If you are in the business of moving things, you understand the importance of casters and wheels, the actual items that makes your furniture or equipment mobile. You may be unaware however, of the plethora of options that are available. Even if you are currently using equipment that is made mobile by casters, there may be a specific caster that is better suited to the specific job that you are trying to accomplish.
A Leading Name Amongst Casters
Casters come in many design combinations; each with specific characteristics that are uniquely suited to the specific job you may have in mind. Colson Casters in particular, one of the best brands on the market, come with an amazing array of options that will fulfill all of your caster needs. Some high quality features that are considered standard on many of the Colson Casters include:
• Zinc plated finish
• Full double ball hardened raceways
• 3/8” hollow axle with lock nut
• Permanent rivet king pin construction
• Reinforcing washer on lower raceway
• Grease holes: wheel bearing
• Multi-temp grease lubricates in hot and cold temperatures
Full Range of Options
Colson Casters are offered in different series, each a step up from the last, offering increased features and weight bearing capabilities. One of the most useful series available is the 3 Series, with a great mid-range capability. All 3 Series Colson Casters have a weight-bearing load of up to 400 lbs. The 3 Series is available with stems, both round and square or with a top plate, both swivel and rigid. They have wheel diameters ranging from three to six inches, and are available in a variety of materials. Some of the materials for the wheels include performa, performa conductive, polyolefin, polyurethane Hi-Tech, phenolic, cast iron, maxim, and thermo.
You also have the option to choose different bearings, including a roller bearing, delrin bearing, pedestal precision ball bearing and bronze. Additionally, you may want to customize the brake on the caster by specifically ordering a top brake, which is available on all swivel models. Other performance options that you might want to add include dust cap, thread guards, lube and different axel and nut options.
Knowing the Details
No matter what job you need to accomplish, there is a Colson Caster that will make that job easier. With the many possibilities available it is important to not only know your options, but also to also have the help of someone who is knowledgeable regarding the specifics. At Douglas Equipment, we are proud of our over 50 years of experience in the moving equipment business.
We are confident that we have the product you need and the expertise to help you choose the best option. To find the right Colson Casters for your business’s specific moving needs, be sure to contact us, your trusted source for Colson Casters. You can call Toll-free at 1-800-451-0030 to speak to a knowledgeable representative regarding all your caster needs.