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Gearing up for gearbox repairs

What’s a gearbox? It’s a mechanical device that uses gears and shaft assemblies to provide speed and torque from a power source (think an electric motor) to another machine. Gearboxes are designed many different ways and for many different purposes. Gearbox repair is required when something in a gearbox breaks

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Scrap yard lifting magnet: From White House to Hollywood

The same 3,500-pound yellow scrap yard magnet from City Machine Technologies, Inc. that was on the South Lawn of the White House for the Made in America Product Showcase in July 2018 will be on the upcoming episode of MythBusters Jr on the Science Channel Wednesday, February 6 at 8

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Reduce. Recycle. Re-engineer.

There are great benefits to re-engineering parts. Sometimes equipment needs to be repaired using OEM parts. When some original renewal parts are obsolete and unavailable, we re-engineer them. This lets a customer extend the life cycle of equipment, instead of sending it to the junkyard. A re-engineered part is often

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Sometimes you just can’t help but buy new lifting magnets

As we anxiously await the MythBusters Jr episode starring our lifting magnet, let’s chat about new lifting magnets. Sometimes, magnets are so badly damaged that they are deemed uneconomical to repair and are replaced with new, rebuilt or used magnets. At CMT’s magnet production facilities, we offer: -Conductor straightening and

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Happy 2019!

It’s early in 2019, so we still have time to make a resolution. New year, new job: Thinking about bettering yourself or making a career change? Consider a job in the skilled trades. Many skilled trades jobs only require a certificate, so you can be on your way to making

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