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Pop Quiz: What is this?

 

Is it a propeller shaft for a cruise ship? Is it a dough mixer for a commercial bakery? Could it be a drive shaft for a steam locomotive? If you guessed any of the above, well…not exactly. This apparatus is actually a rotary arm shaft for a pipe producing mill. The main shaft holds a […]

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Motor rewinds with dip and bake are cost effective measures

 

The rewind of an industrial electric motor can often be an effective cost measure for a customer. When excessive heat causes damage or failure of a motor’s insulation system, there is no need to run out and buy a new motor. Motor rewinding gets the motor back in good working order without the high cost […]

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Now Hiring!

 

CMT is now hiring for two positions: lifting magnet manager/sales engineer and CNC operator/manual machinist. Check out our job postings on Indeed.com.

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What’s CMT?

 

Nope, we aren’t that CMT…Country Music Television. We’re pretty sure you don’t want any of us to sing you a song. CMT is your one-stop service center providing electrical, mechanical, machining and field services to industrial and commercial companies throughout the United States and abroad. We’ve done work at steel companies, automotive plants, power plants, […]

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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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CMT is now hiring

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation since 1985 providing a variety of services to heavy industries throughout the United States and abroad. The electrical, mechanical, machining and lifting magnet capabilities of four highly specialized divisions combine to make us the single source solution for industrial repairs. CMT is looking for talented and motivated […]

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Merry Christmas!

 

Merry Christmas from our family to yours. We hope you have a happy and healthy holiday weekend. If you have an industrial repair, remember, we are available 24/7/365 at 330-747-2639.

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Looking through the glass: a history on safety glasses

 

Today, walking into an industrial repair shop like CMT, one will notice everyone in safety glasses, but it wasn’t always that way. Safety glasses are worn by personnel in manufacturing, construction and medical occupations, among others. Today, there are prescription safety glasses and safety glasses made in a variety of materials that are lighter and […]

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Ever curious? The history of the hard hat

 

Workplaces like construction and industrial sites require hard hats to protect employees’ and visitors’ heads from falling objects. Suspension bands inside the helmet spread the helmet’s weight and force of any impact over the top of the head for additional protection. Hard hats are common place in industrial environments, but did you ever wonder how […]

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Celebrating 5 years of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturing Coalition!

 

Congratulations to the Mahoning Valley Manufacturing Coalition for its five years of service to our community. The manufacturing coalition was started to address the need for a skilled workforce in the Mahoning Valley and neighboring communities. CMT is a founding member.

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