How Machinery Skates Work

When it is time to move a heavy load, you are going to want to use the safest and most effective method. Machinery skates are likely going to be your best choice when it comes down to it. We know that skates are used to move these large, industrial loads, but how do machinery skates

Get Custom Skates From Hevi-Haul For Your Moving Needs

Get Custom Skates From Hevi-Haul For Your Moving Needs When it comes to moving skates, Hevi-Haul has a long history of being an innovator in the material handling industry. We've come a long way since our early beginnings with Skid-Rol Dollies. Today we have an extensive catalog of moving solutions. And when that's not enough,

Here’s Why 3 Skate Systems Are The Solution

This blog is a continuation of our previous blog, The Problems With 4 Skate Systems, except this one is where you find all the answers. Let's first recap why using more skates is actually counterintuitive. The problem is in the points of contact and weight distribution. If you place an 8-legged table down on a

Everything You Need on Your Rigging Equipment Checklist

Everything You Need on Your Rigging Equipment Checklist Injuries have cost companies as much as $62 billion in a single year. For material movers, the right rigging equipment is a must to reduce injuries and boost efficiency. But it can be hard to know the must-haves when it comes to rigging tools, especially with the weight

Which Machinery Skates Have the Longest Shelf Life?

Which Machinery Skates Have the Longest Shelf Life? Heavy machinery is not just heavy—it's also bulky, awkward, and sometimes delicate. That's why if you move heavy machinery around even semi-regularly, you should have some machinery skates around your shop. Machine moving skates and machinery rollers save you tons of heavy lifting. (Literally!) They also save

3 Types of Heavy Duty Skates for Handling Heavy Equipment

3 Types of Heavy Duty Skates for Handling Heavy Equipment When there's heavy lifting to do and the load is beyond anything your employees can handle, is there a solution beyond renting a forklift? The answer is yes, and it comes in a much smaller package than a construction vehicle. Heavy duty skates for machines

Everything You Need To Know About Industrial Skate Rental

Everything You Need To Know About Industrial Skate Rental Industrial skates are crucial. They help move your equipment easier and prevent accidents. It's easy to want to get the moving process over with. The best way to tackle heavy equipment and settle into your new facility is by renting a moving skate. So, you're probably trying to

Rigid Casters Vs Swivel Casters: Know The Difference

Rigid Casters Vs Swivel Casters: Know The Difference For every large moving job, you'll need to decide what type of caster or skate to use. There are essentially two types: rigid casters and swivel casters. To decide which kind to use, consider asking yourself these questions: How much space do I have to maneuver? Am I moving

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Moving Skates: How to Choose?

Which Moving Skates Are Right for Your Needs? How do you move a 100-ton airplane engine while maintaining maneuverability? Or move huge slabs of concrete to the transport truck? The answer? Moving skates. Moving skates are the heroes of the heavy machinery world. Without them, distribution and construction would be almost impossible. Skates can