Electric motor running hot? Temperature can create both mechanical and electrical drive failures. What causes temperature changes in a motor? Location, restricted ventilation, overload, imbalanced voltage, low voltage, duty cycle and inverter induced heat are some examples. CMT repairs AC and DC electric motors.
Downtime spells trouble for food and dairy industries. Electric motors are used in food and dairy industries. Electric motors drive air moving equipment, gear reducers, conveyors, freezers, mixers, compressors, dryers, chillers, evaporators and other equipment. Motor, gearbox and pump outages can cause process line disruption. CMT industrial services include: ::Electric motor repair ::Industrial machining ::Welding […]
Electric motors drive air moving equipment, pumps, gear reducers, conveyors, pulverizers, atomizers, crushers and other machines. Process lines that electric motors run are comprised of many industrial components. CMT is your one-stop industrial repair center for: electric motor repair industrial machining welding and fabricating preventative maintenance
What’s a gearbox? Gearboxes are mechanical devices that use gears and shaft assembles to provide speed from a power source like an electric motor to another machine. Gearboxes are used for many different purposes. Gearboxes transmit torque and RPM to specific mechanical equipment. Gearboxes drive steel-making conveyors, roll assemblies in paper mills and coal feeders […]
April is Earth Month, and we can think of nothing more greener than an electric motor rewind. An electric motor rewind can be done to make a motor workable again without the high cost of a new motor. At CMT, we can rewind a motor in an emergency, which means your downtime is minimal. Usually, […]
There are very few places in the world where an industrial electric motor isn’t working behind-the-scenes. Industrial electric motors can be found in all shapes and sizes and have many different purposes. Electric motors can move air, generate electricity or supply drinking water. Some electric motors are expected to perform in a wide variety of […]
City Machine, a Youngstown, Ohio based company, was founded in 1985 for the purpose of servicing, repairing and restoring industrial equipment of various types. Electric motor repair is the core of the business of City Machine. Other equipment like pumps, gearboxes and fans are driven by electric motors. City Machine services this other equipment both […]
This 3,000 horsepower, 4,000 volt, 900 RPM AC induction fan motor’s fabricated frame showed signs of fatigue and stress. The small movements allowed by a worn out frame structure can often lead to early winding failure and Babbitt bearing failure. Additional structural reinforcement was needed prior to replacing the windings and/or bearings. The photos show […]