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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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Co Founded in 1907, Hamilton Caster is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing stock and custom-engineered heavy duty casters, wheels, carts, and trailers.
The caster is being revamped not just technically but visually as well.
8220;We can now offer more options of casters because of the increased number of components for more material handling solutions.
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.
Plenty of hybrids, small roach and bream on punch bread and caster.
Anesthesia and Crash carts come standard with a tracking caster, making them easy to maneuver when pushed over long distances.
Revvo Caster Co, West Seneca, NY Circle 188, or www.
Features a caster configuration that creates a slight yet constant tipping action from the front or back, permitting smooth rolling over curbs, ramps, tailgates, speed bumps and other impediments
Colson Caster produces more than 35,000 different caster models, ranging from tiny chair casters to giant industrial models capable of bearing 4,800 pounds each.
The deck, or surface, of the Onyx Bed sits 3" from the floor without casters and 7" with standard casters.
Casters must pass a written, oral and 2 1/2-hour performance test to receive the certificate.
So they must be fully adjustable for both height and angle, and they also must ride on casters.