Börkey rollers are made to run on a solid strong surface such as steel. Operating the rollers across concrete floors – especially repeatedly along the same path - may damage the floor.

Machine Skates vs. Chain Roller

Each type of skate has a different application range. Know which roller to use for which application:

Floor Protective Floor protective May scratch if not strong solid floor such as steel
Speed High speed (max 300 ft / min) Low speed (max 16 ft / min)
Durability Higher wear of roller material Extremely high durability & longevity
Capacity Up to medium size loads (up to 200 tons) Up to super large loads (up to 2000 tons)
Use Temporary use only Long-term and Permanent mounted use
Maneuverability Freely steerable Turnable (smaller units), Can run in long-radius arch (larger units)