Case Hardened

Are Your Casters Heat Treated?

Heat treatment of a caster raceway is critically important throughout the industry. However, many customers are unaware of what heat treatment even is or its benefits. If a caster fails, breaks or otherwise wears out, that means downtime for your company followed by the headache and lost time of replacing worn out or broken product.…

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RWM Engineer Receives New Patent

Congratulations to Chad Trickle, RWM Casters Engineering Manager, on being awarded a new patent by the USPTO for the design of the “Slide-N-Go” retractable caster! Chad and the RWM Sales team developed the custom product to support a unique application and new process for one of our customers. We are excited to add another patent…

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Another Robotic Welder Joins Production at RWM

RWM is dedicated to increasing the production efficiency of our plant. The robotic pulse welding technology employed by RWM gives cleaner more precise and consistent welds. Pulse welding provides additional strength to the product by melding into the metal ensuring increased penetration instead of merely welding on top of the metal. The quality and consistency from…

Powder Coating

RWM Leads the Industry with Powder Coat Standard

A couple years ago, we asked ourselves: How we could make our standard heavy duty Kingpinless products more durable in the workplace? Our answer: Powder Coat. RWM was the first caster manufacturer in the industry to use powder coat as a staple on our standard Kingpinless caster lines. The finish on a rig is an…

Case Hardened

Why is Heat Treating So Important?

“The lifespan of a caster.” You may see and hear this phrase a lot when searching for casters. However, have you ever stopped to think about what it really means and why it is so important? If a caster fails or breaks, that means downtime for your company. The strength of the caster rig is…

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A New Dimension in RWM Engineering

RWM engineering furthers capabilities with the addition of a new 3-D printer. The innovation of 3-D printing significantly accelerates initial stages of concept to prototype and fundamentally transforms the way products are manufactured, reducing time to market. New ideas can be tested and tweaked for functionality in hours without tying up critical production with this trial and error process on…