Learn more about the differences between light, medium, and heavy-duty casters.
According to Connect2Local.com:
How Many Different Types of Casters Are There?
“When it comes to casters, they’re usually broken up into three categories, all based upon the amount of weight they can carry. Casters, Wheels and Industrial Handling stocks light casters, medium casters and heavy-duty casters, which all come in different shapes and sizes.
What Is the Best Caster for Carrying Items Between 25-200 Pounds?
“If you’re carrying items that weigh less than 200 pounds, Casters, Wheels and Industrial Handling recommends investing in light casters. Such light-duty casters are perfect for moving desks and furniture at home, as well as on dollies for transporting lighter items, such as window displays.
Which Casters Work Well for Items Like Refrigerators or Machinery?
“For moving heavier items, like appliances or high-volume washing machines, Casters, Wheels and Industrial Handling carries medium-duty casters designed to handle everything from 200 to 1000 pounds; these casters are ideal for moving equipment in the food and medical industries.
What if My Load Exceeds 1000 Pounds?
“For loads larger than 1000 pounds, Casters, Wheels and Industrial Handling stocks heavy-duty casters designed to withstand nearly anything, from moving modular homes to military defense applications. If you’re in need of a caster that can handle any abuse you throw at it, they also carry cutting-edge, heavy-duty casters from Albion and Bickle® designed to be nearly indestructible.”