City of Tulsa Replaces Clay Sewer Pipe a Few Blocks from McElroy Manufacturing Plant

It’s not every day we see a McElroy fusion machine working just a mile up the road from where the equipment is manufactured. As part of its ongoing efforts to identify existing lines that need to be replaced, the City of Tulsa is working with a team from TG Excavating to carry out a pipe bursting project to replace a section of clay sewer pipe with HDPE.

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The First TracStar® iSeries Increases Productivity on Virginia Landfill Project

The industry-changing technology incorporated into McElroy’s newest generation of fusion machines was put to the test this past summer, when the TracStar® 900i machine debuted on a job site in Chester, Virginia. The TracStar 900i proved to be an advantage to the team at Wolseley Industrial, who increased job site productivity by nearly 20%, thanks to the new FusionGuide™ Control System, and the machine’s capability to receive software updates in real-time to optimize performance.

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Around the World: Kazakhstan

An emerging market in the thermoplastic pipe industry is Kazakhstan. KATCO, the world’s largest ISR uranium miner, sent its chief engineer, Pierre Costermans, to tour our U.S. manufacturing facilities in December after McElroy came highly recommended for an HDPE project.

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Choosing the Right Equipment

McElroy always strives to offer the customer the right machine for the job. The unique design that allows one machine to fuse a range of pipe sizes means that users have several options. When you couple the size range with the various vehicle types, this means there are a lot of options to consider.

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