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Spring Loaded Casters 101

By Joshua Kimmes | November 13, 2020

Many of our customers often ask if spring loaded casters are the right fit for their application. We put together this quick guide to help! Bryce Anderson of Garland’s Inc. Material Handling Products is here to help you understand more about the benefits and applications of these spring loaded casters. What are spring loaded casters? […]

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Shepherd Regent Series Wheel Upgrade Coming to Garlands Inc!

By Joshua Kimmes | October 15, 2020

The Shepherd Regent Series wheel is receiving an upgrade! The new formulation will be starting to trickle in come late October! As you may recall, last year The Colson Group added six new injection molding machines to their highly automated Monette, AR plant to increase both efficiency and capacity. This investment opened up new opportunities […]

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Specialty Casters: Casters for Your Specific Application

By Joshua Kimmes | October 7, 2020

When your business needs a unique caster solution, specialty casters, also known as specialty wheels, may be the caster category that you need to look in to. Specialty casters or wheels, unlike regular casters or wheels, are made for a specific application, industry, or purpose. Garland’s Inc. specializes in specialty casters (YES, we see the […]

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The Benefits of Ergonomic Casters

By Joshua Kimmes | March 11, 2020

Are you interested in adding ergonomic casters to your business? Whether you’re in the foodservice industry, the cannabis industry, or another business industry, casters are a part of your everyday life and workflow. They may be overlooked as an integral part of your everyday operations, but they are vital to your productivity and business. Whether […]

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Food Service Casters: Solutions for Food Service

By Joshua Kimmes | January 30, 2020

The Best Food Service Casters Why Stainless Steel Casters Are Important for Food service Applications Food Service Casters are essential for any commercial kitchen. Stainless steel products are readily used in the foodservice industry. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find stainless steel being used in knives, cookware, kitchen equipment, casters, and beyond. Why are stainless steel […]

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Furniture Casters

By garlandsincblog | November 2, 2017

Twin wheel casters are a staple in the caster industry. With their strong presence on office chairs and classroom equipment these can easily come to mind when the word “caster” is mentioned. Twin wheel casters are often referred to as office chair casters or furniture casters and can be used interchangeably between any of these […]

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Directional and Total Lock Caster Advice

By garlandsincblog | October 25, 2017

Using a directional lock or total lock on your casters drastically improves performance on many applications. The directional lock gives you the ability to swivel any of your casters and then lock them into a fixed rigid position when needed increasing the ease of steering on your mobile unit. The total lock brake gives you the capability to securely lock your […]

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Glass Manufacturing Casters

By garlandsincblog | October 9, 2017

Glass manufacturing plants use a lot of casters and wheels. On glass manufacturing equipment there are numerous amounts of wheels, rollers and belts which guide the glass panels through all the stages required to produce the glass. There are also countless carts, dollies and panel movers throughout these facilities used maneuver the glass panels around […]

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Spring Loaded Casters

By garlandsincblog | October 9, 2017

Spring loaded casters are designed to protect fragile or delicate cargo by increasing shock absorption and decrease the level of vibrations reaching the cargo. These casters help reduce noise levels when rolling as well as the wear and tear on floors. With a design that is focused on the weight load, spring loaded casters can […]

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Overall Height / Load Height

By garlandsincblog | October 9, 2017

  The overall height or load height on a caster is the vertical distance from the top of the caster to the bottom of the wheel. In other words, this is the distance from the ground to where the unit sits/rests once mounted to the caster. Load heights are absolutely critical in many applications. Often […]

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