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Benefits of CMT remanufactured industrial crane brakes part 1

 

Did you know CMT remanufactured crane brakes give you manufacturer’s new quality at a fraction of replacement cost? Remanufactured crane brakes costs normally range from 70% for small brakes to 30% for large units versus replacement. All brakes feature a one-year warranty – the same as the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Because we remanufacture, not […]

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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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Grapple for sale

 

Grapple is in stock. Ready for immediate shipment. Manufacturer: Young Corporation Model: L0100C Capacity: 1 cubic yard Weight: 3900 pounds Features include one remanufactured grapple less hydraulic rotation motor and drive gear; unit has been completely rebuilt; cylinders have new packing; new hoses, pins, bushings and keeper plates. Call 330-747-2639 and ask for Chip.

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Who uses lifting magnets?

 

Lifting magnets aren’t your average refrigerator magnets. Some are the size of queen beds. Lifting magnets are used in industrial settings. Magnets are often seen at scrap yards where they are used to move scrap steel and cars. Lifting magnets are also used in steel mills to safely and efficiently move newly made steel. Magnets […]

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How does a lifting magnet work?

 

In the next few weeks, we will take an in-depth look at lifting magnets. Lifting magnets are magnets that are used in scrap handling operations and in steel mills. Some lifting magnets can move cars and several pieces of steel and can be as big as queen-size beds. Most lifting magnets are designed to operate […]

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Rotating high speeds call for Babbitt bearings

 

Babbitt bearings are found in heavy industrial machinery, such as compressors, turbines, electric motors, large power generators – anything high speed that rotates. Babbitt bearings are often times called centrifugal castings and their terms can be used interchangeably. Basically, Babbitt bearings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at a high speed while molten […]

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Potato. Potatoe. Centrifugal castings. Babbitt Bearings.

 

Babbitt bearings are integral to all heavy industrial machinery. Babbitt bearings are sleeve bearings made of certain types of alloys, which are melted down and cast to produce the bearing surface. Babbitt bearings are used for high speed, rotating equipment, such as compressors, turbines, electric motors and large power generators (like those in power plants). The […]

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Pop Quiz: What are centrifugal castings?

 

Centrifugal castings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at high speed while molten metal is poured in. The molten metal in a centrifugal casting is thrown toward the inside of the mold wall from the G forces inside. The molten metal solidifies after cooling.  After cooling, any impurities can be machined away that have […]

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What are centrifugal castings?

 

Centrifugal castings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at high speed while molten metal is poured in. The molten metal in a centrifugal casting is thrown toward the inside of the mold wall from the g forces inside. The molten metal solidifies after cooling.  After cooling, any impurities can be machined away that […]

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How do you make a Babbitt bearing?

 

Babbitt bearings are made in a few simple steps: 1. Bearing shells are restored by melting out the original Babbitt material. The grit is blasted from the shells. The bearing shells are inspected and immersed in a 100% molten tin bath to assure a good bond for the new Babbitt. 2. The prepared shell is […]

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