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Cleaning is essential before repairs

 

Almost everything entering an industrial repair shop needs a thorough cleaning to remove mill scale, coal dust and grease. A good cleaning allows CMT’s technicians to properly evaluate repairs that need to be made.  Automated parts washing equipment is used whenever possible. The hot water, high-pressure action and quick cycle times of our automated unit […]

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Centrifugal castings = Babbitt bearings

 

Centrifugal castings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at high speed while molten metal is poured in. The molten metal in a centrifugal casting is thrown toward the inside of the mold wall from the G forces inside. The molten metal solidifies after cooling.  After cooling, any impurities can be machined away that […]

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Lifting magnets transport steel and scrap vehicles in industry

 

A lifting magnet does exactly what it says: it’s an electromagnet that can pick up or lift metal objects. A lifting magnet has magnetic properties in its electrified coil and is normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized. Lifting magnets vary in size. […]

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What sets CMT apart

 

City Machine Technologies has some unique services that set it apart from others. Gear Inspection: CMT is capable of inspecting and providing NDT certification on customer’s existing gears and geared apparatus. Machining large parts: Among CMT’s machine tools are two 112” mills, which are former World War II-era machines that were originally used for making […]

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Technical services support repair and maintenance operations in many plants

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for over 25 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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Need a moveable power supply? Try industrial cable reels

 

Industrial cable reels are used to manage power cable anywhere a moveable power supply is required. They can be found on industrial equipment such as cranes, hoists or material transfer devices. Some cable reels may be powered by mechanical spring motors to allow for cable take-up. Many styles are designed with collector rings so that […]

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CNC machining: For manufacturing and repairing items

 

CNC machining, otherwise known as Computer Numerical Controlled machining, is a process that allows for the accurate manufacture and/or repair of items. This process is recognized as the industry standard in machining.  All types of metalworking machinery are available as CNC equipment. CMT features lathes, milling machines, and a burning table all with CNC operation. […]

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CMT: available day or night

 

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 and commercial requirements. CMT is just a phone call away 24/7/365 and is available to work on-site or […]

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Reverse engineering solves difficult problems

 

Reverse engineering is a solution for many challenging situations. The process takes into consideration what exists, for example a motor or mechanical component, and through analysis determines how to duplicate or enhance that item. Reverse engineering can design improvements on the structure, operation and performance of one specific item, or a system of related parts. […]

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Industrial cleaning happens before repairs can be made

 

Virtually everything entering an industrial repair shop needs to have mill scale, coal dust and grease removed. Thorough cleaning allows CMT’s technicians to perform a proper evaluation of repairs.  Automated parts washing equipment is used whenever possible. The hot water, high-pressure action and quick cycle times of our automated unit assure clean components prior to […]

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