Standards for furniture casters

December 1, 2023

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Standards for furniture casters can vary depending on specific uses and requirements. Here are some common furniture caster standards:

Size: The size of furniture casters is usually expressed by diameter and width. Common sizes include 1 inch (25.4 mm), 2 inches (50.8 mm), and 2.5 inches (63.5 mm).

Load-bearing capacity: The load-bearing capacity of furniture casters refers to the maximum weight it can bear. Usually expressed in pounds (lbs) or kilograms (kg). The load-bearing capacity can be selected according to needs, generally ranging from dozens of pounds to hundreds of pounds.

Materials: Furniture casters are usually made of metal, plastic, or rubber. Metal casters are strong and durable and suitable for heavy-duty furniture; plastic casters are lightweight and relatively cheap; rubber casters have shock absorption and anti-skid functions.

Fixing methods: Furniture casters can be fixed in different ways, such as threaded fixing, bolt fixing, latch fixing, etc. Choosing a fixing method suitable for your furniture will ensure that the casters are securely fixed.

Special requirements: Furniture for specific purposes may need to have special features, such as casters with brakes to lock the furniture in position; or casters with 360-degree rotation to facilitate moving the furniture.