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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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How to Keep Employees Safe during the Wet and Slippery Winter Months

December 30, 2019

How to Keep Employees Safe during the Wet and Slippery Winter Months

Snow, ice, and rain are upon us in many parts of the country, and that means the risk for accidents in the workplace is at a peak. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help keep your employees safe during the winter. This includes keeping sidewalks and walkways clear, utilizing the right outdoor casters, […]

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The Safety Benefits of Heavy-Duty Industrial Locking Casters

December 24, 2019

The Safety Benefits of Heavy-Duty Industrial Locking Casters

Believe it or not, the casters you use in your workplace can have a tremendous impact on safety and help reduce the costs of workplace injury. Keeping down noise levels and increasing ergonomic efficiency are critical to your employees’ overall health.  Aside from these, heavy-duty locking casters including swivel lock casters are also a great […]

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When Does an Application Require Steel Swivel Casters?

December 20, 2019

When Does an Application Require Steel Swivel Casters?

Making certain that you have the right heavy-duty industrial caster for your application can seem a little daunting at first. There are dozens of options available, including steel Swivel on Swivel casters. These types of casters are designed to provide incredible mobility and reduced push force. Here’s a quick primer about the true benefits of […]

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Ergonomics afloat: How Heavy Duty Caster Wheels Move Boats

December 17, 2019

Ergonomics afloat: How Heavy Duty Caster Wheels Move Boats

When boatyards need to transport their boats through their facilities or into storage for the season, they use caster wheels with a variety of special features. Often used with dollies, these heavy-duty wheels make transporting boats safe and easy. The Right Suspension When moving these beautiful beasts, one of the most important things to consider […]

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Powered by Ergonomics: The Material Handling Industry’s Motor-Powered, Towable Cart.

December 5, 2019

Powered by Ergonomics: The Material Handling Industry’s Motor-Powered, Towable Cart.

In the quest for products that deliver better ergonomics, the Material Handling Industry welcomed innovations like a motor-powered cart. These carts help operators transport goods from storage areas to assembly lines with less effort and fewer injuries.  The need for this product was clear.  The pushing, pulling and turning of manual carts requires operators to […]

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