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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New innovations offered in TracStar® Series 2 line

McElroy announces the launch of a new series in its long-proven TracStar line that is more functional and efficient than ever before. The TracStar Series 2 for medium-diameter pipe now shares a common vehicle that is interchangeable with the 28, 250, 412 and 618 fusion machines for 2” IPS to 18” OD thermoplastic pipe. The cowling was redesigned to provide better airflow and heat dissipation. There is also easier access to the engine when maintenance …

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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 …

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