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Gear Talk With Chuck

Here There Be Dragons

On the AGMA Helical Gear Rating Committee we frequently deal with how to warn users away from potentially dangerous designs. Some years ago our wonderful chairman colorfully declared we should

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Invisible Activity

Are you familiar with the “Law of the Farm?” The Law reminds everyone that there are some activities that cannot be rushed. No matter how many tractors you have in

Gear Talk With Chuck

The Beginning of Wisdom

[starbox] An old proverb posits that “The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their proper name.” In my previous posting I brought up the need to identify the meaning

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Times Haven’t Changed That Much

[starbox] I have been finding lots of interesting information on the Internet while researching my Fall Technical Meeting paper. Whoever decided to scan old engineering books and trade magazines for

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Many Hands Make For Light Work

[starbox] As mentioned in my last posting, the AGMA Helical Gear Rating Committee ([HGRC)] was in Chicago this week for two days of work on the next edition of the

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Practical Magic

[starbox] Today I have the pleasure of attending an AGMA Helical Gear Rating Committee meeting. On and off for the past 35 years I have been able to observe a

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LAST CALL for AGMA Fall Technical Meeting paper abstracts!

[starbox] There is a lot of talk these days about the importance of building your own “personal brand.” The gear trade in the United States is more open than elsewhere