Which hydraulic oil should I use?

Sometimes it’s difficult or impossible to get the same hydraulic oil used by the factory. Keep reading to see which acceptable substitutions we recommend for McElroy machinery. McElroy has traditionally used the same oil brand and viscosity across all its hydraulically operated equipment. The oil brand doesn’t matter so much as the fluid specifications do. The following statement on fluid specifications can be found in the operator’s manual for your equipment. “The use of proper hydraulic …

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Assembling the Acrobat™ QuikFit®

Couldn’t make it to our Acrobat™ QuikFit® webinar in September? No problem! Catch up with the video below, along with the Q&A that was discussed after the webinar concluded. Q&A Q. Once the Acrobat QuikFit is assembled, what’s the weight of the three-jaw configuration? A. The weight of QuikFit in its largest size (24 inches/630mm) weighs about 170 pounds in a three-jaw. As the QuikFit gets smaller in size, that weight goes down as well. …

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: ACROBAT™ QUIKFIT®

The Acrobat with QuikFit carriage for 355mm to 630mm pipe brings an innovative solution to the challenges of fusing large-diameter polypropylene pipe in close-quarter working environments. The innovative carriage is size specific and composed of lightweight, modular components so that the upper and lower jaws can be assembled around the pipe by hand. This eliminates the difficulty of lifting and fitting an entire carriage into a small space. It will fuse pipe in any orientation that …

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Searching for Resources

Searching for photos, logos and other documents on the McElroy Resources site is simple. From the main screen, use the search bar in the middle of the page to enter your search terms.   Results can be limited by checking or unchecking the Content Type check boxes directly underneath the search bar. If you’re looking for logos, specification sheets or other McElroy marketing collateral, be sure to check the Document box.   Refine your search …

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