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This is so you can make a larger wheel that can navigate small stairs/steps ... maybe with your robot ... Ideally, each individual OmniWheel would have a motor but this is the affordable solution using one motor driven center gear.
You can snag a 50mm diameter OmniWheel with a 3mm hub diameter out of this for your robot too ... not even use the outer mounting plates.
All these parts are MakerBotable ...
Here's a Demo animation;
This is another of many entries to the makezine.com/go/makerbot contest ...
I'm starting to get dizzy from all the dreaming 'n scheming 'n sketching my brains out for this contest.
MakerBot a pair and put them and give them a try ... let us know how it works ... if it works.
If you successfully make this with a 3D printer please send me the build-file and machine type so it can be uploaded here for others to use.
TriWheel OmniWheel ... by SolidWorksMagi is licensed under the All Rights Reserved license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure SolidWorksMagi would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!