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Products Snapshot: Geosynthetic Fabrics and Green Drainage Pipes

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The McElroy Guided Side-Bend Tester is designed for on-site ductility tests of pipe fusion segments. The device can performa bend-back test of a piece of polyethylene pipe with a 1-in. to 7-in. wall thickness. A test segment is cut from the pipe witha planer and inserted into the tester; the side-bend tester then places the entire wall thickness into tension. This destructive test allows for a quick check of pipe-fusion-joint ductility, without requiring an external power source. McElroy Manufacturing; 918-836-8611;
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This week we look at the latest in construciton products, including a versatile portable welder and wicking geosynthetic fabric. Click on the image to begin the slide show.


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