Hamilton Caster Distributor
Hamilton Caster has been manufacturing quality casters in the USA since 1907. Hamilton Caster is committed to manufacturing ‘Made in the USA’ casters – and has been based on Hamilton, Ohio for over 100 years. This commitment allows Hamilton Casters to deliver a consistent, quality product every time. They provide exceptional casters for several industries including: aerospace and defense; automotive; chemical and pharmaceutical; construction; warehouse; and distribution.
Douglas Equipment is proud to have access to Hamilton’s full line of casters and wheels to serve our customers’ unique needs.
Hamilton Casters – Known for Quality & Reliability
Hamilton Caster is known for the quality, performance and endurance of their casters. In fact, Hamilton Caster has been ranked #1 in quality in two market perception studies sponsored by New Equipment Digest and Industrial Equipment News. In these two studies, they outranked other caster manufacturers in quality, reliability, timely delivery, support, and rep’s technical knowledge.
In addition, Hamilton stands by their casters – offering a three-year warranty on nearly all of their casters and wheels. The warranty protects against manufacturer defects and failures that occur during normal operating use. Should a caster fail, Hamilton will repair or replace it free of charge.
Hamilton Caster Catalog
The Hamilton Caster Catalog is extensive – with some 20,000 variations available to choose from. Our sales team has years of experience with selecting just the right caster to move your application. We will walk you through Hamilton Casters ‘Six Critical Factors’. Your answers allow us to match you with the perfect combination of shape, size and material for your performance requirements.
- Shock loading
- Operating environment
- The effect of floors on wheels, and vice versa
In addition, Hamilton offers a wide range of accessories that can be customized to your liking. These options make casters safer, more versatile, and more efficient for certain applications. Choose from swivel locks, wheel brakes, swivel assembly and wheel bearing seals, thread guards, keyways, and floor truck locks.
Hamilton Casters Product Line
Extra | Super Duty Casters
Capacity Range: 1600 – 40,000 lbs.
For the toughest of applications, or when 4000 lbs. of load capacity is just not enough, look to the Hamilton collection of extra heavy duty and super duty caster series.
Capacity Range: 600 to 6000 lbs.
Three new maintenance-free series utilizing the same precision swivel design plus one economy option. Many wheel choices available in 2″ & 3″ wheel widths.
Heavy Duty Casters
Capacity Range: 600 – 4000 lbs.
Premium forged steel casters with guaranteed for life integral forged kingpin and CNC-machined raceways and precision tapered secondary load bearing.
Dual Wheel Casters
Capacity Range: 1100 – 40,000 lbs.
Minimize overall height, maximize capacity, and add more stability with Hamilton’s four product lines of heavy duty dual wheel casters. Wheel diameters range from 3-1/4″ – 12″.
Pneumatic | Ground Support Casters
Capacity Range: 300 – 7000 lbs.
These casters provide shock absorption, quiet operation, and ease of rolling over rough terrain. Popular for handling missile components, electronics, and ground support applications.
Track Wheel Casters
Capacity Range: 325 – 16,500 lbs.
Create an “instant production line”: Loads are taken off the floor permitting higher capacities, easier rolling, floor protection, and controlled flow all at the same time.
Medium Duty Casters
Capacity Range: 400 – 1500 lbs.
These medium duty industrial casters are from stamped metal components. Swivel casters use a double-ball race design with a rivet-type kingpin. Wheel choices in 2″ & 1-1/2″ widths.
Light Duty Casters
Capacity Range: 120 – 400 lbs.
Hamilton offers three series in this industrial light duty category. These casters are commonly used on dollies, medical equipment, and food containers. Wheel diameters’ range from 2-1/2″ to 5″.
Stainless Steel Casters
Capacity Range: 240 – 1600 lbs.
For corrosive environments or where sanitary considerations demand casters having all rig and hardware components of stainless steel. All models have high luster finish.
Shock Absorbing Casters
Capacity Range: 140 – 10,000 lbs.
Shock absorbing casters reduce noise, protect cargo, and extend caster, wheel and bearing life. Select from two designs: the original “floating” axle or the new aerospace design.
High Heat Casters
Capacity Range: 260 – 9000 lbs.
For high heat environments, look no further: Hamilton Inferno™ casters come in light-, medium-, and heavy-duty, and for the heaviest payload, introducing Hamilton’s MagmaMax™.
Load capacities up to 1,200 lbs./1,600 lbs.
When safety managers demand push/pull forces be as low as practically possible, consider the Ergo-X2 caster series. The caster’s patented swivel technology is designed to reduce workplace injuries.
AGV Casters | 24/7
Capacity Range: 800 – 15,400 lbs.
Designed for automated guided vehicles (AGV) or other 24/7 applications. Features HPI® Swivel Technology combined with (2) premium polyurethanes, forged steel cores, and larger precision bearings.
Low Profile Casters
Capacity Range: 2500 – 16,000 lbs.
For applications that demand an extremely low overall height and an incredibly high capacity. Each Mini-Mite caster stands only 6″ tall and supports up to 16,000 lbs.
Hamilton Caster Wheels
Casters need wheels, and Hamilton has several wheel materials to choose from to satisfy your requirements.
- Polyurethane Wheels
- Metal Wheels
- Plastic, Nylon, Phenolic or Polyolefin Wheels
- Pneumatic/Solid/Extra Soft Wheels
- Track/V-Grooved/Flanged Wheels
- Super Duty Press-on Wheels
- High Heat Wheels
- AGV Wheels
- Rubber Wheels
Douglas Equipment – The Source for Hamilton Casters
Hamilton Casters are known for their quality, and Douglas Equipment is known for supplying quality casters with exceptional customer service. When you put these two together you have a winning team. You can rely on our team to choose the right casters for your specific requirements and needs. We have an extensive in-stock selection of Hamilton wheels and casters. And whatever we don’t have in stock, we can get for you.