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How to Extend the Service Life of Polyurethane Casters?

How to Extend the Service Life of Polyurethane Casters?

May. 02, 2020

Do you regret that the casters cannot be turned for a long time and cannot be turned normally, or the caster wheels are broken, the wheel bearings are damaged, the bracket is severely deformed, the steel ball falls off, and the brakes are not flexible? Is the short life caster to achieve the effect of saving time, effort, and effort? Therefore, the service life of the caster has undoubtedly become the focus of our attention. The same extension of its service life is also maintained from the use of the caster.

So how can we extend the service life of polyurethane casters? Then we can maintain the casters in daily use through the following points. Black PU wheels for skate board supplier to share with you:

1. Wheels

Visually inspect the PU castor wheels for wear. The improper rotation of the wheels is related to fine red, rope, and other debris. The anti-wrap cover can block the winding of this debris. Too loose or too tight casters are another factor. Replace broken wheels/casters to avoid unstable rotation. After checking and replacing the wheels, make sure to tighten the axles with lock washers and nuts. Because loose axles will cause the spokes and brackets to rub and become stuck. Replacement wheels and bearings should be prepared to avoid loss of production.

2. Casters

If the activity turns too loose, it must be replaced immediately. If the center rivet of the caster is fixed by a nut, it must be tightly locked. If the movable steering cannot rotate freely, check the ball for corrosion or dirt. If fixed casters are installed, the caster bracket must be free from bending.

3. Lubrication

With regular lubrication, industrial PU Wheels and movable bearings can be used for a long time. Applying grease to the friction parts of the wheel shaft, seal ring, and roller bearing can reduce friction and make the rotation more flexible. Under normal circumstances, lubricate every six months. The wheels should be lubricated after the car is cleaned every month.

4. Brackets and fasteners

Tighten the loose axle and nut and check the weld or support plate for damage. Overload or impact can cause the bracket to twist. The twisted bracket makes the heavy load lean on the individual wheels and cause the wheels to be prematurely damaged. If it is a caster type caster, tighten the nut or securely rivet and ensure that the equipment mounting bracket is not bent and the insert is installed correctly. When installing casters, lock nuts or lock washers should be used. The installation of expansion caster sex casters should ensure that the insert rod is firmly installed in the casing.

Pu Castor Wheels

Pu Castor Wheels

5. Overload

Overload is the main reason for the short life of the caster; overloading will cause the caster bracket deformation to affect the steel ball running track, and even the bracket may be overwhelmed by deformation and contact with the wheel and cause the wheel to deform and break and deglue. So try to avoid overloading the casters and make sure to use it better within its tolerable range.