Core & Main is an authorized McElroy® distributor with over 270 units in our rental fleet. Size range capabilities of 1”-65”O.D. Own your own machine? We have an experienced team of Master Mechanics able to service and repair your fusion machines.

sidewinderSIDEWINDER®

The McElroy® Sidewinder® Fusion Machines give you the ability to saddle fuse 4’’ IPS and smaller branch saddles, tapping tees and service saddle fittings onto 1¼’’ IPS and larger main sizes. The Sidewinder® comes in two configurations: the Jaw Clamp and Chain Clamp. The Jaw Clamp Sidewinder™ is used for fusing branch saddles, tapping tees and service saddle fittings onto 1¼’’ to 4’’ IPS main sizes. The Chain Clamp Sidewinder™ gives you the ability to fuse onto main sizes larger than 4” IPS. Both Sidewinders® are DataLogger® compatible.

2 LC2LC

The 2LC will butt fuse ½’’ CTS to 2’’ IPS (16mm to 60mm) pipe. It employs a semi-automatic locking cam (LC) system to maintain force during the cooling cycle. The 2LC incorporates McElroy® patented Centerline Guidance System, and is designed to butt fuse tees, ells, and other fittings.

pitbull 1414 PITBULL®

The McElroy Pit Bull® 14 fuses 1” IPS to 4” DIPS (32mm to 110mm) pipe. It is a compact, lightweight, highly reliable and rugged machine. The machine incorporates McElroy’s patented Centerline Guidance System, and is designed to butt fuse tees, ells, and other fittings with consistent high-quality results. The machine’s semi–automatic locking cam system maintains force during the cooling cycle.

pitbull 2626 PITBULL®

The Pit Bull® 26 fuses pipe sizes from 2” IPS to 6” DIPS and 63mm to 180mm. Both models come standard with a 6” IPS insert set. The 26 offers McElroy’s patented Centerline Guidance System, a semi-automatic locking cam system that maintains force during the cooling cycle, and the ability to fit on the Manual Fusion Stand accessory.

28 Rolling28 ROLLING

The McElroy® 28 fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 2” IPS - 8” DIPS (63mm - 225mm). Rolling machines incorporate the interchangeable 28 four-jaw carriage, which can be easily removed for in-ditch fusion. For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for an even more compact fusion unit. The Rolling 28 has staked its claim as the industry standard for more than 30 years. Its ease of use and rugged quality construction opened the door for the most extensive line of 8-inch fusion machines on the market.

28 tracstar28 TRACSTAR®

The McElroy® 28 fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 2” IPS - 8” DIPS (63mm - 225mm). For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for a more compact fusion unit. The TracStar® 28 offers a self-contained, self-propelled track mounted vehicle that can handle grades up to 30%. It is the number one choice on the jobsite for its ease of maneuverability and productivity gains.

412 rolling412 ROLLING

McElroy® 412 line of fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 4” IPS to 12” DIPS (110mm to 340mm). The Rolling 412 changed the industry when introduced as the first fully self-contained fusion machine in the world. These Rolling machines incorporate the interchangeable 412 4-jaw carriage, which can be easily removed for in-ditch fusion. For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for an even more compact fusion unit. These machines can fabricate segmented ells with optional mitered inserts and are DataLogger® compatible.

412 tracstar412 TRACSTAR®

McElroy’s 412 line of fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 4” IPS to 12” DIPS (110mm to 340mm). The TracStar® 412 added all-terrain mobility to the unit setting a new industry standard. TracStar® machines incorporate the interchangeable 412 4-jaw carriage, which can be easily removed for in-ditch fusion. For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for an even more compact fusion unit. These machines can fabricate segmented ells with optional mitered inserts and are DataLogger® compatible.

618 rolling618 ROLLING

McElroy’s 618 line of fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 6” IPS to 18” OD (180mm to 450mm). One of our best sellers, the Rolling 618 bridges the gap between small and large diameter pipe fusion. All units incorporate the interchangeable 618 four-jaw carriage, which can be easily removed for in-ditch fusion. For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for an even more compact fusion unit. These machines can fabricate segmented ells with optional mitered inserts and are DataLogger® compatible.

618 tracstar618 TRACSTAR®

McElroy® 618 line of fusion machines will butt fuse pipe sizes from 6” IPS to 18” OD (180mm to 450mm). The TracStar® 618 offers a self-contained, self-propelled, track-mounted vehicle that can handle grades up to 30%. It is the number one choice on the jobsite for its ease of maneuverability and productivity gains. All units incorporate the interchangeable 618 four-jaw carriage, which can be easily removed for in-ditch fusion. For tight installations, the outer fixed jaw and skid can be removed from the carriage converting it to a 3-jaw carriage for an even more compact fusion unit. These machines can fabricate segmented ells with optional mitered inserts and are DataLogger® compatible.

1236 rolling1236 ROLLING

The MegaMc® 1236 will butt fuse pipe sizes from 12” IPS to 36” OD (340mm to 900mm). Above ground or in the ditch, these all new machines bring the flexibility of the smaller machines to MegaMc® large-diameter fusion. These fusion machines have all the advantages of their predecessors with additional features for in-ditch, close-quarter work. The carriage has 4-jaws with a removable 3-jaw carriage and is capable of top loading the heater and facer to maximize functionality within limited space.

t900T900

The TracStar® 900 will butt fuse pipe sizes from 12” IPS to 36” OD (340mm to 900mm). Above ground or in the ditch, these all new machines bring the flexibility of the smaller machines to MegaMc™ large-diameter fusion. These fusion machines have all the advantages of their predecessors with additional features for in-ditch, close-quarter work. The carriage has 4-jaws with a removable 3-jaw carriage and is capable of top loading the heater and facer to maximize functionality within limited space. The TracStar® 900 is mounted on independently controlled, self propelled tracks and features a wireless remote driving control.

1648 rolling1648 ROLLING

The MegaMc® 1648 Machine will butt fuse pipe sizes from 16” OD to 48” OD (450mm to 1200mm). It was designed to serve the large diameter needs of the water and sewer industry. Growth in the water industry has fueled the demand for the 1648. The machine allows for butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or removal of the outer jaw. Mitered inserts are available for fabricating ells. McElroy® unique semi–automatic control system requires only one operator. Hydraulic power assists all fusion functions including the complete operation of the jaws, pipe lifts, heater and facer.

1600 rolling1600 ROLLING

The McElroy® 1600 machine will butt fuse pipe sizes from 20” OD to 65” OD (500mm to 1600mm). It carriage has 4 jaws to tackle large pipe jobs, with 30,000 lbs of clamping force per jaw for improved gripping and rerounding of pipe. With 88,000 lbs. of fusion force, operators will find they have extra force in reserve to overcome drag. The 1600 boasts a road-approved 102" width, extendable hydraulic outriggers/levelers for stabilization and an improved facer design that is 40% faster. Hydraulic power assists all fusion functions including complete operation of the jaws, pipe lifts, heater and facer.

dataloggerDATALOGGER®

The McElroy® DataLogger® is used to record and document key parameters of the fusion process. This cost-effective device can be used to verify that proper fusion procedures have been followed prior to installation. The DataLogger® unit consists of a rugged handheld computer that serves as the recording device connected to a data collection device that records the heater temperature and fusion pressure profile over time. All data is recorded and transmitted to the handheld computer where the joint report can be stored, viewed, printed or transferred to a desktop computer for archiving.