Drive Caster™ – Motorized Caster

The DRIVE CASTER® is a motorized caster with the power to move tons at the push of a button. An ideal ergonomic solution for manual push–pull applications in industrial environments. Optional tank steering capabilities provide even more ergonomic benefits.

The industrial caster and electric motor are combined into a self-contained unit to simplify implementation. It can be installed onto a wide variety of heavy equipment.

The DRIVE CASTER® was engineered with a focus on safety, and designed to be versatile with valuable features like,

  • Disengagement for manual operation
  • Locking drive wheel that functions like a parking brake
  • Optional spark-proof and dust-resistance capabilities

Among other optional capabilities that help improve productivity and increase safety.



Easy to Move

The power to push 5,000lbs, add a second DRIVE CASTER® to gain tank steering capabilities and move up to 10,000lbs.

Easy to Implement

Common wheel sizes, polyurethane tread options, and mounting bolt patterns make it easy to install on a wide variety of heavy equipment.

Easy to Operate

Intuitive controllers and optional safety equipment eliminate the need for certifications or skilled labor.

Easy to Maintain

No maintenance is required thanks to high-quality components, ensure a long use life and a worthy return on investment.

Upgrade Existing Equipment

The industrial caster and electric motor are combined into a self-contained unit, making it easy to integrate into a wide array of equipment. The DRIVE CASTER® can be added as a fifth wheel or replace an existing caster to provide valuable benefits.

  • Potentially eliminate the risk of injury due to overexertion
  • Increase productivity with greater load capacity
  • Decrease the number of laborers needed to move equipment
  • Reduce the risk of damage to flooring, equipment, and materials transported
  • Improve morale by making labor functions less strenuous

Ideal for various applications, above and beyond industrial carts and racks, such as dollies, moving walls, turntables, platforms, machinery and more.

Upgrade Existing Equipment

We added the yellow components

  • Drive Caster
  • Charger and Batteries
  • Control Module
  • Emergency Stop Button

To the client’s existing manual carts, enabling a much greater load capacity while significantly reducing the risk of overexertion.

Do More with Motorized Drive Casters

The DRIVE CASTER® is a first-of-its-kind, motorized caster designed to move tons easily and efficiently. A single DRIVE CASTER® has the power to move up to 5,000lbs, while two motorized drive casters double the capacity to 10,000lbs.

Two motorized drive casters also provide tank steering capabilities, simplifying handling and eliminating the operator’s need to exert energy to turn the cart.




  • AC or DC Power
  • 1/4hp power to move up to a 3,000 lb. total load
  • 1/2hp power to move up to a 5,000 lb. total load.
  • Carry capacity 2,000 lb. (when replacing a caster)
  • Retractable wheel to disengage drive system
  • Tank Steering (requires two DRIVE CASTER® units)


  • 6” Wheel diameter
  • 8” Wheel diameter
  • Various polyurethane wheel tread
  • Various mounting plate patterns


This unique motorized caster is available in various configurations. Complete DRIVE CASTER® kits are available, these include controls, power source, and wiring, simply connect to your device, and start moving tons at the push of a button. And by making heavy equipment loads easy to move, Conceptual Innovations has eliminated the need for manual pushing or pulling, reducing the risk of injury and the need for multiple operators.