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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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Feeling the squeeze? Save money with predictive maintenance programs

 

Predictive maintenance programs are designed to head off problems before they start. Certified technicians can tailor a plan to suit your needs and budget, while allowing the maximum uptime of your equipment. Predictive maintenance programs can diagnose, track, monitor and trend equipment, as well as correct the anomalies that are found, all with single source […]

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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. […]

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Lifting magnet repair available at CMT

 

CMT is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and repair of any lifting magnet or separator roll. Related field service capabilities range from generators and controls the design of new material handling systems. Our Lifting Magnet Division repairs your lifting magnets in its 17,000-square-foot facility with cranes through 15 tons. CMT has designed and built an exclusive […]

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