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New lifting magnets in stock and available for purchase

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s lifting magnet design supplies the customer with many cost-saving benefits including: -A larger pole shoe that should last longer -A heavy-duty terminal box to withstand severe punishment and better protects the lead connections -An overall case design, which should be reusable instead of having to be replaced -The bottom plate is […]

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What? Magnets are 2,500 years old?

 

Scrap yard magnets are made from coiled wire. When an electric current flows through the wire, a magnetic field is generated. When the current ends, it stops being a magnet. Ancient civilizations learned about magnetism from lodestones, which are naturally magnetized pieces of iron ore. Lodestones were suspended to turn and became the first magnetic […]

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Magnets for sale

 

Size:             47”/ 1200 mm Model:             DASH Coil type:         Aluminum Field:             Deep Weight:         3200 lbs/1460 kg Voltage:         230 DC Cold amperage:     42 Cold ohms:         5.5 Kilowatts:         9.7 Duty cycle:         75% Average All Day Lifting […]

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Who uses lifting magnets?

 

Lifting magnets aren’t your average refrigerator magnets. Some are the size of queen beds. Lifting magnets are used in industrial settings. Magnets are often seen at scrap yards where they are used to move scrap steel and cars. Lifting magnets are also used in steel mills to safely and efficiently move newly made steel. Magnets […]

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How do you safety test lifting magnets?

 

When inspecting or servicing a lifting magnet, please keep in mind the following safe testing procedures: 1. Lockout/tagout all energy sources prior to testing the magnet. 2. Double-check for voltage at the lifting magnet prior to disconnecting it 3. Verify lockout/tagout. 4. Probe the cable with sharp voltmeter leads or use a tic tracer. 5. […]

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Increase the life of a lifting magnet

 

A few 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 any […]

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Lifting magnet services, coaching provided by CMT

 

Expand profits by offering your steel, dock and reclamation customers lifting 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 […]

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Safe testing procedures of lift magnets

 

When inspecting or servicing a lift magnet, please keep in mind the following safe testing procedures: 1. Lockout/tagout all energy sources prior to testing the magnet. 2. Double-check for voltage at the lift magnet prior to disconnecting it:  a. Verify lockout/tagout  b. Probe the cable with sharp voltmeter leads or use a tic tracer 3. […]

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