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Built for the Ditch

Pit Bull® 28

2" IPS - 8" DIPS (63mm - 225mm)

Rugged and reliable, the Pit Bull 28 is a compact fusion unit that was built for jobsites where wheeled or tracked vehicles are not needed. Ready for the ditch or any other tight space, the Pit Bull 28 is as tough as they come. It is also available in a Combination Unit (CU) for sidewall fusions.



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  Pit Bull® 28 Pit Bull® 28 Combination Unit
4-Jaw Carriage 219 lbs (99.3 Kg) 247 lbs (112 Kg)
3-Jaw Carriage 140 lbs (63.5 Kg) 168 lbs (76.2 Kg)
Facer 37 lbs (16.8 Kg) 37 lbs (16.8 Kg)
Heater 21 lbs (9.5 Kg) 21 lbs (9.5 Kg)
Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) 390 lbs (176.9 Kg) 390 lbs (176.9 Kg)
Shipping Weight 315 lbs (143 Kg) 343 lbs (156 Kg)

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  Pit Bull® 28 Pit Bull® 28 Combination Unit
Butt Fusion Heater 1750 Watt 1750 Watt
Sidewall Heater N/A 2270 Watt
Facer Power Hydraulic Hydraulic
Minimum Power Requirements 1.75 kW 1.75 kW
Plug Type C C

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  Pit Bull® 28 Pit Bull® 28 Combination Unit
Frame Welded steel construction Welded steel construction

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  Pit Bull® 28 Pit Bull® 28 Combination Unit Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU)
  Machine Shipping Container Machine Shipping Container  
Length 44" (1,118 mm) 48" (1,219 mm) 44" (1,118 mm) 48" (1,219 mm) 48" (1,219 mm)
Width 30" (762 mm) 40" (1,016 mm) 30" (762 mm) 40" (1,016 mm) 32.5" (826 mm)
Height 23" (584 mm) 31" (787 mm) 23" (584 mm) 31" (787 mm) 41" (1,036 mm)

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Parts & Accessories

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Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU)

Includes extension hoses and lifting assembly.

T1810901 - 240V, 60Hz, 1Ph
T1810902 - 220V-240V, 50/60Hz, 3Ph

Spare Facer Blade

Includes 4 blades, screws and wrench

T1208602 - Standard blades
T1208602C - Extended-life blades
T1208602T - Carbide blades

Spare Heater Plate Kit

Set of two plates with anti-stick coating required for butt fusion. Kit includes attaching screws and wrench.


Butt Fusion & Mitered Insert Sets

Surface hardened for longer life and are serrated for maximum grip.

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Spare Heater

Microprocessor-controlled with dial thermometer to monitor temperature.

848709 - 120V, 50/60Hz, 1Ph
848803 - 240V, 50/60Hz, 1Ph

Heater Stand

Holds heater for easier carrying and protection. Helps maintain constant temperature.


Pipe Support Stand

Adjustable pipe stand to properly support, position and align pipe to be fused.


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Low Profile Rollers

Reduces the drag on 4" to 18" pipe and protects the pipe from damage. Case includes 40 complete roller assemblies.


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Aids in lifting pipe into the fusion machine and also performs as a stand.


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A pipe-handling system that consists of a series of adjustable racks to store and help install the pipe on the job site.

1875502 - PolyHorse with PowerAssist
1875501 - Standard PolyHorse

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DataLogger® 6

Record and document fusion process parameters.

DL18001 - English, Spanish

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Spare Facer Stand

Provides a convenient place to protect and store your facer out of the dirt and mud.


Stub End Holder

Self-centering stub end holder to hold stub end for butt fusion.


25' Hydraulic Extension Hoses

Set of four 25' Hydraulic extension hoses required for in-ditch fusion. Extension hoses are included with Pit Bull HPU.


Test Caps

Quick and easy air pressure testing of polyethylene pipe.

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Hot Tap Tool

Branch saddle tapping tool for polyethylene pipe.

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Split Heaters

Used for fusing outer pipe of a dual-containment system

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Spreader Bar

Ideal for handling 40' bundles or a single joint of pipe.

8261000-0101 - 3,000 lbs. maximum
8261000-0201 - 6,000 lbs. maximum

External Bead Remover

Trim the bead created during the fusion process.

1221101 - For 1 ¼" to 6" IPS pipe
1810102 - For 4" IPS to 18" OD pipe
1221601 - Extra blades for 1221101
1221603 - Extra blades for 1810102

Pyrometer Kit

Accurately check surface temperatures of heater.


Heat Shield

For fusing two materials with different melt rates. Shields the faster melt rate materials from over-melting.