Solid V Wheel

Published on in Series V Slots and V Wheels

Solid V Wheel is a open source design by OpenBuilds. Solid V Wheel are strong wheel that resists deflection due to it’s solid nature.

Solid V Wheel are good for.

  1. For builds where heavier loads are required and less compression in the delrin is desired. Many of these wheels could be added to a gantry to allow an even distribution of the load across them.
  2. Improved performance of the belt and pinion system to give the belt a flat surface to ride on.

For projects and build inspiration with Solid V Wheel and V Slot checkout .


Parameter Value
OD 23.90
ID 16
Thick 10.23
Material Delrin
Color Black

Daemons and Drawing

CAD Models and Drawings can be found here .

Components needed

To assemble a full wheel you need below components

Product Qty
Solid V Wheel 1
Ball Bearings - 625 RS 2
Precision Shims 2

NOTE: Precision Shims dimension 5mm x 10mm x 1mm (ID x OD x Thick)

Assembled Solid V Wheel

Solid V Wheel Section

Here is the cross section of the Solid V Wheel Assembly

Solid V Wheel Section

Adding to above, you need below components too

Product Qty
M5 Nylon Lock Nut 1
M5 Bolt 1
Eccentric or Aluminium Spacer 1

How to assemble

Note: Assembling V Wheel and Solid V Wheel are similar

Do’s and Don’ts

  • DO Lubricate the Delrin wheels with Silicone lubricants for smooth performance
  • DO NOT over tight the nlock nut.
  • DO Lubricate the bearings if needed for smooth operation
  • DO Place the Precision Shim between the two Bearings to avoid binding!

This article is part of V Slots and V Wheels series.

  1. Solid V Wheel [This Article]
  2. V Slot

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