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Castor Arrangement

The choice of the number and configuration of the wheels depends on the specifications of the load to be transported and surface over which it is to be moved. The main ones are:

2 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors
2 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors

Industrial applications. They are easily manoeuvrable for medium loads over long distances.
Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/3

4 fixed castors central pivoting
4 fixed castors central pivoting

For medium- heavy loads.

Good straight travelling and relatively easy manoeuvrability. The two central fixed castors are used to pivot on when manoeuvring. Castors can be replaced by wheels on a central axle.

Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/2.

2 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors in the centre
2 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors in the centre

Good load capacity and manoeuvrability in small spaces. Fixed castors can be replaced by a one wheel set.
Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/2

4 swivel castors
4 swivel castors

Good load capacity and excellent manoeuvrability in all directions. Not for use over long distances or uneven surfaces.
Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/2

1 swivel castor and 2 fixed castors
1 swivel castor and 2 fixed castors

For use with light loads for manoeuvrable trolleys.
Weight should be evenly distributed on a small appliance.
Maximum Load Capacity =Total Load/3.

4 ruedas giratorias y 2 4 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors in the centre
4 swivel castors and 2 fixed castors in the centre

Ideal for large trolleys and heavy loads.Trolleys should have a strong base and will turn on the centre castors.
Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/2.

3 swivel castors
3 swivel castors

First-rate manoeuvrability. Recommended for drums and barrels and light trolleys.
Maximum Load Capacity = Total Load/3.