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How to Move 5000 Pounds with One Person

How to Move 5000 Pounds with One Person

Moving heavy loads from location to location is important in many industries and niches. Fortunately, despite the inherent risks that come from moving loads weighing multiple tons, it’s possible to improve production and decrease the risk of injury by choosing the right caster wheels on carts and racks. TWERGO® casters from Caster Concepts have been […]

Caster’s Triple Threat – The TWERGO® Caster for Heavy Loads, Initial Push Force Reduction, and Maintenance-Free Operation

Caster’s Triple Threat – The TWERGO® Caster for Heavy Loads, Initial Push Force Reduction, and Maintenance-Free Operation

When it comes to casters in the workplace, many people do not put much time into truly considering their importance. Casters that are not right for the application can cause numerous issues leading to injury, downtime, and even equipment damage. The TWERGO® caster from Caster Concepts was designed to help eliminate these risks, so it’s […]

The TWERGO Caster Wheel Requires Up to 25% Less Force to Push

The TWERGO Caster Wheel Requires Up to 25% Less Force to Push

Push and pull injuries are some of the most common injuries in many workplaces. Things like sprains and strains are the result of overexertion, which occurs when employees attempt to move or lift loads that are too heavy for them. To reduce worker stain, you can choose caster wheels that produce less friction against facility […]

How to Understand Weight Capacities when Choosing a Caster Wheel

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. […]

Reinventing the Industrial Wheel

Note – Industrial wheel refers to wheels used in manufacturing plants, distribution facilities and wheels carrying loads greater than 1,500lbs. The wheel is referred to as “The Hallmark of Man’s Innovation”, arguably the greatest invention in human history. No single invention has had such a profound impact on mobility, not even boats, which ironically were […]

Overexertion Costs Maintained

Overexertion Costs Maintained

Its always good to break a negative trend, especially when that trend involves injuries and is very costly. Fortunately, that is exactly what has happened with costs related to injuries due to overexertion due to an outside force. According to the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index for years 2009 through 2013, the costs related to […]

Modex 2016

Modex 2016

Caster Concepts Product Guide for Modex 2016 We will be exhibiting at Modex 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA on April 4th-7th Come visit us at Booth # 5077 and check out our innovative offerings, including:   Conversion Drive Caster Convert Existing Carts into Powered Carts Complete Solution (includes everything needed) […]

TWERGO® Achieves 43% Reduction

TWERGO® Achieves 43% Reduction

Situation: An assembly plant belonging to the largest automaker in the United States is having issues with push force on several different carts, each with about a 10,000lb load. Initial push force was an average of about 70lbs of pressure exerted  per cart, far greater than OSHA recommendations for push pull force. Carts often required […]

Goodbye Forklift, Hello Dolly (Benefits of Forklift Free)

Goodbye Forklift, Hello Dolly (Benefits of Forklift Free)

Forklift Free Benefits The elimination of forklifts has been an increasing trend in manufacturing plants. While it may seem hard to imagine a plant operating forklift free, many plants have implemented this policy and are very pleased with the outcome. One of the leading drivers for this trend is safety, every year approximately 100 workers […]

Reduce the Risk of Injury with Carts

Reduce the Risk of Injury with Carts

An injury is never pleasant and never wanted. Who wants the pain, discomfort, cost and other issues that arise from injury? Work Place injuries can have a greater negative impact, on both the individual and the organization. The impact can even reach other employees by lowering morale and reducing productivity. The number one cause of […]

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