When you have a heavy load to move you want to make sure that the tools you are using to move the load are reliable, efficient and will not fail when you least expect it. For these important jobs it is best to find the right heavy duty caster that will get the job done and not cause any problems. With all of the different caster manufacturers and heavy duty caster options available you are sure to find the right caster for your task at hand. All you need is help from one of our knowledgeable professionals at Douglas Equipment.
Because there are so many options available we have learned what it takes to find the right heavy duty caster for our customers, and we deal with all of the major castor manufacturers to ensure that we can do just that. Here are some of the heavy duty casters that we have sourced to help you find the right caster to get the job done the first time.
Shepherd: A Leading Caster Designer for over 55 Years
One of our go to manufacturers is Shepherd as they have been designing casters and wheels for many OEM markets for years. Shepherd takes pride in their excellent designs, quality manufacturing, environmental responsibility and global sourcing when they design and manufacture their high quality products.
- Bassick Honcho HS/HR Series: Built by Shepherd Caster Corporation to carry a large amount of weight while remaining strong and dependable. Wheels are 2-1/2” wide and come in material options including Urethane on Aluminum. Wheel diameters are 6”, 8” and 10”, with a capacity of 1750 pound for moving larger loads. These heavy duty casters are perfect for terminal trucks, power-towed applications, or other heavy and abusive applications such as those seen in the moving industry.
Faultless: Specialists in Casters Since 1889
As one of the world’s premiere caster manufacturers and wheels, Faultless has more than 10,000 high-quality caster combinations. Even with this wide variety of products they continue to improve their caster designs and improve the wheels and casters they produce.
- SHX 1400 Shock Absorbing Low Profile Casters: Designed by Faultless to provide added protection when moving sensitive payloads these casters include a shock absorbing mechanism to protect the loads during the temporary capacity excess seen during shock. These casters have seen extensive testing for a wide variety of impacts and vibration levels that may occur in transportation, which makes them well suited for the moving industry. Wheels are glass filled nylon, 1 13/16” wide by 3” diameter with load capacities of up to 1600 pounds. Casters have a corrosion resistant black oxide standard finish with the option of corrosion resistant zinc.
Hamilton: Producing Casters since 1907
For over 100 years the casters produced in Hamilton, Ohio have been built and designed with quality, performance and endurance in mind. Particularly impressive is their own specially designed Hamilton Precision Integrated (HPI) swivel technology that outperforms the conventional CNC-machined ball raceways and can be found in their forged steel casters.
- EHD Series, Extra Heavy Duty Casters: Designed for heavy industrial applications where it is necessary to ensure dependable operation these casters are used in industries like shipbuilding, jet engine factories and heavy equipment manufacturers. Load capacity ranges from 840 lbs to 10,000 lbs with wheel diameters of 6” to 12”. The casters are machined from drop forged steel for a rugged and easy swivel operation and include HPI premium raceways that are CNC-machined & hardened.
Jarvis: Over 240,000 Casters a Day
By investing in the latest caster manufacturing equipment, Jarvis International Manufacturing can produce more than 10,000 casters an hour which means they can quickly supply the casters you need.
- B27 Series Kingpinless Swivel & Rigid Plate: A kingpinless style swivel raceway constructed from 3/8” steel top plate and ½” ball bearings mounted in a heat treated precision machined raceway. Wheel options are 6”, 8”, 10” and 12” with 3” width and come in the following materials: cast iron, ductile iron, forged steel, mold-oh rubber, phenolic and polyurethane. The zinc finish protects against rust and corrosion and a grease fitting allows for maintenance of the bearings. Capacities go up to 5,000 pounds.
With all of these listed above as well as many other caster manufacturer partners that provide high quality, reliable and efficient casters, Douglas Equipment can make sure that we have the selection you need to find the right heavy duty industrial caster for your unique application.
When you Need Heavy Duty Casters Turn to Douglas Equipment
When you know that you need heavy duty casters, but you need to find the right one, the people to turn to are the dedicated professionals at Douglas Equipment. Douglas Equipment has been in the business of quality casters and material handling equipment since 1955 and we know our industry well enough to know that there are different needs to meet different jobs for heavy duty casters.
That is why our team of service professionals has learned the right questions to ask to make sure that the caster you choose from our extensive selection is the right one to complete your task at hand. We are confident that we can help you find the right heavy duty caster to get the job done at a price that is well within your budget.
From our location in South Florida we have the ability to easily service the entire United States, and we can also quickly ship casters and other products to South America and the Caribbean as well. So if you are looking for heavy duty casters and you are local to Miami, call us at 305-888-3700. National customers can call us toll free at 800-451-0030, and we can also be contacted online where one of our team will get back to you as soon as possible to answer all your questions. We look forward to hearing from you soon.