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High Strength Shaft 12" Long - (276-3524)

 High Strength Shaft 12" Long - (276-3524)
  • High Strength Shaft 2" Long - (276-3440)
  • High Strength Shaft 3" Long - (276-3522)
  • High Strength Shaft 4" Long - (276-3523)
  • High Strength Shaft Insert Kit - (276-3881)
  • High Strength Shaft Bearing - (276-3521)
  • High Strength Shaft Bearing (With normal bearing) - (276-3521)
  • High Strength Shaft Spacer Kit - (276-3441)
  • High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar - (276-3520)

High Strength Shafts & Hardware

Well something has to power that 1:4 drivetrain doesn't it? VEX EDR High Strength Shafts and hardware are specifically designed for those applications that typical shafts just can't handle. Use these shafts in high-torque or high-impact situations, and never worry about your gearbox or intake breaking again.

NOTE: 1/4" High Strength Shafts can only be used with 1/4" accessories, including:

High Strength Shaft
Product Name P/N: Availability Price Qty
High Strength Shaft 2" Long (4-Pack) 276-3440
In Stock
$4.99
High Strength Shaft 3" Long (4-Pack) 276-3522
In Stock
$4.99
High Strength Shaft 4" Long (4-Pack) 276-3523
In Stock
$4.99
High Strength Shaft 12" Long (4-Pack) 276-3524
In Stock
$14.99
High Strength Shaft Hardware
Product Name P/N: Availability Price Qty
High Strength Shaft Insert Kit 276-3881
In Stock
$9.99
High Strength Shaft Bearing (10-Pack) 276-3521
In Stock
$7.99
High Strength Shaft Spacer Kit 276-3441
In Stock
$9.99
High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar (10-Pack) 276-3520
In Stock
$9.99
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High Strength Shafts and Hardware

1/4" High Strength Shafts are tougher, stronger, and ready for even the most stressful robotic applications. These thicker shafts are more resistant to both twisting and bending fatigue, meaning that you should have no fear of designing high-torque gearboxes or high-impact drivetrains.

  • Works with all VEX EDR High Strength Gears
  • Works with the 3.25" Omni Wheel and 3.25" Traction Wheel
  • Four lengths: 2", 3", 4", 12"
  • Use the 12" to make your own custom length shafts

Removable High Strength Shaft Inserts for High Strength Gears and some wheels that allow for versatility in user application. Switch from a driven gear (square hole) to a free spinning one (round hole) in seconds.

  • Increased versatility during design and construction
  • Free spinning plastic and high strength metal inserts available
  • Fits VEX EDR drive shafts (0.125" square bars)

The High Strength Shaft Bearing is a larger version of the Bearing Flat that is designed for the 0.25" High Strength Shafts.



VEX EDR 2", 3", and 4" High Strength Shafts are actually designed about 1mm shorter than their respective 2", 3", and 4" 8-32 Standoffs.




This means that if you use standoffs to hold together two pieces of metal, the High Strength Shaft can rest on High Strength Shaft Bearings attached to those two pieces without any cutting required.

High Strength Spacers are designed for use on VEX EDR High Strength Shafts. Spacers are often used to properly position objects on a shaft or to reduce friction between rotating objects.

  • Four sizes available
  • Eliminate slop on shafts
  • Add space between metal parts

High Strength Shaft Collars are designed to fit onto High Strength Shafts. This clamping-style collar uses standard VEX EDR button head screws and nuts to maintain a tight lock without scratching or damaging the shaft.

  • Designed specifically for VEX EDR High Strength Shafts
  • Standard VEX EDR screws use a 3/32" allen key
  • Clamping collar is easily adjustable without damaging shaft

Technical Specifications

High Strength Shaft (Sold Separately)

  • (4)High Strength Shaft 2" Long (276-3440)
  • (4)High Strength Shaft 3" Long (276-3522)
  • (4)High Strength Shaft 4" Long (276-3523)
  • (4)High Strength Shaft 12" Long (276-3524)

High Strength Shaft Insert Kit (276-3881)

  • (8)Plastic Shaft Inserts
  • (8)Metal Shaft Inserts

High Strength Shaft Bearing (276-3521)

  • (10)High Strength Shaft Bearings

High Strength Shaft Spacer Kit (276-3441)

  • (30)1/16" High Strength Shaft Spacer
  • (20)1/8" High Strength Shaft Spacer
  • (10)1/4" High Strength Shaft Spacer
  • (10)1/2" High Strength Shaft Spacer

High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar (276-3520)

  • (10)High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar
  • (10)#8-32 x 0.625" Button Head Screw
  • (10)#8-32 Nylock Nut

High Strength Shaft


High Strength Shaft Insert Kit


High Strength Shaft Bearing

High Strength Shaft Spacer Kit


High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar

    High Strength Shaft
  • Compatible with HS Gears, HS Shaft Hardware, 3.25"
    Traction wheels, and 3.25" Omni-Directional Wheels
  • Material Type - 1018 Steel
  • Size - 0.25" (6.35mm) Square Bar
  • 2" Shaft Weight - 0.03 lbs (13.6 grams)
  • 3" Shaft Weight - 0.05 lbs (22.7 grams)
  • 4" Shaft Weight - 0.07 lbs (31.8 grams)
  • 12" Shaft Weight - 0.20 lbs (90.9 grams)

    High Strength Shaft Insert Kit (276-3881)
  • Compatible with HS Gears, 3.25" Traction wheels, 3.25"
    Omni-Directional Wheels, and .125" Drive Shafts
  • Material Type (Free Spinning Insert) - ABS Plastic
  • Material Type (HS Insert) - Powdered Metal

    High Strength Shaft Bearing (276-3521)
  • Compatible with High Strength Shafts (0.25" square bars)
  • Material Type - Unreinforced Nylon
    High Strength Shaft Spacer Kit (276-3441)
  • Compatible with ONLY High Strength Shafts (0.25" square bars)
  • Material Type - Acetal
  • Diameter - 0.39" (10mm)
  • Hole - .25" square
  • Height - .0625", 0.125", 0.25", 0.5"

    High Strength Clamping Shaft Collar (276-3520)
  • Compatible with ONLY High Strength Shafts (0.25" square bars)
  • Material Type - Glass-Filled Nylon

All listed weights are actual weights of one item (no packaging)