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AGMA Standards Committees Keep Industry in Business

The article "AGMA Standards Committees Keep Industry in Business" appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
More than 100 years ago, gear manufacturers were facing a significant challenge from industry. The incredible advances in industrialization and transportation that occurred at the turn of the 20th century resulted in incredible growth for gear makers, but there were significant technical issues. "The lack of process and product standardization was a continuing problem in all U.S. industry. The lack of industry-wide gear standards meant there were no standard gear tooth sizes, ratings, quality definition or consistent manufacturing methods" (Celebrating 100 Years of Gearing, pg. 22).

Keywords
AGMA, standards, Amir Aboutaleb

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