Wheel Diameter is the most standard measurement used in measuring casters.
Raises Furniture: is the height the furniture will be raised above the floor
Caster Stem: measured diameter x height
Caster Plate: Circular plate, with three screw holes, which helps support furniture leg. Measured by diameter.
Caster Load Capacity:
Equation for estimating load capacity: add furniture weight + furniture load divided by the number of casters needed equals the weight individual casters must support. If load capacity is provided it is prudent to use heavier load capacity then needed.
Size of complete caster, material caster is made of and wheel diameter + width contribute to casters overall strength..
Load capacities are also affected by caster mobility. Less stress is place on caster when stationary verses moving.
Generally speaking larger casters support more weight and roll easier.
Industry standards for antique style casters are often not provided. Our casters are quality reproductions designed to be used on furniture. They are very serviceable under normal conditions. As with all antique casters they are made for occasional rolling.
Plate Type Casters:
Polished Brass Plate Type Casters
Antique Finish Plate Type Casters
Shank Threaded Stem Casters:
Shank Type - Threaded Stem Casters