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...

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...

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.

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

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...

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...

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...

Tooth Tips: Donald R. McVittie P.E.

Here's a checklist for "walking around" inspections of operating gear drives. It's intended to help you keep track of the health of your drives...

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...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

This was a hot and dry fall in most areas of our country. As I wrote this column, the heat index here was 114...

Q&A with Tom Kelly

In a down market, you've actually been able to increase Mitsubishi's market share in the United States over the past couple of years. How...

Q&A with Kurt Medert

How do you decide where to hold Gear Expo? AGMA has a Trade Show Advisory Council that's composed of exhibitorsãlarge and small gear manufacturers and...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

Today, as I was having lunch, the television was on a station showing a half-hour newscast. During the course of this newscast there were...

Q&A with Norbert Weiss

Frenco is known worldwide as a premium manufacturer of spline and gear inspection equipment. Could you tell us a little about the company's history? Frenco...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

What is safety? According to my Funk & Wagnall's, safety is "freedom from danger or injury." Wouldn't it be great if we could achieve...

Q&A with Chip Brettell

Could you tell me a little about your background and how you came into this industry? As a teenager, I worked summers at a company...

Terry McDonald: Site Safety

"It's the little things that matter." How many times have we all heard this and chuckled to ourselves, thinking of an incident that occurred...

Q&A with Dan Seger

Could you tell me about the company's beginnings? Perry Technology Corporation, which was originally known as the T.M. Perry Company, was founded by Thomas M....
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