Read about some of our custom engineering jobs below. We can work with you to bring your project to life, no matter how big or small.
Custom Polyurethane Capabilities
Compared to rubber and injected moulded plastics, polyurethane has a number of advantages to help solve materials handling challenges. Richmond Wheel & Castor Co. is proud of how this incredibly versatile, strong and abrasion resistant material helps our customers across a range of industries.
Queen’s Wharf Auckland Castors
How Richmond's castors are helping New Zealand's Busiest Harbour. Every day of the year the ground crew at the Queen’s Wharf in Auckland rely on Richmond’s famous polyurethane cast iron castor wheels to help passengers safely embark and disembark.
Chevron-Operated Gorgon Gas Project
Our project required development of a stackable rollers system and massive 1066.8mm rollers to accommodate concrete pipe – vital to the overall success of the project. This includes a 10,000kg pipe rolling solution.
NuStar Technologies – Major Drill Ship Operation in Japan
We supplied two kinds of rollers, weighing in at 714kg and 231kg each, and created a new company record for the largest single polyurethane casting – over 450kg.
Victorian government – Regional Rail Link Victoria
Adjustable pipe rollers for the positioning and installation of Dual 660 mm water main pipes, as part of a landmark infrastructure project in western Melbourne.
Camden Signs Bellerive Oval Sight Screen
Complete plug and play traction drive and support solution for 2 x removable cricket ground sight screen system in Hobart Australia with electronic display screens.
AS Clear Pipe Transfer Conveyor System
This project eliminated all crane handling of pipes between facilities and increased productivity. 6 x idler roller and 6 x gear motor driven assemblies were used to facilitate pipe transfer.
Traction Drive Systems
Complete design and supply of load bearing and critical structural beam fabrication for a 50ton, 40m long construction platform used for road widening works in Melbourne Australia.
Evaporation Pond Covers Drive and Support System
Design and supply of a traction drive system to drive a 30 ton fabric structure forwards and backwards on a track to cover or expose an evaporation pond based on seasonal rain conditions.