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Caster & Wheels: Built to be rugged

Plastic caster ideal for wet conditionsThe new Maxima plastic caster line from MedCaster is suitable for cart wash and steam-cleaning applications. Available in wheel diameters from four through eight...

December 1, 2002 | By MRO Magazine

Plastic caster ideal for wet conditions

The new Maxima plastic caster line from MedCaster is suitable for cart wash and steam-cleaning applications. Available in wheel diameters from four through eight inches, the line has a variety of mounting stems and plates. Each caster is equipped with precision, waterproof ball bearings in the swivel raceway and wheel for ease of mobility and quiet operation under load. Load capacity is up to 264 lb and maximum temperature range is 110C.


Tough wheel can handle continuous use


Available as a special order, the SX wheel from Darcor offers low rolling resistance over a wide spectrum of weight capacity. It provides the same ergonomic design as the SE wheel at loads of up to one ton per wheel, the highest weight capacity available in a soft, shock-absorbing, solid elastomer wheel. The wheel withstands punishing and continuous-use environments, such as towlines and automatic guided vehicles. In addition, it offers shock absorption, chemical resistance, easy swivelling and zero-maintenance precision bearings as standard.


Maintenance-free caster keeps out contaminants

RWM Casters has engineered a maintenance-free caster that offers an ultra-quiet precision swivel section, consisting of a heavy-duty precision ball bearing that is sealed for life at the factory, protecting against the damaging effects of water, dirt, grit or chemicals. It is capable of handling a wide range of radial and thrust loads. Called the Freedom Series, this family of casters has long-lasting corrosion resistance and its wheels are designed for a variety of applications in any industry.

RWM Casters

Caster, wheel and truck catalogue gets new look

Catalog No. 290 is Hamilton’s all-new full-line catalogue, featuring 120 pages of updated, detailed illustrations, richer graphics, more user-friendly charts and numerous new colourful photographs. The company’s latest product introductions are included and many existing product lines have been upgraded and expanded. Truck and caster specification worksheets are provided to help customers design custom solutions for their particular applications. Also included are photographs of special casters, wheels and floor trucks that have been produced in the past.

The Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.

Expanded caster line has huge load capacities

Revvo has introduced the Flexello line of casters and wheels to its range of light-, medium- and heavy-duty casters for a wide variety of uses. The casters are available in load capacities from 13.6 kg to 4,545 kg (30 lb to 10,000 lb) and in wheel diameters from 4 cm to 41 cm (1 5/8 in. to 16 in.). Wheel materials include nylon, rubber tire, pneumatic, cast iron, polyurethane, Flexello Superthane and Flexello Polynyl-Injection. Several casters feature a rugged, kingpin-less design. Accessories and options include truck locks and expanding plugs.

The Revvo Caster Company

Neoprene wheel stands up to tough conditions

Darcor has added the cut-resistant 400PD neoprene wheel to its product line. Featuring maintenance-free precision sealed bearings, low rolling resistance and quiet operation, this rugged yet soft wheel offers good impact resistance and reduced workplace fatigue in the most punishing applications. Its capacity of 400 lb to 700 lb enables it to withstand severe impact loading.



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