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Tooth Contact Analysis - Off Line of Action Contact and Polymer Gears - September/October 2017

The article "Tooth Contact Analysis - Off Line of Action Contact and Polymer Gears" appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
The aim of the study was to apply such a specialized tooth contact analysis method, well-used within the steel gear community, to a polymer gear application to assess what modifications need be made to these models for them to be applicable to polymer gears.

Keywords
plastic, polymer, tca, simulation, modeling, FEA, tooth contact analysis, software

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