McElroy releases the new DataLogger® 6

McElroy’s new DataLogger 6 is loaded with new features that make collecting and analyzing data on fusible pipeline projects easier than ever before. The ruggedized, Android-powered tablet offers a modernized touchscreen interface and easy-to-navigate software system with on-screen instructions. Fusion operators are guided through each step of the fusion process to ensure that the pipe joint was fused with the correct pressure and heating time, according to the supported standards. “Data collection is the future …

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McElroy releases industry-first outlet fusion tool

TULSA, Okla. — McElroy has designed the first all-in-one fusion tool for outlet fusion of polypropylene pipe — the Hornet™. The patent-pending Hornet helps installers maintain perfect alignment of the pipe and fitting for more efficient and accurate fusions with less time and strain compared to manual methods. “It’s exciting to offer a machine that did not exist in this marketplace until now,” said Jason Lawrence, Director of Product Development for McElroy. “In the past, …

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McElroy introduces the Acrobat™ 180

The McElroy Acrobat — a hydraulic butt fusion machine originally designed for the plumbing and mechanical industry — is now available for the underground/construction market. Priced competitively, the Acrobat 180 is ideal for those interested in a reliable, easy-to-use machine. It butt fuses 63mm to 180mm (2” IPS to 6” DIPS) HDPE pipe and fittings with a variety of pressure ratings. With its light weight, it can be carried from joint to joint but still …

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McElroy partners with Netafim to grow HDPE equipment business

McElroy, the world’s leading maker of pipe fusion machines, and Netafim, the world’s leading irrigation company, have joined forces to meet the demand for HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipeline solutions serving the irrigation industry and the growing opportunities in potable water and natural gas. Both companies are pioneers in their fields, devoting decades to providing quality infrastructure and jobsite solutions to create a sustainable future. “There are many similarities in the history of our companies — …

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