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caster

[′kas·tər]
(engineering)
The inclination of the kingpin or its equivalent in automotive steering, which is positive if the kingpin inclines forward, negative if it inclines backward, and zero if it is vertical as viewed along the axis of the front wheels.
A wheel which is free to swivel about an axis at right angles to the axis of the wheel, used to support trucks, machinery, or furniture.
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Once you get the approval of your friend that your motion looks right, take a longer path to the caster wheel as you impart the correct spin.
He found that moving the rear wheel axle shifts the weight distribution on the rear and caster wheels, which has a significant effect on what he called "yaw axis control.
As an option, the Bow Tie Disperser may be supplied with a vacuum-rated mix vessel complete with heating/cooling jacket, thermocouple, sight/charge ports on the vessel cover and caster wheels for easy movement.
The patented wing-fold technology lets the outer wings fold in tighter for transport, while the unique center-section frame design means that the front caster wheels are pulled in tighter for turning.
The rear caster wheels allow for some thrilling 360-degree turning that will keep kids going for hours.
The caster wheels fitted to the rear of the stur- sturdy frame allow for some thrilling 360-degree turning that will keep kids going for hours.
The caster wheels fitted to the rear of the sturdy frame allow for some thrilling 360-degree turning that will keep kids going for hours.
com provides options such as: custom paint, caster wheels, fork lift pockets, lifting lugs, cylinder locks, and more.
The company's product range now covers a variety of casters and wheels, including light casters, heavy duty casters, high temperature wheel casters, forklift truck wheels, carts, bearings, ESD (electrostatic dissipative) plastic-made casters and wheels, PP (polypropylene) wheels, nylon wheels, ESD elastic TPR (thermal plastic rubber) caster wheels, rollers, and industrial-use wheels.
Take her deadpan Moveable Obstacle #1, 1995, a portable barrier set on caster wheels and constructed with faux bricks made from wood, glue, roofing tiles, acrylic paint, and pumice gel meant to suggest creative blocks and breakthroughs.
The self-contained units are just 1 m high and weigh around 30 kg with caster wheels, forklift guides and lifting eyes, making them easy to move and transport.
The self contained units are just 1m high and weigh around 45kg ( not including delivery and suction hoses), with caster wheels, making it easy to move and transport.