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What are City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s capabilities?

 

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 repairs. Talented personnel combined with […]

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What is a journal bearing?

 

Simply put, a journal bearing is a shaft or journal rotating in a bearing. The shaft rotates in the bearing with a layer of lubricant separating the two parts. Because journal bearings are designed to reduce load friction, they are often used when the load is light and the motion is continuous. With a journal […]

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What is dynamic balancing?

 

Dynamic balancing is simply the practice of spinning a rotating apparatus, such as a drive shaft or armature at a high rate of speed in a balancing machine. Vibration is reduced by subtracting or adding weight. A balancing machine is outfitted with sensors, and once a rotating piece has been brought up to the pre-determined […]

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What are centrifugal castings?

 

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 can be machined away that […]

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How do you make a Babbitt bearing?

 

Babbitt bearings are made in a few simple steps. Bearing shells are restored by melting out the original Babbitt material. The grit is blasted from the shells. The bearing shells are inspected and immersed in a 100% molten tin bath to assure a good bond for the new Babbitt. The prepared shell is placed into […]

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What is a babbitt bearing?

 

At City Machine Technologies, Inc., we aim to educate our customers in the process of repairing or manufacturing their industrial equipment. Our goal is to establish our credibility and trust that will serve both parties as the business relationship grows. Through the blog, we are excited to expand our knowledge sharing beyond face-to-face interaction and […]

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New CMT Website Launched

 

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website. As an industrial machine shop with a wide range of professionally engineered services and manufacturing offerings, it’s important for us to get the word out about everything we do. Our new website, blog, and accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube, will help […]

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