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Phenolic Caster Wheels Vs. CC Nylex

Are Phenolic Caster Wheels Your Best Possible Solution?” was the post to introduce qualified alternatives to phenolics. Glass-filled Nylon was deemed a worthy alternative to phenolics and the CC Nylex was recommended for heavier weight loads.

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HOW YOU WOULD BENEFIT FROM USING PHENOLIC CASTER WHEELS

Due to budgetary and time constraints, you need a quick-fix solution that will hold you over until failure, even if it means you may need to replace the phenolic casters less than a year. If you have an application that requires minimal mobility, phenolics are suitable for stationary loads where the caster wheels will not be replaced on a frequent basis.

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HOW YOU WOULD BENEFIT FROM USING THE CC NYLEX

You are not looking for a quick remedy that that may cost you double in replacement costs. You are seeking a cost-effective solution where the benefits outweigh the cost. Not only does the caster solution have to be able to endure heavy weight loads, it can do so without breaking down. Also, the intended use of your application requires dependable casters to maneuver through a clean environment and absorb impact on contact.

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Push/pull efforts between phenolic caster wheels and the CC Nylex are about the same. Both the phenolic and CC Nylex are hard wheels and will pick up debris. However, since the CC Nylex is built with sheer strength components, the frequency of replacing the CC Nylex is lower compared to phenolics - all thanks to the CC Nylex's complete injected-molded body. Thus, the CC Nylex has a lower total cost of ownership than a phenolic.

Conclusion

The total cost of ownership of the CC Nylex is lower in comparison to phenolic caster wheels. The advantages of the CC Nylex can be demonstrated beyond the initial price tag. Phenolics are decent options for circumstances where short-term budget and time are a factor. You can learn more about the CC Nylex here, and if you're still wondering if phenolics are appropriate for your needs, we've listed 10 Things To Consider When Buying Phenolic Caster Wheels.