Understanding Torsional Vibration

  Understanding Torsional Vibration & the Importance of TVA – By Spencer Bailey Destructive torsional vibration occurs when different pieces of rotating equipment don’t get along. When designing or building a piece of engine-driven equipment, it’s...

The Propulsion Repower

Reconditioned Marine Propulsion Engine or New? Begin your repower project by learning the relevant State and Federal requirements for marine repowers in your area. Reconditioned engines work best when they can replace like-for-like engines. This reduces the expense...

MER Has New John Deere Power Options

Deere Marine PowerTech Engines – Propulsion, Generator and Auxiliary Drive Engines 6068AFM: Propulsion – The AFM series combines a 4-valve cylinder head with a High-Pressure Common Rail  Fuel System and the benefit of a jacket water after-cooler and single...

Ultra-Low Sulfur Fuel Lubricity Update

Customers ask us: Should you use lubricity additives in this new Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel fuel, or not? In a word, YES, strictly according to your engine maker’s specification. Part of the reason is that ultra high-pressure common-rail fuel systems came into...

MER Mounts Save Time and Dollars!

Call Gary, Norm, or Ben C. at 800-777-0714 To Order Yours: Weld-up mounting feet are available from MER to make engine, transmission, and generator mounting much faster and easier. The finished product, seen below, works with your existing mount holes on the engine...

Announcing The Deere 4045 Common-rail Diesel Engine!

The Deere 4045 Is Now Common Rail, further increasing power while reducing exhaust emissions. Speaking of low emissions-visit our new emission retrofits page to learn how to improve the air quality in your neighborhood. Meet air quality standards with older equipment...

Emission Retrofits

  INTRODUCTION TO EXHAUST AFTER-TREATMENT: Forklifts in warehouses, equipment in mines, and even engines on drilling rigs will benefit from our cost-effective retrofit capability. We can reduce regulated emissions well over 70%.   Air quality and fuel efficiency have...

Calibrating The Engine Oil Dipstick

When engines (and transmissions) are installed at an angle, the oil pan’s oil-level changes, front-to-back. If operated at extreme angles without re-marking the dipstick, the engine can fail, due to lubricating oil starvation. This is because without re-marking...