Hot Tap, Cure to Invasive Gas Line Construction

Tapping into a gas line can be bothersome to local residents when their service is interrupted. Hot tapping is the process of adding pipe to an existing line without turning the flow off. The main concern with this method is safety. Protecting the environment is a priority along with the well being of crewmen during the operation. For polyethylene pipe, McElroy Manufacturing Inc. of Tulsa OK has answered both concerns with their tool, the Hot …

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Mini-Mc® Ratchet Facer Revolutionizes Small Diameter Facing

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc has available a new Ratchet Facer. The MiniMc™ Ratchet Facer is durable and easy to use. It employs a ratcheting mechanism for easy facing operation and a convenient handle for optimum control. The Ratchet Facer utilizes current MiniMc facer cutting blades and faces pipe sizes from ½” CTS to 1″ IPS. It also will work with any small diameter fusion machine. “It’s quick and easy to use with its snap-in inserts for …

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TracStar, Just What The Dr. Ordered

The TracStar is mimicking its name and is off to the races. McElroy Manufacturing Inc. is being challenged in the quest to keep up with the volume of demand for the TracStar No. 28 and No. 412. Since their launch, orders have been pouring in and MMI personnel have been pitching in to handle the magnitude of sales. About ten people from the engineering and tech services departments, as well as sales, have changed hats …

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