Emergency breakdowns are CMT’s specialty


CMT recently responded to a customer’s emergency breakdown that brought a steel mill’s production line to a halt. A 75 horsepower AC motor failed during operation due to severe shaft damage. This motor was a special type, and no replacement motor was quickly available. CMT picked up the motor and performed a full rebuild consisting […]

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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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