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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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Reduce. Recycle. Re-engineer.

 

There are great benefits to re-engineering parts. Sometimes equipment needs to be repaired using OEM parts. When some original renewal parts are obsolete and unavailable, we re-engineer them. This lets a customer extend the life cycle of equipment, instead of sending it to the junkyard. A re-engineered part is often better than the original because […]

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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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Happy New Year!

 

CMT has had a great 2018, and we are hoping for an even better 2019! We hope that’s your wish, too. Happy New Year to all! And, remember, we are always available for all your repair needs. 330-747-2639

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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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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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Field service is our specialty

 

CMT’s talented technicians have access to four fully-equipped services vans that deliver the amenities of our shops to your door – day or night. Two vans are dedicated to in-place machining and heavy machinery removal, installation and in-place rebuilding. CMT also offers predictive maintenance programs, electrical inspections and other services, such as on-site motor and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving and shop Small Business Saturday!

 

CMT wishes everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our customers, associates and our friends. Take a moment to count your blessings tomorrow. We likely have more than we realize. And, after all that turkey is gone, Shop Small on Saturday! Small businesses employ more than half of the country’s workforce, so go […]

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The hows and whys of lifting magnets

 

Science Lesson #1: What’s a lifting magnet and how does it work? A magnet is really just a string of wire wrapped around a magnetic core. This string of wire has resistance we call ohms that govern what current, also called amps, flows at a given voltage. All DC magnets obey Ohm’s law and most […]

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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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