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Category: Custom Solutions

COMPANY FEELING THE IMPACT OF REPLACING CASTERS SAVES $215K WITH HERCULES CASTERS

April 9, 2021

COMPANY FEELING THE IMPACT OF REPLACING CASTERS SAVES $215K WITH HERCULES CASTERS

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. The Hercules Solution Hercules Casters have reinforced legs that protect against severe side impact associated with forklifts and track channels. […]

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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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Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

January 7, 2021

Your Guide to Casters and Wheels for Automated Guided Vehicles

As the AGV movement experts, Caster Concepts has a full line of  AGV cart casters and wheels, offering better maneuverability, less resistance needed to turn, increased battery life, and maintenance-free options to increase the longevity of the casters. Better Maneuverability with TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-Wheel Designs TWERGO® Twin- and Triple-wheel designs have independently spinning wheels […]

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Same Great Swivel and a Significant Increase in Load Capacity. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

December 29, 2020

Same Great Swivel and a Significant Increase in Load Capacity. Introducing the 95HD Caster.

Our new 95HD fits a gap between our 91 Series and our 99 Series by offering a significant increase in load capacity: 25,000 lb. to be exact.  With a high-capacity swivel section, the caster reduces force load, making it easier to move and maneuver.  And an integrally forged kingpin, slotted adjusting nut, and continuously welded […]

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Polyurethane Tread and Industrial Applications

December 9, 2020

Polyurethane Tread and Industrial Applications

Every industrial application has instances where a particular wheel material is most beneficial, whether it’s rubber, steel, iron, or polyurethane. The big advantage of polyurethanes is that they can handle heavier loads than rubber because they are harder and yet are more flexible than plastics. Their flexibility accounts for their strength and remarkable ability to […]

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Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

November 2, 2020

Reducing overexertion injuries at work leads to higher profits, productivity, and darn good performance.

When the real effects of work-related injuries started to become clear, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stepped up to focus on the problem for good reason.  According to the National Safety Council, 2018 saw 282,860 employees injured from lifting, pulling and pushing, carrying, and holding.   Time away from work from overexertion injuries […]

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American Muscle Casters: Powerful, Proven, and Perfect for Heavy Duty Applications

October 22, 2020

Need a little muscle to handle problems such as difficulty swiveling, protecting a payload, overall height constraints, extreme heat, rough floor conditions, or high maintenance costs? Then we have an industrial solution for you. It’s the heavy-duty line of American Muscle Casters by Caster Concepts – the only industrial caster manufacturer that builds its entire […]

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Twergo® Casters Helps Company Recoup More Than $60,000 by Reducing Workers’ Compensation Costs.

October 7, 2020

The Situation: Cart operators at a big three Powertrain Facility experienced push/pull injuries when moving 1000 lb. carts. These carts were using industry-standard balloon tread wheels, and it didn’t take long for these wheels to show signs of wear. The situation resulted in operators exerting greater muscle strength to move the already heavy carts, which […]

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