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Facts and features of industrial casters and caster wheels

September 21, 2021

Facts and features of industrial casters and caster wheels

Weight capacities, construction, and materials are a key components of an industrial caster.  All industrial casters fall under a heavy duty caster classification. However, there is a difference between the duty rating, which is determined primarily by maximum weight capacities and includes factors like durability and construction. These casters are found in heavy industrial applications where operational dependability is imperative. Defense […]

The Sky is the Limit for Innovative Ground Support Casters and Running Gear from Caster Concepts.

August 10, 2021

The Sky is the Limit for Innovative Ground Support Casters and Running Gear from Caster Concepts.

From motor-driven casters to swivel-on-swivel to military running gear, ground support equipment has our full support. Ground support equipment requires a level of durability that goes above and beyond normal circumstances. Unforgiving conditions cause damage to luggage carts, cargo decks, cargo dollies, and other wheeled equipment.  This makes choosing a safe and durable caster for […]

Twergo® Casters Move Heavier Loads with Less Effort and Less Injuries.

July 23, 2021

Twergo® Casters Move Heavier Loads with Less Effort and Less Injuries.

The importance of using the correct heavy-duty caster and caster wheels to avoid costly overexertion injuries. Casters that are not right for the application can cause numerous issues leading to injury, downtime, and even equipment damage. With a majority of injuries revolving around overexertion, using an ergonomic caster can help prevent overexertion — and overspending.  […]

The Value of Culture

May 26, 2021

The Value of Culture

From Bill Dobbins – President, Caster Concepts   I came across this blog recently and thought it was worth sharing with you. Don’t underestimate the value of people – Supply Chain 24/7 (supplychain247.com). Some thoughts I’d like to expand on are “Building Culture” and the “Value of Culture”. At Caster Concepts we work to live […]

Trends in Manufacturing for 2021.

April 2, 2021

Trends in Manufacturing for 2021.

For 2021, there are significant trends in manufacturing that revolve around computer interaction andCOVID-19’s lingering effects. One big transformation is the concept of  Industry 4.0, the latest industrial revolution in manufacturing. This revolution embraces the adoption of computers and automation and enhances it with smart and autonomous systems driven by data and machine learning. This […]

Increasing Battery Life for AGVs, Tuggers, and Other Automated Systems

March 17, 2021

Increasing Battery Life for AGVs, Tuggers, and Other Automated Systems

A tour of a modern production facility can look like a scene out of a sci-fi movie. It’s a highly automated environment with robotic arms performing various functions, Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV’s) maneuvering around the plant on their cart casters and wheels, and automated conveyor systems routing items around huge facilities. The efficiency benefits of […]

Successful efficiency practices can make or break a warehousing or distribution business’s bottom line.

February 18, 2021

Successful efficiency practices can make or break a warehousing or distribution business’s bottom line.

Warehouse logistics involve all the people, processes, and programs required to keep items moving in, around, and through the warehouse.  Today’s large fulfillment centers rely on efficient processes to keep products and revenue on track. Whether it’s hand controlled guided vehicles, small drive units or AGVs, these machines depend on their wheels to keep things […]

Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

January 7, 2021

Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

As the AGV movement experts, Caster Concepts has a full line of  AGV cart casters and wheels, offering better maneuverability, less resistance needed to turn, increased battery life, and maintenance-free options to increase the longevity of the casters. Better Maneuverability with TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-Wheel Designs TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-wheel designs have independently spinning wheels […]

Casters that reduce force load and maneuver easily. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

December 29, 2020

Casters that reduce force load and maneuver easily. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

 A high-capacity swivel section on our new 95HD reduces a cart’s force load, making it easier to move and maneuver. The 95HD fits a gap between our 91 Series and our 99 Series by offering a significant increase in load capacity: 25,000 lb. to be exact. An integrally forged kingpin, slotted adjusting nut, and continuously […]

Polyurethane Tread and Industrial Applications

December 9, 2020

Polyurethane Tread and Industrial Applications

Every industrial application has instances where a particular wheel material is most beneficial, whether it’s rubber, steel, iron, or polyurethane. The big advantage of polyurethanes is that they can handle heavier loads than rubber because they are harder and yet are more flexible than plastics. Their flexibility accounts for their strength and remarkable ability to […]

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