Product Spotlight: Tornado vs Twister Series - The Kingpinless Contest

Tornado vs Twister The Kingpinless Contest

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In this Product Spotlight, our two best-selling kingpinless casters face off feature to feature. You can see for yourself how they stack up. But here’s the spoiler alert. The uncontested winner is you, our customers, because the reality is you can’t go wrong with either one of these heavyweights.

Our most economical kingpinless caster features 1,500 lbs. of capacity and is ideal for high-impact, heavy-duty applications. The Tornado Series is also available in stainless steel.

Tornado™

With its unique leg construction and
steel-hardened head, this caster boasts 2,000 lbs. of capacity and offers unparalleled durability and longevity.

Twister™

Tornado Series: STO82-A38H-UGC-PB-UWB-4PSLN [Zinc Finish]
Twister Series: STW82-A46H-PTNX2-PB-UWB-4PSL [Zinc Finish]
TORNADO™ Series TWISTER™ Series
Capacity: 1,500 lbs.Capacity: 2,000 lbs.
Head includes a single ball raceway and is robotically welded directly to the plate, making it virtually unbreakable.Raceway is heat-treated for added strength and longevity, then the head is robotically welded directly to the plate, making it virtually unbreakable
Legs are 1/4″ thick and double welded to the head of the casterLegs are embossed for work-hardened stregth, double welded, 2 1/2″ wide, 1/4″ thick and wrapped around the head of the caster
Largest Plate Size Available: A50H [5 1/2″ X 5″]Larger Plate Size Available: A52H [7 1/4″ X 5 1/4″]
Both swivel and rigid casters are available.Both swivel and rigid casters are available.
Dual wheel configurations availableDual wheel configurations available
Variety of stem, bearing and plate options available to customize by applicationVariety of stem, bearing and plate options available to customize by application
Intelligently engineered with a screw plug in the raceway. This high precision part ensures the raceway’s smooth rotation without the need for welding or the possibility of applying too much or too little torque.Built for abusive applications including the ability to tolerate huge shifts in cargo loads.
Can be equipped with an array of brakes options including: Side Locking Brake, Thumb Screw Brake, Universal Wheel Brake, Polycam Brake and 4-Position Swivel LockCan be equipped with an array of brakes options including: Side Locking Brake, Thumb Screw Brake, Universal Wheel Brake and 4-Position Swivel Lock
Available with a full range of wheelsAvailable with a full range of wheels
Special overall heights customizations availableSpecial overall heights customizations available
Variety of stem, bearing and plate options are available to select for specific applicationsVariety of stem, bearing and plate options are available to select for specific applications
Corrosion-resistant bright zinc finish.
Available in Stainless Steel; Tornado9 Series
Corrosion-resistant bright zinc finish
Ideal for the most demanding and abusive applications, including platform trucks, tow lines and other industrial uses.Best suited for automotive and full manufacturing facilities, motorized towing, industrial platform trucks, and most hardworking industrial functions.
View Tornado Product PageView Twister Product Page
Tornado Series: STO62-1.000X4-UR-RB-SLB [Zinc Finish]

See the Full Tornado™ Series

Twister Series: STW62-A46H-MAU-RB-SLB [Zinc Finish]

See the Full Twister™ Series

Both the Tornado and Twister are manufactured in our integrated facility in Toronto. That means you get outstanding lead times, delivery dates you can depend on and unparalleled North American quality backed by our 3-Year No Excuse Warranty.


Algood is proud to manufacture its casters and wheels right here in North America. With our fully integrated manufacturing facility in Toronto, we are leaders in quality and innovation. For more information about Algood Casters, Call: 1-800-254-6633 or Email: Service@Algood.com

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Algood Casters has manufactured, designed and developed industrial and specialty casters, brakes and wheels since 1969, in capacities from 25 to 65,000 lbs.