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Indicator For Replacement of Inline Skate Wheels Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004442D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-10

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The present invention is an apparatus of an in-line skate wheel including a wear indication system. The wheel wear indication system incorporates a hard plastic wheel hub and a plurality of concentric indicator wheel resin layers of various colors embedded in an outer resin. As the outer layer resin wears away, the first indicator resin is exposed. As the initial indicator resin wears away the next indicator resin is exposed. A corresponding chart decodes the degree of wear the wheel has undergone based upon the color of the resin visible at the wheels outermost edge.