The MER Method – Custom Exhaust Design

Designing an exhaust and blanketing system can be time consuming, stressful and expensive. It takes a long time to design the exhaust, fabricate and install the piping, then go through the process all over again with lagging. The work is being done twice and costs...

Marine Exhaust System Components

This month we’re looking at the components we supply to build and maintain your commercial grade marine exhaust system. These systems are generally either “wet” or “dry”. A wet exhaust system is one that uses the spray of raw water to cool the exhaust stream before it...

New MER Silencer Mounting Brackets

After the decision is made to use a dry exhaust system instead of a wet system, the next chore is to decide where the silencer will be mounted. One option is high up on the boat, under the stack cowling, if so equipped. Another place if space allows, is in the engine...

Exhaust/Emissions

Your Boat and the EPA MER follows Environmental Protection Agency requirements carefully and we are seeing up to 80% reductions in marine exhaust emissions between circa 1985 engines and the newest EPA certified engines. However, it will be some time before all of the...