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Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack

Allows you to quickly remove your Workbench Casters (#43501, sold separately) so you can access all sides of your workstation without obstructions.
Item #
53004
Rating:
88% of 100

Our Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates let you remove your Workbench Casters (#43501, sold separately) by simply removing the caster bracket pins. This means the caster levers won't protrude and interfere with your movement around the bench. If your bench has an overhang, you can also store items such as a shop vacuum under the overhang without obstructions. With your bench, table or power tool stand in the desired spot, just lower it with the foot levers, remove the pins, and the casters slide out laterally. Includes hardware for mounting to 3/4" panel. Powder-coated steel. Longer bolts may be required for thick workbench legs.

(4) Quick-Release Plates for Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Casters
(4) Locking Pins
(4) 1/4-20 Nylon Lock Nuts
(4) Washers
(4) 1/4-20 Countersunk Philips Head Bolts
(1) Set of Instructions with Template
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 2.0000
Tech Spec
  • Dimensions: 2-3/4'' W x 3-3/4'' H
  • Material: .100 thickness Steel
  • Finish: Black Powder-Coating
4.4 / 5.0
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I bought a couple sets of these and will buy more. They are easy to install. Also, the casters are easy to put on and take off the equipment and you won't have wheels on the equipment once it is in place. I love em!
November 3, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
useful, easy to use and install.
even thought it has been very expensive to ship them to France, I am very happy of those caster plates to be fitted on my woodwork bench. as I have a small place to woodwork, the fact to remove/install my casters on the plates within seconds fulfills totally my need. Thanks for this product.
November 1, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Caster Plates
These plates were the perfect addition to my casters. I had to shim them out a bit to fit the legs on my workbench. I will be purchasing additional plates to make my other heavy benches and tables easier to move for cleaning in my garage/shop.
October 13, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
The caster plates are very well designed
It’s very good quality and reliable
October 11, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
These casters are great
These casters were east to install and work exactly as described.
September 29, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Avoid Tripping
The quick release plates make it very easy to remove the casters when the equipment weight is not on them. We use the casters on seldom used equipment that does not have much room around it when in use. Taking the wheels off prevents hitting the wheels when walking around the machine.
July 23, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great Product
These plates will save a lot of money by not having to buy multiple sets of wheels or saving lots of time by not having to bolt and unbolt the wheels when you need to move multiple items.
July 14, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Works well for being able to remove or place as needed
I have a small shop and I don’t always keep my bench in the same location and will rearrange things to make room for a particular project need. I don’t like to have the rollers always protruding because a project may take several months before I rearrange again, and it’s a nuisance to have the rollers on. This solved everything for me giving me the option to add it remove them - built out of steel, they work nicely - my bench isn’t light - i’d guess 400 lbs and I haven’t had any issues
July 14, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
THESE WORK PERFECT !
A real life saver in my tight little shop, now I can take off the wheels and stop tripping until I need to move the bench. It takes just moments to use these and they work exactly as described
July 13, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Quick Release workbench casters
These casters are excellent!
April 6, 2019
Purchased
8 months ago
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Why did you choose this?
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Item needed for workbench mobility.
Alan Y on Nov 11, 2019
To go with my caster set which is used to move multiple benches/cabinets at different times w/o buying a caster set for each.
Ted C on Oct 24, 2019
Item needed for workbench mobility.
Alan Y on Nov 11, 2019
Need to remove wheels that stick out from cabinet after moving cabinet in to position
Robert R on Oct 24, 2019
To go with my caster set which is used to move multiple benches/cabinets at different times w/o buying a caster set for each.
Ted C on Oct 24, 2019
mount on table saw stand
Jim G on Oct 19, 2019
Just built a new workbench and would like to be able to move it easily.
Vernon D on Oct 7, 2019
I wanted it.
Kirsten B on Sep 28, 2019
crafted workshop on youtube recommended this item
casey m on Sep 27, 2019
Gonna build two workbenches and only wanted to buy one set of wheels.
Beau B on Sep 26, 2019
Have casters. Getting new bench
james m on Sep 25, 2019
I have a set of wheels and will use the plates on other equipment and switch the wheels around as I need to move the various pieces.
Robert C on Sep 21, 2019
I have two working benches so I can moved them around with this quick release Caster Plates.
Ricardo on Sep 19, 2019
nice design. nice price. need some casters/upgrades for other shop tables
Michael S on Sep 19, 2019
Saw this on a April Wilkerson video.
Daniel R on Sep 13, 2019
Already have a set of casters and quick release plates on my work bench. Purchased 2 more sets of plates for other work benches and tool stands. This is a very economical way create mobility in your shop.
Harris R on Sep 10, 2019
My neighbor had these on a work bench and he showed me how great they worked, so I’m ordering some for my arm saw table.
Marv L on Sep 8, 2019
Building a new workbench
Chris S on Sep 6, 2019
I have the casters and see the benefit of being able to remove them when not needing to move the bench.
Kenneth H on Sep 6, 2019
To use casters on bench, lathe, other tools
STEVEN J on Sep 4, 2019
Home workshop use
Donald M on Sep 3, 2019
To help move a very heavy outfeed table for my table saw
Edward J on Sep 3, 2019
I have a small shop and I want to have more things on casters. These will let me use one set of casters for all of my equipment and keep the casters out of the way while I am working.
Paul R on Sep 2, 2019
Video on YouTube and I’m building that bench
Jason G on Aug 13, 2019
already have casters
Lynn H on Aug 8, 2019
Multiple devices to use the same set of wheels.
Stanley B on Jul 23, 2019
I re-arranged my shop and now it would be nice to be able to remove the wheel lifts.
Michael M on Jun 30, 2019
My father was a pro cabinet maker for 70 yrs.. He absolutely believed in rockler never a problem , therfore I shell continue his trend with the best and trustworthy. <br />Thank you bob.
Robert N on Jun 30, 2019
Multiple use an easy to use
Eduardo on Jun 30, 2019
Building a new workbench and want to be able to safely make it mobile when needed.
T H on Jun 28, 2019
To keep existing casters out of the way/avoid tripping/save space.
Doug G on Jun 23, 2019
want my bench casters out of the way. great sale price!
Mike H on Jun 22, 2019
Having the quick release plates on the special bed platform will prevent a tripping hazzard when not needed. The platform will be finished and having just the plates exposed will be nicer to look at. Adding the casters will be quick to install when needed
mike v on Jun 22, 2019
They work great makes it easy to move heavy work bench around for cleaning
Robert C on Jun 20, 2019
I wanted the ability to swap the casters to another table and this will allow a quick swap. <br /> Plus they were on sale along with the casters so I bought both to try them out.
James S on Jun 7, 2019
Looks like these are the sturdiest casters that I've located thus far. And, with the added feature of being able to remove them from my workbench they are a plus.
James L on Jun 2, 2019
for work bench
duke on Jun 2, 2019
Will be using on a cabinet under a shopsmith and workbench. They were also on sale.
John R on Jun 1, 2019
We need to be able to remove the casters as they stick out 6 inches on each side of our Lathe ( a trip hazzard) when we use it in the shop.
Dale W on May 25, 2019
Removable option is best - and usable on multiple benches for times when everything gets moved.
Allen G on May 19, 2019
I can take the casters off if I wish and eventually get plates for each tool bench and just use one set of casters whenever I need to.
John B on May 13, 2019
I hope these casters will make my heavy work bench easy to move by myself.
Mike V on May 12, 2019
Needed something that was heavy duty and removable. Putting on a kitchen Island.
Wendell P on May 6, 2019
Watching YouTube and found a plywood work table that added these and I am trying to get my wood shop organized. Rockler has great products as well.
Joseph D on May 5, 2019
Can use on the Woodworking bench and two other heavy benches. Don't move often, but when I need to move them it is nice to be able to just move the casters. Lets the bench fit into smaller space when not needed.
Thomas B on May 5, 2019
It’s not in the way when I have my bench in the garage
Stanley S on Apr 29, 2019
Need it for my workbench
Kristofer B on Apr 21, 2019
I added these plates so I could drill through my bench 4X4 legs and bolt them with a nut and washer. My bench is heavy and I hope to avoid the screws pulling out of the leg.
Denise R on Apr 3, 2019
I have a heavy table and the caster I have are hard to move
Chris W on Mar 31, 2019
It's great
Marcus C on Mar 27, 2019
My large power tools are all on casters but I have two large heavy workbenches that are not currently mobile. With a couple of sets of these quick-release plates and one caster kit I can move as needed and remove the casters once done.
Eric A on Mar 15, 2019
Great item. I have multiple items to move so I am putting plates on each one with one set of casters in each location - home, shop and work.
Larry on Mar 14, 2019
Need to remove wheels that stick out from cabinet after moving cabinet in to position
Robert R on Oct 24, 2019
mount on table saw stand
Jim G on Oct 19, 2019
How much weight can these hold?
Ted on May 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 400 lbs per set
I need 6 caster / mounting plate combinations. Do I have to buy 8 sets?
Larry H on Feb 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are 4 in a set, so 2 sets would give you 8 casters and/or mounting plates.
i am using Husky 6 ft. Solid Wood Top Workbench Model legs. can i use longer screws and how low or high should i put the bracket?
jon b on Jun 12, 2016
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: If you need longer screws to go through the wood there is no problem, use the length you need to go all the way through the wood with about 1/2 inch to spare, this is the amount you need for the thickness of the quick release and for the nut. As for height, The box tells you to drill the holes 2 inches from the floor, and the second hole 4 inches above the floor, you should center the holes on the leg (side to side. I hope I have helped you
Have you tried this lifts on a Delta Table saw mobile base?
Pete on Feb 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No,I am using then on my cut off table for my Sears table saw. they work great.
I am in the process of making a rig for my lathe stand. it will be nice to save money by using just 4 casters
for the two units. John
Can they be used on a metal table saw stand?
Rbarr on Aug 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, but you'll probably have to drill some holes in the legs, and get some 1/4" -20 bolts.
Has anyone tried mounting larger casters to this set? I have to mount it higher than the 2" that these specify. My requirement is that the first screw must be at least 2 5/8" off the floor. I'm thinking of putting a 3" caster on the mounts to raise the lower bolt for the quick release plate to 3 1/8". Any thoughts?
Anthony C on May 28, 2017
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: I had a similar problem and just mounted the caster set a little higher. It works good but just leaves your stand or whatever a little closer to the floor. Measure your clearance and just allow for that to allow space to move.
When the casters are in the deployed position how high is the table elevated off the ground based upon the measurements found here on the Rockler site for mounting the hardware?
Giovani L on Jun 19, 2018
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Will the Rockler plates work with the WoodRiver work bench caster set?
Patrick K on May 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes they will. I think they are the same manufacturer, just different box/brand. It worked for me.
Is it possible to use screws, instead of the "bolts," to mount the caster plates?
Ragpad on May 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: For those interested I found that flat head #14 screws of your desired length fit the best and don't interfere with sliding the casters into the plate.
I bought your caster set 3 or 4 years ago for a bench I was building but ended up not building it. I would like to use them now and wonder if they will work with the plates?
Tom L on Aug 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would think they should, but it does depend on which casters you purchased. Rockler has a return process if they don't work.
Does using the quick-release caster plates lower the load rating of the casters?
Denean S on Mar 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I did not read that in the literature and I would guess the answer is no, the quick release brackets are the same material as the casters so I would guess there would be no reduction.
For Item #: 53004 does it come with caster wheels or i have to buy the wheels separately ??
Hari T on Jun 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, the Workbench Caster Plates do not come with caster wheels, they come separately. However, you can buy multiple sets of the Caster Plates and only one or two sets of the caster wheels and save yourself some money, that is if you don't mind swapping the caster wheel sets from unit to unit.
I already have the Powertec 17000 version of workbench casters installed on a bench and wondering if these Rockler Quick-Release Plates would be compatible. Has anyone tried matching these on an install?
monsenor on Apr 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I used them on a bench that I made, they should work
I would like to maybe use it as method to go from the kitchen island to a regular dining table. Will it for work for this? Can the structure be in stable position even when on casters? How many inches will it go down when the casters are put to the side? Thanks!
Natalia P on Apr 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: When you put the castes down it will raise the table approximately 1/2". I have installed these on 3 different tables in my shop. I generally leave the casters down so I can easily roll the tables around. The casters are very stable in the down position.
Can these be mounted to angled steel legs? I want to use them on my Performax 22-44 sander and Belsaw planer, both of which have steel bases with angled legs.
Shawn N on Mar 1, 2018
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: I don't know what is angle on the legs of your base, but you can to read instructions and see how they mount (distance between holes), The plate of caster must to be mounted vertically.
Can I put it on a square aluminium tube of 30mm? How wide is it?
jacanogorini on May 27, 2017
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Quick-Release Workbench Caster Plates, 4-Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
Rockler Workbench Casters, 4 Pack
BEST ANSWER: The backing plate is 7cm wide and 9.5cm tall.
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