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International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 719462, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/719462
Research Article

Optimized Injection Molding of Unfilled and Glass Filled PA6 Gears

1Department of Mould Technology, Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA, Balik Pulau, Genting, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia
2School of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, Malaysia

Received 6 June 2013; Accepted 5 November 2013; Published 10 February 2014

Academic Editors: G. T. S. Ho and T. R. Kurfess

Copyright © 2014 Nik Mizamzul Mehat et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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