Polypropylene Socket, Outlet, and Butt Fusion Operator Qualification

Operator Qualification

The Polypropylene operations course teaches students how to perform socket and butt fusions to industry standards using McElroy's line of fusion tools for polypropylene pipe. Participants will have the opportunity to operate some of McElroy's polypropylene specific tools such as the SmartFab™ 125, Spider™ 125, the Acrobat™ line of equipment as well as our Socket Kits.

Session Length

3 Days

Included With Class

Lunch Provided



Topics Covered

  • Fusion Theory
  • Proper Fusion Techniques
  • Equipment Design
  • Operating Procedures
  • DVS Standards
  • Testing Procedures
  • DataLogger® Report Analysis

Equipment Covered


  • Principles of Heat Fusion
  • Socket Fusion Procedures
  • Fusion Outlet Procedures
  • Butt Fusion Procedures
  • DataLogger Operation
  • Testing
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