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Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

May 5, 2020

Conceptual Innovations Develops Motorized Ladder for Leading Construction Manufacturer.

A leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment contacted Caster Concepts to inquire about building them a motorized ladder cart to help retrieve parts in their facility. Operators were having trouble pushing a manual cart around when it was fully loaded, which came in at 1,200 lbs. Modifying a regular ladder cart already utilized in […]

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GOING BEYOND STANDARD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19: Update

April 6, 2020

GOING BEYOND STANDARD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19: Update

 As a company that directly supports defense, aerospace, and transportation manufacturing, Caster Concepts is a vital part of the critical manufacturing process that our customers and our country rely on to keep supply chains going. We continue to do everything in our power to keep America rolling. Face shields for our front line We’ve […]

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Wishing a fond farewell to our co-worker and friend Jackie Masternak.

March 19, 2020

Wishing a fond farewell to our co-worker and friend Jackie Masternak.

To all Loyal Caster Concepts Customers: It is with very mixed emotions that I announce to you the retirement of Jackie Masternak, Director of Inside Sales from Caster Concepts.  Jackie has been a vital part of the CCI’s success for the past 18 years. Every day she brings to work a tremendous work ethic and […]

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3 key factors to ensure you have the right heavy duty caster.

March 16, 2020

3 key factors to ensure you have the right heavy duty caster.

When you’re looking for a quality, long-lasting industrial caster that doesn’t require regular maintenance, there are three critical design choices to keep in mind:   These key factors are:   – A properly-sized swivel section  – Choosing between a hot-forged vs. cold-stamped swivel sections  – The caster’s leg thickness and width. This post covers those three key […]

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Beating the ODDS: Conceptual Innovations Develops Omni-Directional Drive System for the NASA Glenn Research Center.

February 17, 2020

Beating the ODDS: Conceptual Innovations Develops Omni-Directional Drive System for the NASA Glenn Research Center.

When your job deals with the challenges of getting to outer space, the products you design and build are far from ordinary. And for that matter, so are the challenges. At the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, wind tunnel testing is a constant. So is the fact that the fully assembled test articles […]

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Poly Wheels vs. Rubber Wheels: Which One Should You Roll With?

January 23, 2020

Poly Wheels vs. Rubber Wheels: Which One Should You Roll With?

One of the most important considerations you can make when it comes to your caster wheels is the wheel type and the tread material. There are dozens of options available to you, and two of the most popular across the industry are poly (short for polyurethane) and classic rubber. Understanding the differences between these can […]

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The Benefits of Low Profile Caster Wheels for Your Unique Needs.

January 16, 2020

Low profile caster wheels are best when your carts, racks, or other equipment have a low clearance height. In many cases, a low profile load is also ideal for safety, particularly in heavy-duty applications that require manual operation.  There are numerous types of low profile caster wheels available for many different applications.  One good example […]

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Driven by precision: choosing casters for industrial use.

January 9, 2020

Driven by precision: choosing casters for industrial use.

Industrial heavy-duty steel casters come in a wide variety of sizes and styles. The advantage is that it and allows you to customize your casters a great deal, covering all the bases from safety to productivity. However, having so many options can make choosing casters seem difficult. Below are the most important considerations when choosing […]

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Realizing the profits of reducing noise levels at your company.

January 3, 2020

Realizing the profits of reducing noise levels at your company.

 In heavy industrial and manufacturing environments, high noise levels can be one of the biggest headaches for workers’ health and safety, as well as overall productivity. A worker distracted by noise can become irritable, stressed and less productive.  If noise levels are too loud, workers may not hear instructions clearly, or worse, not hear a […]

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