Ask the Expert.
Easy.
Every Time.
Polyurethane Wheels.
History.
Discovered in Germany in 1938.
Dr. Otto Bayer.
Industrial wheel use in 1960s.
Ether & Esther.
Ether. Esther.
Pros.
40% More Rollability.
Less Frictional Heat.
Higher Rebound.
Higher Speeds.
Oil / Chem...
Tread Thickness.
More tread means:
Higher dynamic capacities.
Better drive wheels.
More cushion.
Albion’s Vulkollan.
Exclusive to Albion in the USA for
industrial wheels.
Tread color darkens with time.
250% Tear Resista...
Varying Polyurethane
Durometers.
80A 90A 95A
55D 70D 75D
Both custom color and custom
durometer may be available
upon requ...
The Bonding Process.
TPR Liquid Cast
Granulated plastics are
able to be reground
and reused.
Two coats are hand-
painted a...
Grand Rapids, MI
616.877.0829
gr@casterdepot.com
Detroit, MI
734.522.1885
dt@casterdepot.com
Chicago, IL
847.616.0492
egv@...
About Us.
CasterDepot is an ISO:9001 certified company that has
been proudly providing clients with custom
mobility soluti...
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Polyurethane Wheels.

A brief history of polyurethane wheel and discussion of their characteristics, uses and limitations.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Engineering      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Polyurethane Wheels.

  • 1. Ask the Expert. Easy. Every Time.
  • 2. Polyurethane Wheels.
  • 3. History. Discovered in Germany in 1938. Dr. Otto Bayer. Industrial wheel use in 1960s.
  • 4. Ether & Esther. Ether. Esther. Pros. 40% More Rollability. Less Frictional Heat. Higher Rebound. Higher Speeds. Oil / Chemical Resistance. Cut Resistance. Cost Effective. Durable. Applications. Outdoor Use. Indoor Use.
  • 5. Tread Thickness. More tread means: Higher dynamic capacities. Better drive wheels. More cushion.
  • 6. Albion’s Vulkollan. Exclusive to Albion in the USA for industrial wheels. Tread color darkens with time. 250% Tear Resistance. 40% Longer Lifespan. 35% Higher Capacity.
  • 7. Varying Polyurethane Durometers. 80A 90A 95A 55D 70D 75D Both custom color and custom durometer may be available upon request!
  • 8. The Bonding Process. TPR Liquid Cast Granulated plastics are able to be reground and reused. Two coats are hand- painted at 212℉ and require one hour to dry; no pieces may be reused. Trew Wheels is the only company to offer crown tread without a parting line.
  • 9. Grand Rapids, MI 616.877.0829 gr@casterdepot.com Detroit, MI 734.522.1885 dt@casterdepot.com Chicago, IL 847.616.0492 egv@casterdepot.com Richmond, VA 804.798.0088 va@casterdepot.com Nashville, TN 615.256.9065 tn@casterdepot.com Columbus, OH 614.456.0807 co@casterdepot.com
  • 10. About Us. CasterDepot is an ISO:9001 certified company that has been proudly providing clients with custom mobility solutions since 1980. With four warehouses, six sales offices and a caster consulting staff offering 200+ years of application experience, we are your single stop for ergonomic efficiency.

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