CAD Models At Your Fingertips

RWM Casters offers over 30,000 CAD models that can be downloaded directly from our website. Don’t see what you need? Our customer service and sales staff can assist you with custom engineered and design applications. CAD Download Instructions Here

Swivel Lead: Long vs. Short

The caster industry caters to a multitude of various industrial applications including many demanding ones such as automotive towlines, heavy duty assembly, tooling equipment and expensive tool & die carts. For these demanding applications, it is critical that the right caster and wheel product be specified or time, energy, and money are wasted. A key…

Caster Lexicon: A Glossary of Terms

  At RWM, we believe in being both thorough and accessible. Listed and defined below are common terms used to describe and specify casters and wheels for your convenience. Brinelling: a permanent deformation of a ball raceway that resembles dimples, caused by the ball bearings during severe loading or severe impact. Capacity: the maximum load…

The Essential Push/Pull Test

In recent years, companies have begun to pay more and more attention to the amount of difficulty their employees have in moving goods around facilities in an effort to protect both their employee’s health and the company’s bottom line. At RWM, we understand this need and created a specialized piece of equipment to rest our…

CAD Downloads Available

Check out this quick & simple guide for downloading 2-D & 3-D CAD from the http://www.rwmcasters.com website. RWM has over 30,000 models for direct, easy download right off our website. Need a caster design for a new project? Check it out. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Give us a call and we can create…

Mounting Casters

Caster mounting styles consist of what are known as “Plate casters” and “Stem casters”. Plate casters comprise a flat square plate with holes at each corner, which are meant to align with the mounting pattern found on carts and fixtures. These holes form what is known as the “bolt hole spacing” or BHS and is…

The Differences and Advantages of Models and Drawings

It is important to understand what the difference between a drawing and a model is when working with customers who require such files. This information is vital when working with engineers or fabrication customers who need specific file formats to integrate designs with their systems. Drawings can be used to make models and models can…