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Rotating high speeds call for Babbitt bearings

 

Babbitt bearings are found in heavy industrial machinery, such as compressors, turbines, electric motors, large power generators – anything high speed that rotates. Babbitt bearings are often times called centrifugal castings and their terms can be used interchangeably. Basically, Babbitt bearings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at a high speed while molten […]

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Save money in this tough economy

 

It’s a tough economy for anyone in the manufacturing sector right now. We understand that and are here to help by offering two money saving suggestions: predictive maintenance programs and electric motor rewinds. Predictive maintenance programs do come with a price, but they are designed to head off problems before they start thus saving overtime […]

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Break down Memorial Day weekend? We can help.

 

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, know if you run into trouble, we are just a call away. City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s technicians are complemented by four fully-equipped service vans that deliver the amenities of our shops – day or night. Each truck contains hardware, safety equipment and the tools needed to address specific industrial […]

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CMT announces safety leadership award winner, wins three awards

 

The 10th annual Mahoning Valley Safety Council Safety Awards dinner was held on Wednesday and celebrated those companies who keep our community and its employees safe throughout the year. A host of area businesses won 141 awards. CMT won three awards. The 100% award was given to CMT and other companies who had no lost […]

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Portable machining equipment has many advantages

 

Large pieces of machinery sometimes cannot be removed from a customer’s installation when service is required. When the equipment cannot come to the repair shop, the practical solution is to have the repair shop come to the equipment. CMT’s portable machining equipment allows on-site repairs to be made, therefore saving valuable downtime. Portable machining equipment […]

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Fast turnaround saves power plant valuable time

 

This Easter weekend, CMT’s quick response and efficient service were again demonstrated when a power generation plant had a  700 HP Coal Pulverizer motor fail during operation. With no spare available, the motor was removed and sent to CMT for evaluation and emergency repair. Working around the clock through the holiday weekend, CMT’s technicians performed […]

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A quick review of CMT

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for more than 30 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. Talented personnel combined […]

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CMT on the national news

 

MSNBC spent the day at CMT on Monday, March 14, the day before the Ohio Primary Election. The news team covered Ohio’s build up to the election from our shop floor. The topics in focus were the current state of our local economy and the election itself. CMT received national media exposure, as live feeds […]

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Get to know CMT

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation more than 30 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. Talented personnel combined with […]

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Feeling the squeeze? Save money with predictive maintenance programs

 

Predictive maintenance programs are designed to head off problems before they start. Certified technicians can tailor a plan to suit your needs and budget, while allowing the maximum uptime of your equipment. Predictive maintenance programs can diagnose, track, monitor and trend equipment, as well as correct the anomalies that are found, all with single source […]

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