Inline caster

  • 14-Feb-2014 04:41 EST
Hamilton Inline Stainless Caster-pr.jpg

Hamilton Standard custom engineered an all-stainless inline caster for a major aerospace supplier. The aerospace company ordered two of these special casters designed for a clean room environment and each with a carrying capacity of 15,500 lb. The caster stands 10-1/8-in tall and 21-in long, and is equipped with two, 8-in-diameter by 2.2-in-wide double flanged track wheels. Four, 40-mm double sealed precision stainless steel ball bearings were press fit into each wheel with 1-1/4-in axles. The pivot block used axles 1-1/2-in in diameter. Unlike industry-standard 303 or 304 stainless, the engineers selected ultra-durable, high-grade 316L stainless steel for all major components. The 316L stainless has superior corrosion and pitting resistance, performs well under continuous use, and contains less carbon than 303 or 304 stainless, for reduced contamination during the welding process.

Author:
Sector:
Topic:
Mentions:
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-12-20
Researchers from Iowa State University are expanding fundamental materials studies into research and development of new, all-solid-state technology for batteries.
2017-02-20
Researchers from Purdue University are studying the fundamental mechanisms behind a method that uses electrical fields to enhance ceramics-sintering processing, which could aid R&D of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells. The research also could shed light on a phenomenon called electromigration, which can affect the performance of electronic devices.
2016-10-20
The fusing of emerging technologies from the aerospace materials sector and biological sciences are now, for the first time, heading toward the prospect of growing parts, systems, and, ultimately, perhaps whole aircraft.
2016-10-22
There is a general consensus among experts that it will take vast advances in materials technology to meet future efficiency and emissions requirements that can truly only be speculated about today.

Related Items

Training / Education
2013-02-20
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Book
2012-11-01
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2004-09-21
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-10-25
Training / Education
2013-04-09