White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en Polymers Outperform Metals In Precision Gearing http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/polymers-outperform-metals-precision-gearing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Intech Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gears, especially in open gearing applications, share a set of well-known performance problems that crop up again and again across many different applications. 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While new lower costs and time savings are</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/top-five-reasons-integrate-3d-printing-your-product-development-lifecycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/top-five-reasons-integrate-3d-printing-your-product-development-lifecycle#comments 3D Printing White Papers Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0000 41641 at http://machinedesign.com How To Prevent Step Losses with Stepper Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-prevent-step-losses-stepper-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of stepper motors is an excellent choice. However, a key concern is step losses. Step losses can be prevented or corrected in most instances. 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