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Opening the door to CMT’s scrap magnet shop

 

Need a scrap magnet rewound or serviced? CMT’s scrap magnet shop is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any scrap magnet or separator roll. CMT’s scrap magnet shop is 17,000-square-feet with cranes to 15 tons. A full operational test is performed on every scrap magnet we manufacture or rebuild. Our attractive force […]

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Pop quiz: What is this?

 

What is this thing? A paint mixer? A drive motor from a locomotive? A robot? This is a specialty high speed gearbox, used on a turbine generator at a public utility company for producing electricity. The gearbox is a speed increaser, and it drives the exciter unit for the generator. Babbitt bearings are installed in […]

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Industrial crane brakes can be remanufactured

 

Industrial crane brakes are often used until the brake shoes wear out. The shoes from industrial crane brakes can be repaired and re-lined to like-new condition. CMT’s machine shop can restore these industrial crane brake shoes by cleaning, sandblasting, Magnaflux testing and machining new bushings. These shoes pictured will be remanufactured to new specification, with […]

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Now hiring: part-time secretary

 

Part-time secretary (15-20 hours, varies weekly) needed for industrial service center in downtown Youngstown. General office duties, parts ordering, experience with computers, AP, AR, job costing. Basic accounting a must. Able to multi-task and handle busy phones. Apply online. EOE. Drug-free workplace.

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Save the Earth this April with electric motor rewinds

 

April is Earth Month, and we can think of nothing more greener than an electric motor rewind. An electric motor rewind can be done to make a motor workable again without the high cost of a new motor. At CMT, we can rewind a motor in an emergency, which means your downtime is minimal. Usually, […]

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Stopping vibration through dynamic balancing can extend life of equipment

 

Simply put, dynamic balancing is the practice of spinning a rotating item like a drive shaft or armature at a high speed in a balancing machine. Vibration is reduced when weight is added or subtracted. A balancing machine has sensors and once a rotating piece has been brought up to the set speed, a computer […]

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Predictive maintenance programs head off problems before they start

 

Stay a leg up on costly repairs with a predictive maintenance program. A predictive maintenance program can be tailored for your company to suit your needs and budget while keeping your equipment running. Predictive maintenance programs can diagnose, track, monitor and trend equipment by detecting conditions that show up before they become costly and inconvenient […]

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Your place or ours? CMT can repair your industrial gearboxes

 

Industrial gearboxes run the world. Industrial gearboxes are often used to control the equipment that manufacturers steel and pipe mills. Gearboxes may increase speed, decrease speed or manufacture torque required to drive a larger piece of equipment. Some industrial gearboxes can be serviced in a gearbox repair shop, such as CMT, or multi-shaft gearboxes can […]

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Motors run the world

 

There are very few places in the world where an industrial electric motor isn’t working behind-the-scenes. Industrial electric motors can be found in all shapes and sizes and have many different purposes. Electric motors can move air, generate electricity or supply drinking water. Some electric motors are expected to perform in a wide variety of […]

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Technical services abound with scrap yard magnets, bearings and brakes

 

Some unique technical services that set CMT apart from others include: Gear Inspection: CMT can inspect and provide NDT certification on customer’s existing gears and geared apparatus. Machining large parts: CMT has two 112” mills, which are former World War II-era machines, originally used for making tank turrets, now have electronic controls fitted on them. […]

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