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21st Jan 2021

Types of Brakes to Consider in Locking Casters

Types of Brakes to Consider in Locking CastersCasters incorporate a number of features and this is what makes them better than simple wheels. Among such features include braking and locking mechanisms. In casters, the terms brakes and locks are used interchangeably and actually refer to stopping the wheel, the swivel, or both. The casters which incorporate either one of these mechanisms are…
21st Jan 2021

How to Select Right Chair Casters for Your Needs

How to Select Right Chair Casters for Your NeedsCasters are gradually getting well-deserved consideration when shopping for an office chair. They play an important role in chair’s overall comfort and ease of operation. They basically help in the movement of the chair and because of them, you can also swivel while seated on the chair. Besides, they have a major say in the stability of the cha…
21st Jan 2021

How Aluminum and Steel Handtrucks Compare Against Each Other

How Aluminum and Steel Handtrucks Compare Against Each OtherHand trucks provide an economical solution for moving objects from one place to another. They are typically used in warehouse and industrial settings and have been found to be reliable, versatile, and built to last. They have a simple construction and come in a variety of designs and materials. However, depending on the type of job a…
14th Dec 2020

4 Features to Look for in Medical Equipment Casters

4 Features to Look for in Medical Equipment CastersA busy medical center is constantly on the move and from every critical patient that is brought in to any imaging that is conducted, casters play their part. They are the backbone of any in-center movement involving equipment such as stretchers, wheelchairs, mobile X-ray machines, and critical care carts among others. However, it can be said that…
14th Dec 2020

Tips to Make Your Casters Last Longer

Tips to Make Your Casters Last LongerSince their invention in the late 19th century, casters have been game-changers. They may seem like simple wheels, but they are much more than that. Modern casters have features such as brakes, direction locks, temperature and wear resistance, and shock absorbency. Frankly, now, it is hard to imagine a world without them. They are everywhere.In fact, most of th…
14th Dec 2020

What are Ergonomic Casters and Why the Aerospace Industry Needs Them

What are Ergonomic Casters and Why the Aerospace Industry Needs Them?In simple terms, ergonomics means optimizing the efficiency of a machine and reducing the risk of injury to workers. Similarly, ergonomic casters have been designed for operators in order to use them as efficiently and as safely as possible. They significantly lower the initial, continuous, and turning push/pull force, and make l…