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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 [..]

Holiday Giving at Caster Concepts

December 18, 2017 By: Dallis Reynolds

Holiday Giving at Caster Concepts

Caster Concepts' Annual Holiday Food Drive Caster Concepts Inc. has always stressed the importance of giving back to the community. From its founder Richard H. Dobbins to its current President William H. Dobbins, CCI has always risen to the occasion to give back. This December, Caster Concepts took on the challenge from Bill to make this holiday one for the ages. Bill challenged the employees to raise more do [..]

How to Properly Measure Your Heavy Duty Industrial Steel Caster Wheel

December 13, 2017 By:

How to Properly Measure Your Heavy Duty Industrial Steel Caster Wheel

Choosing the right caster is about much more than just picking the right style and materials. Sizing comes into play, as well. The right size caster is important for maintaining the proper center of gravity, ensuring carts fit under forklifts as they should, and even ensuring that your loads are balanced properly from start to finish. Here are some guidelines for measuring caster wheels. Top Plate & Bolt Hole Patterns A caster’s top plate attaches it t [..]

How the Right Heavy-Duty Caster Can Promote Workplace Safety

December 8, 2017 By:

How the Right Heavy-Duty Caster Can Promote Workplace Safety

In the workplace, the true function of casters is often taken for granted. They exist to move loads from one location to another, whether on fixed rails, via a tug, or even manually. However, using the wrong caster can put your workers at risk in several different ways. Here are some of the ways in which a carefully-chosen caster wheel can make your workplace safer. Prevent Equipment F [..]

Going Beyond Standard With Ground Support Equipment

December 7, 2017 By: Dallis Reynolds

Going Beyond Standard With Ground Support Equipment

What is Ground Support Equipment? Caster applications in the Aerospace industry are demanding and require the “beyond standard” durability that Caster Concepts is accustomed to offering. An important aspect of the aerospace industry is the utilization of ground support equipment to service aircraft between flights. There are numerous instruments of ground support equipment that move on wheels such as luggage carts, cargo decks, cargo dollies, and aircraft maintenance stands. [..]

Caster Concepts Heavy Duty Steel Casters in the Automotive Industry

December 5, 2017 By:

Caster Concepts Heavy Duty Steel Casters in the Automotive Industry

Casters are vital to the overall safety and production of workers in the automotive industry for various reasons. It is an extremely competitive industry and one that requires the constant movement of parts from one location to the next. Caster Concepts recommends a variety of heavy duty steel casters in the automotive industry that keep employees safer and improve the production process. Er [..]

Why Our 250,000 lb Weight Capacity Ultra-Heavy-Duty Casters are Amazing

December 1, 2017 By:

Why Our 250,000 lb Weight Capacity Ultra-Heavy-Duty Casters are Amazing

In certain industries, the need to move tons of material from one location to another safely and efficiently is crucial. Sometimes, the conditions within these facilities are extreme, as well. Caster Concepts’ massive ultra-heavy-duty casters can support up to a quarter million pounds each, and they can operate safely with very little maintenance in almost any environment imaginable. La [..]

What if You Need a Noise Reducing Caster Wheel?

November 27, 2017 By:

What if You Need a Noise Reducing Caster Wheel?

Workplaces come with many inherent hazards that can be dangerous if not addressed. Noise is one of these hazards, and it plays a vital role in workplace safety. OSHA regulations and even employee happiness dictate the need for a quieter, less stressful workplace, so it is important to understand when a noise-reducing caster wheel is the right choice – a [..]

When an Ergonomic Caster Wheel is Right for the Job

November 21, 2017 By:

When an Ergonomic Caster Wheel is Right for the Job

Depending on your unique industry and the loads you need to move, there will be times when ergonomic casters are the best choices for your needs. Here, you will learn more about ergonomics, why it is so vital to the workplace, and when you should choose ergonomic caster wheels. What is Ergonomics, Anyway? Per Merriam-Webster [..]

Heavy Duty Casters Perform As Part of Cowboy Thanksgiving Football Fest

November 12, 2017 By: Dallis Reynolds

Heavy Duty Casters Perform As Part of Cowboy Thanksgiving Football Fest

It often is surprising to people to learn of the multitude of applications for industrial casters – uses that might never have come to mind in spite of being in plain view. That’s because, generally speaking, the signature of a well-built, heavy-duty caster is that it is neither seen nor heard – casters quietly do their job while helping improve manufacturing productivity. Few examples epitomize this unique material-handling role than in a very unexpected application – [..]

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