How are Modern Suspension Aluminum Casters similar to a Ford F-150?

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How is a Modern Suspension Caster similar to a Ford F-150?

Both are constructed in ALUMINUM.

Did you know?
• Aluminum is the most abundant, naturally occurring metal in the earth’s crust?

• You are likely never more than six feet away from a piece of aluminum

• Without aluminum, many of the conveniences of today’s world would not exist (like the LCD monitor you are probably reading this article on)
Aluminum is a premier material, the choice for something being built to last and to function flawlessly in a variety of conditions. Aluminum is a unique metal in that it is corrosion resistant, can be formed at cold temperatures, has about 1/3rd the density of steel, is highly reflective and is non magnetic. However, like other metals, aluminum is strong and durable, an excellent thermal and electrical conductor.
Aluminum’s low density and high strength make it a great choice for a variety of different application including the body of America’s number one selling and most profitable pickup truck, the Ford F-150. Ford Motor Company chose aluminum because it offers several benefits over steel, including:

• Lighter Weight and better fuel efficiency

• Improved power to weight ratio

• Better Handling, more nimble

These are many of the same reasons why Caster Concepts offers Modern Suspension line of heavy duty, fully aluminum casters. This is one of the only lines of American Made casters to offer a fully aluminum construction. The all aluminum construction reduces the weight of these casters to about 1/3 the weight of equivalent steel and iron core wheels, and does not reduce the strength and capacity. Modern Suspension System Casters offer a a range of capacity from a few hundred pounds to a maximum capacity of 6,500lbs per caster, with the dual wheel 339 series.

Moderns Suspension System casters provide corrosion resistance, a lifelong appealing appearance, and a wide range of operating temperatures. These qualities create the ideal caster for challenging environments such as high humidity, dampness, refrigerated or heated applications, certain chemical exposure, and extended outdoor use.

All Modern Suspension System casters are shock absorbing, utilizing Modern’s Vari-Flex design which assures optimal shock absorption at specified weights.

So if you need a lighter weight, heavy duty, corrosion resistant, rough environment conquering caster, check out the full line of Modern Suspension System casters at www.modernsuspensionsystems.com
Certainly if it is good for the Ford F-150, it is good for you.

The Ford Brand name, logos and trademarks used herein remain the property of Ford Motor Company. This listing of any firm or their logos is not intended to imply any endorsement or direct affiliation with Caster Concepts Inc.

 

References:

http://www.aluminiumdesign.net/why-aluminium/properties-of-aluminium/
http://www.ford.com/trucks/f150/
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2015/01/12/ford-f150-truck-of-the-year/21612109/

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