A heavy duty metal caster is a critical piece of hardware. They work in a wide variety of industries and applications. They are usually attached to the bottom of material handling equipment or the bottom of a cart. However, they can also be used in other areas such as medical, construction, and warehouses.
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Heavy duty casters are made from high quality materials. Many feature a zinc plated finish. Other features include three-inch tread widths, a kingpin in a swivel, and a double row ball bearing. These casters are ideal for heavy duty applications and offer a long service life.
The industry has recently introduced maintenance-free heavy duty metal casters. This type of caster uses precision-sealed bearings and reduces push/pull forces. Additionally, it eliminates the need for greasing.
Besides being maintenance-free, these casters are also a big improvement over the standard caster. They feature double ball raceways, which provide smooth swivel action and strength. Moreover, they feature RoHS compliant zinc plating.
Whether you need a heavy duty wheel caster for home or business purposes, there is a caster to meet your needs. Industrial Metal Supply offers a full line of heavy duty casters in a variety of styles and sizes. Whether you need a single, dual, or four casters, we have what you need.
Stainless steel casters are a great choice for food service and laundry trucks. They can withstand corrosive agents, sanitizing solutions, and frequent washdowns. Also, they are well-suited for applications exposed to steam and cleaning agents.