5 Caster Placement Tips You Need to Know

Buy Wheel Casters in Bulk at Wholesale Prices

April 12, 2018

Almost every business owner or purchaser whose daily operations involve the use of casters would love to find the ideal model that will last forever. Unfortunately, that idea is unlikely to be realized since casters are prone to a great deal of wear and tear. Not having to ever replace your casters would be a…

Choosing the Right Type of Tread for your Caster Wheels

October 26, 2017

  Many businesses and warehouse managers might not be aware that you can select a certain kind of tread for your casters. This is something you especially want to look into when it comes to increasing the efficiency of your business operation. Every little improvement counts!   Wearing the Wrong Shoe for the Job Imagine…

What is the Difference Between Casters and Wheels?

What is the Difference Between Casters and Wheels?

December 8, 2016

  Many people may not know what a caster is, but when they see it, they may simply define it as a wheel. And they’d be wrong! When it comes to looking for a certain product, you have to be very specific in knowing what you want. And knowing the correct name of the product…

Colson Wheel Selection Series: How Choosing the Wrong Wheel Can Affect the Job

June 9, 2016

The tremendous variety of wheels that caster manufacturers make available provides a wonderful opportunity to pick a wheel that’s a perfect fit for your unique application. Unfortunately, with so many choices available, you have a not-so-wonderful opportunity to pick the wrong wheel, which can cause problems on the job. At Douglas Equipment, we are authorized…

How Wheel Size Affects a Casters Performance on Different Surfaces

April 19, 2016

Has this ever happened to you? You’re deeply involved in some project or task. As you pick up an object to carry it across the room and out the door, you realize that the object is too heavy, or too bulky and awkward to handle easily. Your eyes scan the room, looking for something with…

Choosing Carpet Safe Casters

Choosing Carpet Safe Casters

March 1, 2016

When you are purchasing casters for an office cart, chair or another moving device you want to make sure that you get exceptional performance and durability at a fair price. However, there is one other consideration that many people forget when shopping for casters: are the casters safe to use on the type of flooring…

Do I Need a Wheel or a Caster?

February 11, 2016

Having the ease of moving an object is one of the things that wheels do best, but there is more involved in what a wheel does. Without other things such as the axle that the wheel turns on, the wheel would be useless. So if you are either building a cart, or repairing and replacing…

How to Choose the Proper Caster & Wheel for Your Needs

January 5, 2016

Casters are made of different components, and not every caster is created equal. There are many things to consider in the caster construction and choice of wheel that will mean the difference between having a solution that works well for the task or one that is a disappointment. Knowing some of the considerations for proper…

A Buying Guide on How to Purchase Casters from a Trusted Wholesale Distributor

December 15, 2015

With all of the different casters available form all the different caster manufacturers it can be difficult to choose the right caster for your unique job. That is why the service team at Douglas Equipment have dedicated their time to learning what it takes to match the right caster to the nees of our customers.…

Types of Casters Safe for Use Around Pool Areas

November 5, 2015

  Pool areas offer unique conditions for carts and trolleys that have casters. These surfaces are often smooth concrete, which needs to be taken into consideration. Yet the surface can easily be wet which could cause problems with some wheel materials. To ensure that you have a safe environment around your pool, you want your…