HDPE pipe and fittings, unit is suitable for in-ditch work and tie-in fusions. Product is built with hard-anodized aluminum surfaces.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Medium-Diameter Pipe Fusion Machine is rugged and maneuverable.

October 27, 2016

Offering on-site maneuverability with self-contained and self-propelled all-terrain system, TracStar® Series 2 shares common vehicle interchangeable with 28, 250, 412, and 618 fusion machines for 2 in. IPS to 18 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Unit is powered by diesel engine and features Centerline Guidance System for equal distribution of force around joint. Carriage can be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles pipe from 16-48 in. OD.

August 18, 2016

Designed to function in ditch, on ground, or on wheels, MegaMc® 1648 Series 2 features electric-powered hydraulic system to assist in all functions, including operation of jaws, pipe lifts, heater, and facer. Fusion carriage, mounted on wheeled chassis, can convert from 4 to 3 jaws as needed and interchanges with tracked counterpart to create self-propelled, all-terrain, track-mounted fusion... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles 2-10 in. polypropylene pipe. .

July 19, 2016

Designed to meet needs of HVAC, plumbing, and mechanical industries, Acrobat™ 250 is equipped with lightweight hydraulic power unit that can easily be moved around jobsite. Lightweight heater and guide rod latching system eliminates need to manually hold heater in place during overhead fusions, minimizing operator fatigue. Compact design allows operators to fuse pipe in confines of walls,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

April 28, 2016

Powered by Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel, TracStar® 900 Series 2 Automatic fuses 12 in. IPS to 36 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant, which can also upload joint reports to McElroy DataLogger® Vault™. Self-contained with on-board generator for powering heater, all-terrain... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop PP Pipe Fusion Machine affords operational flexibility.

January 18, 2016

Used to socket fuse pipe and fittings for polypropylene (PP) piping systems, portable SmartFab® 125 can be positioned on any flat surface for prefabrication on large assemblies. Inserts can reduce ovality in pipe and fittings, while pivoting heater, accommodating fittings on either side of machine, conserves time by eliminating machine repositioning. There are 4 jaws that adjust to any... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine suits confined work settings.

January 23, 2015

Featuring top-loading heater and facer, In-Ditch 48 brings fusion capability to confined work settings using large-diameter pipe. Machine features maximum pressure of 3,000 psi to serve various in-ditch applications for 16–48 in. OD pipe. Removable jaws and clamp cylinder facilitate loading, while 4-jaw carriage converts to 3-jaw configuration to fuse short pipe stubs. For mobility, machine... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Stands offer hydraulic adjustment.

December 23, 2014

Available for 4–20 in. pipe, Hydraulically Adjustable Pipe Stands help align thermoplastic pipe on butt fusion jobsites. Hand-pumped hydraulic lifting gives operator ability to adjust height of stand while pipe is still supported on it. Featuring soft rollers to protect pipe and minimize scratching, stands support up to 2,750 lb. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Low-Force Fusion Machine works efficiently in tight areas.

December 11, 2014

Able to be configured from 4 jaws to 3 jaws without use of tools, Acrobat™ 160 lets operators fuse 63–160 mm polypropylene pipe for plumbing, mechanical, and geothermal projects and various other indoor applications with constrictive work spaces. Facer and heater can be loaded from top or bottom (3-jaw configuration) of carriage, and design facilitates manipulation when performing fusions... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pipe Fusion Data Logger offers wireless capability.

June 20, 2014

With wireless capability, DataLogger® 5 enables pipe fusion operators to upload data to DataLogger Vault™ where it can be reviewed and analyzed in real-time from anywhere. DataLogger records and documents key parameters of pipe fusion process. In addition to full support for Wi-Fi and cellular networks, unit features GPS stamping, barcode scanning, and 5 MP camera. Wireless in-field... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Socket Fusion Tool incorporates Universal Clamping feature.

April 17, 2014

Suited for installations using 63–125 mm polypropylene (PP) pipe in overhead, vertical, and tight work spaces, Spider™ 125 offers Universal Clamping feature that lets tool accommodate any size of pipe or coupling and thereby eliminate need for inserts. Tool weighs 15 lb and incorporates worm gear drive and parallel link system that brings pipes and fittings together evenly and under... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Insulated Shelter enables pipe fusions in extreme weather.

March 13, 2014

With QuickCamp™ System, operators can butt fuse polyethylene pipe from 8 in. IPS to 36 OD within lighted, insulated, and climate-controlled enclosure when conditions are too wet, windy, hot, or cold to fuse pipe outdoors. Single operator can load and align pipe by remote control from inside shelter with MegaMc® PolyHorse®. Measuring 20 x 8 ft, QuickCamp folds out into 21 ft, 8 in. x 24... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pipe Joint DataLogger includes software for storage and analysis.

December 17, 2013

DataLogger® 5 and DataLogger Vault™ software application are used for QA in polyethylene pipe fusion. Recording and documenting key parameters of pipe fusion process, logger also includes such features as GPS stamping, barcode scanner, 5 MP camera, and full support for WiFi and cellular networks. Online application, which provides joint data analysis and storage, automatically sorts... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Socket Fusion Kit supports 20-63 mm diameter pipe and fittings.

July 22, 2013

Designed for use with polypropylene-random pipe and fitting sizes, Polypropylene Socket Fusion Kit includes 16–63 mm socket heater, 20–63 mm socket heater adapters, storage box, socket adapter tray, heater sling, heater bench mount and support frame weld, specification chart, depth gauge tool, and ¼ in. Allen driver. Microprocessor controls precisely set and monitor heater temperature in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Manual Butt Fusion Machine handles 2-6 in. polypropylene pipe.

May 31, 2013

Pit Bull® 26 accommodates various polypropylene-random (PP-R) pipe sizes and is suited for 6 in. PP-R piping. In addition to Centerline Guidance System, semi-automatic locking cam, and hard anodized aluminum wear surfaces, machine features thrust-bearing-equipped clamp knobs that minimize torque required to clamp and round pipe for fusion operations. Areas of use include, among... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Socket Fusion Tool brings pipe and fittings together evenly.

April 16, 2013

With Spider™ 125, single technician can properly align, heat, fuse, and cool pipe. Device is non-back drivable, which means that constant and consistent pressure is maintained throughout socket fusion process. Designed for 63–125 mm polypropylene-random, Spider 125 works by attaching pipe and fitting using complete encirclement clamping system that eliminates slippage. Worm gear drive and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Rollers handle 12-54 in. IPS polyethylene pipe.

February 25, 2013

Providing capacity of 9,000 lb per unit, MegaMc® Rollers keep pipe off ground and aid in pulling of fused pipe along right of way. Products feature tip-resistant design and sealed ball bearing construction. Since rollers are stackable, up to 52 can be transported on flatbed semi trailer. Rollers can also be paired with other McElroy productivity equipment to boost efficiency on jobsites. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine offers economy engine throttle setting.

September 24, 2012

Equipped with hydraulic clamping and indexer-mounted heater and facer, TracStar® 500 Series 3 is capable of fusing thermoplastic pipes from 6 in. IPS to 20 in. OD in size. Fusion carriage can be removed and lowered into ditch for fusions in tight spaces. In addition to Standard model, self-contained, self-propelled, all-terrain machine is available in Automatic version, which offers... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logger records pipe fusion process parameters.

March 20, 2012

Designed to verify that proper pipe fusion procedures have been followed prior to installation, DataLogger® 4 comprises handheld computer for recording and navigating data, as well as data collection unit that records 0-3,000 psi fusion pressure over time. FusionGuide(TM) feature gives visual go/no-go interpretation of graphs presented on handheld computer and PC after data download. All data... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Side-Bend Tester tests for ductility in pipe fusion joints.

December 14, 2011

Offering quality assurance testing in field, Guided Side-Bend Tester can perform bend-back test on polyethylene pipes with 1-7 in. of wall thickness. Testing method places entire wall thickness into tension and gives assurance of ductility. Tester works by using planer to cut test coupon that is then put into hydraulically powered device. Testing device bends coupon to strain fusion joint past... Read More

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