Wheelchair Molded Mag Wheels
These wheels are made of molded plastic or a composite and are commonly referred to as "Mag" or "Composite" or "Molded" wheels. They have a small number of wide molded spokes that are an integral part of the wheel and cannot be replaced or repaired when broken.
- The molded wheels are said to be more durable and require less maintenance.
- Molded wheels are heavier than spoked wheels.
- They are not as flexible as spoked wheels so users may experience a rougher or harder ride.
- The lack of flexibility makes them prone to cracking on hard impact.