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In-depth look: Industrial Machining Division

  City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for 28 years providing a variety of services to heavy industries throughout the United States and abroad. The electrical, mechanical, machining and lifting magnet capabilities of our four highly specialized divisions combine to make us your single source solution for industrial

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57-inch scrap handler magnet for sale

Size:    57”/ 1450 mm Model:    DASH Coil type:   Aluminum Field:    Deep Weight:   4700 lbs/2140 kg Voltage:   230 DC Cold amperage:  60.5 Cold ohms:   3.8 Kilowatts:   13.9 Duty cycle:   75% Average All Day Lifting Capacities #1 Hot Melt         3200 lbs/1454 kg #2 Hot Melt          2050 lbs/ 930 kg Steel Turnings          1000 lbs/ 454 kg Plate Punchings       3900 lbs/ 1775 kg

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Thank you to our Veterans

Thank you to all Veterans for their service to our great country. We are especially proud of our own Veterans: Roger A, Ed, Paul, Dave H, Tim, Steve M, Rodney, Mike P, Doug R and Chad. A shout out to Michael who is an active Marine Reserve.

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Reasons to purchase a new lift magnet

Industry is seeing a trend in the number of new lift magnets being manufactured.  There has been a reduction in the amount of weld and steel in many scrap handling lift magnets. The case walls and outer poles have been thinned and accept less punishment than in the past. Some

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47 inch scrap handler magnet for sale

Size: 47″/ 1200 mm Model: DASH Coil type: Aluminum Field: Deep Weight: 3200 lbs/1460 kg Voltage: 230 DC Cold amperage: 42 Cold ohms: 5.5 Kilowatts: 9.7 Duty cycle: 75%   Average All Day Lifting Capacities #1 Hot Melt 1900 lbs/ 865 kg #2 Hot Melt 1100 lbs/ 500 kg Steel

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Safe testing procedures of lift magnets

When inspecting or servicing a lift magnet, please keep in mind the following safe testing procedures: 1. Lockout/tagout all energy sources prior to testing the magnet. 2. Double-check for voltage at the lift magnet prior to disconnecting it:  a. Verify lockout/tagout  b. Probe the cable with sharp voltmeter leads or

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