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Tank Tread Upgrade Kit

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Tank Tread Upgrade Kit


Tank Treads become Conveyor Belts. It's Magic!

These upgrade links should be useful to designers wishing to create more advanced mechanisms utilizing the tank tread.

  • Different Tread-Links Increase Functionality.
  • Get High-Traction on Smooth Surfaces.
  • Compatible with Tank Tread Kit, High Strength Chain & Sprockets.

Note: This kit ONLY contains fins and rubber pads. For standalone tank tread, please see the Tank Tread Kit.


Availability: In stock

Kit Contents
  • (25) Tank Tread Traction Links
  • (30) Conveyor-belt Base Links
  • (12) Short Conveyor-belt Inserts
  • (10) Medium Conveyor-belt Inserts
  • (10) Tall Conveyor-belt Inserts
  • Docs & Downloads
  • Tread Length - 1.5" (38.1mm)
  • Sml. Belt Height - 0.5" (12.7mm)
  • Med. Belt Height - 0.9" (22.9mm)
  • Tall Belt Height - 1.3" (33.0mm)
  • Material Type
  • Links - Acetal
  • Traction Insert - Rubber
  • Belts - Rubber
  • Compatibility
    CAD Files