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Industrial Caster Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • Pembroke, MA 800-445-4082

    When in need of caster wheels, furniture casters, heavy duty casters, light duty casters, medium duty casters, pneumatic casters, specialty casters or other pieces of material handling equipment hardware, contact us. We distribute major brands of casters, wheels and leveling mounts.

  • Rome, GA 800-831-0022

    The Fairbanks Company has provided industrial material handling products for over 165 years. We provide swivel casters, medium duty casters, heavy duty casters and specialty casters to a variety of industries. For more information about our wheels, handtrucks & dollies, please call or visit our website.

  • Hebron, KY 859-586-5558

    We are a top caster wheels manufacturing and a leader in our industry. We offer thousands of products and can even create customized solutions just for you. We make it our goal to offer quality products, outstanding value, and a commitment to excellence and customer service that sets us apart. Contact us for details today!

  • Gurnee, IL 800-323-4552

    No one knows our business better than we do. We have 140 years of engineering experience for all caster types, including chair casters. We believe in approaching all issues from a problem-solving standpoint. We don’t want to simply sell products, but offer the solution to your actual needs. You can learn more when you visit us online today!

  • St. Joseph, MI 800-253-0868

    When it comes to casters, you want the very best. The best is what you will find with us! We offer our products to over 11 different countries around the world. We take the time to provide services to all customers-whether they want stock or custom products. You will find that our affordable prices and fast delivery times are more than you expect! Contact us for details today!

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Industrial Casters

Industrial casters are wheel assemblies that are attached to the bottoms of industrial furniture legs to provide mobility and shock absorption. They are used on chairs, tables and storage racks in schools, hospitals, banquet halls, restaurants, retail stores, truck garages and industrial manufacturing plants and warehouses.

A caster is any tool that, when affixed to an object, allows for the mobility of that object. The word “caster” is often used interchangeably with the word “wheel,” though they are not entirely synonymous. Casters can also be constructed of ball bearings, as is the case with ball bearing casters. Ball bearing casters are used in industrial contexts in which wheel casters are not appropriate. Otherwise, most casters involve some kind of wheel. In industrial settings, as in commercial and consumer products settings, casters are regularly affixed to furniture, moving storage containers like tool chests and a wide variety of other objects. In hospitals, homes, offices, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, schools, theaters and all manner of other settings, casters can be found mounted on the legs of hospital gurneys, lighting equipment, chairs and countless other objects. These casters can be made out of a wide variety of materials, depending on the demands of their application.

Industrial casters are often fabricated from stamped steel housings and brackets, aluminum or cast iron wheel centers and axle nuts and thermoplastic rubber or tread polyurethane caster wheels. Some caster assemblies are two-wheeled, providing a broader, more stable support for heavy equipment. Medical and hospital furniture casters are medium-duty with soft rubber or polyamide wheels and polypro injection molded housings for smooth, quiet operation. Office and household chair casters are made from lower-duty thermoplastic materials, although bed casters typically have strong metal housings. Carefully selecting the appropriate industrial caster configuration and construction material is essential. In an industrial setting, failure of a caster could result in the instability of attached objects. In the case of hospital beds or other healthcare equipment, this could result in injury to patients, contamination of common spaces or other very serious hazards. In the case of a manufacturing facility, unstable heavy machinery could fall and cause worker injury and product loss. Considerations for caster load, composition and other similar factors must be thorough in advance of a caster’s application. Assuming these provisions are made, most caster varieties should prove to be valuable, long lasting assets to their users.