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In-depth look: Electric Machinery Division

 

  In this third blog, we will take a deeper look into City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s Electric Machinery Division. CMT’s Electric Machinery Division 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 […]

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In-depth look: Industrial Machining Division

 

  City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for 28 years providing a variety of services to heavy industries throughout the United States and abroad. The electrical, mechanical, machining and lifting magnet capabilities of our four highly specialized divisions combine to make us your single source solution for industrial repairs. In this blog and […]

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Thank you to our Veterans

 

Thank you to all Veterans for their service to our great country. We are especially proud of our own Veterans: Roger A, Ed, Paul, Dave H, Tim, Steve M, Rodney, Mike P, Doug R and Chad. A shout out to Michael who is an active Marine Reserve.

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Safe testing procedures of lift magnets

 

When inspecting or servicing a lift magnet, please keep in mind the following safe testing procedures: 1. Lockout/tagout all energy sources prior to testing the magnet. 2. Double-check for voltage at the lift magnet prior to disconnecting it:  a. Verify lockout/tagout  b. Probe the cable with sharp voltmeter leads or use a tic tracer 3. […]

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Increase the life of a lift magnet

 

A number of simple actions can be taken to extend the operating life of a lift 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 […]

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What is a lift magnet?

 

At City Machine Technologies, Inc., we aim to educate our customers  about how we repair or manufacture their industrial equipment. Our goal is to establish credibility and trust that will serve both parties as the business relationship grows. Through the blog, we are excited to share our knowledge beyond face-to-face interaction and with others outside […]

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What are crane brakes?

 

Crane brakes play an integral role in the safe operation of industrial equipment. When moving material with overhead cranes, it is essential the brakes are in working order, just like the brakes in your car when you need to make a sudden stop. Remanufacturing industrial crane brakes and returning them to original manufacturer’s blueprint specifications […]

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Part 3: City Machine Technologies, Inc. offers non-destructive testing services

 

In our third and final series of posts, we will again be talking about some of our most important inspections and analyses related to NDT or non-destructive testing. Magnetic imaging analysis The integrity of cast or malleable rotor bars in induction motors is easily assessed using a specially designed induction device and magnetic sensitive film […]

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Part I: Non-destructive testing at City Machine Technologies, Inc.

 

At City Machine Technologies, Inc., we aim to educate our customers in the process of repairing or manufacturing their industrial equipment. Our goal is to establish our credibility and trust that will serve both parties as the business relationship grows. In this series of posts, we will be talking about some of our most important […]

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City Machine Technologies, Inc. can come to you

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. offers industrial field services. We have four trucks that are dedicated to field services, such as in-place machining and heavy machinery removal, installation and in-place rebuilding, electrical inspections, on-site motor and generator repair and on-site diagnostics and millwright services. We are equipped to handle commutator or slip ring turning, journal repairs […]

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