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Home - Albion Inc. provides and designs casters and wheels to meet every load requirement and applications environment from furniture casters to industrial wheels; including light duty and medium duty up to extra heavy duty.

Products - Albion offers an array from institutional to industrial casters and wheels to meet your most challenging material handling problems; including light, medium and heavy duty casters, shock absorbing, kingpinless, pneumatic, stainless steel and custom casters.

  • Casters - Albion offers an array from institutional to industrial casters and wheels to meet your most challenging material handling problems; including light, medium and heavy duty casters, shock absorbing, kingpinless, pneumatic, stainless steel and custom casters.
    • Light Duty - to 450 lbs. - Albion Inc.'s light duty casters are engineered for loads up to 450 lbs. in applications including furniture dollies, hotel and institutional equipment, food service racks/cases, shopping carts, cargo conveyors, and pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment.
    • Medium Duty - to 1,250 lbs. - Albion's medium duty casters are engineered for loads from 500 to 1,250 lbs. in applications including hotel luggage carts, food service equipment, hospital beds, laundry carts, scaffolding, waste disposal trucks and pharmaceutical equipment.
    • Heavy Duty - to 20,000 lbs. - Albion's heavy duty casters are engineered for loads from 1,500 lbs. to 20,000 lbs. in applications including conveyors and heavy duty power drawn equipment, heavy duty dumpsters, aircraft assembly and maintenance equipment, gantries, hangar doors and fuel cell transport.
    • Shock Absorbing - Albion's shock absorbing casters are engineered for medium duty, heavy duty, and extra heavy duty service to handle loads from 700 to 1,500 lbs. Applications include aircraft tripod jacks, portable medical equipment, computer equipment and shock-sensitive loads.
    • Kingpinless - Albion Inc. offers Contender kingpinless casters as well as Shockmasters forged kingpinless casters.
    • Pneumatic - Albion's pneumatic, semi-pneumatic, and never-flat casters come in a variety of sizes and capacities.
    • Stainless Steel - Albion's stainless steel casters come in a variety of sizes and capacities.
  • Wheels - Albion manufactures wheels to fit almost all needs; including antimicrobial, metal, pneumatic, semi-pneumatic, never-flat, nylon, phenolic, polypropylene, polyurethane and rubber tread wheels.
    • Antimicrobial - For applications where microbial growth must be prevented, Albion suggests Prevenz wheels.
    • Metal - Albion's metal wheels are engineered for loads from 280 to 8,000 lbs. in applications that require greater capacity and better distribution of floor load. Wheel diameters from 3 1/2" to 18" with a tread width of 1 1/2" to 4".
    • Semi & Pneumatic - Albion's Never-Flat (NF) wheels are recommended for the greatest possible protection to both loads and floors. They are a perfect replacement for pneumatic and semi-pneumatic applications.
    • Nylon - Albion's nylon wheels offer capacities from 600 to 7,200 lbs. as well as withstanding solvents, caustic/corrosive environments and temperature extremes.
    • Phenolic - Albion's phenolic resin impregnated wheels are non-marking and ideal for loads from 500 to 8,000 lbs.
    • Polypropylene - Albion's polypropylene wheels are rated up to 1,000 lbs. with sizes ranging from 3" to 8" in diameter and a tread width of 1 3/8" to 2".
    • Polyurethane - Albion's polyurethane wheels provide capacities from 300 to 10,900 lbs. along with sizes from 3" to 18" diameter and tread width from 1 3/8" to 6".
    • Rubber Tread - Albion's rubber tread wheels offer capacities from 125 to 10,190 lbs. along with sizes from 3" to 25.7" in diameter and tread widths from 1 1/2" to 12".
  • Parts & Accessories - Albion offers many different parts and accessories to meet your exact requirements; from light duty cam to heavy duty face contact designs.

Literature - Download various PDFs of Albion product literature or request something specific here!

  • 2012 Catalog - Download the Albion Line Sheet for a quick overview (los productos en espagnol), view the entire Albion Product Catalog, or use the table below to view by sections.
  • Caster Catalogs - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's various caster products.
    • Light Duty - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's light duty caster products.
    • Medium Duty - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's medium duty caster products.
    • Heavy Duty - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's heavy duty caster products.
    • Shock Absorbing - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's shock absorbing caster products.
    • Kingpinless - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's kingpinless caster products.
    • Pneumatic - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's pneumatic, semi-pneumatic and never-flat caster products.
    • Stainless Steel - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's kingpinless caster products.
  • Wheel Catalogs - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's various wheel products.
    • Antimicrobial - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's antimicrobial wheel products.
    • Metal - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's metal wheel products.
    • Pneumatic/Semi-Pneumatic - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's pneumatic/semi-pneumatic wheel products.
    • Nylon - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's nylon wheel products.
    • Phenolic - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's phenolic wheel products.
    • Polypropylene - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's polypropylene wheel products.
    • Polyurethane - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's polyurethane wheel products.
    • Rubber Tread - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's rubber tread wheel products.
  • Parts & Accessories Catalogs - Use the links below to find the literature you need regarding Albion's heavy duty caster products.
  • New Products - Download the newest additions to the Albion Product line-up. Feel free to download the information or contact Albion Experts to learn more.
  • Brochures - The brochures on this page describe Albion products and applications. You may download the information or contact Albion Experts to learn more.
  • Caster Audit - A Plant Audit is a physical survey of your plant conducted by one of Albion's representatives, which helps us determine your specific caster needs. This caster audit form will allow the appropriate representative to get in touch with you and setup a plant audit.
  • Literature Request Form - To request literature on Albion's extensive line of casters and wheels, please fill out the form below. Required fields are marked with an asterisk.

Quality - To assure Albion's products are of the highest quality, we test to the Institute of Caster and Wheel Manufacturers (ICWM) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards.

  • Heavy Duty Drum Tester - At Albion Inc., our focus is on the quality of our caster and wheel products using equipment like the heavy duty drum tester.
  • Light Duty Drum Tester - At Albion Inc., our focus is on the quality of our wheel and caster products. To ensure we meet certain standards, we perform various tests. The video below displays our Light Duty Drum Test.
  • Roll Test - Albion Inc. puts its wheel and caster products through quality testing and inspection to ensure their quality is top notch. The video below shows the Roll Test.
  • Impact Test - To ensure quality products, Albion performs tests on its wheels, casters and parts. The video below shows the Impact Test.
  • Compression Test - At Albion Inc., we pride ourselves on the quality of our products. The video below shows our Compression Test; one of our five standard testing methods.

Caster College - Welcome to Albion's Caster College. Here Albion offers helpful information related to caster designs and terminology, as well as specific tools for selecting and ordering Albion products.

  • Seminars - Albion's Caster College Seminars teach you about new products and applications, as well as trends in the caster industry and more.
  • Glossary - Listed and defined below is a glossary of common terms used to describe and specify casters and wheels. Albion's Caster College provides this information for your convenience.
  • Medium Duty Caster Anatomy - To better understand Albion products, we explain the anatomy of our medium duty casters below.
  • Heavy Duty Caster Anatomy - To better understand Albion products, we've provided the diagram below with a key of our heavy duty casters.
  • Wheel Hardness Comparison - Albion's wheel hardness is based on the material and durometer needed. See the chart and details below to see the comparison.albion

News - Get the latest news and e-newsletters from Albion Industries here!

About - Since its founding in 1947, Albion has evolved into The Caster Experts because we manufacture everything from industrial casters to institutional wheels and much more!

  • Custom-Engineered Solutions - Albion's growth and longevity is built on the challenges nobody else will take. Much of this involves custom-engineering casters and wheels to fit exact specifications.
  • Distributors - Welcome to the Albion Distributor Area! Please contact Albion Experts for more information on this service or if you are interested in becoming a distributor.
  • Employment - At Albion Inc., we hire individuals with the qualifications, abilities and attitudes to become key contributors and team members of our organization.
  • Industries Served - Albion products align with a vast number of specific industries and applications, including everything from the food service and medical industry to aerospace/GSE and military casters and wheels.
  • Affiliations - Albion meets industry standards for quality and sanitation in participation with the following affiliations: ISO9001, NSF, BISSC, MHEDA, ICWM, RoHS, Material Handling Industry of America