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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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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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Keeping cool in the summer heat

 

It’s hot out there, and CMT helps keep you cool. Electric power is transmitted to consumers and industry through sub-stations that use large transformers. These large transformers require cooling fans. Various types of motors and fan systems are used in these transformers, all of which CMT can fix. From the transformers, utility companies send power […]

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Journal bearings keep industrial machines running smoothly

 

A journal bearing is designed to support a rotating shaft in a piece of electrical or mechanical equipment. The area of the shaft supported by this bearing is called the bearing journal. The shaft rotates in the bearing while a layer of lubricant separates the two parts to stop friction and make it run smoothly. […]

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Teeing off on dry grounds

 

Did you know pumps can be found on golf courses? They help with golf course irrigation. It’s a much better golf game when the grounds are dry and the golf cart can go anywhere! CMT fixes country club and public golf course irrigation pumps quickly, so your customers can be out attempting hole-in-ones. Pumps can […]

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Big or small. We do it all.

 

Electric motors come in all shapes and sizes. They have many different purposes. Some move air, some supply drinking water some and actually generate electricity. Many of them power large industrial equipment while others power the air conditioner or washing machine and dryer in your home. Simply put, there are very few places in this […]

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Motors in harsh environments gain longer life by special repair practices

 

Electric motors are expected to perform in a wide variety of environments. Sometimes they are installed in areas that are wet and dirty. These harsh environments require special features to motors and frequent maintenance. CMT has a proven track record of adapting electric motors to meet tough use. Pictured is a DC motor designed for […]

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