Industrial Castors: Which Materials Are Suitable for Specialised Applications?

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If you are planning on purchasing new wheel castors for unique applications in your industrial operation, there are multiple factors that you must consider during selection. One of these crucial elements is the material used to fabricate the castors. Often, industrial applications of the wheels will involve adverse working environments and unique load aspects. Therefore, your choice of material will determine the cart performance, ease of movement, durability and price of purchase.

22 September 2017

Tyre Maintenance Tips Every Truck Owner Should Employ

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Your truck may be an extremely sturdy vehicle, but this does not mean that it is immune to wear. One of the aspects of your vehicle that would require particular attention would be your truck tyres. If you tend to drive off-road with your vehicle, tyre maintenance becomes even more important to ensure that you are not taking on rough terrain with un-roadworthy tyres. Not to mention that proper maintenance will also ensure that that the lifespan of your tyres is prolonged, which translates into decreased tyre replacement costs for you.

13 September 2017

3 Tips to Help You Save Big When Replacing Your Car Tyres

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The kind of tyres you get for your car is important, because good tyres can increase fuel efficiency, increase speed without sacrificing stability, ensure braking stability, reduce likelihood of accidents and all in all give you a smooth ride for a long time. Given the harsh economy, car owners are looking for ways to save money buying tyres without sacrificing any of the above. This article provides tips on how to do just that.

6 September 2017

Why You Should Check Your Tyre Pressure Regularly

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It is easy to take your tyres for granted and forget the vital service they provide. But when you step back and take a look at things, you will see that your safety, and the safety of your family, is riding on these round pieces of rubber. Of course, your tyres are much more than round pieces of rubber - they are the spot where your car meets the road, and the safety of your family depends on their quality - and the right preventative maintenance.

5 September 2017

3 Reasons Why Your Car Might Not Be Handling Very Well

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The way your car handles, meaning how well you can control it and how smoothly it rides over the pavement, is important for your safety when you're behind the wheel. If your car pulls to one side or slides away from you when turning, you can actually lose control of the vehicle, and this is obviously very dangerous for you and other drivers. This type of rough handling can also be putting added wear and tear on the car's transmission, steering column and the parts that connect the tyres to the car body.

1 September 2017

Three Car Tyre Tips for Senior Citizens

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One of the most important safety features on a car is its tyres, yet many people neglect them until they need replacing. As a senior citizen, you may find that the costs of tyre replacement and regular maintenance is challenging as your purse strings tighten and physical fitness declines. If this sounds like you, check out these car tyre tips for senior citizens. Shop around for a discount Replacing four worn car tyres can be an expensive process, especially if you're on a pension.

29 August 2017

4 Suspension Problems That Could Worsen Your Driving Experience

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Your car's suspension system is made up of many components, including the shock absorbers (struts in some cars), control arms, anti-roll bars and springs. These parts form a first line of defence against the ills on the road surface, from potholes, railway tracks and gravel to rain, snow and all kinds of dirt and grime. Because of this, any component of you suspension system can get damaged/worn out after years of usage.

28 August 2017