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da caster / Caster

da caster

Discipline: Product

da caster
da caster

Discipline: Product

The concept of da caster is to smoothly harmonize with the design of furniture or fittings, while maintaining a distinct presence as a caster. Rather than a “ball bearing configuration” comprising an axle and bearing, which is the basic structure of a conventional caster, it is characterized by a “sliding configuration” that does not use an axle or bearing. The da caster structure comprises an aluminum shell, a roller, and an internal ring made of special resin, enabling a ring-shaped wheel with a central hole – a hubless caster that possesses sufficient strength and solidity, yet seems to float.

An elegant, high-quality caster that can be integrated into any item of furniture yet still has its own character. Its bearing system means it seems almost to float, while maintaining its stability (including visual stability) at all times. A great piece of design that deserves an iF gold award.
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Client / Manufacturer

HAMMER CASTER Co., Ltd.

HAMMER CASTER Co., Ltd.
Higashi-Osaka City, Osaka, Japan

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hozmi design

HOZMI DESIGN
Kobe-City, Hyogo, Japan

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SIMIZ Technik

SIMIZ Technik
Suita-City, Osaka, Japan