Keyway drive wheels are used in various power transmission applications and involve securing a wheel to a shaft. The keyways are cut to fit a keywayed shaft and are held in place with two set screws. One set screw is placed over the key and one at 90 degrees to the keyway.
The most popular models are using found made of rubber or soft polyurethane. However, Keyway wheels are also manufactured in other materials, such as forged steel or cast iron, and are available in numerous wheel widths and sizes. Quotes for specific requirements are also readily available.
Caster Concepts designs and manufactures industrial keyed drive wheels used in a number of industrial settings. Our drive wheel material includes the highest quality polyurethane as well as other materials depending on your needs.
Keyway drive wheels are used in various power transmission applications.