Why Kick Stop Speciality Casters are Perfect for Medical Equipment

Why Kick Stop Speciality Casters are Perfect for Medical Equipment

May 15, 2018

If you’re doing business in an industry that involves medical equipment and searching for casters to add or aid to its mobility, there are several factors you need to take into consideration for adequate maneuverability. Casters need to be reliable and perform with excellence when it comes to debris and hazardous materials like chemicals. They…

The Differences Between Compression and Decompression Brake Casters

The Differences Between Compression and Decompression Brake Casters

February 1, 2018

Casters are the best way to get seemingly immovable objects mobile again. If you have a useful piece of medical equipment that needs to be moved around, then all you need to do is adhere casters to the bottom of it and mobility is achieved! That’s the positive aspect of a caster – the negative…

Finding the Right Shepherd Series Casters Online

November 3, 2017

If you’re a regular purchaser of casters, then you may very well be aware of a company by the name of Shepherd Casters. They are one of the biggest manufacturers of casters in the world, and here at Douglas Equipment, we’re very proud to offer their superb and substantial range of casters to our customers.…

What are the Leading Brands of Casters with Brakes?

August 7, 2017

There’s one thing you can be sure of here at Douglas Equipment – we know our casters! We are one of the premier suppliers of casters in Florida, if not the entire United States! We also make sure we only source our casters from the best manufacturers in the US as well as overseas. That…

Different Kinds of Caster Brakes and Their Unique Strengths

April 21, 2016

We ask so much of our casters. At times we want them to start rolling with minimal effort on our part, then to keep rolling on and on, never slowing till they arrive at their destination. At other times we want them to do exactly the opposite! We want them to stay locked in one…

How to Choose a Caster Brake that is Best for Your Unique Situation

April 14, 2016

At Douglas Equipment, we often get calls from customers who want to order casters with brakes. Many don’t realize that there is a large selection of brake styles and materials available for each particular caster. If they ask us to recommend the best one, we will first ask them questions about how they intend to…

Top Casters with Brakes for Rough, Sloping Terrain

April 5, 2016

Casters are available with or without brakes. In relatively tame indoor applications like smooth, flat floors, mild temperatures, and lightweight loads – you may not need brakes. In slightly more challenging situations like moderate forces applied from the side, simple brakes might be enough. For example, a bedside tray table in a hospital must roll…

Caster Brake Options for Heavy Duty Applications

When to Buy a Caster with Brakes

March 20, 2015

Often when you need to add casters to make carts or equipment move easier, you also need to have a way of making sure that your equipment only moves when you want and not at an inconvenient time. Be it holding a large piece of equipment in place until you need to move it for…