BlogInnovative uses for castors

Innovative uses for castors

Innovative uses for castors

Moveable standing desk

With more people working a 9-5 in an office, a larger amount of our time is spent sitting down in the day rather than standing up. This poses a risk to our health research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a range of health concerns this includes obesity, increased blood pressure, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.

One novel solution to fixing this problem was done by a group called “Ikea Hacker's” which created a large standing desk using a Book Case, a Vika Desktop and some Castor Wheels equipped with breaks to raise the desk and to allow for it to be moved around the office. This helps save money on expensive large standing desks, increase storage and protects from health problems. Read more here

If you are looking to create you're own version we would recommend using these casters to avoid floor marks and will hold 100kg each castor.

125mm medium duty braked castor grey rubber wheel

High quality synthetic grey NON MARKING tyred wheel with a nylon centre, fitted into a standard duty pressed steel castors housing

DIY Panoramic Tripod Head

Filming to a professional level requires image stabilisation whilst following an actor or object in a 360° radius. This problem can be remedied by using a Panoramic Tripod Head, but this is a very expensive purchase when buying branded products online. Youtuber: “Johnofknox” invented an easy to create DIY option using a simple Swivel Castor.

if you are a budding photographer and can weld you can purchase a swivel caster from here.

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Do you interesting creations using castors? Contact us we would love to hear about it.

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