The universal wheel is a so-called movable caster whose structure allows for a horizontal 360 degree rotation. Casters are a collective term that includes both active and fixed casters. The fixed casters have no rotating structure and cannot be rotated horizontally and only vertically. These two casters are generally used together. For example, the structure of the trolley is the front two fixed wheels, and the rear side is close to the push armrests are two movable universal wheels.
The universal wheel means that the bracket mounted on the caster wheel can rotate horizontally 360 degrees in dynamic or static load.
There are many kinds of materials for manufacturing universal wheels. The most common materials are: nylon, polyurethane, rubber, cast iron and other materials. Widely used in mining, mechanical equipment, electronic equipment, medical equipment, engineering decoration, textile, printing and dyeing, furniture, logistics equipment, warehousing, turnover vehicles, chassis, cabinets, equipment, electromechanical, dust-free workshops, production lines, large supermarkets, etc. Industry and various fields.
According to its different uses, the bearing is divided into iron core, aluminum core and plastic core, and the size ranges from 1 inch to 8 inches. Among them, the iron core and the aluminum core are generally heavy-duty load-bearing wheels, and are often equipped with brakes when used.