Castors are generally developed for the external benefit of not having the vertical lift enabled, but also once the jack has been installed on the castors, then the product can be maneuvered horizontally and vertically as well. Jacking castors can be adapted in order to suit a variety of environments an also can be available to suit a wide range of load capacity and this include 100 kilos to more than two and a half tonnes.
Basically, jacking castors are designed for the house swivelling castors, along with an elongated shaft and also a side plate to get the unit attached which needs to be moved vertically. There are wheels within the castors and that can be made of rubber or polyurethane, nylon or iron. Normally, iron is used for heavy duty castors.
The time, castor has been attached with the machinery or frame that is supposed to move, it can be adjusted with the fold away handle, threaded stem or with a spanner adjustment. You need to take care in order to ensure that if more than one jacking castor is getting fitted with the unit, then that has to be adjusted on the same time. This process helps in distributing the load in an even way.
These jacking castors are known to be one of the most specialized products because of the different load capabilities compared to the other normal castors. If you are fitting four castors along with a unit, then you have to ensure that the total weight of the unit can be carried by the maximum of the three castors and this rule is known as the general thumb rule while getting castors installed. Even the rule is also applicable for safety and security purpose.
There is also a light duty option and an alternative of the heavy duty jacking castors are able to take over two tonnes each. An alternative for the jacking castors will be a foot master castor. These nifty little castors are basically designed to have an anti vibration pad and this pad can be height adjusted as this is important to allow the enclosed castor to start the operation.
These castors help completing a swivel radius of 360 degrees and also can be fitted with the platforms and machinery either way with the top plate fitting or with a single stem fitting. Height adjustment can be acquired by the enclosed hand wheel, ratchets or with the spanner adjuster. These multifunctional applications can take dynamic loads of up to 500 kilos each and also offer a competitive alternative with the light duty jacking castors.
Jacking castors and foot master castors offer the end consumer offer the end consumer complete mobility the time of requirement. These applications and foot masters not only allow flexibility of movement but also at the same time, offer security of stationery position, leveled with accuracy and safety while having the ability of taking over the weight with security.