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Shepherd Medium Duty – General Duty Series Casters

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Shepherd’s General Duty Series is an economical, medium duty line of single race swivel, rigid, and brake casters. Several key components give you longer caster life.  A nickel-plated kingpin ensures continuous smooth swiveling.  RoHS compliant, this series meets environmental regulations while protecting against harmful corrosion.  And a variety of size, brake, and wheel options mean that you will find the ideal caster for your material handling, institutional equipment, industrial equipment, and furniture applications.

General Duty Caster

Shepherd Omega Series Light Duty Casters

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Omega Series CasterThe Shepherd Omega Series combines maximum performance and design all into one caster series- equipping your office chair or medical stand with the ultimate mobility product. Highly polished chrome details the smooth stylish design of the Omega, and with choice of soft neoprene or Vipor wheels, a variety of fastenings, and an optional tread brake- you will be sure to find the perfect Omega match for your product. The Omega Series delivers all of the quality, style, and performance that only Shepherd can bring to you.



  • Wheel Sizes: 2″ to 3″
  • Load Range: 75 to 120 lbs.


  • Smooth sleek design
  • Fully heat treated
  • Dual ball bearing raceways
  • Precision ball bearing wheels
  • Matching thread guards
  • Integrated tread brake option
  • Choice of new vipor wheel (85-90A) or soft (50-60A) durometer


  • Medical Equipment
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Seating 

BRAKES: Tread brake uniformly integrated into body design for smooth look and ease of activation.

BOLT-IN STEMS:  A variety of stems can be attached to the kingpinless fastening #403 providing the ultimate in versatility.  Contact our experienced representative for bolt-in stem part numbers.

BLACK FINISH is available with the vipor wheel for a minimum purchase (Consult our experienced representative)


  • Black zinc finish now available on 3” models
  • 2” Brake option now available

FASTENING SELECTIONS:  A variety of sizes are available in each fastening type, not all fastenings are available in all sizes.

  • Hollow Kingpin
  • Threaded Stems
  • Grip Ring Stems
  • Round Stems
  • Grip Neck Stems
  • Swivel Top Plates