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Crane limit switches are safety devices

 

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 […]

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Merry Christmas!

 

We wish you a very Merry Christmas! Remember, CMT is a 24/7/365 operation.  If you have a breakdown or need an emergency repair, call us any time at 330-747-2639.

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Merry Christmas from CMT!

 

The CMT family wishes your family a happy and healthy holiday season. And, don’t forget, our crews are accustomed to working around the clock, weekend and holidays included, to handle any emergency that may arise. Call us day or night at 330-747-2639.

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Large motors receive another life — saves money

 

Many large industrial motors are purpose-built and their modern replacements are nearly impossible to come by.  The average life span of these machines seldom exceeds 30 years. When a large specialty motor fails, it can be completely refurbished to specifications that exceed the OEM quality. These motors are given a new life at a fraction […]

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A look at CMT’s Industrial Machine Division

 

CMT’s industrial machining division is located at 773 W. Rayen Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio. It is a 17,000-square-foot building with cranes through 20 tons. The skilled machinists in our fully equipped machine shops use the latest equipment to create the most reliable repair or replacement components possible. This, along with our cost-effective and innovative methods […]

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Balancing that’s dynamic

 

Dynamic balancing is simply the practice of spinning a rotating apparatus, such as a drive shaft or armature at a high rate of speed in a balancing machine. Vibration is reduced by subtracting or adding weight. A balancing machine is outfitted with sensors, and once a rotating piece has been brought up to the pre-determined […]

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Crane brakes help in the safe operation of industrial equipment

 

When moving material with overhead cranes, it is essential the brakes are in working order, just like the brakes in your car when you need to make a sudden stop. That being said, crane brakes play an important role in the safe operation of industrial equipment. Remanufacturing industrial crane brakes and returning them to original […]

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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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Industrial cleaning happens before repairs can be made

 

Virtually everything entering an industrial repair shop needs to have mill scale, coal dust and grease removed. Thorough cleaning allows CMT’s technicians to perform a proper evaluation of repairs.  Automated parts washing equipment is used whenever possible. The hot water, high-pressure action and quick cycle times of our automated unit assure clean components prior to […]

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