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The article "At the PEEK of the Polymer Food Chain" appeared in the June 2010 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
In the hypercompetitive race to increase automobile efficiency, Metaldyne has been developing its balance shaft module line with Victrex PEEK polymer in place of metal gears. The collaborative product development resulted in significant reductions in inertia, weight and power consumption, as well as improvement in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) performance.

Keywords
plastic, PEEK, polymer, molded gears

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