The McElroy Sidewinder™ Fusion Machines give you the ability to saddle fuse 4’’ IPS and smaller branch saddles, tapping tees and service saddle fittings onto 1¼’’ IPS and larger main sizes. The Sidewinder comes in two configurations: the Jaw Clamp and Chain Clamp. The Jaw Clamp Sidewinder is used for fusing branch saddles, tapping tees and service saddle fittings onto 1¼’’ to 4’’ IPS main sizes. The Chain Clamp Sidewinder gives you the ability to fuse onto main sizes larger than 4” IPS. Both Sidewinders are DataLogger® compatible.
The standard size Sidewinders are designed to fuse a full range of fittings. The compact Sidewinders are designed for tighter confines and smaller fittings.