Castors & Wheels
Castors and wheels from Light to Heavy duty and available in a wide range of materials such as Iron, Aluminium and Stainless Steel. Merlin has been supplying industrial wheels, truck locks and jacking castors for more than 25 years. The shop for castors and wheels is now live at https://castors.org.uk/
A Guide to Choosing a Castor or Wheel
Whether you're a customer looking to replace a worn-out castor or wheel, or a manufacturer designing a new mobile product, understanding the various options for castors and wheels can be crucial to ensuring optimal performance and functionality. A Guide to Choosing a Castor or Wheel will hopefully help you track down the ideal product.
Anti-static and electrically conductive wheels are categorized according to level of resistivity. Anti-static wheels generally have resistivity ratings of below: 10 ^ 6 Ω (ohms). Electrically conductive wheels have a resistivity rating below: 10 ^ 4 Ω (ohms). Please view our range of anti-static wheels below.
Castors and Wheels Shop
The new castors and wheels shop is now open at https://castors.org.uk/. To improve speed and add the easy to use filtering system that allows you to quickly pare down to the specifications that you need.
Designer Castors have been manufactured in Italy for nearly 50 years and offer furniture designers and manufacturers a solution that lifts the product to something special. Quality bearings and materials ensure that the finished article rolls effortlessly in silence for many years.
Elastic Rubber Wheels
Elastic rubber wheels on a plastic centre produces a cheap and smooth running wheel. These wheels have a recommended temperature range of between -20 and + 60 degrees Centigrade. With wheel diameter from 50 mm up to 400 mm.
Jacking castors can be used to vary the height of a platform or piece of equipment between 75 and 200 mm, depending on the models shown below. The jacking castor can also be used to raise a platform off its feet so that it can be moved easily around your work space.
Light to Medium Duty Castors
These castors are designed for manufacturers of trolleys and specialist applications and are available on next day delivery in a wide range of sizes and weight capacities. The different types of brackets make these ideal for any application.
Low Level Castors
Low level castors are a special type of castor offering the weight loading of a normal larger diameter castor but in a smaller wheel. This is achieved using different materials and the use of twin wheels in the same bracket.
Pallet Truck Steer Wheels
Pallet truck steer-wheels, either solid nylon (polyamide 6), solid polyurethane or elastic rubber or nylon on an aluminium core. Replace and maintain your pallet truck to protect your investment. As well as pallet steering wheels, we also have the pallet rollers. Shown below.
Pneumatic Lifting Castors
The pneumatic lifting castors System is ideal for moving bulky, heavy objects (up to 1000 kg) over short distances, especially if this movement is repetitive. This is why this system is so popular with professionals in theatres, concert halls, storage facilities and exhibition halls.
Solid white or black polypropylene wheels. With a wheel diameter range of 50 to 200 mm and a load capacity range of 50 to 380 kg. These Hard-working and economical wheel are a cheaper alternative to nylon and can be used as guide rollers in tracks.
Polyurethane wheels cover a vast range of industrial wheels. The centre part of the wheel can be aluminium, cast iron, plastic, or steel depending on the weight loading required. Capacities between 70, and, 4600 kg.
Scenery Skates are specially designed for moving scenery, three pressed steels, zinc plated swivel castors fitted with a black fabricated frame with a separate top plate fixing and available with a choice of wheels.
Stainless Steel Castors
Stainless steel castors are generally used on trolleys, machinery, and equipment used in food processing, catering and medical sectors or indeed whenever there is a requirement for a high level of hygiene to be maintained.
Truck Locks and Trolley Brakes
Introducing an effortless solution for enhancing brake functionality on your current trolley or mobile platform, or as a versatile substitute for braked castors: Truck locks. These innovative devices feature a user-friendly foot-operated pad mechanism, effortlessly lowering a rubber-surfaced pad to the floor. This action elevates the wheels slightly above the ground, delivering an effective friction brake system to ensure stability and control. Upgrade your mobility solutions with the convenience and reliability of truck locks.