Some examples of wheels and axles include door knobs, rolling pins, record players and a ceiling fan. A wheel and axle is a simple machine, and other examples include a pencil sharpener and the wheels on roller skates. More »

The combination of a wheel and axle is a simple machine that consists of a large wheel attached to a smaller wheel called an axle that turns on the same axis. When the large wheel is turned, the axle also turns. More » History Inventions

According to Mediahex, a wheel and axle makes work easier by changing the amount of force applied to a load. The object that is being moved is a load located at the axle. A force applied at the outer edge of the wheel mo... More »

The mechanical advantages of wheels and axles differ from one vehicle to the next due to the fact that wheels and axles come in varying sizes. To determine individual mechanical advantages, the radius of the wheel must b... More »

The little pins of rubber on new tires are often called hairs, but the technical term for these thin pieces of rubber is "vent spews." When tires are manufactured, the tire company wants to make sure that the tire will f... More »

Gateway Tire company offers consumers competitively priced wheels, tires and automotive parts, according to Modern Tire Dealer magazine. Since its debut in the 1930s, the company has expanded to serving seven states with... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Tires, Rims & Wheels

Ford sells aftermarket wheels for several of its models through its accessories division, accessible at and retailers such as also offer official stock and after... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Tires, Rims & Wheels