Circular Solutions


Hanging On By A Thread

Threaded stems are often the ideal way to fasten casters for both practical and aesthetic reasons. But as you will see from this case study, when casters hang on by a thread, there are implications to consider. One of our customers that manufactures equipment for the food service industry needed......

This caster was a BMF!

How do you build a 65,000 lb. caster? The short answer is very carefully. But the truth is that the process we used in building this over-the-top caster was identical to what we would use to develop one that is hundred times smaller. This case study demonstrates that arriving at......

Bad Chemistry

Sometimes you’re sure you have chosen just the right caster for your equipment. It handles the right amount of weight. The equipment seems to move easily. The cost was within your budget. It’s the perfect match. Right? Not so fast. Here’s a great case study that describes how bad chemistry......

This caster was a BMF!

How do you build a 65,000 lb. caster? The short answer is very carefully. But the truth is that the process we used in building this over-the-top caster was identical to what we would use to develop one that is hundred times smaller. This case study demonstrates that arriving at......

Customers have requirements, not specs

Everyone can’t be an expert on casters. In fact, there are very few people who even want to be. Being able to properly spec a caster and find the configuration best suited to a particular need only comes with years of experience. If you provide the specs yourself, you may......

College, casters and tipping points

Those are three terms that don’t go together very often and highlights the fact that unusual circumstances are often the greatest challenge for our customers and the greatest opportunity for us. But college, casters and tipping points are what this unique case study are all about. A manufacturer of customized......

One great caster. Three important lessons.

Our recent successful development of a custom manufactured caster provides three important lessons for equipment manufacturers and fabricators....

The crappy side of caster innovation

Sometimes the leading edge of caster innovation can be pretty crappy. Literally. Here’s a case study that will be of interest to even veterans of the caster industry. A customer of ours was developing a totally unique piece of equipment to remove dry manure from the fields of dairy farms.......

We put the brakes on this caster!

When moving hazardous materials, explosives or cargo that is dangerously heavy you need a caster braking system that is absolutely foolproof. That’s what the U.S. Department of Defense was looking for when it first contacted Algood. eHABS, is an acronym for Emergency Hand Activated Braking System and is a one......

Wheels on wheels: Algood Rolls Tite

To achieve success as an innovator in the transportation industry, Roll-Tite Corporation needed a wheel that would allow them to offer an outstanding product while achieving business targets. To do that, they needed Algood Caster Innovations as a solutions partner....

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