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The Vega Plastic Flex Fan
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1971 by SAE International in United States
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A molded one-piece plastic fan with flexible blades was developed for use in automotive vehicles to provide adequate low-speed cooling and reduced noise and horsepower at high speeds. Development was accomplished through an extensive design, testing, and material selection program. The features of light weight, low cost, and good durability were prime considerations for use of the plastic flex fan on Chevrolet's Vega.
CitationFisher, G., Lennon, C., and Wheaton, R., "The Vega Plastic Flex Fan," SAE Technical Paper 710104, 1971, https://doi.org/10.4271/710104.
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