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Do you require Snow Castors?

Do you require Snow Castors?

Feeling the frosty chill...

The UK didn't have a white Christmas...however grab those snow shovels, as the snow is coming! Extreme weather conditions are becoming inevitable, be prepared and get those shovels at the ready.

Parts of Britain are expected to experience the coldest temperatures in years. The Met Office have issued severe weather warnings in multiple locations of the UK. Motorists have once again been warned of difficult driving conditions and travel disruptions. If it is not necessary to go out, then avoid doing so, the elderly have been urged to stay indoors and stay warm.

Night-time temperatures of -5°C to -10°C are possible, whether you receive a large or small amount of snow, wrap up warm this winter. Accidents will happen, resulting in a visit to hospital, with beds being filled. Have you ever noticed the trolley castors which are required to move the hospital beds?

Snow is likely to trigger traffic chaos as usual...however for kids a snow day off school means fun! Snow castors and wheels for sledges and snow ploughs are essential. The snow ploughs which are used to clear our roads run on large pneumatic castors, they crush the snow as they drive through. Snow plough castors are fitted behind the main blades, designed to guide a snow plough and keep the blades above road level.

Read more about the snow headlines, and learn useful tips of how to deal with snow, and preparing your vehicle this winter, now temperatures are plummeting, view the current winter records and tolls:

UK weather: lows of minus 15C forecast as severe warnings issued for snow

Up to 10cm of snow set to fall on higher ground as temperatures across the UK fall in the first widespread cold snap of the winter

We can help, we have been supplying castors to fit on snow ploughs for many years. Previously we have supplied councils and fabricators with the snow plough castors they've needed, to ensure maneuverability is maintained.  

We supply two types of castors for snow ploughs, which have synthetic rubber tyres and cast iron cores or polyerathane on Cast Iron, for more information, simply contact us today.

- Atlas Handling UK -

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