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Shipping Container Casters

September 5th, 2011 No comments

Shipping Container Casters


Container Casters

One of caster wheels models is shipping container casters models. When these casters design special use for move an empty freight container. Without using expensive equipment such as cranes, gantries, or side-loading forks you can move shipping container. You can use all swivel casters for more mobility and you can use two swivel casters and two rigid casters when needed for straight-line travel.

Shipping container casters are designed with higher load capacity when can move empty or evenly-loaded shipping container of a maximum 40 feet in length. In shipping container manufacture, repairing and marshalling for loaded and unloading usually these casters used. With these casters low cost solution can be obtained. Shipping container casters also use in economize storage space, because with these casters a container to be maneuvered and parked away from the lifting facility. Containers can be positioned close together without damage because there are no protruding parts.

Shipping container casters also enable towing by tractor, fork truck or other type of vehicle. If you need container casters there are several option can be used, polyurethane wheels or pneumatic rubber wheels. If you use polyurethane wheels the benefits can you get. Polyurethane are finding new applications in many industries because polyurethane parts provide longer service life when compared to plastics and rubber, and lower noise abatement properties when compared to metals. In addition, these materials are also FDA-approved for use in clean-room environments.

Shipping Container Casters

Other polyurethane benefits include:

  • Extensive wear
  • Resist abrasion
  • Operates at a minimal noise levels
  • Can be cast, molded, and machined
  • Can be made sponge-soft or iron-hard
  • Excellent tear strength
  • Elasticity
  • Solvent resistance
  • Color acceptability
  • Can withstand extensive temperature changes
  • Low tooling costs

Shipping container casters also have special design on swiveling of the casters. When these casters design have ball race on the casters with kingpinless style casters feature a unique single ball race. This design provides a high strength swivel section that will swivel easily under heavy loads.

Many manufacture or main distributor provides these casters with several option and models.  Towcasters are one of product from Revvo casters, Cassis King’s are other supplier can be choose for ISO freight container casters. If you want look details specification on shipping container casters you can visit in online internet. In “” you can look product container casters with Revvo casters brand and in”” you can look casters with Chassis King’s casters brand.