Motor Mount & Wheel Kit - Aluminum

  • Aluminum Motor Mount & Wheel Kit Assembled View
  • Aluminum Motor Mount & Wheel Kit Disassemled View
$299.00
Product ID: 28962
In Stock: 6
1-9$299.00
10+$284.05
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Overview

The aluminum Motor Mount and Wheel Kit is a precision-machined mechanical drive system designed for mobile robotic platforms. The brushed motors are worm-gear driven, and the main drive axle (0.5” dia.) is cradled in a ball bearing assembly for smooth-rolling performance. The included 36-position disk Quadrature Encoders resolve to 144 discrete ticks per tire revolution for precision navigation.

Ready to build your own custom mid-sized robot? As part of the Arlo Robotic Platform System, Parallax offers robotic platforms, wheel kits, development boards, sensors, components, hardware, and accessories to bring your robot to life.

Key Features:

  • Machined 6061 aluminum components for smooth, worry-free performance
  • 60 lb. payload capacity
  • Compatible with any microcontroller
  • 144 encoder positions per revolution provide 0.14” of linear travel accuracy
  • Conveniently positioned pre-tapped screw holes for easy mounting
  • Rugged 6” pneumatic tires are suitable for a variety of terrain
  • Smooth-rolling and quiet performance

Application Ideas:

  • Autonomous mobile robotic platform
  • Tele-presence robot drive system
  • Remote-controlled “sentry robot”

Note: This product replaces the previous Motor Mount and Wheel Kit (#27971), and the Molded Plastic version (#28963).

Note: Simple through-hole soldering required to attach right-angle headers to encoder boards

Details

  • Compatible with our Arlo Base Kit (#28960)
  • DC Motor nominal operating voltage = 12.0 VDC
  • Approx 95 RPM's @ 12.0 VDC
  • Torque approx 85 in. lbs per motor assembly
  • Weight = 2.8 lbs (1.27 kg) per assembly, 5.6 lbs (2.54 kg) per set
  • Voltage requirements: 12 VDC nominal
  • Current requirements: 2.5 - 8.0+ amps (depending on terrain and load)
  • Communication: Dual - Quadrature Encoder outputs (four 5.0 volt tolerant inputs required)
  • Operating temperature range: +32 to +120 °F (0  to +49 °C)

Kit Contents:

  • (1)  - Motor, 12 VDC, 96 W, brushed (left)
  • (1)  - Motor, 12 VDC, 96 W, brushed (right) 
  • (1)  - 36-position Quadrature Encoder Set (contains 2 encoder assemblies) (#29321)            
  • (2)  - Motor Bearing Block 2 Aluminum
  • (2)  - Wheel, main rim  - 6061 Aluminum           
  • (2)  - Wheel, rim ring  - 6061 Aluminum                 
  • (2)  - Robot Drive Axle 2    
  • (2)  - 1/8 x 1" Roll Pin     
  • (12)  - Screw, #4-40x1/2", FH, SS
  • (6)  - Screw, M6,1 mm x 50 mm SH, Black
  • (2)  - Screw, #1/4-20x5/8",BH,SS    
  • (6)  - Spacer 0.50" x 1", RND, AL     
  • (2)  - Knobby Tire, 6" x 1-1/4" Rubber w/tube   
  • (2)  - 0.5" ID x 1.125" OD Ball Bearing
  • (1)  - Hex Key, 5 mm      
  • (1)  - Hex Key, 5/32"

Downloads & Documentation

Product Specific Downloads
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Design Files for Motor Mount and Wheel Kit - Al, MP - 14.6 MB | updated: 04 Dec 2017 - 10:16 am
Motor Mount & Wheel Kit Product Guide - 473.52 KB | updated: 21 Jan 2015 - 11:57 am
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Arlo Complete Documentation and Software

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