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Refrigerated Material Handling Situations Operate Best with Rotacaster Omni Wheels
freePRnow.com, 6/16/2012 - ExQuisine has have been using the Rotacaster for five years now in special material handling temperatures and David Rose, General Manager reports the omni wheels have proved durable and easy to use. Rose noted, “We have a challenging environment as trolleys are wheeled into our freezer at temperatures <-28ºC and may stay there up to 7-days. Where other castors froze and were difficult to control Rotacastors are able to cope with the environment without difficulty.”
According to Peter McKinnon, managing director of Rotacaster, “Patented Rotacaster omni directional floor wheels combine 360° movement with fixed orientation…it is the only real alternative to the swivel castor. We are thrilled so many firms have found the unique omni wheel to be helpful in productivity and safety.”
Rotacaster omni-directional wheels have been receiving praise from a wide variety of company leaders because of the superior load stability, as well as the robust, durable and corrosion resistant construction.
Rotacaster, while fixed in a primary orientation, facilitates movement in any direction without the need of a traditional swivel mount. Omni wheels have been used in conveyor and light-duty robotics applications for years, yet the Rotacaster multi-directional wheel is engineered to provide additional robustness, durability, and ride quality necessary as an industrial floor wheel.
Applications for the Rotacaster range from material handling equipment to shopping carts and luggage; from conveyor transfers, pipe rollers, and other inverted applications to robotics and patient lifts in medical settings.
McKinnon shared the company mission, noting, "At Rotacaster Wheel Limited, we truly believe our unique products have the potential to revolutionize workplaces by offering real equipment solutions that create a safer working environment. With core values such as safety, quality and innovation, our award winning company strives to design ergonomic products that are practical and that will reduce overall costs by reducing workplace injury and increasing productivity."