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Babbitt bearings used for high speeds in heavy industrial machinery

 

Heavy industrial machinery uses Babbitt bearings. Babbitt bearings are sleeve bearings made from different alloys that are melted down and cast to make the bearing surface. Babbitt bearings are used for rotating equipment at high speeds. Some examples of where Babbitt bearings are used include: turbines, electric motors, compressors and large power generators. Babbitt bearings […]

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Solving customer problems with reverse engineering

 

Have a part in the corner collecting dust because you need a replacement piece? Can’t find the owner’s manual to find a part needed for a machine? CMT can help. For many challenging situations, reverse engineering can help. Reverse engineering will take a motor or mechanical component through an analysis that will determine how to […]

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CMT offers on-site machining and other field service options

 

Middle of the night and your plant has a breakdown? What about a holiday breakdown? CMT offers 24/7/365 field service. Day or night our technicians arrive on-site with a fully-equipped service van that delivers portable machining equipment and other amenities of our shop to your door. CMT has vans dedicated to on-site machining jobs and […]

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What’s old is new again with industrial electric motors

 

Did you know that industrial electric motors are a renewable resource? Rewinding an industrial electric motor is a cost effective way to get equipment up and running quickly. The outer part of a motor, called a stator, can be decades old, but with motor rewinding, it will be like a new motor and function the […]

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CMT hiring mechanics and machinists

 

Has this new year made you think about your own life? Perhaps you are unhappy in your current job. Or, you need to figure out what to do after high school graduation. If you are thinking of making a change or picking a career, think about a skilled trade. Many skilled trades jobs only require […]

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Save money and increase the life of an industrial lifting magnet

 

In our last blog, we talked about how doing predictive maintenance can save you significant amounts of money in the long run. Today would be a good day to start another new year’s resolution: Take a few simple steps to extend the life of an industrial lifting magnet. By keeping your magnet operating properly, you […]

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2018 Resolution: Preventative Maintenance

 

As 2017 comes to a close, and we work on our new year’s resolutions consider preventative maintenance. Preventive maintenance is extremely important to the long term health of any equipment. A broken machine is always an unwanted expense. There are costs due to unplanned downtime, lost production, and the cost of repairs. A scheduled maintenance […]

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Merry Christmas!

 

Best wishes for peace, health and happiness this holiday season. Merry Christmas! And, as always, we are available 24/7 this holiday season to assist in your breakdowns. Just call 330-747-2639.

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Stop problems before they start with predictive maintenance

 

Critical equipment can benefit from good planning. Case in point, predictive maintenance programs save money and downtime. Predictive maintenance programs are designed to head off problems before they start. Certified technicians can tailor a plan to suit your needs and budget, while allowing the maximum up-time of your equipment. Predictive maintenance programs have the ability […]

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Lifting magnets make the best gift

 

Looking for a gift for that hard-to-find person? Consider a lifting magnet. It’s the gift that will make things easier at any scrap yard or steel mill. Tip of the day: Always using your magnet? Put a monthly inspection at the top of your list. Just using your magnet a couple times a day or […]

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