Mobile Equipment Repair Industrial Contractors, or M.E.R., is a family owned and operated business. In 2014 Joe and Jean Tepper, with the help of their four sons, started the company. When M.E.R was created, Joe’s vision was to provide companies with turn-key solutions for all of their project needs. Joseph, Brandon, Kyle, and Josh are.. read more →
Press brakes are fabrication machines used for bending sheet metal. The material is placed over a V-shaped die and pressed into from above by a punch. read more →
Fabtech 2016 in Las Vegas was a great success! Thank you to all our existing customers who stopped by and our new friends and customers at RJF Fabrication in MI, Delta Tee International in TX, and Engineered Systems and Equipment in KS. Hope to see you all at Fabtech Mexico in May and then back.. read more →
What is a plate roll? A plate roll turns sheet metal into a cylinder or radiused part. The machines are commonly used for rolling large quantities of cylinders in the same day. They can also be used to roll coninical shapes by tilting the rollers or using conicical-shaped rollers. Sometimes a plate roll is also.. read more →
Roll forming sheet metal can be accomplished using both plate rolls and press brakes. There are pros and cons to each machine type, and neither one is necessarily better for the job—it really depends on the application. read more →
When you’re bending large sheet metal, the right setup and tools used can have a large impact on whether your bend has stacked errors or comes out smooth. read more →
A band saw is an essential tool for any manufacturer Band saw basics: Contents: Band saw basics Vertical & horizontal band saws Semi-automatic band saws Fully-automatic band saws Which band saw should I buy? Get some help This machine’s blade is made up of a continuous band of metal with sharp teeth along one edge, and it.. read more →
When your fabrication shop bids on a job, the customer is looking for several key factors to determine whether or not your shop has what it takes to get the job done on time, and on budget. When they award the contract to your shop, the value provided will be a major part of that.. read more →
Our new HPB Press Brakes are perfect for complicated, sensitive, single or multiple bendings on high speed. These machines are among the highest rated machines for helping to increase productivity and lower costs with a user-friendly CNC controller and low-cost hydraulic maintenance. They allow you to have more production capacity and eliminate waste time on.. read more →
KAAST has a new eccentric press in stock this Fall. This 80 ton press ships free this Fall right to your door anywhere in the continental United States. read more →
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