Industrial lifting magnets, also called scrapyard magnets, lift the world. They can be found in steel mills, scrap yards, shipyards, stamping plants or anyplace where metal needs to be moved around. These devices are basic work horses that pick up steel and place it where it needs to go. They are made in round and […]
A crane limit switch, often called a crane power limit switch, is a safety device designed to prevent the over-travel of a crane hoist. The limit switch is operated by contact with the crane hook block. When activated, the limit switch interrupts power to the lift motor. This prevents the hook block from colliding with […]
Congratulations to Joe and Nathan who recently graduated from Ursuline High School and Choffin Career and Technical Center!
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 […]
The sun is out. The mercury is rising. That only means one thing: Summer is around the corner. A local country club sent in their 10 horsepower pool pump motor to be inspected before its upcoming pool season. CMT dismantled, cleaned and inspected all parts and tested the circuits to ensure it was working properly. […]
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 […]
City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s lifting magnet design supplies the customer with many cost-saving benefits including: -A larger pole shoe that should last longer -A heavy-duty terminal box to withstand severe punishment and better protects the lead connections -An overall case design, which should be reusable instead of having to be replaced -The bottom plate is […]
Electric motors come in all shapes and sizes. They have many different purposes. Some move air, some supply drinking water some and actually generate electricity. Many of them power large industrial equipment while others power the air conditioner or washing machine and dryer in your home. Simply put, there are very few places in this […]
Today, Dave and Bill retired from CMT. They had a combined total of 39 years working at CMT. We wish them well in their retirement.
Is it a propeller shaft for a cruise ship? Is it a dough mixer for a commercial bakery? Could it be a drive shaft for a steam locomotive? If you guessed any of the above, well…not exactly. This apparatus is actually a rotary arm shaft for a pipe producing mill. The main shaft holds a […]