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CMT honored to Showcase Scrapyard Lifting Magnet at White House’s Made in America Product Showcase for 2018

 

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 […]

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Opening the door to CMT’s scrap magnet shop

 

Need a scrap magnet rewound or serviced? CMT’s scrap magnet shop is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any scrap magnet or separator roll. CMT’s scrap magnet shop is 17,000-square-feet with cranes to 15 tons. A full operational test is performed on every scrap magnet we manufacture or rebuild. Our attractive force […]

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How does a lifting magnet work?

 

In the next few weeks, we will take an in-depth look at lifting magnets. Lifting magnets are magnets that are used in scrap handling operations and in steel mills. Some lifting magnets can move cars and several pieces of steel and can be as big as queen-size beds. Most lifting magnets are designed to operate […]

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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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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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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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Reasons to purchase a new lift magnet

 

Industry is seeing a trend in the number of new lift magnets being manufactured.  There has been a reduction in the amount of weld and steel in many scrap handling lift magnets. The case walls and outer poles have been thinned and accept less punishment than in the past. Some of this is due to […]

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