Item #: CO4-5-446
UPC: 752423461608
Price: $11.99
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    Colson Performa Wheels have long been a favorite of combat robot builders. The wheels in this series have been used on all sizes of robots, from 1lb Antweights to 340lb SuperHeavyweights! They are very durable, and provide excellent traction.

    Performa wheels offer the advantages of both hard and soft tread materials in a single wheel. Like a hard tread wheel, Performa rolls easily and is very durable. Like a soft tread wheel, it rolls quietly, protects floors and resists impacts with a cushion ride. It also features maximum weatherability, low temperature flexibility, resistance to chemicals, water and steam, and rejects floor debris such as metal shavings. Non-marking thermoplastic elastomer tread is permanently bonded to durable polyolefin wheel core. The rubber is 65 ±5 Durometer Shore A scale.

    If you wish to use as a drive wheel, you may need to add a separate hub or make a keyway.

    Width1 1/2"
    Bore1 3/16"
    Bore length1 5/8"
    Bearing Included? No


    SolidWorks File (cred: Kevin Barker)

    Overall Customer Rating of 2 Reviews:
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    Excellent for FIRST Robots

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    We've used Colson wheels on several FIRST Robotics Competition robots now. Lightweight and durable. Very little wear after a full year on competitions and demos. Easy to adapt for live or dead axle applications. Our favorite is live axle. Turn aluminum plugs a few thousandths over hub ID. Knurl outside of plug, bore for axle, broach keyway, then just press plug into wheel with an arbor press.

    Great Wheels!

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    Colson is already known for their great wheels but since there were NO reviews yet, I felt compelled to write something... These are nice, sold, lightweight wheels that are well suited to robot construction. The bore size is standard and easy to get a hub for, or simply cut in your own keyway. These also have a terrific weight capacity and, since they are solid, they can take a great deal of abuse and still continue to roll.