Advantages and disadvantages of plastic gear sets

Plastic gear sets have several advantages over steel gears. One of these advantages is its low Young’s modulus, which is twice as low. This feature allows high feed rates and reduces gear manufacturing costs. In addition, plastic gears can withstand much less bending stress. Because plastic gears are soft, they allow for wider tolerances.
This gear set is interchangeable with other gears of the same ratio and size. It has a 4mm shaft and is ideal for general model making. It also includes a rack. Gears are interchangeable with each other and can also be used in gearboxes. The gear set should have a minimum center distance and a maximum tooth tip radius to obtain a good mesh ratio.
Plastic gears are usually made of engineering plastics such as polyacetal and MC nylon. They are also characterized by low inertia and high strength. They can also be made of high-quality materials such as stainless steel or aluminum. However, plastic gears warp when subjected to stress and stress. Still, the advantages of plastic gear sets outweigh these disadvantages.
Plastic gear sets are simple and powerful tools for making toys. It’s suitable for smaller hobby projects and teaching kids about gear reduction in electric equipment. They can also be used for home repairs and DIY models. Many products rely on gears to function.


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