In celebration of National Skilled Trades Day (Wednesday, May 5) and Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs Week (May 3-7), City Machine Technologies, Inc., the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center (MCCTC) and the Educational Service Center of Eastern Ohio teamed up to showcase in-demand skilled trades jobs. The MCCTC Digital Design and Print Technology Class of 2021 […]
Lifting magnets often operate in high impact, dirty environments. CMT finds many lifting magnets have fractured housings. Many internal issues also prevent both performance and longevity. CMT provides the steel and scrap industries with the following services: Design, repair, rewind of lifting magnets, as well as the manufacturing of new. CMT offers aluminum and copper […]
DC electric motors are still popular in industry. Crane, mill and runout table motors are often DC ones. Railroad crossings and nuclear valve drives require DC motors with battery backup. CMT rewinds armatures on DC motors CMT manufactures new shafts on DC motors CMT does comprehensive machine work to the housing CMT will fabricate new […]
Congratulations to Gasser Chair, winner of the 2021 Mahoning Valley Safety Council’s Joan Kovach Safety Leadership Award!
Get your calendars out and start preparing. National Skilled Trades Day is Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Again, this year will be a virtual celebration. Say thank you to those who work in the skilled trades. We’ve learned that skilled trades are essential. Thank those truck drivers who bring you food and packages. Thank your hairdresser. […]
New technology helps predict machinery conditions with high accuracy. Laser alignment, vibration analysis, Babbitt bearing and bearing journal inspections, FARO studies and motor insulation integrity are just a few of the preventative maintenance options CMT provides to mitigate repairs and save companies money.
Babbitt bearings are used in critical applications like turbines, large motors, fans and blowers. They are used in power plants, military ships and in industrial manufacturing facilities. Pictured is a large mill drive that had a bearing failure. CMT removed, remanufactured, dressed the journal, installed and commissioned the motor all back into service in 36 […]
— Voltage imbalance.: A 3.5% imbalance will drive a 25% temperature increase — Low and high voltage — Single phase of a three-phase machine — Lightning, surges and switching spikes — Ungrounded power systems — Loose electrical connections — Inverter settings — Restricted ventilation — Using the wrong lubricant and the wrong amount — Overload […]