1. What type
of equipment are you using the casters on? (indicate if being used
in abnormal temperatures or with chemicals/solvents)
2. Rigid and/or
swivel? Brakes? Wheel diameter desired (or should we recommend?)
Tread width in inches? Is there a height limitation?
3. Floor surface
(concrete surfaces, finished/polished floors, asphalt roads, wood/decking,
4. The reason
for the change , if applicable (ease of movement, noise, floor damage,
etc.); is noise a factor?
5. Is this a
new installation or are you replacing existing casters -- if replacing
casters, how are they mounted (stem or plate) and the dimensions,
plate size & hole spacing, stem diameter, thread size, overall height.
6. What load
is required? (is this in 2 casters or 4 casters?)
7. Is appearance
a factor? Are industrial casters acceptable or do you require decorative
casters (eg for bellman's carts)?
8. Do you wish
to replace the wheels only? If so please provide the diameter and
tread width of the wheel as well as the hub length (the distance
from side to side where the bearing is), the bearing type, the axle
diameter, the type of wheel and the capacity needed.