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Precision Plastic Gears - Fall 2007

Zan Smith and Dave Sheridan

The article "Precision Plastic Gears" appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Some gear geometries are more practical to produce than others. Since choices made early in the design process aff ect the ease and cost of fabrication, those who design gears would do well to consider molding and how molders operate, especially when they create precision gears.

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