Casters resist high-impact loads and shocks.

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Spring-loaded Heavy Duty Swivel and Fixed Casters offer wheels of solid elastic rubber or Blickle Extrathane. Heavy-gauge, stamped-steel swivel bracket has reinforced fork and top plate and is bolted and secured with central kingpin. Twin-ball race in swivel head is reinforced by hardened bearing bushings in rotating track. Wheel axle is bolted and zinc plated, and die-cast aluminum wheel center is corrosion resistant.

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J.W. Winco Offers Blickle Swivel and Fixed Casters

NEW BERLIN, WI - J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components and the exclusive United States supplier of wheels and casters manufactured by Blickle of Germany, announced the availability of Blickle Spring-Loaded Heavy Duty Swivel and Fixed Casters.

The swivel bracket is heavy gauge stamped steel with a reinforced fork and top plate, bolted and secured with a strong central king pin. The twin ball race in the swivel head is reinforced by hardened bearing bushings in the rotating track that make it especially resistant to high impact loads and shocks.

The wheel axle is bolted and zinc-plated and the wheel center is die-cast aluminum and corrosive resistant. The wheels, which are either solid elastic rubber or Blickle Extrathane, offer low rolling resistance.

A leader in developing high-quality, maintenance-free products for over 50 years, Blickle's complete line of wheels and casters are DIN EN ISO 9001 certified, meeting all quality assurance specifications in Europe and the United States. One of Europe's leading manufacturers of swivel and fixed casters and wheels, Blickle makes more than 7,000 different wheel and caster types, with load capabilities from 40 to 12,000 kilograms.

The wheels and casters, used in numerous industrial and institutional settings, including health care facilities, hospitals, construction sites, and manufacturing facilities, are used on a variety of components, including industrial machinery, material handling equipment, medical equipment, automation equipment, and food handling equipment.

J.W. Winco offers an extensive selection of inch and metric size adjustable levers, cabinet U-handles, plastic and steel hinges and locking mechanisms, revolving and retractable handles, handwheels, hand cranks, conveyor components, leveling mounts, hand knobs, spring, ball and indexing plungers, jig, fixture and fastening components, toggle clamps, metric casters and wheels, universal joints, oil sight glasses, and metric tools for the industrial and commercial equipment industries.

For more information, including a free copy of the Blickle catalog, contact J.W. Winco at 800-877-8351, by fax at 800-472-0670, on the Web at, and via e-mail at

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