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A question that gets asked around here is, “what makes a high-performance polyurethane tire (HPPT), high performance?” When looking at … What makes High Performance Polyurethane (HPPT) High Performance?
Caster wheel flat spotting is a common problem for heavyweight applications, where the weight of the load causes the wheel … How to prevent caster wheel flat spotting on heavy weight applications.
Following up with the second portion of caster terminology, Part 2 will talk about the wheel and its associated terms. … Caster Terminology Part II. The Wheel
Getting the performance and longevity out of an industrial caster largely depends upon three key design choices. However, when determining … Three key factors determine the perfect caster and wheel design.
Polyurethane wheels have a variety of uses and applications, from industrial and commercial environments to hospital and medical settings, making … Avoiding the Causes of Polyurethane Failure in a Caster Wheel.
Pushing tire materials beyond their limits causes wheel failure. In the heavy duty caster world, polyurethane is one of the … What causes my heavy duty polyurethane wheels to chunk out or melt?
The first of a three-part series covering the different words and terms of a caster. In the caster industry, there … Caster Terminology Part I: The Rig
The caster that fails the most (regardless of manufacturer) is the under-specified caster. This failure usually results from not taking … What is the Caster that fails the most?
The predominant mechanism leading to bond failure on casters is excessive heat. For polyurethane thin-treaded wheels, the prominent mode of … Predictive Product Failure Model for Polyurethane Treaded Wheels Based on Load and Speeds
The answer depends on what type of debris your casters are dealing with. In many different sectors of manufacturing, debris … How do I stop my caster wheels from picking up debris?
There are a few steps to follow to measure a caster and to measure a caster wheel. Let’s take a … How to measure a caster and a caster wheel?
A quick review of roller bearings, tapered bearings and ball bearings. Most casters have one of three main types of … What bearing is in my caster?
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