Stomp on the history of the steel-toed shoe


Prior to the invention of steel-toed boots during World War II, workers wore leather boots or wooden clogs. It was only in the 20th Century that safety issues were brought to the forefront and addressed. Before, it was cheaper to replace an employee than to enact costly safety measures. As liability costs soared during these […]

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How do you keep magnets safely within their designed operating range?


Simply by paying strict attention to the magnet’s duty cycle. Duty cycle is the time the magnet is in use. More specifically, duty cycle is the percentage of time a magnet is to receive its rated voltage in any 10-minute period. Most magnets are designed to operate at a 50 percent or 75 percent duty […]

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Get to know CMT


City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation more than 30 years providing a variety of services to heavy industries throughout the United States and abroad. The electrical, mechanical, machining and lifting magnet capabilities of our four highly specialized divisions combine to make us your single source solution for industrial repairs. Talented personnel combined with […]

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