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West Coast Drive

What Is West Coast Drive

West Coast Drive (WCD) is typically characterized by using a certain set of features to make it a true WCD.

  • 6/8/10 wheels
  • All wheels are cantilevered
  • One wheel on each side is directly driven, while the rest are linked via chain
  • Tank drive with a center drop


Mounting Wheels

Chain Vs. Belts

Tensioning Chain

Encoder Mounting

Optimal Structure

Advantages and Disadvantages

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