Electromagnet drum separators are found in most auto shredders, mills and mines. They are primarily used to attract ferrous metals. The drum rotates while the shaft and the magnet coils stay put. The rotational speed of the drum synchronizes with the conveyor belt speed. The drum attracts the ferrous metals to separate from other material […]
Tips and tricks of the trade: Extending the life of a lifting magnet
Extend the operating life of a lifting magnet with these few tips. Inspections Always using your magnet? Put a monthly inspection at the top of your list. Just using your magnet a couple times a day or week? Inspect it quarterly. What to look for? Cracks in any of the major components or in any […]
How does a lifting magnet work?
In the next few weeks, we will take an in-depth look at lifting magnets. Lifting magnets are magnets that are used in scrap handling operations and in steel mills. Some lifting magnets can move cars and several pieces of steel and can be as big as queen-size beds. Most lifting magnets are designed to operate […]
Lifting magnets transport steel and scrapped 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. […]
Remanufactured or new: lifting magnets attract industry
A lifting magnet is 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. Some can be as big as […]
Lift magnet manufacturing and rebuilding
Expand profits by offering your steel, dock and reclamation customers lift magnet services. Coaching provided for minor testing and repair in your shop. Complete rebuilds and rewinds at ours. City Machine Technologies, Inc. is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any material handling magnet or separator roll. State-of-the-art equipment operated by talented […]
What is a lift magnet?
At City Machine Technologies, Inc., we aim to educate our customers about how we repair or manufacture their industrial equipment. Our goal is to establish credibility and trust that will serve both parties as the business relationship grows. Through the blog, we are excited to share our knowledge beyond face-to-face interaction and with others outside […]