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Cleaning is essential before repairs

Almost everything entering an industrial repair shop needs a thorough cleaning to remove mill scale, coal dust and grease. A good cleaning allows CMT’s technicians to properly evaluate repairs that need to be made.  Automated parts washing equipment is used whenever possible. The hot water, high-pressure action and quick cycle

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Centrifugal castings = Babbitt bearings

Centrifugal castings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at high speed while molten metal is poured in. The molten metal in a centrifugal casting is thrown toward the inside of the mold wall from the G forces inside. The molten metal solidifies after cooling.  After cooling, any impurities

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Lifting magnets transport steel and scrap vehicles in industry

A lifting magnet does exactly what it says: it’s an electromagnet that can pick up or lift metal objects. A lifting magnet has magnetic properties in its electrified coil and is normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized.

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What sets CMT apart

City Machine Technologies has some unique services that set it apart from others. Gear Inspection: CMT is capable of inspecting and providing NDT certification on customer’s existing gears and geared apparatus. Machining large parts: Among CMT’s machine tools are two 112” mills, which are former World War II-era machines that

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Technical services support repair and maintenance operations in many plants

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for over 25 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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Need a moveable power supply? Try industrial cable reels

Industrial cable reels are used to manage power cable anywhere a moveable power supply is required. They can be found on industrial equipment such as cranes, hoists or material transfer devices. Some cable reels may be powered by mechanical spring motors to allow for cable take-up. Many styles are designed

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