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Custom caster facts and features

August 30, 2021

Custom caster facts and features

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 Cargo for the Ground Support Industry.

July 12, 2021

Casters That Move the Cargo for the Ground Support Industry.

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 largest airplane manufacturer in the world. Military contractors and private jet and helicopter manufacturers continually rely […]

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Caliper Brake System Designed for Computer Manufacturer to Safely Stop Carts.

June 15, 2021

Caliper Brake System Designed for Computer Manufacturer to Safely Stop Carts.

A Caliper Brake System was developed by Caster Concepts for a large technology manufacturer. The system was installed on the manufacturer’s carts to protect computer servers during transport. The company wanted to install a braking system that could safely and efficiently stop a 2,700 lb. cart loaded with these valuable servers. They did not want […]

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Casters and Caster Wheels: What’s the Difference?

June 8, 2021

Casters and Caster Wheels: What’s the Difference?

Most people hear the words casters and caster wheels but aren’t necessarily sure what the difference really is. The Caster comprises the parts that make up the product, including the mounting plate, the rig (axle support brackets extending down from the fork base of a swivel caster or the mounting plate of a rigid caster), […]

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Heavy Duty Casters: Do I Need Rigid or Swivel?

May 3, 2021

In the material handling world, a heavy-duty caster consists of a wheel and a rig that is available in different configurations and in a rigid or swivel design. Which configuration (rigid or swivel) you choose depends on a few key factors. How much weight you need to move,  how far you have to move it, […]

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TWERGO® Wheels Spark Initiative to Get Push Force Below 35lbs. at Electric Vehicle Manufacturer.

April 26, 2021

TWERGO® Wheels Spark Initiative to Get Push Force Below 35lbs. at Electric Vehicle Manufacturer.

 The Problem: A major electric vehicle manufacturer needed to get the maximum push force below 35 pounds on their manual carts. These carts were carrying loads of 1500 pounds.  It was essential for the company to meet the 35-pound push force standard. At that weight, 99% of the workforce can move a cart multiple times […]

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REDUCING DOWNTIME WITH HERCULES CASTERS SAVES $215K

April 9, 2021

REDUCING DOWNTIME WITH HERCULES CASTERS SAVES $215K

The Problem At a busy top-tier OEM supplier, the constant loading of material handling carts was causing a significant amount of side impact for the casters. Every year, more than 250 caster rigs needed replacing. Reducing downtime became a top priority. The Hercules Solution Hercules Casters have reinforced legs that protect against severe side impact […]

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SoS Dual Swivel Section Caster Saves Backs and Bucks

March 4, 2021

SoS Dual Swivel Section Caster Saves Backs and Bucks

Dual Swivel Section Caster, SoS 112 Series Customer:  Manufacturer of Overhead Track Systems Application:  Steel Blanks Cart Problem:  Steel blank carts were often left in a position where the swivel casters were not parallel with the rigid casters, making it even harder to start rolling. Operators had to “double up” to get the carts to […]

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Successful efficiency practices can make or break a warehousing or distribution business’s bottom line.

February 18, 2021

Successful efficiency practices can make or break a warehousing or distribution business’s bottom line.

Warehouse logistics involve all the people, processes, and programs required to keep items moving in, around, and through the warehouse.  Today’s large fulfillment centers rely on efficient processes to keep products and revenue on track. Whether it’s hand controlled guided vehicles, small drive units or AGVs, these machines depend on their wheels to keep things […]

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