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Are Toolbox Gears Accurate?

Question asked by Jason Talley on Apr 13, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 13, 2011 by Jason Talley

First off, I will disclaim that I am not a gear engineer.


I was hoping those that are could give me a general yes/no as to if the gears in the 2011 toolbox (specifically external spurs) are accurate enough to have 3d printed and actually operate well enough on low RPM and torque devices for functional prototypes.  I realize the process of printing will affect how smooth and quiet they will run, but for now I am only concerned with whether the geometry is sound.


Thanks for any feedback.