HDPE & PP-R pipe fusion training

Empower your crew to construct complete HDPE and PP-R pipe systems through Ferguson’s pipe fusion training programs. Train your team to install chemical-resistant pipe for a plant or domestic potable water lines for a commercial building project. Ferguson’s experienced pipe fusion professionals have provided industry-leading fusion services for more than 40 years. Trust Ferguson as your source for comprehensive HDPE and PP-R pipe fusion solutions. We’ll save your bottom line by thoroughly training you and your crew to successfully operate fusion equipment in addition to offering fusion machine rentals. Once the job is done, we’ll show your crew how to properly test their work and ensure a leak-free fuse. Explore our PP-R and HDPE pipe fusion training capabilities and see what makes Ferguson an industry-leading provider of pipe fusion solutions.  

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PP-R pipe fusion training

Ferguson can serve your PP-R pipe fusion training needs through our offering of Aquatherm pipe products. Wherever you need PP-R fusion training, we can help with hundreds of Ferguson associates who are certified Aquatherm fusion technicians across the United States. We provide training on PP-R fusion including socket fusion for pipe 4” and smaller and butt fusion for pipe 4” - 24.” We also provide electrofusion training. We train your crew how to operate the following brands of pipe fusion machines:

  • WIDOS welding machines
  • McElroy Manufacturing
  • Ritmo America

Our goal is to give you the most thorough fusion training possible. Our trainers will make sure each person gets the individual attention they need to ensure they can safely and effectively fuse Aquatherm pipe. We will also show your crew how to properly pressure test their work for a guaranteed leak-free fuse.

Completing the Aquatherm fusion training program can qualify you for a 10-year warranty that covers the cost of labor, property damage, parts and material on any Aquatherm fusion job you perform. The requirements to qualify for this warranty are:

  • Your crew must pass the course taught by a certified Aquatherm fusion trainer.
  • You must perform the appropriate pressure testing upon job completion.
  • The pressure test results must be submitted to Aquatherm.

Ferguson will help you meet these requirements and give you the assurance that your work is covered under Aquatherm’s warranty for up to 10 years.

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HDPE pipe fusion training

In addition to being an industry-leading supplier of HDPE pipe, Ferguson offers HDPE pipe fusing training solutions. HDPE comes in a wide range of sizes up to 65” and is suitable for a variety of applications, including sewer and sanitation lines, acid lines and soil service lines. Our knowledgeable training associates will help your crew become qualified to fuse the HDPE pipe you need to get the job done. The HDPE pipe fusion training we offer meets the standards set by the American Society for Testing and Materials, or ASTM. This allows us to give you the assurance that your crew will be trained to the highest standards of HDPE pipe fusion. From small hand-held fusion equipment to larger electrofusion machines, Ferguson is your source for comprehensive HDPE fusion training solutions.

Our partnership with McElroy Manufacturing allows us to provide our customers with reputable and quality HDPE pipe fusion training. Our trainers are certified McElroy master trainers on the latest fusion methods and receive regular retraining to keep up with new industry standards. We will train your crew at McElroy’s facility in Tulsa, OK, or train your crew at your location.

We provide training on the following HDPE pipe fusion methods:

  • Electrofusion
  • Butt fusion
  • Saddle fusion
  • Socket fusion

Ferguson teaches to any HDPE fusion certification, including fusion for gas lines. With Ferguson HDPE pipe fusion training, you can trust that your crew will be taught to the most rigid standards to ensure quality work. Upon completion of training, your crew will be tested in order to receive their ASTM pipe fusion card. This card qualifies them to fuse HDPE pipe for up to one year after it is issued.

In addition to teaching a wide range of fusion methods, Ferguson also provides data logger training to test the quality of a finished HDPE pipe fusion job. Using a data logger allows you to capture all of the pipe fusion data and ensures every fuse meets ASTM standards. With Ferguson’s help, you will benefit knowing that your crew is qualified to fuse and test a complete HDPE pipe system.

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