Product News - May 2013

Product News - May 2013
McElroy Super 28 fusion machine

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 RIDGID soil pipe cutter

The 238-P powered soil pipe cutter from RIDGID cuts soil pipe in hard-to-reach places, including rafters or below grade. Weighing 13.5 pounds and 11.5 inches long, the cutter is designed for use with a 1/2-inch impact driver. The chain can cut no-hub cast iron, service weight cast iron and clay pipe up to 8 inches in diameter, and concrete pipe up to 6 inches in diameter. Two-direction operation enables the user to score pipe before cutting, while the torque limit protects against overloading. 800/769-7743;

TT Technologies constant-tension winches 

Grundowinch hydrostatic constant-tension winches, available in 3-, 5- and 10-ton sizes, are designed for pipe bursting, underground cable pulling, sliplining, pipe pulling and swage lining. Constant tension senses and automatically takes up any cable slack. All models feature protective cable storage and are available with air-cooled diesel or gasoline engines, as well as an adjustable boom system. 800/533-2078;

Xylem water removal, flood control app 

A mobile app of the Xylem Dewatering Handbook provides users with access to dewatering, water removal and flood control pump product information from the company’s Flygt and Godwin brands. The app is available for download from the iTunes App Store.

McElroy Super 28 fusion machine 

The Super 28 fusion machine from McElroy pairs a 28 fusion machine carriage for fusing 2-inch IPS to 8-inch DIPS polyethylene pipe with larger-tracked, diesel-powered TracStar 412 and 618 chassis for job sites where gasoline is unavailable or not allowed. The fusion machine is available as a combination unit with saddle fusion capability. 918/836-8611;


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