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Category: Custom Solutions

Why can’t I find an SP part number on your website?

January 11, 2022

Why can’t I find an SP part number on your website?

SP Part Numbering Allows Design Updates Without Changing the Part Number. We often hear this question about SP part numbers from fabricators or other customers that purchase casters for an end user. While our standard part numbers read like a language and call out a caster’s basic specs, we can modify or customize our casters […]

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Why More Manufacturing Plants are Turning to Heavy Duty Swivel Casters

December 29, 2021

Why More Manufacturing Plants are Turning to Heavy Duty Swivel Casters

Swivel and Extended Leads Offer Greater Efficiencies and Savings on Heavy Duty Casters. The advantages of using a Heavy Duty Swivel Caster to efficiently move thousands of pounds is more than getting from point A to B.  Using the proper heavy duty caster reduces the injuries caused by an operator trying to push a cart […]

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TWERGO Reduces Costs of Overexertion Injuries, Gets More Parts on Carts

December 7, 2021

TWERGO Reduces Costs of Overexertion Injuries, Gets More Parts on Carts

Billions are lost every year due to overexertion injuries. It’s Time for Twergo. Both the direct and indirect costs associated with back and shoulder injuries are staggering and are a huge drain on resources and productivity. The Ohio State University’s Spine Center offers this sobering example. Based on an OSHA study, it was estimated that […]

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Groovy: The Perks of Purchasing Heavy Duty Polyurethane Caster Wheels

November 15, 2021

’70s style may have been bad, but Polyurethane Caster Wheels sure made a statement. The application of the polyurethane wheel back in the ’70s has had an impact on many industries and product lines. One area that it has impacted significantly is the manufacture of heavy duty industrial casters and wheels. Polyurethane on Cast Iron […]

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It’s Showtime: Andrew Dobbins on responsibility, resilience, and reviving a city.

November 4, 2021

It’s Showtime: Andrew Dobbins on responsibility, resilience, and reviving a city.

We recently caught back up with Andrew Dobbins, VP of Manufacturing of Caster Concepts. He was happy to share some insights on how his time spent at Caster Concepts has made him a better person and a better boss. Also covered is the role Caster Cares plays in the development of the community.  Tell us […]

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

October 1, 2021

The Department of Defense (DoD) has introduced a new program called the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). The certification serves as a framework for the enforcement of the department’s existing Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements. At Caster Concepts and Aerol, we use Security by Design, an approach to cybersecurity based on prevention.  This […]

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Facts and features of industrial casters and caster wheels

September 21, 2021

Facts and features of industrial casters and caster wheels

Weight capacities, construction, and materials are a key components of an industrial caster.  All industrial casters fall under a heavy duty caster classification. However, there is a difference between the duty rating, which is determined primarily by maximum weight capacities and includes factors like durability and construction. These casters are found in heavy industrial applications where operational dependability is imperative. Defense […]

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Custom casters: Facts you need to know.

August 30, 2021

Custom casters: Facts you need to know.

Many factors go into deciding which custom heavy-duty caster is right for your application. Caster wheel size, tire material, caster type, wheel hardness, and swivel leads are some of the features and benefits we will cover in this blog. But first, let’s take a look at the wheel, one of the main components of a […]

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Casters That Move the Ground Support Industry.

July 12, 2021

Casters That Move the Ground Support Industry.

For ground support casters and caster wheels, find out why more companies land on Caster Concepts. Caster Concepts provides the ground support industry with casters designed to move heavy loads while delivering outstanding performance in extreme temperatures and a variety of surface conditions. We design casters and products specifically for aerospace aviation companies, including the […]

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