The Future of Plastic Pipe Fusion

Sponsored by: McElroy Manufacturing

Focused on:

  • Plastic Pipe Welding
  • Job Site Productivity

Date: 16 June

Days to go: 3

Time: 2PM London/3PM CET

Get To Know The New TracStar® i Series from McElroy

Plastic pipe welding equipment owners and operators have spoken up regarding their needs in the field. Getting machine technicians familiar with the equipment, trained on proper fusion procedures, and operating consistently in compliance with industry regulations is of the highest concern. A skilled operator can bring dependability and efficiencies to the jobsite. While an untrained, or less familiar, operator can do just the opposite.

McElroy, the leader in thermoplastic pipe fusion, has tackled those concerns in a truly innovative way with the introduction of the new TracStar® 630i, 900i, and 1200i machines. Building on the trusted reputation and dependability of the TracStar line, the new i Series family of machines deliver a new level of integration and performance to help ensure every machine operator can produce reliably-made fusion joints.

A new FusionGuide™ Control System allows users to customize their level of software interaction while guiding operators through every step of the fusion process. Integrated technology incorporated into the TracStar i Series machines allow three levels of user control – from manual operator control to completely automatic, software-controlled operations. No matter the operator level, the software is designed to handle many common machine functions automatically - creating more efficiencies on the jobsite - and allowing the operator to focus on the job at hand. An integrated DataLogger® tablet automatically records the process for analysis and reporting - ensuring compliance with industry standards - before the pipeline is put into service.

Register today to learn more about how the McElroy TracStar i Series line can provide better efficiencies for machine operators, ensure industry standards compliance, and increase your overall jobsite productivity.

Presented by

Chris Greggs,

Product Manager – TracStar® iSeries

Chris Greggs is the Product Manager for the TracStar® i Series at McElroy Manufacturing in Tulsa, Oklahoma USA. With 30 years of experience at McElroy, he has held a variety of positions involving sales management, international operations, product management and new product development. In his current role, Chris is responsible for market and customer facing aspects of awareness, education and field application to accelerate the adoption of the TracStar® i Series and ensure customer success with the platform.

Chris is actively involved with the Plastic Pipe Institute (PPI), the Alliance for PE Pipe, McElroy University and McElroy Technical Advisory Forum. His areas of expertise include market development, large diameter field operations, international standards, field support and fusion process optimization.

Key Learning Objectives

  • See how the TracStar i Series machines transform the fusion operator experience
  • Learn more about the FusionGuide™ Control System and the efficiencies it can provide on the jobsite
  • Understand how an integrated DataLogger® tablet controls the new TracStar i Series machines


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