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verformbares Rad / Wheelchair

verformbares Rad
verformbares Rad

New material (Polyurethane) - New possibility

The Transformable Wheel

The wheelchair is one example for the transformable wheel.
A wheel is made of a flexible a swell as robust plastic (Polyurethane). The vehicle adapts the contact face and the centre of gravity to the situation. Via vertical pressure on the handle bar the round wheel transforms to ellipsoid. Consequently steps an barriers can be handled a lot easier.

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Fachhochschule Köln

Köln International School of Design
Köln, Germany

Prof. Hatto Grosse

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Design

Fachhochschule Köln

Caspar Schmitz
Köln, Germany

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