McElroy Manufacturing offers its new PitBull 26 pipe fusion machine to the rental industry. Designed to join two pieces of thermoplastic pipe together with heat and pressure, the butt fusion process starts by facing or shaving the pipe ends simultaneously so that they can be joined together with heat to create a continuous, sealed pipeline. The PitBull 26 is compact, lightweight and rugged with the ability to butt fuse pipe sizes from 2-inch IPS through 6-inch DIPS (63 to 180 mm), and all models come standard with a 6-inch IPS insert set.
“The combination of the compact size, simple operation, targeted size range and robust design make the Pit Bull 26 an ideal rental machine suitable for a wide range of markets and field applications,” says Chris Greggs, national sales manager, McElroy Manufacturing. “With 6-inch butt fusion projects being such a common pipe size, this machine is ideal for contractors and municipalities putting in and rehabilitating water and sewer infrastructure, gas distribution lines, oil and gas lines, and a host of industrial applications.”
With a design similar to the PitBull 14, the PitBull 26 features McElroy's patented Centerline Guidance System, and a semi-automatic locking cam system that maintains force during the cooling cycle.
Three PitBull 26 machine models are available — a 6-inch DIPS with a 100- to 120-input voltage requirement, a 6-inch DIPS with a 220- to 240-input voltage requirement and a 180-mm unit with 220- to 240-input voltage requirement. Each PitBull 26 machine comes with the fusion machine, facer, heater, insulated heater stand, facer stand, 6-inch IPS insert and a screw/driver kit.
Verified by Chris Greggs, national sales manager, McElroy Manufacturing.
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Fuses pip sizes from: 63 to 180 mm
Voltage requirement: 100 to 240 input, depending on machine model