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McElroy’s Centerline Guidance Ensures Consistent Joint Quality

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McElroy’s Centerline Guidance Ensures Consistent Joint Quality

At McElroy Parts, we specialize in providing quality equipment. Our patent-protected Centerline Guidance, which is included on the majority of our fusion machines, is just one way we ensure that our machines deliver reliable results. When a pipe is clamped inside the jaw of a fusion machine, force must be delivered from the machine into the pipe in order to successfully fuse the pipe ends together. Centerline Guidance is a balanced force system established by McElroy that helps control how force is applied to the jaws of McElroy equipment. Whenever force is applied during the fusion process, an equal and...

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McElroy University Provides Fusion Inspector Training

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Inspector Qualification program at McElroy University was developed in response to industry demands. This course equips pipeline inspectors, project managers, and consulting engineers with the knowledge they need to ensure that the right equipment, methods, and fusion joint integrity are followed. Classes are held online and are designed so that students can complete the course in their own time. To acquire a qualification, students must pass an exam and demonstrate that they fully comprehend the topic. Fusion inspector students will obtain an awareness of numerous areas of thermoplastic pipe fusion, such as jobsite setup and safety, throughout this self-paced, online...

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Work More Efficiently This Summer with McElroy Parts

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Work More Efficiently This Summer with McElroy Parts

With summer upon us, you may be considering upgrading your equipment to improve and optimize operations in order to reduce the amount of time you spend outside completing job tasks. McElroy Parts machines are known for their capacity to increase production and performance while being extremely safe. One of McElroy's most popular products is the Rolling 618 Fusion Machine. The machine, like other McElroy machines, has a universal, readily removable four-jaw carriage that makes distant fusion operations easier. The machine is a kind of middle ground between large and small diameter fusion. The outer jaw and skid are also detachable...

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The Basics of Butt Fusion

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The Basics of Butt Fusion

  The butt fusion method, which falls under the larger area of plastic welding, includes a pair of separate plastic components, commonly two tubes or a tube and a covering. This approach was primarily used with polyethylene in the past, although polypropylene has recently expanded at an exponential rate. Nonetheless, most thermoplastic tubes are usually included in the procedure. Before melting, an electrical heating plate is used to apply heat to the ends of both sections at the same time. After that, a heating plate is removed, and tension is applied for a set amount of time, resulting in "welded...

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McElroy University Offers Hands-on Training

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  Whatever your interests may be, McElroy University provides the training to meet your needs. Class schedules until mid-April are currently in place, with more to come. McElroy University has been the gold standard for pipe fusion equipment operation and maintenance training for almost 40 years. The courses at McElroy University are designed to ensure that operators, technicians, inspectors and engineers are ready for the work ahead. Every course is designed to present topics and recreate situations that students will face on a pipe fusion jobsite. McElroy University online courses include easy-to-follow, immersive modules. In-person classes include time for hands-on...

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