Castors

Castors are either single, double or compound wheels. This assists in the multi-directional steering of the load that is joined to the castors.

Product Design

Castors are either single, double or compound wheels. This assists in the multi-directional steering of the item it is fixed to. There is a difference between castors and wheels. Wheels form part of a castor. The formation of a castor is the joining of the wheel to the castor frame. The design of a castor frame can be either rigid or swiveled.

Product Use

Having uses in many industries, institutions, facilities and even in households. You can find castor wheels on almost anything, from shopping carts to office chairs and trolleys. The purpose of a castor is to reduce the requirement of manual labour. With a key purpose to provide the highest rate of load bearing capacity. Which then assists workers in the transfer of items easily.

Types of Wheels

OS42600 Medium Duty Industrial Nylon Castors 125kg Capacity

Nylon

Nylon wheels provide a cost effective mobile solution. In comparison to prices of other wheels such as rubber. They have a track record of their durability and strength, making them long lasting wheels. Providing a smooth rolling experience, they can glide with ease over smooth surfaces. In comparison to rubber, nylon wheels are able to withstand extreme temperatures and conditions. In the main, nylon wheels are used indoors. View our Nylon Wheel Castors.

The nylon wheel is best suited on mobile equipment, hospital equipment, nurseries and shops. It is an economical and hard wearing reliable castor. It includes the zinc plated corrosion frame and a robust twin race swivel. As a result, it ensures a long and productive life of the castor. The Castor is a swivel frame castor that also has a nylon wheel. It provides a maximum load capacity of 125kgs. The castor is fitted with plain bearings on the castors axle. With the swivel frame feature of the castor this means that it then allows the castors to swivel 180°. The castors come with the brakes.

Rebound Rubber

Rebound Rubber Wheels are non-marking, quiet and shock absorbing with a low rolling resistance. They are perfect solution for the moving of lightly loaded equipment over uneven ground. As they are able to protect the load from shocks. They roll over small obstructions easily. In this case they are ideal for waste bins, laundry trolley and electrical equipment. View our Rebound Rubber Castors.

The Castor is a swivel frame castor that also has a rebound rubber wheel. It provides a maximum load capacity of 150kgs. The rubber wheel is fitted with ball bearing and mounted with the baseplate. With the swivel frame feature of the castor this means that it then allows the castors to swivel 360°. The castors come with the brakes. Rebound Rubber can sustain higher load ratings than nylon.

PR46750 Heavy Duty Industrial Castor 150kg Rebound Rubber Capacity

Sizes

Product CodeNameImagePriceQuantityBuy
OS42600Medium Duty Industrial Castor 125kg CapacityMedium Duty Industrial Castor 125kg Capacity$27.06 inc. GST
PR46750Heavy Duty Industrial Castor 150kg CapacityHeavy Duty Industrial Castor 150kg Capacity$46.09 inc. GST

Why Abbott Storage Systems?

Safety

Through the use of brakes on castors, this will stop the unnecessary travel of the wheels. The application of pressure to the brake will ensure the fixing of the castors in place.

Design

We use castors to make our Workbenches or Open Span Shelving Systems mobile. Find our castor kits online and you can turn your workstation into a mobile one.

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