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Gear Talk With Chuck

Reboots

  A commercial touting the reboot of MacGyver just appeared on my office TV screen and I recall with fondness its tales of improvised solutions. Now, the term “MacGyver” has

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Personal Milestone

  Today begins my ninth year as a consulting engineer! It shocks me that I have now worked for myself longer than as an employee at any other gear company.

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Unknown Geniuses

Following up on my last blog concerning the now-defunct giants of mill building…the geniuses who designed those machines never got the individual acclaim they deserved. Authors, architects, and even car

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

  Our Facebook page recently displayed some great vintage photos of the old Mesta Machine shop. Back when American firms built the biggest and best equipment in materials processing, Mesta

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Starting Them Young

We were delighted to get a blog comment that did not involve cut-rate sunglasses! To wit: “How would you promote gear/transmission technology to school children, and what resources would you

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Making Manufacturing Cool Again

Can you remember the first time you saw a gear? I remember seeing gears on a cousin’s erector set crane when I was six or seven. A friend got a

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Churning the Continuing Education Dollar

Our magazine publishes hundreds of high-quality technical articles every year. Considerable effort has gone into maintaining a searchable archive of those articles so readers can self-educate themselves on topics of

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Continuing Education

Gear Technology has a major interest in educating its readers. Cutting-edge technical papers are a primary component of our content, along with information from our advertisers on the latest improvements

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Visit Us on Social Media!

Gear Technology and its sister publication, Power Transmission Engineering, have FaceBook pages where members can view new content on a regular basis and post topics that interest them. We had

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Be Careful What You Wish For

  We used to warn our children to “be careful what you wish for, you might get it.” Recently I blogged in favor of jump starting the economy with access