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Optimal Polymer Gear Design: Metal-to-Plastic Conversion

The article "Optimal Polymer Gear Design: Metal-to-Plastic Conversion" appeared in the May 2020 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Nowadays, the progress in polymer materials and injection molding processing has enabled a drastic expansion of plastic gear applications. They are used not only for lightly loaded motion transmissions, but also in moderately loaded power drives in automotive, agriculture, medical, robotics, and many other industries.

Keywords
plastic, polymer gears, metal-to-plastic conversion, Direct Gear Design, AKGears

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