Application

Heavy Manufacturing

Load Ratings: 3,000 – 40,000 lbs.
No-maintenance casters. No downtime.

When it comes to the world’s heaviest, grittiest industries and applications, no caster and wheel manufacturer has the technical know-how like Hamilton. We bring more than 100 years of expertise and a range that includes the highest capacity and largest casters on the planet.

Industries & Applications

  • Heavy fabrication
  • Heavy material handling
  • Energy – oil & gas
  • Aerospace & defense
  • Steel, mining, aggregate
  • Transportation & Construction

Heavy Manufacturing Casters

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Maxi-Duty (MD)

Capacity: 3,000 – 23,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 6″ – 16″
  • Our flagship series
  • HPI Swivel Technology
  • 8-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ mounting plate

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Enhanced Precision Super Duty (EPSD)

Capacity: 2,000 – 10,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 6″ – 12″ 
  • Excellent proportions & balance
  • HPI Swivel Technology
  • 6-1/2″ x 7-1/2″ mounting plate

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Ultra Maxi-Duty (UMD)

Capacity: 17,600 – 40,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 10″ – 36″
  • The heaviest of the heavy
  • HPI Ultimate Swivel Technology
  • 14″ x 14″ mounting plate

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Maxi-Duty Dual Wheel (MDD)

Capacity: 5,000 – 15,600 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 6″ – 12″
  • Lower height, more capacity
  • HPI Swivel Technology
  • Built on MD platform

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Extra Heavy Duty (EHD)

Capacity: 1,600 – 5,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 6″ – 12″ 
  • HPI Swivel Technology
  • Twelve wheel types offered
  • 5-1/2″ x 7-1/2″ mounting plate

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Super Endurance Kingpinless (SEC)

Capacity: 1,800 – 6,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 6″ – 12″
  • 3″ wheel widths
  • CNC machined forgings
  • 5 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ mounting plate

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Pneumatic Casters

Capacity: 500 – 7,600 lbs.
Hamilton’s full Pneumatic caster offerings are available in medium duty cold forged casters or in heavy duty forged steel casters.
  • Multiple mounting plate sizes
  • CNC machined forgings on Heavy Duty series
  • Dual-Wheel series available

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Ground Support Casters

Capacity: 800 – 8,400 lbs.
Avoid the fear of flat tires and cushion your load with Hamilton’s Semi and Solid Pneumatic Casters.
  • Puncture proof wheel options
  • Dual-Wheel series available
  • Multiple mounting plate sizes

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Heavy Manufacturing Wheels

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Forged Steel (FS)

Capacity: 3,000 – 23,000 lbs. 
Wheel Diameters: 4″ – 12″
Our highest capacity wheel, made virtually indestructible with Hamilton’s forgings and solid billet design. Machined smooth wheel treads aid turnability under heavy loads.
  • Highest capacity wheel offered
  • Virtually indestructible
  • Clear coat finish

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Superlast® (SY)

Capacity: 3,500 – 6,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 8″ – 12″
Features our classic poly with a 1” thick tread bonded to a heavy forged steel center. Keeps floors protected without sacrificing load capacity or durability.
  • Classic & dependable 95A
  • Heavy duty cast iron center
  • Precision ball or tapered roller bearings

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Superlast® XC (SY70)

Capacity: 840 – 10,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameter: 8″ – 12″
Our highest capacity polyurethane wheel with 30% more load-bearing capability than standard Superlast. Extra-hard tread wards off debris and foreign objects.
  • XC for 30% more eXtra Capacity
  • Harder (70D) rolls easier than Superlast
  • Precision ball or tapered roller bearings

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Press-On Rubber (POR)

Capacity: 3,500 – 6,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 15″ – 22″
With more cushion than poly tread, our highest capacity rubber wheel series curbs the effects of shock loading. Heavy-duty cast iron center with smooth tread.
  • Highest capacity rubber wheel series
  • More cushion than poly tread
  • Optional non-skid treads

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Press-On Poly (POY)

Capacity: 4,300 – 14,400 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 15″ – 22″
Extra-thick, extra wide urethane wheels for industrial trailers 5 tons and up. Solid tire chemically bonded to replaceable steel rim, pressed onto a cast-iron center.
  • Highest capacity resilient tread series
  • For massive load carrying
  • Optional grooved tread

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Solid Pneumatic (SPRT)

Capacity: 1,000 – 4,200 lbs.
Tire Diameters: 10″ – 21″
Go wild with Hamilton’s heavy-duty ground support tires for rugged and outdoor applications. Outer tread resists abrasion. Perfect for towing.
  • For ground support applications
  • Heavy duty and puncture proof
  • Higher capacity than pneumatics

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Duralast® (D) 

Capacity: 475 – 9,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 3 1/4″ – 20″
Outwears rubber by 5-10 times. 95A liquid-cast polyurethane tread chemically bonded to a heavy-duty cast iron center. Non-marking; easy rolling.
  • Our classic 95A liquid cast poly
  • Heavy duty cast iron centers
  • Popular general purpose poly

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Nylast™ (NY)

Capacity: 2,000 – 10,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 4″ – 12″
Specially formulated, heavy-duty cast nylon strengthens load-bearing capability. Well-suited for corrosive environments. A solid, viable alternative to steel.
  • Heavy duty cast nylon
  • Highest capacity of category
  • Viable alternative to steel

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Application

Washdown

Load Ratings (lbs.): 240 – 10,000
Get clean

Hamilton’s line of wash down casters and wheels are specially formulated for the harshest applications. Splash them with blood, brine, salt, grease, oils and chemicals. Need help choosing the right caster for an extreme job? Ask a Hamilton sales engineer.

Industries & Applications

  • Food Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Research labs/Clean Rooms
  • Marine/Fisheries
  • Food service/Hospitality

Washdown Casters

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Workhorse Stainless (WHS)

Capacity: 550 – 1,600 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 4″ – 8″
  • Rugged hot forged swivel construction
  • CNC machined raceways
  • High lustre finish

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Stainless Medium Duty (STA)

Capacity: 350 – 800 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 5″ – 8″
  • Cold forged swivel construction
  • High luster finish
  • Seven wheel choices

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Stainless Light Duty (STL)

Capacity: 240 – 325 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 3″ – 5″
  • Stamped double ball raceways
  • Sealed swivel assembly standard
  • Seven wheel choices

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Washdown Wheels

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Stainless Steel (S)

Capacity: 450 – 1,500 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 3″ – 8″
A 1” thick ether-based poly runs These rust-resistant wheels shine in high temperature and corrosive environments. Best for heavy loads in food processing, chemical plants, pharmaceutical and more.
  • Corrosive, sanitary, or high heat apps
  • Food, chemical, pharma, autoclaves
  • Custom sizes & bearings available

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Nylast™ (NY)

Capacity: 2,000 – 10,000 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 4″ – 12″
Specially formulated, heavy-duty cast nylon strengthens load-bearing capability. A viable alternative to steel. Well-suited for corrosive and sanitary environments.
  • Heavy duty cast nylon
  • Highest capacity of category
  • Viable alternative to steel

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White Nylon (WN)

Capacity: 350 – 1,100 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 4″ – 8″
Nylon 6 resists water, solvents, and most chemicals and cleaning solutions. High capacity with exceptional abrasion resistance. Steam cleanable.
  • Molded Solid Nylon 6
  • USFDA approved for contact with food
  • Cleanable with steam or detergent

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Aqualite® (A)

Capacity: 200 – 900 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 2 1/2″ – 8″
Liquid resistance and high-impact strength at a low cost. Made from injection-molded plastic with larger hubs and rims to boost durability. Available maintenance-free.
  • Low cost light duty solution
  • USFDA approved for contact with food
  • Cleanable with steam or detergent

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Poly-Tech® (NF)

Capacity: 240 – 500 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 3 1/2″ – 8″
This line of high-tech wheels is designed to handle the rigors of both industrial and institutional applications. The Versa-Tech® wheels are formulated with a soft 65 Durometer (±5, Shore A), modulus rubber tread permanently bonded to a polyolefin core.
  • Non-marking soft rubber on plastic center
  • Quiet and cushions load
  • Best for light industrial or institutional apps

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Poly-Tech® (NF)

Capacity: 350 – 1,200 lbs.
Wheel Diameters: 3 1/2″ – 8″
Sleek, resilient wheels for sanitary use. They feature a non-marking, steam cleanable tread of red polyurethane mechanically bonded to a harder polypropylene center.
  • 95A poly on polypropylene core
  • Attractive, contemporary look
  • Suitable for institutional applications

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