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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™ 315 Pipe Fusion Machine features trigger-released lock.

Dec 20, 2017

Acrobat™ 315 Pipe Fusion Machine is suitable for polypropylene materials up to 315mm and polyethylene pipes. Unit can be paired with two hydraulic power units and is available in low and high force configurations. Product is suitable for fusing in low-drag situations or thinner-walled pipe. Machine features motor, heater and guide rod latching system and is compatible with DataLogger®.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Hot Tap Tool comes with safely sealed gland fitting.

Nov 14, 2017

Hot Tap Tools are available for 63 mm to 160 mm polyethylene branch lines up to DR11. Safety chains are not necessary as the tool is fused to a ball valve assembly that is fused to a saddle fitting on the other side. The tool’s cutter goes through the ball valve and branch saddle into the main line, which the cutter keeps contamination-free by containing coupon and pipe shavings. The gland... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spider™ 125 Series 2 Fusion Tool comes with removable fitting stop.

Oct 14, 2017

Spider™ 125 Series 2 Fusion Tool comes with a serrated jaw which helps to hold polypropylene pipe tightly. This light in weight unit is equipped with gearbox and self-locking drive handle. Product is designed for 63 mm to 125mm pipe sizes and features knobs and D-ring. Spider™125 Series is suitable for socket fusions overhead and vertically. Tool offers universal clamping jaw system which... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DataLogger® 6 features HD touchscreen interface.

Jun 14, 2017

Featuring front and rear cameras, laser barcode scanner and GPS joint location, DataLogger® 6 is integrated with easy-to-navigate software system. Offering on-screen instructions, unit collects and analyzes data on fusible pipeline. Using wired connection, product is capable of transferring data from fusion machine and syncs wirelessly to the DataLogger Vault™. Device is powered by... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hornet™ Fusion Tool uses micro-processor controlled heaters.

May 11, 2017

Suitable for overhead and vertical fusions in tight spaces, Hornet™ Fusion Tool comes with V-base design making it to self-align on the center of pipe. Weighing 13 lb, product with small footprint can perform outlet fusions in any direction. Unit supports socket heaters and fusion outlet adapters from 20 mm to 63 mm on mains up to 630 mm.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Apr 08, 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.

Oct 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 converted from 4 to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Aug 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. .

Jul 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.

Apr 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 vehicle... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop PP Pipe Fusion Machine affords operational flexibility.

Jan 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 desired... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine suits confined work settings.

Jan 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.

Dec 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.

Dec 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.

Jun 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.

Apr 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.

Mar 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 ft, 7... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Pipe Joint DataLogger includes software for storage and analysis.

Dec 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 input... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Jul 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 all... 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

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