Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Terry McDonald: Site Safety

What is the single most important issue that affects all of us who are involved in this industry? Is it the work environment,...

Q&A with Ray Jaeger

How long has your company been in business? I spent 34 years working for a division of Allied Signal, and when they had the big...

Q&A with George Tahan

When was MicroCheck gear software first developed, and what does it do? We launched MicroCheck about 10 years ago, and it's a software program that...

Tooth Tips: Donald R. McVittie P.E.

Sometimes there simply is no easy fix for a misalignment problem. Maybe the box is bored out of line, the gears weren't matched originally,...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

I tend to be forgetful. I like to tell the story that there are three sure signs that you're getting old. The first...

AGMA Tech: Bill Bradley

In my earlier columns, the role and continual development of AGMA and ISO standards was discussed, in general, as a contributor to reliable gear...

Q&A with Robert L. Handwerk

How long has your company been in business, and what are your primary activities? We've been in business for the past nine years, and we...

Tooth Tips: Donald R. McVittie P.E.

When gears are worn, they lose their accuracy. Like an engine camshaft, gears need a smooth, accurate shape to carry their load. When the...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

Last month we discussed data retrieval in this column. I thought it might help if we discussed what the courts would be looking...

Gear Opinions: Marriage, Love and War

Just as it is with most things in life--including marriage and military operations--both clear communications and the collection of the right information are...

Q&A with George Taylor

I would assume that Fairfield's wide range of capabilities, including its design/build services, allow you to feel fairly confident when you call on a...

AGMA Tech By Bill Bradley

How ISO Began International standardization began with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in 1906. Work in other fields, by the International Federation of National Standardizing...

Tooth Tips: Donald R. McVittie P.E.

Most gear tooth failures provide clues that help us make replacement gears that outlast the originals. Sometimes it's simple, like "no oil," but more...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

Is a safety program an income producer? Of course not, but it does contribute to our infamous "bottom line." An active, documented safety program...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

Isincerely hope that all the readers of Gear Solutions, and of this column, have had a joyful and happy holiday season. When I...

Q&A with Carl Tarantino

I know that mG miniGears has been involved inmanufacturing powder-metal gears for nearly two decades now, but how did your company get involvedin working...

Tooth Tips: Donald R. McVittie P.E.

Misalignment of an overhung pinion is easy to understand, but sometimes we see signs of misalignment even though the gear and the pinion are...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

Did you attend Gear Expo 2003 in beautiful downtown Columbus last October? It certainly was a show worth attending. The booths I visited...

Bill Bradley: AGMA Tech

Gear products are among the most-reliable mechanical systems used in our economy today. This has been achieved through progressive changes in gear manufacturing technology,...

Q&A with Dave Pumphrey

Can you explain the idea behind NavCat? Sure. We knew that a lot of folks have 3-D CAD drawings or files in their engineering archives...
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