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Feature Articles

Safety Elements for Mechanical Torque Limiters
The world of high horsepower drives often calls for mechanical design to be approached from different perspectives. As motors, gearboxes and machines increase in size, power density can become disproportionate from one driveline component to the next, emphasizing the need for more rugged, robust and compact equipment.

A Recipe for Quality Big Bearings
Many power transmission components require a certain level of customization for each individual project. The big bearing market is no exception. Construction, mining, steel, marine and wind applications aren’t exactly areas where customers buy bearings in bulk.

Considerations for Gearmaking in Wind Turbine Applications
A Q&A with N.K. Chinnusamy, president of Excel Gear of Roscoe, IL.

Energy Strategy Makes a Difference
How to optimize performance and sustainable production through strategic planning, informed analysis and automation and control technology.

Development of an Educational Engineering Workshop on Electric Vehicle and Motor Technology
This paper describes the development of an educational program centered on electric motor and electric vehicle technology at the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Edgerton Center.


AGMA--American Name, International Association (Other)
This letter to the editor from Joe T. Franklin, Jr., president of AGMA, first appeared in the May 2010 issue of Gear Technology.

Product News (Product News)
The complete Product News section from the June 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from the June 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

The Ultimate Control (Power Play)
We all dream of being our own boss, but living that dream is a rare reality. Not so for employees at Isthmus Engineering and Manufacturing, an entirely worker-owned cooperative, where each member has a vote in every aspect of the business.