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CMT: Happy Manufacturing Day!

 

Happy Manufacturing Day! Manufacturing Day is the first Friday in October. What better way to celebrate manufacturing then telling you what CMT does…and it has nothing to do with Country Music Television! Established in 1985, CMT offers a number of maintenance and production-related services and capabilities. We pride ourselves on being one of the most […]

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CMT’s main division is our motor repair shop

 

CMT’s motor repair shop is located at 825 MLK Boulevard in Youngstown, Ohio. The buildings have 50,000-square-feet with cranes through 35 tons, in addition to 16,000-square-feet of engineering and technical labs. Providing customers with the latest advances in apparatus rebuilding and testing has been the highest priority of our motor repair shop. Since 1985, CMT […]

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Pop quiz: What is this?

 

What is this thing? A paint mixer? A drive motor from a locomotive? A robot? This is a specialty high speed gearbox, used on a turbine generator at a public utility company for producing electricity. The gearbox is a speed increaser, and it drives the exciter unit for the generator. Babbitt bearings are installed in […]

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Don’t break the bank on this year’s budget: Consider pump repairs

 

Industry moves fluids with large industrial pumps of all shapes, sizes and designs. Some types are submersible, while other types of pumps are part of a pump and electric motor assembly. Pump repair is done when these types of machines fail or wear out in service. Pump repairs require precision measurement and machining of renewal […]

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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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Rewinds give motors new life

 

Many times an electric motor can be given new life by rewinding. Simply put, this is the process of removing the failed copper coils, making new and re-installing them in the motor core. Part of this renewal process involves a varnish treatment of some type, normally referred to a dip and bake. The varnish helps […]

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Lifting magnets: Carry the weight of the world

 

Industrial lifting magnets, also called scrapyard magnets, lift the world. They can be found in steel mills, scrap yards, shipyards, stamping plants or anyplace where metal needs to be moved around. These devices are basic work horses that pick up steel and place it where it needs to go. They are made in round and […]

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Moving on up: cable reeler cable reels

 

Industrial cable reels, found on industrial equipment like cranes and hoists, are used to manage power cable anytime a moveable power supply is required. Cable reels are powered by mechanical spring motors that allow for cable take-up. Some are designed with collector rings so electrical power can be connected from the source to the cable. […]

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CMT: Lifting Magnets

 

We specialize in industrial magnet sales and services.

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