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Train and Locomotive

Train Industry Casters

The type of equipment required to build and maintain the railroad cars of today need to be as rugged and reliable as the rail cars themselves. Caster Concepts offers a wide variety of single flanged and V-groove wheels. Our heavy duty caster wheel products are expertly machined to precise tolerances and capable of performing under the highest capacities. We’ve been providing train and locomotive industry leaders with Beyond Standard manufacturing solutions for years.

V-Groove Wheel

Caster Concepts offers a variety of cast iron and forged steel v-groove wheels capable of use on
either tracks or flat surfaces.  Our v-groove casters and wheels are ideal for heavy loads and can
be machined for various bore sizes.

  • Cast Iron or Steel
  • Designed for Rails
  • 15,000 lbs Max Capacity
  • Temperature Resistance to 800°F

Single and Dual Flanged Wheels

Flanged wheels are designed to operate on steel tracking to minimize guidance and rolling effort.
Caster Concepts offers a wide variety of heavy duty flanged wheel casters that are engineered to take
on the highest capacities. Both dual and single flanged options are available in either cast iron or steel.

  • Ductile Iron or Steel When Required
  • 15,000 lbs Max Capacity
  • Temperature Resistance to 800°F

Drive Caster™

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Drive Caster™

The Drive Caster™ is designed to move tons easily and efficiently, while offering the flexibility to
integrate into a variety of applications, above and beyond industrial carts and racks. This motor driven
caster, is powered by a 1/4hp or 1/2hp electric motor, that can move up to 5,000lbs total weight per caster.

  • The industry’s first motor powered industrial caster
  • Can easily be integrated into most carts, racks and carriers
  • Great for heavy load applications

Conversion Drive Caster

The Conversion Drive Caster converts your existing material handling carts into Motor Powered Carts, 
quickly and easily. Simply remove one swivel caster and bolt in the Conversion Drive Caster and away
you go. Can be used in almost any setting where a manually pushed cart was previously used to move
loads up to 5,000lbs.

  • Convert existing carts into powered carts
  • Fully integrated solution
  • Virtually eliminate risk of overexertion injuries
  • Reduce operators needed to move heavy loads.

Case Studies and Testimonials

Our case studies page features many stories from our customers about how we went beyond standard and 
crafted the perfect caster for their unique applications. 

Check out how we helped a rail car manufacturer move large rail cars through the manufacturing process. 

Take a look at how we helped a New Jersey-based manufacturer take care of their heavyweight problems.

Custom Casters

Unique challenges require custom solutions, solutions that are built to exact specifications. Our flexible
manufacturing process enables us to build the exact caster for your needs. If you don’t find the exact caster
for your needs, take a look at our custom CAD configurator, or contact us and we will design and build the
exact caster for your needs.

  • All of our casters are built-to-order and to exact specifications. 
  • We don’t follow the cookie cutter manufacturing system used by other caster manufacturers
  • We offer engineering design services as well as our custom configurator.
  • Design custom CAD models that can easily be integrated into your models.
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