Wheel / Wind Turbine Hub
TeacherGeek "wheel-hub" components are a versatile solution for an array of STEM | STEAM | Maker Space projects. These red-spoked rims can be used as wheels for vehicles or as blade hubs for wind turbine rotors. They include four splined holes to hold dowels securely, allowing the wheel-hub and axle to easily turn together. Attach wheels to vehicle frames or combine two wheel-hubs with #10 machine screws to create a wind turbine hub.
This hub includes hole alignments to insert skewers, blades and more, allowing for instant innovation and adjustment on the fly. Durable, bright and created especially for kid-based creativity. Compatible with recycling bin components, 3-D printers, arts + crafts elements and the TeacherGeek build system.
Use dowels as axles for your wheels. Build vehicle frames from dowels and connector strips or hole plates.
As a Wind Turbine Hub:
Create a wind turbine hub (the part that holds the blades and spins) by attaching two wheel hubs together using #10 x 1in screws and nuts. Click on this guide to see how.
Wheel Diameter: 86mm (3 3/8")