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How to Properly Push a Wheel Cart to Avoid Injuries

February 13, 2018 By:

How to Properly Push a Wheel Cart to Avoid Injuries

Overexertion injuries are by far the most common claims when it comes to worker’s compensation, so finding ways to reduce these types of injuries can save employers time and money – and save employees themselves some pain and suffering. Here are some tips on how to properly push a wheel cart to avoid injuries in the workplace. Pushing vs. Pulling Many employees may be tempted to pull a cart behind them rather than push it ahead of them, and unfortunatel [..]

How the Wrong Caster Wheel in the Medical Industry Can be Disastrous

February 6, 2018 By:

How the Wrong Caster Wheel in the Medical Industry Can be Disastrous

Just as casters are vital to the automotive, aerospace, and other heavy industries, they are equally important to the medical industry. These casters must move in a variety of ways, and they must also be constructed of materials that can withstand corrosion, absorb shock, and withstand failure over time. Here are some scenarios in which using the wrong caster wheel in the medical industry could spell disaster. #1 – Gurney & Hospital Bed Casters Gurney [..]

When to Use Dual Wheel Casters

January 30, 2018 By:

When to Use Dual Wheel Casters

Dual wheel casters can play important roles in facilities of all types, but there are four unique considerations that might make a dual wheel caster the best option for your needs. Essentially, these casters have two wheels for every plate, which allows them to bear more weight more evenly. Here are four things to consider before opting to purchase dual wheel casters. One Wheel Isn’t Sufficient The number one reason why people choose dual wheel options ove [..]

Forklift Maintenance: Save Money With Caster Concepts Casters

January 25, 2018 By:

Forklift Maintenance: Save Money With Caster Concepts Casters

Have you seen the latest on how Caster Concepts Saves Forklift Operators Dough in Retail Logistics International? Here’s a quick rundown! When faced with heavy-duty machinery that takes a lot of wear and tear, for example like forklifts, maintena [..]

Industries that Rely on Ergonomic Caster Wheels to Get the Job Done

January 25, 2018 By:

Industries that Rely on Ergonomic Caster Wheels to Get the Job Done

The workplace injury is one of the biggest expenses any employer in any industry can face. The good news is that there is much to be done to reduce risk, and one of the best steps you can take involves installing ergonomic caster wheels. These are designed to make loads easier to move and therefore safer, and many industries across the globe have found that ergonomic caster wheels are the way to go. Automotive The automotive industry moves some of the large [..]

How to Understand Weight Capacities when Choosing a Caster Wheel

January 23, 2018 By:

How to Understand Weight Capacities when Choosing a Caster Wheel

When it comes to choosing the right caster wheel for the job, it’s important that you understand how a particular caster’s weight capacity will influence your decision. This quick guide will help you better understand what weight capacity is and how you should calculate the casters and sizes you need to keep your workplace safe. Step 1 – How Much Weight do the Casters Need to Bear Safely? The first part of this process involves determining the max load [..]

How the Automotive Industry Relies on the Right Caster Wheels During Production

January 18, 2018 By:

How the Automotive Industry Relies on the Right Caster Wheels During Production

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has set forth guidelines for workplace safety that all employers must follow. On top of this, the automotive industry requires heavy parts moved from one part of the facility to the next, which opens up the possibility of injury. The automotive industry relies on the right casters during production to keep things moving smoothly and to prevent worker injury. The Right Caster Wheels Reduce Risk The [..]

Come See How One Distributor Used our Polyurethane Sprockets

January 3, 2018 By:

Come See How One Distributor Used our Polyurethane Sprockets

Caster Concepts specializes in creating some of the world’s most unique casters and caster wheel systems for a variety of industries. However, they can also do much more – including keeping conveyors running with fewer maintenance issues and less downtime. One case study focuses on how the company helped a leading distributor solve conveyor problems with polyurethane sprockets. What Is a Sprocket? A sprocket is much like a gear in that engages the links [..]

Check Out How One Major Tire Manufacturer used the Twergo® Heavy Duty Caster

December 27, 2017 By:

Check Out How One Major Tire Manufacturer used the Twergo® Heavy Duty Caster

Though you might think Twergo® heavy duty casters are reserved solely for major industrial manufacturing facilities, the truth is that they are versatile enough for many applications. In fact, in a recent case study, Caster Concepts was able to fabricate and alter Twergo® heavy duty casters that suited the specific needs of one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers. The Problem One of the biggest tire manufacturers in the industry came to Caster Conc [..]

It’s Crucial to Have the Right Heavy Duty Steel Caster Wheels for the Aerospace Industry

December 19, 2017 By:

It’s Crucial to Have the Right Heavy Duty Steel Caster Wheels for the Aerospace Industry

In the aerospace industry, moving parts from one location to the next can be quite the challenge. Massive, heavy parts dominate the assembly space. Fortunately, the right heavy duty steel caster wheels can make things safer, simpler, and more productive. Here are some of the recommended options to keep things moving smoothly in the aerospace industry. Aircraft Engine Stand Casters [..]

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