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Conveyer & Caster confidently supply our customers with high-quality furniture and light duty casters manufactured by Shepherd. 

Shepherd casters provide mobility solutions for furniture, fixture, institutional, healthcare, and light industrial applications. Their rich history in the market makes Shepherd an easily recognizable name, reflecting their commitment to excellently designed, high-quality mobility solutions.

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Capacities from 40 to 100 pounds

An economical but durable option for OEM furniture casters or replacement casters on furniutre or charis.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Black nylon

Construction

All nylon body and wheels, steel axle and stems

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate.

Brakes

Optional, available

Available Wheel Sizes

40mm, 50mm, and 60mm

ANSI / BIFMA Rating

Meets or exceeds ANSI and BIFMA standards for seating in 50mm and 60mm models

Capacity is 75 pounds per caster

The name says it all, these casters are designed to replace failed casters on commercial office chairs with an injection molded nylon base.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Black nylon

Construction

All nylon body and wheels, steel axle and stems. Pivot boss is designed to appear integral to nylon chair bases. Pivot bosses are available in 1-1/2″ or 1-3/4″ diameter.

Mounting Options

7/16″ x 7/8″ grip ring stem

Brakes

Optional, available

Available Wheel Sizes

55mm 

ANSI / BIFMA Rating

Meets or exceeds ANSI and BIFMA standards for seating 

Capacities from 75 to 100 pounds

Zinc die-cast body and nylon wheels make for a rugged and stylish furniture caster. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Available Finishes

Bright chrome, bright brass, flat back, satin chrome, Windsor antique

Construction

Zinc die-cast body and nylon wheels

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate

Brakes

Optional, available

Tread

Nylon tread, optional soft urethane tread available

Available Wheel Sizes

50mm or 60mm

ANSI / BIFMA Rating​

Meets or exceeds ANSI and BIFMA standards for seating 

Capacities from 70 to 80 pounds

Spherical 2” Polyolefin or 1-5/8” Soft rubber wheels and stylish finishes make these casters perfect for many kinds of furniture. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Available Finishes

Bright chrome, bright brass,  Windsor antique

Construction

Double ball bearing raceways in stamped steel rig

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate

Tread

Polyolefin tread for carpet, soft rubber for hardwood and tile floors

Available Wheel Sizes

1-5/8″ soft rubber, 2″ polyolefin

Capacities from 40 to 100 pounds

Add some mid-century style and flair to your furniture with metal ball casters. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Available Finishes

Bright chrome, bright brass,  satin chrome, Windsor antique

Construction

Die-cast two-piece body with integral acetyl resin self-lubricating bearing

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate

Brakes

Optional, available

Tread

Die-cast zinc or soft rubber on zinc

Available Wheel Sizes

1-1/2″, 2″, 2-1/4″, 2-1/2″,  and 3″

ANSI / BIFMA Rating​

Meets or exceeds ANSI and BIFMA standards for seating 

Capacities from 75 to 120 pounds

Sleek design with a bright chrome finish makes these casters look great. Built to roll smoothly and quietly, these casters perform on chairs, furniture, and medical equipment without fail. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Bright chrome

Swivel Section

Heat treated double ball bearing raceways for longer life

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate

Thread Guards

On all models, matches rig finish

Available Wheels

Neoprene rubber or Vipor, a proprietary polymer blend

Available Wheel Sizes

2″ or 3″

Capacities from 110 to 160 pounds

Great for use on fixtures, carts, furniture, wire racks, light medical equipment, and light institutional equipment. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Zinc palted

Swivel Section

Heat treated double ball bearing raceways for longer life

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, wood stem, or top plate

Brakes

Optional, available

Wheel Types

Hard rubber, soft rubber, polyolefin, thermoplastic rubber, monoprene, urethane, and Vipor

Available Wheel Sizes

2″, 2-1/2″, 3″, 3-1/2″, 4″, 5″, or 6″

RoHS

RoHS compliant

NSF

Die-cast zinc or soft rubber on zinc

Capacities from 150 to 300 pounds

Quality components and construction for use on hospital equipment, utility carts, store fixtures, and office equipment. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Zinc plated

Swivel Section

Dual ball bearing raceway

Mounting Options

Threaded stem, grip ring stem, expanding adapter, or top plate

NSF

NSF approved, less thread guard models

Available Wheels

Hard rubber, soft rubber, polyolefin, thermoplastic rubber, monoprene, urethane, Vipor, pneumatic, and No-Matic

Available Wheel Sizes

3″, 3-1/2″, 4″, 5″, or 6″

Capacities from 90 to 300 pounds

Perfect for light duty material handling applications like furniture dollies, small platform trucks, light industrial equipment, or heavier furniture. Made in the USA.

Features & Benefits

Finish

Zinc palted

Swivel Section

Single ball race with nickel plated kingpin for smooth swivel action

Mounting Options

Top plate, varies by wheel and rig type

Brakes

Optional, available

Wheel Types

Soft rubber, hard rubber, polyolefin, semi-steel

Available Wheel Sizes

2″, 2-1/2″, 3″, 3-1/2″, or 4″

RoHS

RoHS compliant

A bit more about Shepherd Casters

Shepherd Caster Corporation is a full-service caster manufacturer that has been providing quality products to a variety of OEM markets for over 45 years. We pride ourselves on responding to our customers’ needs with outstanding quality, on-time delivery, and excellent value at competitive prices. When you purchase Shepherd casters, it’s a matter of pride for us and a matter of trust for you.

Our casters, found throughout a variety of markets, including institutional, medical, electronics, fixtures, and furniture, have long been a benchmark for quality and value in the industry. We have an experienced sales force and strong distributor network ready to assist you in finding the caster that is best for your mobility needs. If the right caster is not available among our thousands of standard product, we have the design expertise, manufacturing knowledge, and capability to create a custom solution to meet your needs.

We are an affiliate of The Colson Group, Inc. and a Colson Associates Company. Colson Associates is an international association of manufacturing and service companies. The Colson Group, Inc. and its affiliates manufacture and market casters, wheels and related products. Together these companies are the world leader in the production of light-duty to heavy-duty casters. They operate 23 plants in 11 countries.

Service

Customer expectations and requirements are met through a combined success of Shepherd Caster Corporation’s teamwork, philosophy, advanced technology plan, and a strong commitment to excellence in design and manufacturing. Each region in the country is serviced by an experienced regional sales manager and inside sales coordinator – ensuring a familiar voice each time you need assistance. Supporting this team is a group of engineering, manufacturing, and marketing professionals. Whether it’s creating an electronic product guide to assist in caster selection or introducing the “Faster Caster Program” to speed product delivery, we constantly strive for ways to improve your caster buying experience.

Quality

Shepherd Caster Corporation and quality have long been synonymous in the caster industry. Our constantly evolving quality system ensures appropriate controls are in place at all times. We believe in confirming our product quality and integrity with the use of systematic control processes such as SPC (Statistical Process Control). We’re equipped to perform testing that complies with all of the latest industry standards for casters including ICM (Institute of Caster Manufacturers) and BIFMA (Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association). In addition, all of our casters are given the Shepherd three-point quality inspection before being packaged.

Manufacturing

At Shepherd Caster Corporation, we constantly strive to set the standards in caster manufacturing and automation – we are the first and only caster manufacturer to accomplish fully automated assembly of dual ball bearing raceway wheel casters. Our in-house manufacturing includes cold heading, steel stamping, die casting, painting, and assembly to manufacture a quality product from top to bottom – meeting your need for fast delivery at a competitive price.

Engineering

We are dedicated entirely to solving customers’ mobility problems, improving product design, and using innovative manufacturing methodology. The mobility design group couples the latest CAD technologies with understanding of modern materials to develop customized mobility solutions and deliver the highest caster performance for our customers. The manufacturing group works closely with the design group to bring these innovative designs to reality. Our history and experience in manufacturing and automation result in the highest quality and value for our customers. This combination of mobility design, modern material innovations, and automation makes Shepherd Caster Corporation the pioneer in the caster market – solving today’s mobility challenges while keeping an eye on tomorrow’s.