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Choosing industrial caster wheels you need consider

Jul 14, 2017

There are many options for selecting your type of industrial caster wheels. Have a good understanding of how the caster will be used and the type of environment in which it will be used. Selecting the wrong wheel type often leads to excessive wear and tear, meaning more casters and more money.

Phenolic:

  • Strong (up to 3500 lbs)

  • Similar to steel but won’t tear up your floor

  • Lightweight

  • Okay for higher heat

Steel:

  • Strongest option with highest capacity options

  • Will beat up a floor

  • Performa rubber:

  • Softer, quieter operation

  • Could “set” if sitting with load for a few days, making it hard to get rolling again

  • Not good in an oily environment

Polyurethane:

  • Won't set (like Performa)

  • Provides a quiet operation

  • Performs well in oily environments

  • Can roll on most surfaces

Polyolefin:

  • Good for handling chemicals

  • Noisy operation

  • Cheaper alternative (less money)

  • Works okay on carpet and most surfaces

Through this news you must can select a right industrial caster wheel.


  • Zhao Xuhuan
  • Hujiazhuang, Dengzhuang Township, Taocheng Atra, Hengshui, Hebei Province, China.
  • +86 186 3181 8220
  • yutong-zhao@ytcaster.com

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