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Ball bearings make the world go ’round

 

If it’s mechanical and spins, chances are, there’s a bearing in it. Ball bearings and roller bearings are the two most common types of bearings used in industry. Bearings work by rolling between two surfaces to reduce friction. The bearings help shafts and parts rotate in motors and machinery. How to tell if a ball […]

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Happy Birthday, CMT!

 

Today, is our birthday! To our customers and friends, thanks for the great 33 years!

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State Legislatures visit CMT

 

State Rep John Boccieri and State Senator Joe Schiavoni stopped by CMT this week to talk jobs, economy and Ohio to a group of small business owners.  

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Problem solving and prompt service results in customer satisfaction

 

An existing packaging industry customer recently approached CMT about the fabrication of a number of specialty racks. The racks would be used for material transfer and storage and installed with some existing machinery. These additional racks were needed to keep up with production demands, which had recently increased. Our customer first contacted the manufacturer (OEM) […]

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New Year’s Resolution a new career?

 

As we start fresh with a new year, many re-evaluate their own lives. If you are thinking of making a change or switching careers, think about a skilled trade. The average age of a skilled trade worker is 55 years old, and they are thinking about retirement. We need new workers to refill these positions. […]

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Centrifugal castings = Babbitt bearings

 

Centrifugal castings are made when a mold is continuously rotated at high speed while molten metal is poured in. The molten metal in a centrifugal casting is thrown toward the inside of the mold wall from the G forces inside. The molten metal solidifies after cooling.  After cooling, any impurities can be machined away that […]

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Technical services support repair and maintenance operations in many plants

 

City Machine Technologies, Inc. has been in operation for over 25 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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In-depth look: Lifting Magnet Division

 

In this second blog, we will take a deeper look into City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s Lifting Magnet Division. CMT’s Lifting Magnet Division  is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any material handling magnet (round or square) or separator roll. The Lifting Magnet Division is located at 448 Andrews Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio. […]

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Part I: Non-destructive testing at City Machine Technologies, Inc.

 

At City Machine Technologies, Inc., we aim to educate our customers in the process of repairing or manufacturing their industrial equipment. Our goal is to establish our credibility and trust that will serve both parties as the business relationship grows. In this series of posts, we will be talking about some of our most important […]

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