D. More about castors

A wheel can be mounted in a housing. Depending on the type of housing, the result is a swivel or fixed wheel.

Light till medium duty up to 800kg load capacity

The light till medium castors are suitable for standard transport applications with regular loads under normal use on flat industrial floors.


Wheel: Vulkollan® serie-B or Printhane™ polyurethane, thermoplastic polyurethane, polyamide or rubber

ForkA-type fork steel pressed (S70 70A 70BIS). 80mm tot 250mm.


Fork specifications

    • Steel pressed construction
    • Swivel head consisting of double ball bearing
    • Version: zinc plated
    • Sizes diameter 80, 100, 125, 150, 200 and 250mm
    • Standard (square) plate dimensions
    • Fixed/swivel/swivel+brake
Heavy duty up to 2000kg load capacity

The heavy duty castors are suitable for applications with regular peak loads during intensive use whith high requirements on performance and low rolling resistance.


Wheel: Vulkollan® of Printhane™  

ForkU-type fork steelwelded (S30 30A 30bis) – black. 100mm till 300mm.


Fork specifications

  • Steel pressed or steel welded construction
  • Swivel head consisting of double ball bearing
  • Version: zinc plated
  • Sizes diameter 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 and 300mm
  • Standard (square) plate dimensions
  • Fixed/swivel/swivel+brake
Extra heavy duty up to 7000kg load capacity

A damping polyurethane tread made of Vulkollan® or Printhane™ in combination with a high-end fork guarantees continuous operational reliability and a long service life.


Ideal for applications with frequent swivel on smooth and uneven floors.  Very high load capacity, wear-resistant and shockproof.

Available in various building heights.


Particularly suitable for all types of AGV with high user requirements.


WheelVulkollan® of Printhane™ 

Fork: GK-type fork steel welded (S33 33A 33BIS). 125mm till 500mm.


Castor specifications

  • Steel welded construction
  • Swivel head with steel hardened axial grooved ball bearing and a steel hardened tapered roller bearing
  • Single (from diameter 125 ) + double (from diameter 150mm)
  • Version: zinc plated or lacquered
  • Sizes diameter 125, 150, 200, 250mm and 500mm with wheel width 80mm
  • Standard (rectangular) plate dimensions according to EN 12532-33 (4-16 km)
  • Fixed/swivel/swivel+brake



  • directional fixing 4×90
  • foot protection
  • for double forks also possible with continuous axle
Customized wheel and castor till 20.000kg loading capacity

A customized wheel-castor combination with damping polyurethane tread made of Vulkollan® or Printhane™, with a long service life.


For every application Vulkoprin can design, produce and test the optimal wheel/castor, in small or large volumes.

High loads, long distance runs, frequent swiveling, aggressive environments… ask our engineers to exchange their  wheel experience. Wheel centers,  PU covers and castors are engineered and optimized to your application to guarantee an optimal 24/7 operation.


Wheel diamters up to 1100 mm with load bearing capacity of 20.000 kg.