Hard vs. Soft Tread Casters: Which is Right for You?

Hard vs. Soft Tread Casters: Which is Right for You?

Tips & Tricks
Casters come in an assortment of shapes and sizes. As a result, it can be difficult to choose the best fit for your application. There are two high...
Wheel Choices

Wheel Choices

Tips & Tricks
Believe it or not, when it comes to casters there is a lot you need to know and understand. Specifically, you need to know how they are different ...
Caster Basics: Mount Types

Caster Basics: Mount Types

Tips & Tricks
Our caster basics series has reviewed almost all of the elements of a caster from the (literal) ground up from wheels to rigs. Now it’s time to cov...
Caster Basics: Rigs

Caster Basics: Rigs

Tips & Tricks
It's time to learn more about the other element that makes a caster a caster: the rig. Also called a fork or horn, the rig holds the wheel in place...
9 Tips & Tricks for Quiet Carts

9 Tips & Tricks for Quiet Carts

Tips & Tricks
When you are at the grocery store and you get that noisy, shaky, hard to push cart, it’s one of the most frustrating experiences: all you ...
Bigger is better, right?

Bigger is better, right?

Tips & Tricks
We're talking about caster wheel size this time. I’m sure you can remember a time when this happened to you: You’re at the grocery store getting s...
Boy is that cart hard to push!

Boy is that cart hard to push!

Tips & Tricks
We’ve all had it happen, a cart is loaded up, you go to push it, and nothing.  It ended up taking a lot more force to get the cart rolling than you...
Caster Mounting - Part 5 - Top Plates

Caster Mounting - Part 5 - Top Plates

Tips & Tricks
Without a doubt, a top plate is the most common means of mounting a caster. From small to large, light to heavy, top plates provide the most sec...
Caster Mounting - Part 1 - Threaded Stems

Caster Mounting - Part 1 - Threaded Stems

Tips & Tricks
A threaded stem is quite simple, it's a round piece of metal with a cut thread, as the name implies. The threaded stem is more broadly used, yet le...

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