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4 Ways to Avoid Caster Flutter

October 6, 2015
shox caster wheels

Caster wheels are used in industrial, commercial, as well as personal applications. From industrial trolleys to swivel chairs, caster wheels are extremely useful in providing maximum maneuverability to the user. However, sometimes the caster wheel can swing in its bracket, causing noise and uncoordinated movement. This is known as caster flutter. What Causes Caster Flutter ? Caster flutter can be caused in the following ways: The caster is attached to...

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X-CORE™ Carbon Fiber Wheelchair Wheels – But Why?

September 24, 2015
Manual Wheelchair Wheels

In recent times, carbon fiber has gained a lot of prominence. Especially in the automotive and bicycle industry, it has led to the invention of several breakthrough products. It was only natural for this brilliant material to be used on wheelchair wheels. These wheels have been engineered keeping in mind the needs of wheelchair users. X-CORE™ Carbon fiber wheelchair wheels offer an improved experience combined with long lasting sturdy features....

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How to Choose a Sports Wheelchair ?

September 18, 2015
Custom 6 Spoke wheels

The growing popularity of wheelchair sports has become a boon for physically challenged people, who wish to showcase their athletic talents. Today, you can find athletes with physical disabilities showcasing their talents in a variety of sports, including: Basketball Tennis Lacrosse Skiing Off-road biking Racing Watersports This is due in great part to the sports wheelchair. These chairs are unlike the general wheelchairs used in hospitals or clinics. They are...

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The Expected Global Growth of Electric Wheelchair Market

September 16, 2015
Shox caster wheels

The electric wheelchair is a product experiencing rapid popularity and sales growth in countries around the world. This is the consensus provided in an analysis report published by Transparency Market Research in July, 2015. The report is titled Electric Wheelchair Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020. The report analyzes medical, economic, and geographical factors, which are influencing the growth of the electric...

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Hands-Free Wheelchairs – The Latest Solution in Mobility Devices

September 11, 2015
Bead-Lock-Tire

Wheelchairs are no longer the simple stainless steel apparatuses used in hospitals. A variety of wheelchairs are designed and manufactured to meet eclectic needs of physically challenged. With the continual growth in technology, new ideas and prototypes are being created to meet the needs of users and maintain a level of comfort. The newest idea is the hands-free wheelchairs. The Latest in Wheelchair Design Hands-free wheelchairs take the idea of...

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Why Polyurethane is a Better Option Compared to Other Materials ?

July 23, 2015
PU Tire

Over the years, polyurethane has been replacing several materials in many applications. It is now a preferred option when used in wheels, tires, and several other applications. It acts as a strong base supporting the entire framework of the application. This long lasting material doesn't require as much maintenance as rubber or plastic.Hence, the time and money saved on these activities itself is a huge benefit from the customer’s point...

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How Plastic Wheels are Manufactured Using the Injection Molding Process?

July 6, 2015
Lightweight Material Handling

Plastic injection molded wheels are preferred for their unsurpassed functioning and long service life period. This process allows the user to choose from a variety of different materials. Depending on the application requirements, various materials can be combined to form a composite. Manufacturers assist clients in choosing a material that is perfect for their wheel and application. How are Plastic Injection Molded Wheels Manufactured? Breaking down the production process of...

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3 Features to Include in Your Customized Wheelchair for Maximum Safety

May 19, 2015

The wheels used are responsible for your experience in the wheelchair. If you are considering designing your own wheelchair, consider using customized wheelchair wheels for better performance. Manufacturers are providing several customizable features of wheelchair wheels that allow you have a safer, more comfortable experience. In case you are unable to find the right kind of wheel, get customized wheelchair wheels for best results. You can even change the wheels...

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Automation of the Wheel Manufacturing Process Using Robotics

April 7, 2015

Robotics used in manufacturing of carbon fiber composite wheels ensures accurate results. They also support lean manufacturing systems, thus reducing the overall cost of the product. Integration of robotics has helped companies reduce labor and increase efficiency across the entire production process. This has led to manufacturing of high performing carbon fiber wheels used in wheelchairs, cycles, and other applications at reduced prices. This in turn has allowed wheel manufacturers...

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Match Wheelchair Wheels with Application Demands in 5 Steps

March 11, 2015

The first step to getting the most out of your wheelchair wheel is to choose the correct model and make. To do this effectively, you need to closely match your application requirements with the wheel. Investing some time and effort in this process will help you in purchasing wheels that provide a superb experience. If you are unable to find the perfect fit for your needs, consider designing a brand...

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