Monthly Archives: November 2013

Baron – Chair Replacement Casters


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BARON BALL SPHERICAL WHEEL CASTERS

Spherical casters feature double ball bearing raceways for smooth swiveling.  This feature is ideal for new chair and furniture ball casters, and replacement ball casters for furniture.  These casters also perform well on medical equipment, office equipment, and fixtures.

Baron Series Caster

 

There are several different options for replacing your chair casters.  Chair casters feature floor safe wheels and California Caster & Hand Truck is your one stop shop with models designed and built to provide optimum performance on all floor surfaces.

FEATURES:

  • Double ball bearing raceways
  • Octagon washer on threaded stem for easy installation
  • 2” model is heat treated

APPLICATIONS:

  • Furniture
  • Fixtures
  • Medical Equipment
  • Office Equipment

OPTIONS:

  • Finishes: Bright Chrome (BC) Metalized Brass (MB) and Windsor Antique (WA)

ROHS Compliant: Available upon request

WHEEL SELECTION:

  • 1-5/8” Spherical Soft Rubber
  • 2” Spherical Polyolefin

Threaded Stem Models available below:

½”X5/16”, ¾”X5/16”, 1”X5/16”, 1-1/2”X3/8”, and 1”X3/8”

Grip Ring Stem Models size available below:

1”X3/8”, 7/8”X7/16”, and 1-7/16”X7/16”

Grip Neck Stem Models size available below:

1-1/2”X5/16”

Swivel Top Plate Models size available below:

2”X1-3/16” 3/16” hole, bolt hole pattern 1-9/16”X13/16”

Please consult one of our professional and knowledgeable representatives for additional information and recommendations on our products including additional stem caster, top plate options on this series and all our casters and material handling. We can save you money and time by choosing the correct caster for your specific application and avoiding unnecessary duplication of your inventory.

MEDCASTER – Plastic (PG) Hollow Kingpin Models


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Hollow Kingpin – The inside story

In order to better serve the “Hospital” industry it is imperative to provide various options and benefits related to safety, ergonomics, roll ability, quietness, smoothness of operation, resistance to chemicals, and operating temperatures.

Introducing Medcaster “PG” Plastic Series Kingpin Casters that will demonstrate the features and benefits for the Hospital Industry and are available in the following options listed below:

  • Free Swivel models
  • Total Lock Brake models
  • Directional Lock models

PERFORMANCE FEATURES:

  • Maintenance Free
  • Sealed precision bearing raceway
  • Total lock brake models lock both swivel and wheel
  • Directional lock models lock swivel only (helps with steering)
  • Full thread guards to prevent pick-up of string, sutures, hair, and foreign objects
  • Rigs are made with glass filled nylon for added strength
  • Resistance to most chemicals
  • Recessed axle with plastic cap covers to protect the axles
  • Quiet, smooth ride
  • Operating temperatures good to 210 degrees Fahrenheit intermittently

APPLICATIONS:

  • Food Service EquipmentPG-04PYP-125-DL
  • Case carts
  • Utility Carts
  • Medical Equipment
  • Institutional Equipment
  • Hospital Carts
  • Animal Cage Carts
  • Cart Washable applications 

PG Series casters have a sealed precision ball bearing raceway designed for long lasting, smooth, quiet, maintenance free ride.  Precision ball bearings are inserted and molded into the swivel raceway. Caster capacity is 220 pounds with a 4” and 5” caster and 264 pound capacity on a 6” and 8” caster.  The rigs are made of glass filled nylon for added strength and durability.

Our “PG” Series provides you with a smooth European look and a sleek design as an added feature to many hospitals while still maintaining the integrity of an industrial and durable caster.

PG Series Hollow Kingpin is available in 4”, 5”, 6” and 8” wheel diameter for Swivel only.  PG Series Hollow Kingpin “Total Lock” is available in 4”, 5”, 6” and 8” wheel diameter.  PG Series Hollow Kingpin Directional lock models is available in 4”, and 5” wheel diameter.  Available wheel material options in Rubber on Plastic, and Polyurethane (TPU).  Tread width (inches) 1*1/4”

DEFINITIONS OF LOCKING OPTIONS:

Total Lock brake will lock both the swivel and wheel

Directional lock is designed to lock the swivel but not the wheel allowing you to steer your equipment.  This feature is designed to break free under a heavier load when the unit is traversing a corner only to lock back into position when the unit resumes a straight course.

Caster is provided unassembled to make it easy to add your choice of fittings.  If you would like these assembled change from HKU1 to KH01. ½” I.D. (Inside diameter)

Please consult one of our professional and knowledgeable representatives for additional information and recommendations on our products including additional stem caster, top plate options on this series and all our casters and material handling. We can save you money and time by choosing the correct caster for your specific application and avoiding unnecessary duplication of your inventory.

Esther Dixon