Casters & Wheels
Put It On Wheels! How To Choose & Use Casters To Improve The Mobility And Versatility Of Your Workshop: All casters aren’t created equal; there are plenty of differences in specifications and functionality.
Caster Specs At A Glance
- Swivel radius: The minimum clearance required for a swivel-type caster to rotate a full 360°.
- Height: The vertical distance between the bottom of the wheel and the caster’s mounting plate or flange.
- Load rating: The load a caster is designed to carry on a continuous basis.
- Locking: Single-locking casters lock the wheel. Double-locking capability is available on some swiveling casters; this locks the wheel and the swivel action.