TracStar® 618

200mm - 450mm (8" - 18")

The TracStar 618 Series 2 has been completely redesigned based on feedback that came directly from the field. The new machine now shares the same vehicle with the 250 and 412 range of TracStars and is powered by a powerful diesel engine – which is especially useful on jobsites where gasoline is not permitted.

Designed to butt fuse polypropylene pipes and fittings from 200mm — 450mm (8”-18”), the TracStar 618 Series 2 offers a self-contained, selfpropelled, track-mounted vehicle that can handle  grades up to 30 percent.

A new cowling design aids in heat dissipation while providing easier access when machine maintenance is required. An updated electrical system increases the circuit protection and a standard battery disconnect is now incorporated for easy lockout.

The TracStar 618 Series 2 fusion machines incorporate an interchangeable 4-jaw carriage that can be easily removed for in-ditch fusions. 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.

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A Hydraulic Clamping kit is available for all TracStar® 618 models. Add HC to the end of the part number or select the Hydraulic Clamping option while customizing your machine package.
  • TracStar® 618 Series 2

    Fusion machine, facer, 12"-18" heater, insulated heater stand and lifting assembly.

    Description Part Number
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    Low Cylinder Force AT1830003
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AT1830003 Low Cylinder Force
Machine 2,273 lbs. (1,031 Kg)
Vehicle 1,620 lbs. (734.8 Kg)
Carriage 3-Jaw - 416 lbs. (188.7 Kg) | 4-Jaw - 605 lbs. (274.4 Kg) |
Heater 34 lbs. (15.4 Kg)
Facer 91 lbs. (41.3 Kg)
Shipping Weight 2,791 lbs. (1,266 Kg)
System Pressure 2,000 PSI (137.9 BAR)
Fusion Pressure 1,500 PSI (103.4 BAR)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity 8 Gallons (30.3 Liters)
Engine Cooling Liquid Cooling
Engine Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Fuel Tank Capacity 5 Gallons (18.9 Liters)
Engine Operational Fuel Tank Capacity 8 Hours
Engine Starting System Electric
Heater 3,000 Watts, 50 / 60 Hz, 1 Ph
Facer Hydraulic
Power 20 HP, 3 Ph
Input Voltage Requirements None, self-contained
AC Output 120V & 240V, 60Hz, 15 Amp
Heater Plug type NEMA 6-15
Frame Welded steel construction
Brake Self-locking
Mobility Type Rubber crawler tracks
Transportation Self-propelled
Vehicle Speed 1.5 MPH
Lifting Lift points and lifting assembly
Starting System Electric
Machine Dimensions
Length 97" (2,463.8mm)
Width 56" (1,422.4mm)
Height 53" (1,346.2mm)
Heater Extended Width 58" (1,473.2mm)
Heater Extended Height 67" (1,701.8mm)
Carriage Dimensions
Length 3-Jaw - 28.9" (734.1mm) | 4-Jaw - 44.3" (1,125.2mm) |
Width 4-Jaw - 43.3" (1,099.8mm) | 3-Jaw - 43.3" (1,099.8mm) |
Height 3-Jaw - 31.3" (795mm) | 4-Jaw - 33.1" (840.7mm) |
Shipping Dimensions
Length 90" (2,286 mm)
Width 60" (1,524 mm)
Height 63" (1,600.2 mm)

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Parts & Accessories

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

12" IPS - 18" OD Heater

1853401 12" IPS - 18" OD Heater (Standard)

DataLogger® 7

Tablet, transducer, machine mount, stylus, micro SD card, carrying case and Quick Start Guide.

DLP0857716 DataLogger 7 - English, Spanish, and Russian

Low Profile Rollers Case

For 4" IPS - 18" IPS(100mm - 450mm) Pipe.

A1867501 Case (includes 40 complete rollers)

25' Extension Cord

For use with non-automated machines when fusing in-ditch.

1219002 240V, 1Ph, 15A Cord

External Bead Remover

Trim the bead created during the fusion process.

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

Heater Caddy

The Heater Caddy allows you to use the machine to easily carry the heater with the stand from joint to joint.

AT1818602 Allows the heater and heater bag frame to attach to a TracStar

Hydraulic Clamping Retrofit Kit

Increase productivity by eliminating manual cranking of knobs.

A1870301 Hydraulic Clamping Kit

Hydraulic Extension Hoses

Required for in-ditch fusion.

1219105 25ft Extension Hose Set (4 hoses)

Hydraulic Fill Cap Lock Out

Lock fill area to prevent tampering and accidental fill of improper fluid types.

T18P0815322 Hydraulic Fill Cap Lock Out

Hydraulic Pipe Stand

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

Note: T9055701 requires AT9055901 with optional T9055902 accessories

AT5066702 4" - 20" Pipe Stand with Manual Height Adjustment (no Pump Kit)
AT5066703 4" - 20" Pipe Stand with Hydraulic Height Adjustment & Pump Package

Lower 3-Jaw Conversion Package

Adapt existing Rolling, TracStar, or Pit Bull machine components for low pressure functions.

T1825501 618 Low Force carriage conversion


3 trusses, 3 stanchions, 6 screw jacks, 1 pivot roller support, 2 stationary rollers and wrench.

1875501 Standard PolyHorse
1875502 PolyHorse with PowerAssist
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Pyrometer Kit

Pryometer kit for accurately checking surface temperatures of heater.

A218804 Measures surface temperature of heater

Self-Centering Stub End Holder

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

1879101 Stub End Holder

Shipping Container

SED01218 Container

Spare 4.63" Facer Blade Set

Spare facer blades.

T1208603 Facer Blade Set (6 Blades)
T1208603C Extended Life Facer Blade Set (6 Blades)
T1208603T Carbide Facer Blade Set (6 Blades) for abrasive materials

Spare 9.12" Facer Blade Set

Spare facer blades.

T1812602 Facer Blade Set (6 Blades)
T1812602C Extended Life Facer Blade Set (6 Blades)

Spare Heater Plate Kit

Heater plates have an anti-stick coating and are required for butt fusion.

A1242108 6" - 12" Heater Plate
A1852013 12" - 18" Heater Plate

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