Hamilton Caster is excited to announce the new Ultra Maxi-Duty (UMD) Caster Series with a load rating up to 40,000 lbs. per caster. This new series represents the highest capacity production caster series on the market today. Save the time of designing a special caster and select from the new UMD’s comprehensive, “build-ready” series. Moving colossal loads that formerly required six or eight casters can now be accomplished with four, simplifying designs and lowering maintenance costs. The new UMD Caster Series targets heavy equipment and aerospace manufacturers, defense contractors, and ship builders.
Hamilton engineers started with a clean slate and went above and beyond basic durability requirements. The mounting plate is an immense 14” x 14” and 1” thick. The innovative main load bearing assembly has two massive precision thrust bearings for smooth swiveling. The first thrust bearing is 13” in diameter and boast an impressive 234,000 load