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Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

November 2, 2020

Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

When the real effects of work-related injuries started to become clear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stepped up to focus on the problem for good reason.  According to the National Safety Council, 2018 saw 282,860 employees injured from lifting, pulling and pushing, carrying, and holding.   Time away from work from overexertion injuries […]

American Muscle Casters: Powerful, Proven, and Perfect for Heavy Duty Applications

October 22, 2020

Need a little muscle to handle problems such as difficulty swiveling, protecting a payload, overall height constraints, extreme heat, rough floor conditions, or high maintenance costs? Then we have an industrial solution for you. It’s the heavy-duty line of American Muscle Casters by Caster Concepts – the only industrial caster manufacturer that builds its entire […]

3 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Hercules (The Caster, that is).

October 14, 2020

3 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Hercules (The Caster, that is).

The Roman hero and god Hercules was known for his many feats of strength: the same type of qualities you’ll find in the durable and maintenance-free Hercules Caster. And while these casters weren’t ordered to perform 12 heroic labors to prove their worth (more on that here), there are some huge qualities about Hercules Casters […]

Caster Replacement Costs Automotive Manufacturer Thousands Monthly

July 14, 2020

Caster Replacement Costs Automotive Manufacturer Thousands Monthly

THE PROBLEM: Hard plastic wheels needed to be replaced every 3 months Wheels were wearing quickly due to debris pickup Replacement costs adding up to $90,000 per year A top-three automotive manufacturer was having issues with the hard-plastic wheels used on their material handling carts. The wheels would constantly pick up floor debris and would […]

THE PROBLEM:

  • Hard plastic wheels needed to be replaced every 3 months
  • Wheels were wearing quickly due to...

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

July 10, 2020

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

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

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 […]

All Systems Go with Quick Turnaround of Extra Heavy Duty Casters, Saving Aerospace Company $2 Million

June 23, 2020

All Systems Go with Quick Turnaround of Extra Heavy Duty Casters, Saving Aerospace Company $2 Million

The Problem: Delay of parts needed to finish building rocket

  • – Tooling needed casters to finish rocket, construction was delayed
  • R...

3 Considerations When Using Heavy Duty Industrial Casters Outdoors

June 12, 2020

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 Damage and Ultraviolet Light  Water, […]

Large equipment manufacturer saves $230,000 a year in caster replacement costs with ErgoMaxx™.

May 22, 2020

Large equipment manufacturer saves $230,000 a year in caster replacement costs with ErgoMaxx™.

Problem:

  •  Import rigs were being replaced monthly on more than 30 carts

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