Matco Aircraft Landing Systems produces a superior 5 inch wheel and brake assembly for use with aircraft requiring less than 750 lbs per wheel. This model uses 0.75 inch TAPER/ROLL bearings. (Check the product comparison table for other bearing and caliper configurations).
The MHE51B.75 E SERIES is a 5 inch wheel with 5.72 inch width with an additional 1.31 inch caliper spacing. Bearing spacing is 2.71 inches and axle spacing is 0.68 inches. The total weight of this wheel and brake assembly is 6.0 pounds. The bearing axle diameter is 0.75 inches.
The MHE51B.75 wheel utilizes CNC spun aluminum alloy wheel halves for superior strength, lightweight, and resistance to corrosion that is inherently found in magnesium wheels. The MHE51B wheel uses a 0.75 inch tapered roller bearing, designed and rigorously tested for long life and resistance to bearing fatigue. The ‘E’ series wheel features a single piston brake assembly with an external caliper for easy maintenance. Caliper removal is accomplished by removing two bolts giving easy access to the linings. Al-Ni-Brz bushings are used on ‘E’ series wheels to ensure smooth caliper travel. The CNC spun wheel halves offer a precisionsurface and is machined to use 5.00×5 aircraft tires and tubes.
Precision machining on the MHE51B wheel allows for the use of a variety of 5.00×5 tires and tubes to include Goodyear, McCreary, Michelin.