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Hamilton FM ForgeMaster Casters

Capacity Range 540 - 2200 lbs.

Hamilton's ForgeMaster heavy-duty casters mounting plates, bolt holes, and overall height specifications match standard requirements and feature Hamilton Casters’ excellent performance rating. These heavy-duty casters include integrally forged kingpins, precision-tapered thrust bearings and come with a guarantee for life, making them far superior to the double-ball race casters in their class.

Quality, Features, & Specifications


  • Their swivel construction includes a 3/8" thick drop-forged steel mounting plate and
  • 5/16" x 2 ½" precision laser-cut steel legs welded inside and out to the forged-steel horn base.
  • The integrally forged kingpin comes in a 1" diameter. The mounting plate is guaranteed for life and threaded for ¾" diameter locknut.
  • The main load bearing has a CNC-machined 3 ¼" diameter raceway, with ½” diameter hardened and polished steel balls.
  • The secondary load bearing is a 1" precision tapered thrust bearing, which counteracts radial thrust.
  • Each unit comes in Hamilton’s new crimson red powder coat finish. The caster rigs are powder-coated with Hamilton’s new Platinum Powder, a metallic HAA polyester. This finish gives them a premium look and excellent durability for both interior and exterior environments.
  • The axle is a ¾" diameter hex head with a locknut.
  • The lubrication fittings are a ball-check type with a swivel assembly and in-wheel hubs.


Hamilton HPI™ Technology

The ForgeMaster™ Series features Hamilton’s Precision Integrated HPI™ Swivel Technology. These products consistently outperform conventional CNC-machined ball raceways, kingpinless, and unit load-bearing swivel constructions.