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What are Flanged Casters and Why Should You Consider Installing Them?

July 10, 2020 By: GMS

What are Flanged Casters and Why Should You Consider Installing Them?

In almost every industry, the safe and efficient movement of goods or parts across a production area is critical. As such, there are numerous solutions out there designed to solve even the toughest mobility and material handling issues. Flanged casters are just one of these solutions, and they offer a wide variety of benefits in […]

How Aluminum Shock Absorbing Casters Overcome Environmental Challenges

July 3, 2020 By: GMS

How Aluminum Shock Absorbing Casters Overcome Environmental Challenges

Heavy-duty casters come in a wide variety of styles and materials, including everything from cast iron to steel. Aluminum is another popular material for casters as it is lightweight, durable, and rust-resistant but can still support a great deal of weight. Aluminum shock absorbing casters have become increasingly popular in numerous industries for their ability […]

Heavy Duty Industrial Casters: 5 Tips for Preventing Failure, Injury, and Downtime

July 2, 2020 By: GMS

Heavy Duty Industrial Casters: 5 Tips for Preventing Failure, Injury, and Downtime

Your heavy duty industrial casters play several particularly important roles. They are responsible for carrying incredibly large loads from one location to another, and their ability to operate as intended is critical to your employees’ safety and your company’s productivity. Below, you can find five tips for preventing industrial caster failure, which can result in […]

3 Considerations When Using Heavy Duty Industrial Casters Outdoors

June 12, 2020 By: Bill deMink

3 Considerations When Using Heavy Duty Industrial Casters Outdoors

Although Industrial casters are generally designed for indoor use, many casters can be used in outdoor applications when the need arises. When choosing casters for use outdoors, corrosion, deterioration, and ground conditions are some of the factors that will influence your purchase decision. Here are a few things to consider: Moisture Resistance/Ultraviolet Resistance  Water, humidity, snow, […]

Making the cut: Truck manufacturing plant realizes a potential savings of $90,000 by reducing operating costs and worker injuries.

May 12, 2020 By: Bill deMink

Making the cut: Truck manufacturing plant realizes a potential savings of $90,000 by reducing operating costs and worker injuries.

The Problem: Operating costs at an all-time high Worker injuries were increasing comp claims Productivity was down from injured workers and load weights requiring more transportation and handling An assembly plant for a large American automotive manufacturer makes full-size pickups. The plant uses dollies for material handling to transport materials between the assembly plant and […]

Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

May 5, 2020 By: Bill deMink

Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

A leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment contacted Caster Concepts to inquire about building them a motorized ladder cart to help retrieve parts in their facility. Operators were having trouble pushing a manual cart around when it was fully loaded, which came in at 1,200 lbs. Modifying a regular ladder cart already utilized in […]

GOING BEYOND STANDARD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19: Update

April 6, 2020 By: Bill deMink

GOING BEYOND STANDARD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19: Update

 As a company that directly supports defense, aerospace, and transportation manufacturing, Caster Concepts is a vital part of the critical manufacturing process that our customers and our country rely on to keep supply chains going. We continue to do everything in our power to keep America rolling. Face shields for our front line We’ve […]

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