Machine Tools Blog

16 Jul 2019
July 16, 2019

How To: Buying a Pressbrake

From mechanical to hydraulic, and then on to hybrid and electric, pressbrakes have evolved significantly over the last 100 years. “Accuracy is all that matters,” and “more tonnage for your money” are just a few sales slogans you will hear when shopping for a new brake for your job shop or production floor. Use this.. read more →

How does a kid who cleaned shops for cash to upgrade dirt bikes become the CEO of an industry altering company? Hard work, determination, and good tools. 35 years ago, Wade Macadam was that kid. “I cleaned a few shops, the guys who actually worked there took me under their wing and taught me to.. read more →

11 Feb 2019
February 11, 2019

HOW-TO: Select A Bandsaw

When looking through the many different horizontal bandsaws on the market it can be difficult to know which machine will best fit your needs. Scissor type, dual-column, single mitering, auto material feed, capacity… the options can be overwhelming. Use this handy guide to find the right saw for the job! Don’t want to take the.. read more →

Looking for a pressbrake with up to 200t of pressure and a footprint of only 7 x 4’? Look no further than the HPA-P line up of hydraulic workshop pressbrakes now offered by KAAST Machine Tools. They introduced the HPA-P series to market at the Fabtech tradeshow in Atlanta in early November of 2018. As.. read more →

26 Nov 2018
November 26, 2018

A Smooth Finish for All of Your Projects

When finishing your next part, be sure to have a KAAST Machine Tools saddle-style F-Grind AH Series high precision surface grinder on your shop floor. Featuring hardened, ground and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) coated table guideways this grinder series offers full stress relieved main parts to ensure maximum rigidity, stability and grinding accuracy. Customers can add the.. read more →

31 Aug 2018
August 31, 2018

Huge Selection of Mills Now Available!

If you need a machine to drill, bore, cut, or make slots, then look no further than the explosive collection of milling machines waiting for you at KAAST. When it comes to milling, we’ve got both bed-type and knee mills waiting to show their precision and power! Perhaps a knee mill is what you’re looking.. read more →

20 Aug 2018
August 20, 2018

The New Showroom is Filling Up!

It has only been a month since we made our new home in Aldan, PA, but already the KAAST warehouse is filling up with some of our favorite saws, lathes, mills, and profile rolls, all ready to be shipped! Have an urge to “try before you buy”? Don’t have 12 weeks to wait for your.. read more →

26 Jun 2018
June 26, 2018

We’ve Moved!

“Your production partner” KAAST Machine Tools has just received the keys to their new home in Aldan,PA. The 42,500 sqft building will feature a showroom, technical training center, and an expanded machine and spare parts inventory. “So often we get the call asking if a customer can come see the machines, or even test them.. read more →

26 May 2018
May 26, 2018

We’re Bringing the C-Turns to IMTS

With castings of high tensile Meehanite iron for maximum vibration dampening, the KAAST Machine Tools Inc. C-Turn CNC series of lathes offers a wealth of benefits not otherwise available on the market. These machines are manufactured in Taiwan (meeting BS EN ISO 23125 standards) with unmatched quality and reliability for high accuracy and performance. At.. read more →

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 →