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The hows and whys of lifting magnets

 

Science Lesson #1: What’s a lifting magnet and how does it work? A magnet is really just a string of wire wrapped around a magnetic core. This string of wire has resistance we call ohms that govern what current, also called amps, flows at a given voltage. All DC magnets obey Ohm’s law and most […]

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City Machine Technologies, Inc. to Participate in Made in America Product Showcase at the White House

 

On Monday, July 23, 2018, City Machine Technologies, Inc. will join President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the Administration and White House staff for a Made in America Product Showcase. President Trump will host companies from across the country to celebrate and highlight each state’s effort and commitment to American-made goods. […]

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Lifting magnets: Carry the weight of the world

 

Industrial lifting magnets, also called scrapyard magnets, lift the world. They can be found in steel mills, scrap yards, shipyards, stamping plants or anyplace where metal needs to be moved around. These devices are basic work horses that pick up steel and place it where it needs to go. They are made in round and […]

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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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