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CMT services special transformer cooling fan motors

 

Electric power is transmitted to consumers and industry through sub-stations that utilize large transformers. These large transformers require cooling fans, which are especially critical in hot weather. Various types of motors and fan systems are used in these municipal transformers. Utility companies need reliable operation of their transmission equipment. Most of the cooling fan units […]

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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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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 is a crane limit switch?

 

A crane limit switch, or crane power limit switch, is a safety device designed to prevent the over-travel of a crane hoist. The limit switch is operated by contact with the crane hook block. When activated, the limit switch  interrupts  power  to the lift motor. This prevents the hook block from colliding with the cable […]

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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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In-depth look: Field Services Division

 

In this fourth and final blog in-depth blog, we will explore the City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s Field Service Division. At CMT, we believe that field service is only as good as the personnel and equipment available at the precise time it is needed. Our talented technicians are complemented by four fully-equipped services vans that deliver […]

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