Press Release Summary:
Available on standard forged steel casters with load capacities from 400-5,000 lb and wheel diameters from 4-12 in., swivel lock design is mounted at 90Â° angle to top plate. Lock provides fingertip conversion of swivel caster to rigid caster for straight line steering control. Spring-loaded plunger positively engages slots milled in swivel horn base. When retracted, plunger sits in vertical notch in housing to hold it clear of swivel horn.
Original Press Release:
Hamilton Vertical Swivel Lock
Hamilton, OH. October 28, 2005 - Hamilton Caster introduces a new vertical swivel lock on its heavy duty casters to meet the demand for more ergonomic-friendly industrial casters. The new swivel lock design is mounted at a 90º angle to the top plate providing much easier access to the operator. The new design reduces the amount of bending required by the operator thereby reducing the risk of worker injury. The swivel lock provides fingertip conversion of a swivel caster to a rigid caster for straight line steering control. A spring-loaded plunger positively engages slots milled in the swivel horn base. When retracted, the plunger sits in a vertical notch in the housing to hold it clear of the swivel horn. The new vertical swivel lock can be designed to integrate with many of Hamilton's standard forged steel casters with load capacities ranging from 400-5,000 lbs and wheel diameters from 4-12".
For more information on these swivel casters and other industrial wheels & material handling equipment: Contact: Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co., 1637 Dixie Hwy., Hamilton, OH 45011. Phone 800-733-7655; Fax 800-232-3733, website: www.HamiltonCaster.com or e-mail: info@HamiltonCaster.com
Vice President, Marketing
Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co.
513-863-3300 ext. 272