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Skilled trades story time at Barnes and Noble

 

CMT participated in a skilled trades story time at Barnes and Noble in Boardman, Ohio, to celebrate National Skilled Trades Day. Children were read books about skilled trades and different careers. After story time, children played dress up in skilled trades uniforms while their parents took pictures.

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Emergency breakdowns are CMT’s specialty

 

CMT recently responded to a customer’s emergency breakdown that brought a steel mill’s production line to a halt. A 75 horsepower AC motor failed during operation due to severe shaft damage. This motor was a special type, and no replacement motor was quickly available. CMT picked up the motor and performed a full rebuild consisting […]

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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 or wears out. Gearbox repair […]

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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 reprocessing -Electrified core magnet rewinding […]

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Part 2: Remanufactured crane brakes are available at a fraction of the cost of new

 

Last week, you learned CMT’s remanufactured brakes give you manufacturer’s new quality at a fraction of replacement cost. Over the years, we have developed our own special set of modifications for different manufacturer’s brakes to extend their life in the field. Many of these take the form of synthetic bushings, case hardening pins and specialized […]

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Gearing up with gearboxes

 

What’s a gearbox? Gearboxes are mechanical devices that use gears and shaft assembles to provide speed from a power source like an electric motor to another machine. Gearboxes are used for many different purposes. Gearboxes transmit torque and RPM to specific mechanical equipment. Gearboxes drive steel-making conveyors, roll assemblies in paper mills and coal feeders […]

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Fan, motor and industrial pump repairs available all summer long

 

Last weekend was the official start of summer. Here at CMT, we work hard to keep you cool and you on the golf greens! You might not realize it, but electric power for your A/C is transmitted to you (a consumer) and large industry via substations that use large transformers. These large transformers at the […]

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CMT’s machine shop offers manufacturing and repair of industrial parts and assemblies

 

CMT’s machine shop is a 17,000-square-foot building with cranes through 20 tons ready to serve you. The skilled machinists in our fully equipped machine shop use the latest equipment to create the most reliable repair or replacement components possible. This, along with our cost-effective and innovative methods of restoring or enhancing machine performance, is a […]

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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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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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