Castors & Wheels

Castors & wheels from Light to Heavy duty and available in a wide range of materials such as Iron, Aluminium and Stainless Steel. Merlin has been supplying industrial wheels, truck locks and jacking castors for more than 25 years.

castors & wheels category

As well as the articles below on various castors & wheels, we have our online shop for the latest prices here

Guide to Choosing a Castor or Wheel


Guide to choosing a castor or wheel. For many customers the wheel or castor is a replacement for an existing castor or wheel, so they generally want the same but if you are manufacturing and designing a mobile product, then the guide below on castors and wheels may help you decide the layout, type of wheel and bracket.

Jacking Castors

JACKING CASTORS different models

Jacking castors can be used to vary the height of a platform or piece of equipment between 75 and 200 mm depending on the models shown below. The jacking castor can also be used to raise a platform off its feet so that it can be moved easily around your work space. Prices and Specifications available below.

Rubber on Polypropylene Wheels


A range of wheels with grey or black rubber tyres on polypropylene rims. Available in a selection of sizes, load capacities and colours. With capacities up to 350 kg these plastic centred wheels can be used in a wide range of applications and all the wheels shown can be mounted in a wide range of brackets and supplied as a complete castor.

Gate Castors


Gate castors are a specialist system designed to help take out the variation in ground heights and are mostly used on large gates travelling over uneven ground. The maximum height difference is 75 mm or 3 inches with a weight on the castor of no more than 70 kg.

V-Groove & Flange Wheels

flanged and v grooved steel wheels

V-Groove & Flange Wheels including black-painted cast-iron 90° v-groove wheels for use on inverted angle-iron tracks or flange wheels with 3° tread ascent. With wheel diameter range of 75 to 200 mm and load capacity range of 200 to 1500 kg. Specialist wheels designed to run on tracks or guides with the V-grooved wheels ideal as sophisticated pulleys for a wide range of applications. These wheels can also be manufactured to order.

Scenery Skates


Scenery Skates are specially designed for moving scenery, three pressed steel, zinc plated swivel castors fitted with a black fabricated frame with a separate top plate fixing and available with a choice of wheels. The central heavy duty swivel head, mounted on top of the triangular base plate, carries the load.s for moving scenery, three pressed steel, zinc plated swivel castors fitted on a black fabricated frame with a separate top plate fixing and available with a choice of wheels.

Twin Wheeled Castors

2BZXXH twin wheeled castor

To increase loading capacities whilst maintaining the same height the twin wheel castor was developed.  Depending on the wheel type and loading requirements there are four ranges with capacities up to 7500 kg. The twin wheel castors range is available in Swivel, Swivel with brake and fixed brackets. Top plate fixing only with a no bolthole option but with 14 different wheel options normally available in 2 days.

Pneumatic Wheels


Pneumatic wheels provide a cushioned ride for sack trucks, trolleys and platforms making them ideal for rough ground. These pneumatic wheels have plastic centres, and we also have pneumatic wheels with steel centres along with the online shop open 24 hours a day – see below for discounted prices.

Stainless Steel Castors


Stainless steel castors are generally used on trolleys, machinery and equipment used in food processing, catering and medical sectors or indeed whenever there is a requirement for a high level of hygiene to be maintained. Because the casters are made of stainless steel, this makes them ideal for use when stringent wash-down procedures are employed.

Rubber on Steel Wheels


Rubber on Steel Wheels with black solid rubber tyre on either a welded zinc-plated or bolted powder-coated steel rim. With a wheel diameter range of 80 to 400 mm and load capacities range of 50 to 700 kg. Most of the rubber on steel wheels are available next working day.

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