McElroy Introduces Guided Side Bend Tester

TULSA, Okla. — McElroy, the leader in pipe fusion equipment and accessories, recently introduced the Guided Side Bend Tester. The quality assurance device performs a qualitative test for ductility in a fusion joint. The Guided Side Bend Tester is a quick, safe replacement for “bend back” tests that have been performed in the field for many years. With the new equipment, an operator can perform a bend-back test on polyethylene pipes with 1 to 7 …

Read More

Products Offer Design-Build Contractor Extra Security on Challenging Project

North Bay Village, Florida is a small community near Miami that resides entirely on islands between the mainland and the barrier islands that are home to some of the world’s most famous beaches. The picturesque environment that draws tourists and celebrities by the boatload was under siege from an old cast iron sewer main that threatened to create environmental and health risks. The threat made the community take action by launching a 14,115-foot design-build pipeline …

Read More

McElroy Releases In Field® Tensile Tester

TULSA, Okla. — The new McElroy In Field® Tensile Tester gives contractors and pipeliners the ability to quickly and accurately test high-density polyethylene (HDPE) butt fusion joints in the field. In the past, quality assurance testing of butt fusion joints required cutting part of a completed joint out of a pipeline and sending that test sample to an off-site laboratory. The results of the testing would then take hours or days to return. Another popular …

Read More