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KidWind Drivetrain Set
KidWind Drivetrain Set


 
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KidWind Drivetrain Set

The Drivetrain Set features the hex driveshaft, Hub Quick Connect, hex locks, and wooden spool used in the Advanced Wind Experiment Kit. These materials can be very helpful if you are designing your own turbine for a science fair, classroom experiment, or KidWind Challenge. The attached Hub Quick Connect makes it a breeze to interchange hubs and rotor designs on a geared or weight-lifting wind turbine.

If you have an old KidWind "ALTurbine" kit, you can also upgrade/retrofit your old turbine with this new bend-resistant driveshaft and no-slip gear hex locks.

Size of hexagonal driveshaft 9/64 in.

You Can:

  • Works with KidWind Hub and gears
  • Build experimental wind turbine
  • Replace parts for the Advanced Wind Experiment Kit

Concepts

  • Exploring energy transformations
  • Understanding ratios
  • Understanding simple machines
  • Understanding the relationship between energy and forces
  • Understanding forces and motion
  • Developing and using physical models
  • Optimizing designs
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Will the driveshaft bend on my wind turbine?

    Probably not! This driveshaft is made from Allen wrench steel, so it is super strong.

  • Will this drivetrain work with the wind turbine hub?

    Yes, the hub is designed to interface with the attached Hub Quick Connect.

  • Can I use these materials in a KidWind Challenge competition?

    Yes! These materials are legal in the KidWind Challenge.


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