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TWERGO® Moves Tread Trucks

TWERGO® Moves Tread Trucks

Customer: A major tire manufacturer. Application: This tire manufacturer uses large racks with several trays or rubber tread material, commonly referred to as tread trucks, to move rubber around their facilities. The customer had particularly large tread trucks that needed to be moved by hand throughout their plant. Challenge: Reduce the amount of initial and […]

Custom Casters Help to Bring Dream Yachts Into Reality

Custom Casters Help to Bring Dream Yachts Into Reality

Customer: A major manufacturer of consumer marine products. Application: The customer was designing a deck dolly to move a prototype of a new 68’ luxury boat. Challenge: The customer needed to maneuver the top half of their yacht on a deck dolly throughout their facility into some of the tightest spaces imaginable. This meant that turning radiuses […]

TWERGO® Lite Increases Efficiency

TWERGO® Lite Increases Efficiency

Customer Heating and Cooling Equipment Rental Company Situation The company specializes in mobile heating and cooling systems, all of their equipment is on casters, and they have been experiencing issues with casters breaking down and delaminating, causing a lot of grief for all involved parties. The company specializes in the film production industry and provides […]

Drive Caster® Makes Testing Easier

Drive Caster® Makes Testing Easier

The Drive Caster® makes testing easier by enabling quick and easy movement within a testing machine. Customer: Manufacturer of Testing Systems for Oil Refineries Situation: The customer designed and equipment testing machine for testing valves on oil pipelines, used in oil refineries. The test machine has large steel plates that are 4ft around in diameter […]

TWERGO® Lite 2 Finger Push Force

TWERGO® Lite 2 Finger Push Force

TWERGO® Lite reduces push force so much, that the cart or trolley can be pushed with just two fingers! Customer: The largest yarn distributor in North America Situation: Carts with an 800lb load were difficult to move, especially for female operators. The owner of the company decided to try 3 different “ergonomic” casters from 3 […]

Polyurethane Sprockets

Polyurethane Sprockets

Customer: Distributor Application: This sprocket is designed to be used on a conveyer in a women’s clothing distribution center. Challenge: The sprockets were failing too quickly. Solution: CCI employees were able to coat the sprockets in  hard polyurethane allowing the part to endure more physical use. The sprockets that the OEM was using were breaking […]

SoS Dual Swivel Section Caster Saves Backs and Bucks

SoS Dual Swivel Section Caster Saves Backs and Bucks

Dual Swivel Section Caster, SoS 112 Series   Customer: Manufacturer of Overhead Track Systems   Application: Steel Blanks Cart   Problem: Steel blank carts were often left in a position where the swivel casters were not parallel with the rigid casters, making it even harder to start rolling. Operators had to “double up” to get […]

TWERGO® Consistently Performs

TWERGO® Consistently Performs

Customer: Autrans Corp., An Automotive Supplier   Application: Material Handling Carts   Problem: Autrans has several material handling carts that carry a “fair bit of weight”, over time it seems that the push force was increasing as wheels were aging. Autrans has experienced increases in as short as a few months of use.   Solution: […]

Conversion Drive Caster® Makes Building Boats Much Easier

Conversion Drive Caster® Makes Building Boats Much Easier

Customer: One of the largest manufacturers of Boats and Yachts Application: 3o foot long carts used to carry 14,000 lb load of dies and castings from the press to stamping Problem: These long carts had to be moved down a long narrow hall way by pushing them length wise, then shift 90 degrees and pushed width […]

TWERGO® Saves Millions

TWERGO® Saves Millions

Customer:   American Auto Manufacturer, Stamping Plant   Application: Rack Carrying Stamped Pieces   Situation: A Stamping Plant uses wheeled racks to transport stamped pieces throughout the plant. While the carts were designed to carry 2,000lbs, they were only being loaded with 1,600lb loads, because of Initial Push Force issues. As per union guidelines, the […]

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