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New DuraGlide Wheels Keep Cool Under Pressure, Outperform Other Polys

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Hamilton Caster is pleased to announce the release of a new polyurethane tread wheel series: DuraGlide.

DuraGlide wheels roll up to 40% easier than most other polyurethanes, perform well at higher speeds, and represent Hamilton’s top-performing poly for moist and outdoor applications.

Designed for extra-heavy loads, the new wheel features a 1-inch thick tread of dynamically responsive polyurethane molded to a heavy-duty cast iron core.

Because heat buildup is the number one reason most poly wheels fail, Hamilton engineers specially formulated DuraGlide to run much cooler than other models. The thicker 1” tread also reduces heat stress on the bond line, and lowers the internal forces of the material.

Resists damaging UV rays and moisture

For popular outdoor applications, DuraGlide features a superior resistance to the sun’s damaging UV rays. And, it’s virtually impervious to moisture.

On the inside, a new thick-tread profile provides less stress fatigue, which results in a wheel that outlasts and outperforms other similar polyurethane models.

A lower cost alternative to Hamilton’s premium Super Ultralast® wheels, DuraGlide wheels are well suited for applications in heavy manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, military, ground support and food manufacturing.

Guaranteed for 3 years – maintenance free

Now available in the majority of Hamilton’s forged steel, heavy-duty casters, DuraGlide wheels also qualify for our industry-leading, three year warranty.

They’re available in various sizes including 6, 8, 10, and 12-inch diameters with load capacities ranging from 1,600 – 8,000 pounds per wheel. Most sizes ship 24-48 hours with Hamilton’s PRONTO® shipping.

DuraGlide features maintenance-free, double sealed precision ball bearings standard. Available optionally: tapered roller bearings, straight/needle-type, or even plain shaft with keyways for drive applications.

For unique applications, we can mold DuraGlide’s dynamic poly to other cast iron, forged steel or aluminum centers to finished sizes ranging from 3.5 to 25-inch diameters.

Visit the DuraGlide product page for additional specs and information.

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