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

Press Release Summary:

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 machine. Series 2 allows for butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or removal of outer jaw.

Original Press Release:

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 tracked counterpart to create a self-propelled, all-terrain, track-mounted fusion machine.

"The MegaMc 1648 Series 2 is designed to function in the ditch, on the ground or on wheels which gives contractors the flexibility they need on any jobsite where large-diameter pipe (16" OD to 48" OD) is being fused," said McElroy President Chip McElroy.

An electric-powered hydraulic system gives the Series 2 twice the amount of force capability to assist in all fusion functions, including the complete operation of the jaws, pipe lifts, heater and facer. The Series 2 allows for the butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or the removal of the outer jaw. Mitered inserts are available for fabricating ells.

To ensure work quality, the Series 2 is compatible with the DataLogger® for documentation of the fusion process.

Visit mcelroy.com for more information. High-resolution photos are available on the MegaMc 1648 Series 2 product page.

Contact Information:

McElroy PR and Marketing Department

E-mail: marketing@mcelroy.com.

About McElroy

McElroy is the leading manufacturer and innovator of pipe fusion equipment providing customer-driven solutions to PE engineers and contractors worldwide. The company credits its marketplace leadership to an unyielding focus towards excellence. Visit McElroy at mcelroy.com.

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