New key way to prevent axle breakages?
An axle manufacturer believes he has found the reasons for axle breakages, and how he has designed the solution by using a different design for the key ways, the keys and the grub screws. This was presented recently to the MSA Kart Technical sub-committee.
In addition, the MSA is going to consultation on not allowing unused key ways outside of the bearing hangers, for direct drive only on axles of 40mm or greater.
This was taken from the latest ABkC Newsletter, which we will be summarising over the next few days. You can read the original here