Design, development and evaluation of a plastic wormgear speed reducer

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1978

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This thesis describes the design, development and evaluation of a plastic wormgear speed reducer and presents an extensive discussion on the (1) selection of lubricants and plastics; (2) design, fabrication and inspection of plastic worms and gears; (3) design and construction of a test machine; (4) development of a test program and test procedure; (5) analysis of gear reducer performance; (6) examination of test gears for wear and failure patterns; and (7) identification of the cause(s) of gear wear and failure.

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