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CMT keeps electricity flowing

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. services a wide variety of equipment from all types of industrial applications. This large hydraulic cylinder is used in a hydroelectric power plant. A hydroelectric plant produces electricity by using the flow of water to drive a turbine generator. The cylinder is used to control water flow gates. The flow gates […]

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Fixing motors and armatures is CMT’s specialty

 

This 1674 HP DC motor was recently remanufactured by CMT for a world-class pipe manufacturing mill. Also pictured is the armature, or rotating element from an identical motor. This armature will be rewound to an as-new condition with a new commutator and new coils. Once fully assembled, the motor will be returned for many years […]

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DC motor repair from inspection to remanufacturing

 

    CMT is a leader in the field of DC motor repair. A major steel producing company trusts us with their specialized roll table motors. These motors are completely inspected and remanufactured to standards that exceed the OEM. Our attention to detail directly relates to longer motor life. Longer motor life equals less down […]

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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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