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Caster Brakes

A variety of Wheel Brake Options are available from RWM Casters for our swivel and rigid casters. Below is a list and brief description of these brakes broken down by the series that each brake fits such as Face Contact Brakes, Field Installed Cam Wheel Brakes and Side Wheel Brakes. Note that all brakes are available installed from the factory while only the WB, ICWB, MICWB, SICWB, FICWB, FCNB, FCSTLB, FCNTLB brakes are available with field installability.

Light Duty

27 Series Field Installable Face Contact Brake
27 Series Field Installable Face Contact Brake (ICWB)

Easy field installation, toe operated, easy push pedal, only one rotating part, maintenance free, and corrosion resistant. Available in 3", 3-1/2", 4", & 5" sizes.

27 Series Field Installable Side Action Brake
27 Series Field Installable Side Action Brake (WB)

Easy field installation, self-adjusts to wheel wear, easy to engage and disengage, and corrosion resistant. Available in 3", 3-1/2", 4", 5" sizes.


27 Series Total Lock Brake
27 Series Total Lock Brake (TLB)

31 Series Side Action Brake
31 Series Side Action Brake (WB)

Medium Duty

Field Installable Wrap Around Side Brake
Field Installable Wrap Around Side Brake (WWB)

Stainless Steel Field Installable Face Contact Brake
Stainless Steel Field Installable Face Contact Brake (SICWB)

Stainless Steel Field Installable Face Contact Brake is available in 4", 5", 6" and 8" sizes. This brake fits 2" wide wheels only.

MICWB
Metal Field Installable Face Contact Brake (MICWB)

The MICWB provides a more heavy duty , all-aluminum brake pedal that can be utilized in high-temp applications. Similar to the ICWB counterpart, the pedal rotates a metal pad, which locks the wheel in place.


Field Installable Face Contact Brake
Field Installable Face Contact Brake (ICWB)

ICWB is the only face contact brake in the industry that will accommodate a demountable swivel lock and easy field installation. Caster, brake, and DSL can be purchased separately. Patent Pending. Available in 4", 5", 6", & 8" sizes. Easily installs on the 45, 46, 47, 48, 52 and 65 series. This brake fits 2" wide wheels only.


Side Action Wheel Tread Brake
Side Action Wheel Tread Brake (WBT)

Side Brake Steel Tread Brake is available on the 46 Series. May be used with swivel locks.

Side Tread Brake
Side Tread Brake (STB)

Side Tread Brake is available on the 45 Series only and may be used with swivel locks. The STB brake is a better option than the WB and applies force directly to the tread of the wheel.


Face Contact Nylon Brake
Face Contact Nylon Brake (FCNB)

The FCNB is available on the S45 & 46 Series. The Nylon brake is corrosion resistant and applies force directly to the wheel tread.

Face Contact Nylon Total Lock Brake
Face Contact Nylon Total Lock Brake (FCNTLB)

The Face Contact Nylon Total Lock Brake is available on the 45 and 46 Series. Locks both wheel and swivel action. Nylon brake is corrosion resistant.


Face Contact Steel Total Lock Brake
Face Contact Steel Total Lock Brake (FCSTLB)

The face Contact Steel Total Lock Brake is available on the 46 Series. This brake is front mounted and locks both wheel and swivel action. This is the recommended brake when total lock is necessary. Excellent brake for work tables, layout tooling and general purpose applications.

Top Lock Brake
Top Lock Brake(TPLK)

Heavy Duty

Cam Wheel Brake
Cam Wheel Brake (CWB)

Depressing the pedal engages a non-skid pad against the wheel. Deactivate by moving the foot pedal in the opposite direction.

Poly Cam Wheel Brake
Poly Cam Wheel Brake (PCWB)

Depressing the pedal compresses a polyurethane pad against a non-skid metal pad which prevents the wheel from rotating. Adjustments can be made to increase or decrease pressure against the wheel. Also, adjustments can be made to compensate for wear of wheel over time.


Stainless Cam Wheel Brake
Stainless Cam Wheel Brake (SCWB)
Field Installable Cam Wheel Brake
Field Installable Cam Wheel Brake (FICWB)

Depressing the pedal engages a non-skid pad against the wheel. Deactivate by moving the foot pedal in the opposite direction. Our field installable Cam Wheel Brakes for the 75 & 76 Series are available for roller, ball and tapered bearings on 6", 8", 10" and 12" wheels.


Face Contact Wheel Brake
Face Contact Wheel Brake (FCWB)

The face contact wheel brake is engaged by compressing the brake shoe against the face of the wheel by turning a T-handle screw.

Welded T-Handle Brake
Welded T-Handle Brake (WTHB)

Welded T-handle Brake is available for use on the RWM S65 and S75 series. The T-handle is hand twisted to squeeze the hub of the wheel and prevent rotation.