AHRI’s Tips for Flood Damaged Heating and Cooling Equipment

AHRI has compiled some excellent tips for those who have unfortunately experienced damage to their heating and cooling equipment during the recent flooding in this country. See below an excerpt from the article and link to the full version...

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Announcing New Machines in the Mestek Lineup!

We're pleased to announce two new machines to the Mestek lineup. The 4-in-1 Adjustable Elbow Machine Adding to our line of Adjustable Elbow machines is the new 4-in-1 Adjustable Elbow Machine. This precision machine produces high quality straight, articulated elbows as...

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Why You Should be Using a Coil Feed System

A coil feed system is the perfect addition to any laser or plasma cutting table. Coil feeding has many advantages over traditional sheet feeding. A coil feeder allows for faster swapping of gauges on your cutting table. Rather than...

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Have you considered financing your Mestek Machinery purchase?

Mestek Machinery has partnered with Scottrade to offer preferred finance and lease programs to help you invest in and grow your business.   If you'd like a quote, or would like to learn more about your financing options, click here:   ...

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Mestek Machinery Catalog Update

The Mestek Machinery Catalog has been updated. Explore the wide inventory of high-performance HVAC machinery and equipment, all of which are built to a standard of quality that’s second to none. With over 90 machine models and seven of...

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Mestek Machinery debuts Tie Rod Crimper ROI Calculator on website

Mestek Machinery has been steadily improving their website by adding features to make the purchasing process easier for customers. One way we have made this change is by supplying product specific calculators that can measure return on investment before...

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Life, Love, and Ductwork Fabrication

It may be strange to think that less than 80 years ago most of sheet metal work was done by hand. The process was cumbersome and time-consuming. Those employed in the profession worked hard for their money, and in...

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Mestek Machinery Joins SMACNA Bay Area Chapter

Mestek Machinery Inc. of Cedar Rapids, IA is now an associate member of the Bay Area SMACNA chapter and sponsoring their golf outing/scholarship fundraiser next month. Mestek Machinery, as a Premier Partner, has a long standing relationship with the national...

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You’re so Vane – All about Turning Vanes

HVAC turning vanes are curved sheet metal fins placed in air-conditioning duct work at a point where the duct changes direction, typically a 90 degree turn. They are used to promote a more uniform airflow and reduce pressure drop.    When airflow changes direction in a...

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Mike Bailey on Seams & Joints

Some customers—even dealers—may get mixed up between seams and joints due to a lack of understanding of big machines.  Vice President of Sales and New Product Development at Mestek Machinery, Mike Bailey, explains the difference between seams and joints. Seams...

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What Is The Best Cornermatic Machine For You?

Are you looking to automatically insert corners in fittings or duct sections?  Mestek Machinery’s Cornermatic Selection Guide (below) is an interactive tool to help you find the best machine for your needs. The guide takes into account where the Cornermatic...

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Improving Assembly Through High Quality Equipment – Part 2

Improved Assembly and Installation due to Quality Equipment In addition to ease of maintenance, quality of equipment should be considered for manufacturing consistent product.  The higher the quality, the lower the costs of maintenance, repair, and replacement. Mestek Machinery provides high-quality...

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Improving Assembly Through High Quality Equipment – Part 1

Proper Maintenance Improves Fabrication Consistency Machinery maintenance affects manufacturing quality, production cost, and customer satisfaction.  Regular maintenance allows businesses to prevent bigger problems, which in turn reduces cost needed for repairs, replacements and missed business opportunities.  More importantly, proper maintenance...

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Mestek Machinery Receives ISO Re-certification

    Mestek Machinery Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been again certified to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. This registration involves “design, manufacture, rebuild, and service of coil processing system and equipment for the HVAC and other...

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Steel Prices Expected to Rise – Part Two

Offset Increased Steel Prices with Automation The expected rise in steel prices does not necessarily mean the rise of total costs.  In the HVAC industry, one way to offset increased steel prices is to reduce the cost of labor to...

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Steel Prices Expected to Rise – Part One

Trump’s campaign includes a protectionist position on imported steel in order to increase business for domestic steelmakers.  This, in addition to the trade cases against steel dumped in the U.S. in the last year, has and will continue to...

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Is Your Shop Ready for Automated Duct Fabrication?

     The craft of sheet metal working has been done for generations, many of the processes learned as a trade from early youth. The perfection of the trade often required years of training. It was (and still is)...

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Custom Machine for Filter Manufacturer provides Automation

A manufacturer of filtration products in Missouri sought a custom machine to automate their processes. Mestek Machinery's Iowa Precision team was on the job. The manufacturer's current process was requiring too much time and labor-- cutting expanded mesh manually into an...

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Mestek Machinery Catalog

Download a digital copy of the catalog here Request a print copy of the catalog for your shop The Mestek Machinery Catalog has been updated. Explore the wide inventory of high-performance HVAC machinery and equipment, all of which are built to...

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Vulcan Subscription Service Plan

We take pride in the reliability of our equipment, but any number of situations can arise that cause downtime.   The key is how quickly you're back up and running.  That is why the Vulcan Subscription Service Plan focuses on response...

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