Rigid or Swivel Wheels? Here’s how to Decide

Casters and wheels come in a wide variety of designs, sizes, materials, load capacities, and mounting types. One of the most basic questions when choosing wheels is, rigid or swivel? The answer depends on your space constraints, how often and

Expensive Casters Aren’t Always the Best Choice

More expensive usually means better quality and performance and longer life, but a more expensive caster isn’t always the best choice. Focusing on a caster’s performance should always come first. Load capacity The first and most important consideration for a

How to Get Quality Casters Without Spending Too Much

Spending more isn’t always the best strategy. In fact, when it comes to casters, the best choice often isn’t the most expensive one. Here’s how to evaluate the price-performance trade-off when you’re buying casters. What’s the task? Your first question

Dolly or Hand Truck: Which One is Best for You?

Most businesses have equipment, furniture, and/or merchandise that need to be moved. Choosing the right equipment can save on costs by making your operation more efficient, and minimize the chances of workplace injury.  Dollies and hand trucks are two of

How to Calculate the Weight Limit per Caster

One of the primary considerations for choosing casters is the “load,” which refers to how much weight each caster will support. Calculating the load you need for each caster or wheel is simple: just divide the weight of the furniture,

Choosing the Right Casters for Moving Heavy Loads

The invention of the wheel no doubt happened when our ancestors realized that some things simply can’t be carried very far. Wheels and casters make much easier work of moving even the heaviest loads across considerable distances. Casters and wheels

Stainless Steel Casters: Ideal for Food Processing Environments

Stainless steel is extremely versatile and durable. It resists corrosion, heat, and impact damage, and it’s also very easy to clean, which makes it ideal for food-processing and food-service applications. Food processing is strictly regulated for hygiene and cleanliness. Anything

Specialty Casters for Hotels and Resorts

Hotels and resorts have a variety of equipment and furniture, most of which needs to be moved. That’s why it makes sense to use specialty casters that make these tasks as easy as possible. Here are a few considerations to

Rubber Wheels: Great for All Types of Moving Jobs

When it comes to shock absorption, rubber wheels have no equal. Rubber wheels are softer than wheels made from other materials, making it easier to move sensitive equipment. Whether you need to move equipment around your facility or to a