If you need to move heavy equipment or inventory, ball bearing casters can facilitate your work. Casters are wheels attached to the bottom of any object, which swivel in the direction they’re being pushed. Ball bearings are used to reduce friction, so with a ball and socket caster setup, you’ll be moving loads smoothly.
There are hundreds of industrial suppliers that sell caster wheels of all kinds and sizes. Know the size of the loads you'll be moving before purchasing your caster wheels, as a weight overload can squash and deform the casters bearing ball.
When searching for the caster and bearing to fit your needs, some of key points to consider include:
- Know the weight of your load so you buy the correct ball caster for your needs
- If you need caster wheels in bulk, look for a wholesale vendor
- Compare prices of similar casters before making your purchase
Use the internet to browse hundreds of ball bearing caster styles at onceCaster wheels are sold and shipped from every corner of the country. Find an online source that will allow you to compare the products and prices of multiple vendors at once. Search for various solutions to your moving needs at once to save time.
Stock up on extra caster bearings to replace worn caster wheelsWhether your caster requirements are big or small, it's always useful to keep a stock of extras available so your operations can run smoothly and on time. Find a wholesale vendor and purchase more bearing casters than you immediately need to allow for used up bearings.
Find the casters with the industrial features you needIndustrial casters may be equipped with extra features to fit your every need. While the most basic caster wheels will have your standard caster and bearing, there are ball bearing casters available with brakes or hooded wheels, or any regulatory specification your business requires.
- If unsure about the right bearing for your project, call a customer service representative who can direct you to the perfect caster wheel.