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Gear Talk With Chuck

Train to Gain

One thing that struck me during the Gear Expo was the large amount of grey hair on the heads of those in the exhibit hall. While it was great to

Gear Talk With Chuck

Open For Questions

Our “Ask the Expert Live” presentations at 2015 Gear Expo were a big success. Good crowds gathered at the booth to hear our volunteer experts answer questions from the audience

Gear Talk With Chuck

3-D Printing Follow-Up

My initial skepticism about 3-D printing’s place in the gear industry took a solid hit during a recent visit to a client. I am used to seeing colorful renderings of

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Each One Teach One Follow-Up

Regular readers know that I am a big proponent of internships for college students. It is a great way to develop future gear industry talent without a huge commitment of

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Family Reunion Time

The AGMA Fall Technical Meeting (FTM) has been called a gear industry family reunion. This year’s gathering gets underway Sunday (Oct. 18th) in Detroit and concludes Tuesday with the start

Gear Talk With Chuck

Teach Your Children Well

For the second year in a row I find myself writing a blog post around the International Day of the Girl (October 11th). One part of my brain says it

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Old School Technology Boosts High Technology

A popular cable car customizing show recently featured a segment on using 3-D printing to produce a prototype part. There wasn’t anything original in that; 3-D printing has been popular

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One World Now

My Saturday morning routine now includes watching a bit of “futball” from the English Premier League. The next day an American football game was broadcast from London as well. It


Power Transmission Engineering Now on FaceBook

We are happy to say that Power Transmission Engineering is now on Facebook.  Just like with Gear Technology you can find new intersting articles, discussions, as well as notifications of

Gear Talk With Chuck


“There’ll be better days, but I’m getting by with these…”                                                                                     “Kids These Days,” by Tom Rush Amazon makes it easy for us aging Boomers to reconnect with the