Cable Wheel, 16mm x 70mm, EV3-NXT/GM8-GM9

Intended for cable-crawling robots or hoists. Product Features rugged construction suitable for use with Solarbotics Gear motor units (GM8/GM9) and NXT/EV3 servos. Grooves inside the V-groove help with traction on the rope. Ropes 3mm (1/8″) to 6mm (1/4″) diameter can be used.

See below for more model details about this genuine part.

Product Description

Finished Dimensions (mm): 70mm Dia, 16mm Wide.

Model type: Single Part

STLhive 3D printing Product Feature/Benefits:

  • Smooth Toothed V-Groove for better traction on rope.
  • Can traverse ropes sized 3mm to 6mm (1/8″ to 1/4″).
  • Fits common NXT/EV3 Servos.
  • Fits common Solarbotics Gear motors.
  • Print orientation (As shown) is intended to maximise part strength but may require more support material. Reorientation of the part may result in less required support material but may dangerously weaken the part resulting in the part breaking while in use.
  • This is an original STLhive design. It is specifically designed for 3D printing and is not available from anywhere other than

Additional items required:

  • None

Additional fabrication required:

  • Typical removal of support material if Reqd.
  • Drill printed holes to full internal diameter if Reqd.

Purchasing / Downloading:

  • You have 24 hours to download your parts after purchase.
  • When you buy this part, you get “.STL” files in a “Zipped” folder (For Windows).


  • Please position the type of mounting you want “UP”. decide whether you want to use the part for Solarbotics or NXT/EV3 use prior to printing.
  • STLhive’s recommended printing suggestions are determined based upon the part’s usage. Safety is out main concern.
  • Alternate orientations may provide prints that use less support material but you do so at your own risk. We try whenever possible to orient the grain structure to maximize part strength.
  • This part is intended to be printed using high quality printers; and is modeled with great attention to detail. Printing quality is determined by the printer you are using, your printer set-up and by the type and quality of material used.
  • When printing parts designed for Powder LASER sintering filament based printers (like Makerbot and RepRap) may struggle to provide a part that is easily freed from support material.


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  • Our parts are not to be sold on other websites – please inform us of any such activity!


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