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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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CMT: Lifting Magnets

 

We specialize in industrial magnet sales and services.

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New lifting magnets in stock and available for purchase

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s lifting magnet design supplies the customer with many cost-saving benefits including: -A larger pole shoe that should last longer -A heavy-duty terminal box to withstand severe punishment and better protects the lead connections -An overall case design, which should be reusable instead of having to be replaced -The bottom plate is […]

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What? Magnets are 2,500 years old?

 

Scrap yard magnets are made from coiled wire. When an electric current flows through the wire, a magnetic field is generated. When the current ends, it stops being a magnet. Ancient civilizations learned about magnetism from lodestones, which are naturally magnetized pieces of iron ore. Lodestones were suspended to turn and became the first magnetic […]

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Purchase a new lifting scrap magnet

 

Industry is seeing a trend in the number of new lifting scrap magnets being manufactured.  There has been a reduction in the amount of weld and steel in many scrap handling lifting magnets. The case walls and outer poles have been thinned and accept less punishment than in the past. Some of this is due to […]

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Lifting magnet repair available at CMT

 

CMT is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and repair of any lifting magnet or separator roll. Related field service capabilities range from generators and controls the design of new material handling systems. Our Lifting Magnet Division repairs your lifting magnets in its 17,000-square-foot facility with cranes through 15 tons. CMT has designed and built an exclusive […]

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Lifting magnet manufacturing and rebuilding

 

Expand profits by offering your steel, dock and reclamation customers lifting magnet services. Coaching provided for minor testing and repair in your shop. Complete rebuilds and rewinds at ours. City Machine Technologies, Inc. is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any material handling magnet or separator roll. State-of-the-art equipment operated by talented […]

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Remanufactured or new: lifting magnets attract industry

 

A lifting magnet is an electromagnet that can pick up or lift metal objects. A lifting magnet has magnetic properties in its electrified coil and is normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized. Lifting magnets vary in size. Some can be as big as […]

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An in-depth look at CMT’s Lifting Magnet Division

 

CMT’s Lifting Magnet Division is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any material handling magnet (round or square) or separator roll. The Lifting Magnet Division is located at 448 Andrews Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio. The building is 17,000-square-feet with cranes through 15 tons. From large rectangular lifting magnets to salient motor poles, […]

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Increase the life of a lifting magnet

 

A few simple actions can be taken to extend the operating life of a lifting magnet. The following recommendations will help keep your magnet operating properly, avoid costly major repairs and signal if it’s time to get your magnet services by a company who is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any […]

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