Category: Caster Technology

The Anatomy of a Caster

All the different components can make casters intimidating, but if we take a step back and relate the anatomy of a caster to that of a human, we can start to sort out the intricacy of casters.

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Industrial Ergonomic Best Practices in Cart Design

When designing industrial carts for manual material handling (MMH), a primary goal of an industrial ergonomist is to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries by keeping the forces required to start, stop and maneuver the cart within recommended safe limits.

There are many facets of industrial cart design to

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Caster Problems: 10 Reasons Casters Fail

Although casters are one of the smaller parts that make up a material handling cart, they play an integral role in how that cart will move efficiently and safely. Also, premature caster failure can impact the company’s bottom line. Caster technology has come a long way in the last several

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