On Monday, July 23, 2018, President Donald J. Trump highlighted American-made goods at the White House during the Made in America Product Showcase. One company was selected from each state to represent American-made goods at the White House. Youngstown-based City Machine Technologies (CMT) displayed a scrapyard lifting magnet at The White House as part of […]
Best wishes for peace, health and happiness this holiday season. Merry Christmas! And, as always, we are available 24/7 this holiday season to assist in your breakdowns. Just call 330-747-2639.
Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours. We are thankful for our associates, customers and friends.
Cakes aren’t the only things that need baked!
An important piece of shop equipment is the baking/curing oven. It is used for two main purposes: the drying out of wet motor components and the curing of varnish. When a motor is disassembled for inspection, often the electrical components are pressure washed. Since electric motors and water don’t like each other, the components must […]
CMT celebrates 32 years
CMT opened its doors at 448 Andrews Avenue on August 9, 1985. As always, we are still available 24/7/365 at 330-747-2639. Thank you for supporting us from the beginning.
Moving on up: cable reeler cable reels
Industrial cable reels, found on industrial equipment like cranes and hoists, are used to manage power cable anytime a moveable power supply is required. Cable reels are powered by mechanical spring motors that allow for cable take-up. Some are designed with collector rings so electrical power can be connected from the source to the cable. […]
Congratulations to our graduates!
Congratulations to Joe and Nathan who recently graduated from Ursuline High School and Choffin Career and Technical Center!
Keeping cool in the summer heat
It’s hot out there, and CMT helps keep you cool. Electric power is transmitted to consumers and industry through sub-stations that use large transformers. These large transformers require cooling fans. Various types of motors and fan systems are used in these transformers, all of which CMT can fix. From the transformers, utility companies send power […]
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 […]
Crane brakes, magnet take-up reels repaired at CMT
Before the invention of cranes, how were tourist attractions such as Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Giza created? In early years, stones were dragged with sledges, ropes, ramps and levers. The pulley was invented by ancient Mesopotamians for hoisting water. The Romans built temples with winches. By the end of the 17th Century, tread wheel […]