4 Heavy Duty Caster Types

  • January 20, 2023

4 heavy duty caster are used for various applications. They are ideal for warehouses, construction sites, and other businesses that require heavy duty material handling equipment. These casters are made of different rubber types and are suitable for any type of flooring.

How do I keep my casters from falling out?

Typically, these casters have two rows of ball bearings. This helps them to move smoothly across surfaces. Some have a locking brake that locks the wheel in place.

There are also swivel casters that can be found. Swivel casters are perfect for moving carts and conveyors. They are non-marking and feature durable double ball raceways. Choosing the right caster is very important, as this will help you to carry loads of up to several thousand pounds.

If you are looking for a heavy duty caster that can handle several tons of weight, you should choose a caster with a forged steel wheel. Forged steel wheels are durable, and have a slight crown that improves the swivel action of the caster.

Other casters, such as the Hamilton’s Heavy Service Casters, are designed with premium drop forged steel construction, an integrally forged kingpin, and a precision tapered thrust bearing. These casters are available in a variety of wheel sizes and can be used for a wide range of applications.

Another option is the Enhanced Precision Super Duty (EPSD) Series. It features an extra wide top plate, new tooling, slotted holes, and new dies. The EPSD Series is a significant upgrade from the PSD Series.