LINCO NSF Certified Chrome Swivel Caster for Foodservice 5"

  • SKU CWL-0000105
  • Weight 2.00 LBS
  • Height 7.00 (in)
  • Width 3.00 (in)
  • Depth 7.00 (in)
  • Stock
  • Wheel Diameter 5.01 - 6 Inches
  • Brake No
  • Caster Type Rigid
  • Wheel (non-marking) Yes
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    Wheel Diameter: 6

    Tread Width: 1.25

    Wheel Type: POLYURETHANE

    Core Detail: ---

    Wheel Color: GREY ON BEIGE

    Bearing Type: BALL BEARING

    Fastening Type: PLATE

    Fastening Size: 3-5/8" X 2-1/2"

    Mounting Bolt Diameter: ---

    Capacity: ---

    Mount Height: ---


    Like the simpler rigid caster, a swivel caster incorporates a wheel mounted to a fork, but an additional swivel joint above the fork allows the fork to freely rotate about 360°, thus enabling the wheel to roll in any direction. This makes it possible to easily move the vehicle in any direction without changing its orientation. Swivel casters are sometimes attached to handles so that an operator can manually set their orientation. The swivel caster was invented in 1920 by Seibert Chesnutt, US Patent 1341630.

    Additionally, a swivel caster typically must include a small amount of offset distance between the center axis of the vertical shaft and the center axis of the caster wheel. When the caster is moved and the wheel is not facing the correct direction, the offset will cause the wheel assembly to rotate around the axis of the vertical shaft to follow behind the direction of movement. If there is no offset, the wheel will not rotate if not facing the correct direction, either preventing motion or dragging across the ground.

    When in motion along a straight line, a swivel caster will tend to automatically align to, and rotate parallel to the direction of travel. This can be seen on a shopping cart when the front casters align parallel to the rear casters when traveling down an aisle. A consequence of this is that the vehicle naturally tends to travel in a straight direction. Precise steering is not required because the casters tend to maintain straight motion. This is also true during vehicle turns. The caster rotates perpendicular to the turning radius and provides a smooth turn. This can be seen on a shopping cart as the front wheels rotate at different velocities, with different turning radius depending on how tight a turn is made.

    The angle of, and distance between the wheel axles and swivel joint can be adjusted for different types of caster performance

    Wheel Diameter:
    5.01 - 6 Inches
    Caster Type:
    Wheel (non-marking):
    5.01 - 6 Inches

    provides industrial casters in a range of sizes, options, and safety features. Our casters are available from a variety of brand names to assure you that we can provide the matching replacement caster wheels with the proper size and fit for any of your repair needs. With approximately eight hundred caster wheels coming from 6 different brands, you will easily find the part you are looking for. Our industrial casters come in the most common and uncommon sizes including sizes 3”, 3-1/2”, 4”, and 5”. Locking and non-locking casters are also available for convenience and safety purposes to insure your equipment stays in the specified space. We offer two versions of locking wheel; either top locking or total lock to accommodate your specific preference or need.