Casters & Wheels

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Automotive Tire features fuel-efficient technology.

April 13, 2016

Designed for cars and minivans, Firestone Champion™ with Fuel Fighter Technology™ provides all-season performance in dry, wet, and winter driving conditions. Tire is engineered with minimized rolling resistance for optimal fuel economy. Available in 48 sizes for 14–18 in. rim diameters, tire is backed by 70,000 mile treadwear warranty, and will replace Firestone Affinity and Precision touring tires. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Caster Concepts to Host MODEX Press Conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, Booth #5077

April 1, 2016

Albion, MI - Caster Concepts Inc. (CasterConcepts.com) will showcase its latest innovations and highlight how its products create safer work conditions at a press conference at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5. at booth #5077. With the development of the Drive Caster™, Caster Concepts elevates the design and development of casters to better meet the needs... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Motor-Powered Caster helps minimize risk of injury.

March 28, 2016

Integrating ¼ or ½ hp electric motor with industrial caster, Drive Caster™ can be added to carts and racks, enabling users to move loads up to 6,000 lb at up to 5 mph. Adding second Drive Caster™ doubles load capacity that can be moved and enables tank-style steering, where each caster pushes in opposite directions to turn. Eliminating manual pushing or pulling, caster is suited for applications in automotive, aerospace, warehousing and distribution industries. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Grinding Wheels help minimize operator fatigue.

March 23, 2016

Constructed using precisely engineered iron, sulfur, and chlorine-free resin technology, QUANTUM3™ (NQ3) Depressed Center Grinding Wheels provide uniform abrasive distribution throughout wheel. Unique bond was designed for retaining grains long enough during and after grain fractures, optimizing cut rates and wheel life. Offered in 4 x ¼ x 3/8 in. to 9 x ¼ x 7/8 in. sizes, wheels come in 12 Type 27 all-purpose models, 1 Type 28 all-purpose model, and 2 Type 27 models for foundry applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Twin-Wheel Casters offer wheel and directional locks.

March 17, 2016

Available in 8, 10, and 12 in. wheel diameters with respective load capacities of 6,725, 9,350, and 10,285 lb, T Series includes kingpinless, fabricated steel, twin-wheel casters designed for heavy-duty power towing up to 4 mph. Hand-operated wheel lock sets caster in parked position, and 4-station plunger directional lock converts swivel caster into fixed (rigid) caster for straight-line travel. Revvothane (Vulkollan®) polyurethane tire on cast-iron wheels offer extended service life. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Lift Truck Wheels and Tires enable tight maneuvering.

March 10, 2016

Formulated to meet usage demands of lift trucks in variety of warehouse environments, polyurethane wheels and tires include Raymond Smoothy® premium steer and drive tires and load wheels; Raymond UltraRide® premium steer and drive tires; and Raymond preferred steer and drive tires and load wheels. Offering variety of tread patterns, wheels and tires stand up to hard breaking, are resistant to flat spotting, and are suited for long- or high-speed runs with heavy loads. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Material Handling & Storage

Agricultural Tire suits large combines and grain carts.

March 8, 2016

Featuring 486 in.² footprint, MICHELIN® VF520/85R42 CFO 177A8 CerexBib™ Tire offers load capacity up to 21,960 lb. Very High Flexion tire is built with Michelin Ultraflex Technology, which enables operation at up to 40% lower air pressure than standard radial tires. Large tread footprint provides optimized traction in all conditions, while casing with reinforced sidewalls extends service life, even at low pressure. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Line-Haul Steer Tire features durable, fuel-efficient casing.

March 3, 2016

With casing designed for endurance and fuel efficacy, SmartWay®-verified MICHELIN® X® Line™ Energy Z features dual-energy compound tread. Top layer controls tread stiffness and stress to reduce irregular wear; decoupling grooves and directional miniature sipes promote even tire wear. Bottom layer provides ultra-fuel efficiency and retreadability to minimize internal casing temperatures for minimized rolling resistance and extended casing life. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services, Transportation Industry Products

Southland Equipment Service, Inc. Has Added TIRES and Tire Service

February 19, 2016

In addition to offering Cost Effective Quality Equipment, Service, Parts, Rentals and Leasing Southland Equipment Service, Inc. has added TIRES and Tire Service. Based on the need for a reliable and quality Tire and Tire Service Southland Equipment Service has teamed up with Super Grip Tires, a known quality industrial tire and manufacturer, to provide our valued customers with a viable... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Commercial Trucking Steer Tire enhances fuel efficiency.

February 19, 2016

Available for long- and regional-haul service fleets, R283A™ Ecopia™ steer tire delivers optimized wear life and rolling resistance via IntelliShape™ sidewall design, tread compound, and low cap/base junction. Other casing features include footprint optimizing shoulder design and Fuel Saver Sidewall that reduces heat generation and energy loss. Along with 4-rib design, EPA SmartWay®-Verified and CARB-compliant tire has  Defensive Side Groove™, Equalizer Rib™, and stress relief sipes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Commercial Truck Tires meet durability, fuel efficacy needs.

January 18, 2016

Offered in 6 tread designs and 28 sizes, Uniroyal® tires are available for every tire position and application – long-haul to regional to on-/off-road – and meet needs of dry van, flat bed, construction, and pick-up and delivery vocations. DuraShield® construction employs pyramidal steel belts, insulating belt edge strips, and heavy gauge inner liner to reduce stress, promote endurance, and protect tire casing. SmartWay®-verified Uniroyal RS20™ and LS24™ meet EPA fuel efficiency requirements. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Lexus LC500 Features MICHELIN® Pilot® Super Sport Tires

January 14, 2016

Specifically Tuned Tires Include Latest Run-Flat Technology from Michelin DETROIT - The exciting new Lexus LC500 luxury sports coupe wore MICHELIN® Pilot® Super Sport ZP tires at its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today. For the first time, Michelin engineers deployed a new hybrid sidewall technology that allows the tire to maintain its run-flat... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Industrial Caster features motorized design.

November 17, 2015

Integrating electric motor with industrial caster, Drive Caster™ can be added to carts and racks, allowing operators to effortlessly move heavy loads with flip of switch. Unit is available with ¼ or ½ hp motor and can move loads up to 6,000 lb at up to 5 mph. Adding second Drive Caster™ doubles load capacity that can be moved, and enables tank-style steering, where each caster pushes in opposite direction to turn. Applications range from automotive and aerospace to warehousing and distribution. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Polyurethane Wheels handle loads from 1,600-8,000 lb.

October 27, 2015

Designed for extra heavy loads, DuraGlide Wheels feature 1 in. tread of dynamically responsive polyurethane molded to heavy-duty cast iron core. Thick tread minimizes heat stress on bond line and lowers internal stresses of material. Wheels are also less susceptible to damaging UV rays and essentially impervious to moisture. Available in 6, 8, 10, and 12 in. diameters with maintenance-free double sealed precision ball bearings, DuraGlide Wheels are suited for moist or outdoor applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hydraulic Caster Lifts deliver stability and portability.

October 7, 2015

Combining industrial-duty casters with hydraulic lift system, caster lift system allows transport devices to provide positive stability when stationary. System Crank 4-HR 1403 D100 (Part No. 501.10001) consists of 4 heavy-duty swivel casters (standard) with built-in hydraulically driven leveling feet; up to 10 lifting casters can be operated with one pump. System functions independently of load, and 4 lifting cylinders operate synchronously. Max system load is 660 lb with 0.6 in. lift height. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

TreadWright Tires Launches a New Line of Environmental and Affordable Light Truck & SUV Tires

October 2, 2015

TreadWright's Manufacturing Process Uses 70% Recycled Materials, Saving Nearly 12 Gallons of Oil per Tire HOUSTON, – TreadWright Tires, a Houston based Light Truck & SUV tire remanufacturing company, has launched a new line of TreadWright branded Mud Terrain and All Terrain tires. These include 29 new sizes and load ranges that are now available at Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

On/Off-Road Truck Tire suits severe service applications.

September 30, 2015

Built on Conti 3G Casing, HDC1 HT delivers traction and durability in severe service applications, such as construction, mining, oil fields, and logging. On/Off-road belt package has shoulder to shoulder, full width fourth belt, increasing stiffness and providing protection from penetrations. Diamond lug tread design, combining rotating angles and stone bumpers, maximizes stone ejection and is optimal for chaining. Additionally, full 1 in. deep tread keeps tire gripping in all conditions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Automotive Tire handles varying road conditions.

September 16, 2015

Intended for both passenger cars and CUVs, Toyo® Celsius® provides better ice and snow traction than typical all-season tire, yet offers convenience of year-round use. Variable tread technology results in asymmetric tire which has visibly different tread from inside-to-outside. Snow claws, located at base of outer circumferential grooves, help optimize deep snow traction while providing block rigidity for ice and wet traction. In addition, deep slush grooves help evacuate heavy slush and snow. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Innovative EcoVolve Electric Dumper to be Fitted with McLaren Industries NuAir Tires

September 14, 2015

HAWAIIAN GARDENS, Calif. – McLaren Industries, a leading manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket tracks and tires, has joined forces with construction field innovator EcoVolve. The Irish green-tech manufacturing company recently unveiled its ED1000, a fully electric high tip dumper. Fitted with McLaren's NuAir solid cushion tires, ED1000 operators will experience unmatched stability, toughness... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

All Terrain All Season Tire has etched sidewall design.

September 10, 2015

Built to offer all-season performance, Firestone Destination A/T Special Edition comes in 11 pick-up truck and SUV sizes from 15–20 in. and features rugged, etched sidewall design. Tire combines dependable on-road handling with off-road capability and offers 50,000 mile limited treadwear warranty. While optimized tread pattern creates smooth, quiet ride, deep sipes and aggressive tread design promote traction in mud and snow. Read More