Freedom 48 Series

MEDIUM DUTY MAINTENANCE FREE CASTERS

RWM Casters’ 48 Series swivel section is sealed for life, making it completely maintenance-free. It is capable of all radial and thrust loads and offers ultra-quiet operation. This ergonomic caster is designed for ease of movement and noise reduction in nearly any industrial caster application. Our 48 Series medium-duty caster is made in the USA! Download free 2D or 3D CAD drawings and models of this caster.

Features of the Freedom 48 Series

RWM Casters’ Freedom 48 Series industrial casters are designed to provide ideally smooth operation without the need for maintenance. They feature a sealed precision swivel bearing that’s sealed for life, making it completely maintenance-free. These maintenance-free casters are able to handle load capacities of up to 1500 pounds while maintaining quiet operation. No matter what application you use our Freedom 48 Series casters for, you can expect smooth and easy movement with minimum noise.

Some other features of the Freedom 48 Series include:

  • ½-inch diameter axle
  • ¼-inch formed steel leg thickness
  • Zin plated finish to protect again corrosion
  • 4” x 4-1/2” x ¼” mounting plate size
  • 2-5/8” x 3-5/8” slotted to 3” x 3” bolt hole spacing
  • 3/8” mounting bolt diameter
FEATURES
Swivel Section Sealed precision swivel bearing
Capacity Up to 1500 lbs.
Axle 1/2″ diameter
Leg Thickness ¼” formed steel.
Finish Zinc plated to protect against corrosion
Mounting Plate Size 4″ x 4-1/2″ x 1/4″
Bolt Hole Spacing 2-5/8″ x 3-5/8″ slotted to 3″ x 3″
Mounting Bolt Diameter 3/8″
APPLICATIONS

The 48 Series is available with a variety of top plates, leg lengths, wheel and brake options. The maintenance-free Freedom 48 Series is the perfect solution for almost any caster application, including:

Dollies Retail
Waste disposal trucks Towline applications
Warehouse trucks Hotel/motel/casino applications
Floor trucks Beer applications
Shop carts Beverage applications
Automotive Vending applications
Assembly lines Medical applications
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Bearing Selection Guide

CAD Download Instructions

48-GTB-0820-S


STANDARD
STANDARD
42ST/RT
42ST/RT
OPTIONS
BRAKES
ICWB Installable Face Contact Brake
MICWB Metal Installable Cam Wheel Brake
WB Side Wheel Brake (roller bearing only)
WWB Wrap-Around Wheel Brake (roller bearing only)
SWIVEL LOCKS
DSL Demountable Swivel Lock – When ordering the Demountable Swivel Lock (DSL), you must also order the Notched Yoke (NY).
DLSL Demountable L-Type Swivel Lock
SL Swivel Lock
SEALS
WL Wheel Seals
GUARDS
FIFG Field Installable Foot Guard
FG Foot Guard
YOKE
NY Notched Yoke

* Must order Sealed Precision Ball Bearing equipped wheels to be completely maintenance free.


Wheel Diameter

Wheel Width

Capacity

Wheel Type

Overall Height

Roller Bearing

Ball Bearing

Celcon Bearing

Swivel Lead

Approx Weight
4″ 2″ 350 Performance TPR 5-5/8″ 48-RPR-0420-S 48-RPB-0420-S 48-RPC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 350 Rubber On Iron 5-5/8″ 48-RIR-0420-S 48-RIC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 400 Signature 5-5/8″ 48-SWR-0420-S 48-SWB-0420-S 48-SWC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 5.9
4″ 2″ 500 Polyolefin 5-5/8″ 48-POR-0420-S 48-POB-0420-S 48-POC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 7.6
4″ 2″ 600 Urethane Polypropylene 5-5/8″ 48-UPR-0420-S 48-UPB-0420-S 48-UPC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 7.3
4″ 2″ 700 Rubber On Aluminum 5-5/8″ 48-RAB-0420-S-EHT 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 700 Solid Urethane 5-5/8″ 48-MUB-0420-S 1-3/16″ 5.9
4″ 2″ 700 Urethane On Aluminum 5-5/8″ 48-UAR-0420-S 48-UAC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 7.5
4″ 2″ 700 Urethane On Iron 5-5/8″ 48-UIR-0420-S 48-UIC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 800 Cast Iron 5-5/8″ 48-CIR-0420-S 48-CIB-0420-S 48-CIC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 10
4″ 2″ 800 Durastan 5-5/8″ 48-DUR-0420-S 48-DUB-0420-S 48-DUC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 800 High Temp. Nylon 5-5/8″ 48-HNR-0420-S 1-3/16″ 8
4″ 2″ 800 Pinnacle 5-5/8″ 48-PNR-0420-S 48-PNB-0420-S 48-PNC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 5.7
4″ 2″ 800 V-Groove Iron 5-5/8″ 48-VIR-0420-S 48-VIC-0420-S 1-3/16″ 10
4″ 2″ 1050 GT 5-5/8″ 48-GTB-0420-S 1-3/16″ 7
4″ 2″ 1500 Nylatron HD 5-5/8″ 48-NYB-0420-S 1-3/16″ 7.5
5″ 2″ 375 Performance TPR 6-1/2″ 48-RPR-0520-S 48-RPB-0520-S 48-RPC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 9
5″ 2″ 400 Rubber On Iron 6-1/2″ 48-RIR-0520-S 48-RIC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 9
5″ 2″ 500 Signature 6-1/2″ 48-SWR-0520-S 48-SWB-0520-S 48-SWC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 6.1
5″ 2″ 650 Polyolefin 6-1/2″ 48-POR-0520-S 48-POB-0520-S 48-POC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 8.7
5″ 2″ 750 Urethane Polypropylene 6-1/2″ 48-UPR-0520-S 48-UPB-0520-S 48-UPC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 7.3
5″ 2″ 800 Rubber On Aluminum 6-1/2″ 48-RAB-0520-S-EHT 1-3/8″ 8.6
5″ 2″ 800 V-Groove Iron 6-1/2″ 48-VIR-0520-S 48-VIC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 12
5″ 2″ 1000 Cast Iron 6-1/2″ 48-CIR-0520-S 48-CIB-0520-S 48-CIC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 12
5″ 2″ 1000 Durastan 6-1/2″ 48-DUR-0520-S 48-DUB-0520-S 48-DUC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 9
5″ 2″ 1000 High Temp. Nylon 6-1/2″ 48-HNR-0520-S 1-3/8″ 9
5″ 2″ 1000 Pinnacle 6-1/2″ 48-PNR-0520-S 48-PNB-0520-S 48-PNC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 5.9
5″ 2″ 1000 Solid Urethane 6-1/2″ 48-MUB-0520-S 1-3/8″ 6.1
5″ 2″ 1050 Urethane On Aluminum 6-1/2″ 48-UAR-0520-S 48-UAC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 8.5
5″ 2″ 1050 Urethane On Iron 6-1/2″ 48-UIR-0520-S 48-UIC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 9
5″ 2″ 1200 GT 6-1/2″ 48-GTB-0520-S 1-3/8″ 8
5″ 2″ 1500 Forged Steel 6-1/2″ 48-FSR-0520-S 48-FSC-0520-S 1-3/8″ 12
5″ 2″ 1500 Nylatron HD 6-1/2″ 48-NYB-0520-S 1-3/8″ 8.5
6″ 2″ 410 Rubber On Iron 7-1/2″ 48-RIR-0620-S 48-RIC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 10
6″ 2″ 525 Performance TPR 7-1/2″ 48-RPR-0620-S 48-RPB-0620-S 48-RPC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 10
6″ 2″ 600 Signature 7-1/2″ 48-SWR-0620-S 48-SWB-0620-S 48-SWC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 6.8
6″ 2″ 700 Polyolefin 7-1/2″ 48-POR-0620-S 48-POB-0620-S 48-POC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 8.7
6″ 2″ 820 Rubber On Aluminum 7-1/2″ 48-RAB-0620-S-EHT 1-9/16″ 10
6″ 2″ 900 Urethane Polypropylene 7-1/2″ 48-UPR-0620-S 48-UPB-0620-S 48-UPC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 7.7
6″ 2″ 1000 Omega 7-1/2″ 48-UOR-0620-S 48-UOB-0620-S 1-9/16″ 12
6″ 2″ 1000 V-Groove Iron 7-1/2″ 48-VIR-0620-S 48-VIC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 13
6″ 2″ 1200 Cast Iron 7-1/2″ 48-CIR-0620-S 48-CIB-0620-S 48-CIC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 13
6″ 2″ 1200 Durastan 7-1/2″ 48-DUR-0620-S 48-DUB-0620-S 48-DUC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 10
6″ 2″ 1200 High Temp. Nylon 7-1/2″ 48-HNR-0620-S 1-9/16″ 10
6″ 2″ 1200 Pinnacle 7-1/2″ 48-PNR-0620-S 48-PNB-0620-S 48-PNC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 6.5
6″ 2″ 1200 Solid Urethane 7-1/2″ 48-MUB-0620-S 1-9/16″ 6.8
6″ 2″ 1230 Torus 7-1/2″ 48-UAB-0621-S 1-9/16″ 11
6″ 2″ 1230 Urethane On Aluminum 7-1/2″ 48-UAR-0620-S 48-UAC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 11
6″ 2″ 1230 Urethane On Iron 7-1/2″ 48-UIR-0620-S 48-UIC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 12
6″ 2″ 1500 Forged Steel 7-1/2″ 48-FSR-0620-S 48-FSC-0620-S 1-9/16″ 13
6″ 2″ 1500 GT 7-1/2″ 48-GTB-0620-S 1-9/16″ 10
8″ 2″ 500 Rubber On Iron 9-1/2″ 48-RIR-0820-S 48-RIC-0820-S 2″ 11
8″ 2″ 600 Performance TPR 9-1/2″ 48-RPR-0820-S 48-RPB-0820-S 48-RPC-0820-S 2″ 11
8″ 2″ 700 Signature 9-1/2″ 48-SWR-0820-S 48-SWB-0820-S 48-SWC-0820-S 2″ 7.4
8″ 2″ 800 Polyolefin 9-1/2″ 48-POR-0820-S 48-POB-0820-S 48-POC-0820-S 2″ 9.1
8″ 2″ 1000 Rubber On Aluminum 9-1/2″ 48-RAB-0820-S-EHT 2″ 11
8″ 2″ 1000 Urethane Polypropylene 9-1/2″ 48-UPR-0820-S 48-UPB-0820-S 48-UPC-0820-S 2″ 9.1
8″ 2″ 1050 V-Groove Iron 9-1/2″ 48-VIR-0820-S 48-VIC-0820-S 2″ 16
8″ 2″ 1200 Omega 9-1/2″ 48-UOR-0820-S 48-UOB-0820-S 2″ 13
8″ 2″ 1400 Cast Iron 9-1/2″ 48-CIR-0820-S 48-CIB-0820-S 48-CIC-0820-S 2″ 16
8″ 2″ 1400 Durastan 9-1/2″ 48-DUR-0820-S 48-DUB-0820-S 48-DUC-0820-S 2″ 11
8″ 2″ 1400 Pinnacle 9-1/2″ 48-PNR-0820-S 48-PNB-0820-S 48-PNC-0820-S 2″ 7
8″ 2″ 1500 GT 9-1/2″ 48-GTB-0820-S 2″ 14
8″ 2″ 1500 Solid Urethane 9-1/2″ 48-MUB-0820-S 2″ 7.4
8″ 2″ 1500 Torus 9-1/2″ 48-UAB-0821-S 2″ 12.2
8″ 2″ 1500 Urethane On Aluminum 9-1/2″ 48-UAR-0820-S 48-UAC-0820-S 2″ 12
8″ 2″ 1500 Urethane On Iron 9-1/2″ 48-UIR-0820-S 48-UIC-0820-S 2″ 13

To order a rigid caster, change the “S” to “R” in the model number in the chart on the next page. For example: “48-CIR-0620-R.” To order a rig only, omit the blue letters. For example: “48-0620-S.” Dimensions shown are nominal. If precise dimensions are required, consult your RWM representative. For approximate weight of our rigid casters, deduct 0.9 pounds per item.

 

Applications of Freedom 48 Series

The 48 Series is available in a variety of top plates, leg lengths, wheel and brake options, while also being maintenance-free. These casters are an ideal solution for almost any type of application, including:

  • Dollies
  • Waste disposal trucks
  • Warehouse trucks
  • Floor trucks
  • Shop carts
  • Automotive
  • Assembly lines
  • Retail
  • Towline applications
  • Hotel/motel/casino applications
  • Beer applications
  • Beverage applications
  • Vending applications
  • Medical applications

To further discuss the applications of RWM Casters’ 48 Series, call us at 800-634-7704 or contact us online now.

Benefits of Freedom 48 Series Casters

If you’re looking for an industrial caster that comes with many benefits, look no further than RWM Casters’ Freedom 48 Series. It features many benefits, such as:

  • Maintenance free
  • Sealed for life swivel section
  • Ultra quiet operation
  • Large variety of applications
  • Variety of top plate, leg length, wheel and brake options
  • High load capacity

You can start experiencing these benefits by contacting RWM Casters to place your order today.