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TurncoatThe Merlin Turncoatis a series of mobile or yard based fully automatic tape wrapping machines, capable of processing carbon steel or ductile iron pipes from 2”(50mm) to 64” (1600mm) in diameter, 2-13mtrs in length and up to a maximum of 9 metric tonnes.

Key Advantages:

  • All Turncoat machines can be Yard based or trailer mounted for work next to the ditch.
  • A very accurate overlap and tension control is fitted to minimise tape wastage.
  • Simple to use, requires one or two semi skilled operators.
  • Rugged, reliable and simple construction.
  • Installation is very straightforward, machines can be easily relocated.
  • All machines can cope with a wide range of pipe diameters and lengths.
  • Will apply tapes from all the major manufacturers with a 3” (76mm) Core, up to 300mm wide.
  • Site installation and training is available with all machines.