Giving our customers the knowledge to make better-informed decisions.

Learning Center

Welcome to our Caster and Running Gear Learning Center, a place designed to help you make well-informed decisions about the type of caster or running gear option you need in an open, accessible environment.

From reviewing our catalog — to discovering our different caster configurations and polyurethane wheels — to learning more about what makes up a caster — our goal is to give you the best information on your journey of choosing the right caster.

Looking for even higher learning? You are always welcome to contact our caster mobility experts who are always happy to help!


Learning Center

Caster Configurations

The configuration of casters can have a huge impact on the amount of force exerted to move a cart, as ... Learning Center

SDH12 Caster
Caster Series

Choosing the Right Industrial Caster Series Casters come in three basic styles; standard, heavy-duty, and shock absorbing. Standard and heavy-duty ... Learning Center

SSH10 Caster
Caster Types

5 Steps to Selecting the Proper Industrial Caster for Your Application Selecting an industrial caster can be overwhelming. For most, the biggest ... Learning Center

Caster Wheel Types

Aerol aluminum industrial wheels and casters are known for their durability and low maintenance costs. Our maintenance-free casters are factory lubricated ... Learning Center

Caster Swivel Locks

Locking a swivel caster adds the benefits of safety, flexibility, and ease of movement. It also gives operators much more ... Learning Center

Caster Wheel Brakes

Caster brakes are an important component of heavy-duty caster wheels and have many benefits. As a backup to operator strength ... Learning Center

SAM Unit
Running Gear Terms and Definitions

  ACCESSORIES– Reflectors, tie-down rings, and related parts, Pintle hooks, and lunette eyes. ASSEMBLY– A crossbar support, the terminals of ... Learning Center

Banjo Unit
Running Gear Handbook

This catalog is to assist the running gear designer in the selection and proper use of AEROL components. Three different ... Learning Center