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CMT: 24/7/365 at 330-747-2639

 

“Service When You Need It” is a slogan that many companies preach, but at CMT it is the core philosophy we practice. Industrial equipment does not celebrate holidays. Breakdowns and repair needs can pop up at any time. As we are in the holiday season, please know that CMT is a 24/7/365 operation.  If you […]

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Thank a Veteran today

 

If you enjoy your freedom, please thank one of our very own CMT veterans today! We thank them for their service to our great country! Roger A. — USAF Ed — Navy Dave H. — Army Tim M. — Army Steve M. — Army Mike P. — Army Doug R. — USAF

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Potato. Potatoe. Centrifugal castings. Babbitt Bearings.

 

Babbitt bearings are integral to all heavy industrial machinery. Babbitt bearings are sleeve bearings made of certain types of alloys, which are melted down and cast to produce the bearing surface. Babbitt bearings are used for high speed, rotating equipment, such as compressors, turbines, electric motors and large power generators (like those in power plants). The […]

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CMT celebrates 30 years

 

            Some fun facts about CMT: – Dearing Compressor was one of our first customers. This year, they are celebrating 70 years. We wish them continued success and another 70 prosperous years. – Nationwide Industrial was one of our first vendors and remains a valued supplier in 2015. – We […]

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Specialty motors: Used to help produce high-grade American steel for manufactured goods

 

Some electric motors are designed for a very specific purpose. These types of motors are used in a steel annealing furnace application where temperatures can reach up to 1400 degrees F.   The motors have special alloy shafts and drive large fans. The fans circulate hot gasses within the furnace in order to anneal  steel […]

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Happy Birthday, CMT!

 

Happy 30th birthday to CMT! City Machine Technologies, Inc. opened its doors on August 9, 1985, with one location and two employees. Today, we have a campus consisting of three buildings, three warehouses, a 14-vehicle-fleet and 75 employees! For 30 years, City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation providing a variety of services to […]

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Looking for mechanics

 

Now hiring mechanics. Individual will possess knowledge and skills in the removal, disassembly and repair of large industrial motors, generators, pumps, gear boxes and associated machinery. Machining skills helpful. Computer literacy required. Visit our web site and apply online before 07/31/15. No phone calls. EOE. Drug-free workplace.

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Laser measurements for accuracy

 

A Coordinate Measuring Machine (or CMM) has many different uses within the apparatus service industry. Component parts can be measured to insure dimensional correctness. A CMM can also be used to verify the accuracy of the critical fits of a motor. Some examples of this would be the flatness of a motor mounting flange, the […]

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Extending the life of a lifting magnet

 

A number of 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 […]

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CMT on wheels: we 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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