Category: pneumatic casters

Casters Reversing Difficulties With Steering

Factory and warehouse operators may often report difficulties in regard to the steering and turning of their equipment. It becomes clear as daylight that no set of pneumatic casters have been attached to their turning and operating equipment. Pneumatic casters give mobile operating equipment its superior traction and precise steering capabilities. It does not matter whether the mobile operating device is rigid or one that swivels.

What matters is that the pneumatic caster is utilizing compressed air in its wheel. The use of pneumatic casters is recommended for cargo containers. Nevertheless, the casters are equipped to work on any equipment that needs to be moved manually. The pneumatic caster works in a similar to that of the wheels on a car. Cushioning features have been built into the car’s wheels, allowing it to negotiate road bumps and rough surfaces without causing much discomfort to drivers and passengers.

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The driver is also able to easily maneuver his way over and around bumps. The same, therefore, goes for the warehouse, wharf side or factory operator. Note that pneumatic means the same as compressed. There, that should be easier to relate to then.  Compressed air within the pneumatic caster allows the wheel to keep its shape even when it is negotiating rough or uneven surfaces. Caster wheels are also built to look like tires, only on a much smaller scale.

The small tires have tread patterns built into them as well. These and any number of other features work to give the operator and his product material a softer and smoother ride, no matter the surface being covered. Casters can be purchased as a stem for faster installations. They can be utilized as plate alternatives for increased stability. And by the way; brakes are optional for pneumatic casters.

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