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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 […]

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Teeing off on dry grounds

 

Did you know pumps can be found on golf courses? They help with golf course irrigation. It’s a much better golf game when the grounds are dry and the golf cart can go anywhere! CMT fixes country club and public golf course irrigation pumps quickly, so your customers can be out attempting hole-in-ones. Pumps can […]

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CMT: We can get your motor running

 

Industry utilizes many different forms of electric power producing devices. One of these devices is the Motor Generator set, or commonly known as the MG set. The basic MG set consists of an AC motor driving a generator. Some units share a common frame with the AC and DC sections enclosed. Others are designed with […]

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Major repairs performed New Year’s Eve holiday weekend minimized downtime for public utility company

 

The CMT 24/7/365 service policy was demonstrated again this New Year’s Holiday weekend when a 3000 HP motor from a power plant was removed from service, and sent in for emergency  evaluation and repair. This was a time critical situation for the customer. The motor was more than 40 years old and had experienced a […]

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Large and in charge: electric motors

 

Large electric motors are used by public utility companies to do important work. The 2500 HP motor pictured is used to drive a large pump that provides cooling water to an electricity-producing turbine generator. These critical motors can be rebuilt many times over in order to insure the continued operation of power generating equipment. Some […]

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