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Sockets for Casters

Sockets for Casters with
Grip Neck or Grip Ring Stems

We have a $20 minimum order which applies to both website and phone in orders.

These hard to find sockets are now available for purchase separately. Sockets may be returned for exchange only, please measure carefully. Sockets shown below fit our casters. They may or may not fit other casters.

Plastic Sockets

Grip Neck Stem: 5/16" x 1  1/2"

Inside Diameter of Tubing (ID)

  • Round Sockets: .433″ Diam.
  • Square Sockets: .678″ Sq.

Grip Ring Stem: 7/16" x 7/8"

The length of your stem may be shorter but not longer

Inside Diameter of Tubing (ID)

  • Round Sockets:
    • .805″ Diam.
    • .870″ Diam.
    • .902″ Diam.
    • .992″ Diam.
  • Square Sockets: .678″ Sq.
    • .902″ Square
    • .916″ Square

Metal Socket for use with a Grip Neck Stem

Grip Neck Stem: 5/16" x 1  1/2"

The length of your stem my be shorter but not longer
Commonly called a “Caster Clip”, this socket is designed to install casters on the edge of 3/4″ Particle Board, MDF or similar sheet goods. Attach caster by drilling a 3/8″ x 1  5/8″ hole. Install socket, then insert caster. You may want to “drill & tack nail” the bottom face or add some silicon sealer to the hole when installing.
Attach caster by drilling a 3/8″ x 1  5/8″ hole. Install socket, then insert caster.

Metal Socket for use with a Grip Ring Stem

Grip Ring Stem: 7/16" x 7/8"

The length of your stem my be shorter but not longer

This socket is used to install casters with a 7/16″ Diameter Grip Ring Stem on WOOD or Steel furniture. The Tack Plate Diameter is approx 1″ and the overall length is 1.46″

To attach in wood, drill a 5/8″ x 1  1/2″ hole. Apply Epoxy Glue** ( Not supplied ) to socket and insert into hole. Allow to harden before inserting caster into socket. ( This socket is not plated and can also be welded to steel.

** Use a 2 part Epoxy available at any Hardware Store.

This socket is used to install casters with a 7/16″ Diameter Grip Ring Stem on WOOD furniture. Attach to inside of frame with wood screws ( Not supplied ). Insert caster into socket.
This socket is used to install casters with a 7/16″ Diameter Grip Ring Stem on WOOD furniture. Attach to inside of frame with wood screws ( Not supplied ). Insert caster into socket.
This socket is used to install casters with a 7/16″ Diameter Grip Ring Stem on WOOD furniture. To attach, drill a 5/8″ x 1 1/2″ hole. Insert socket and attach with 1/4″ wood screws ( Not supplied ). Insert caster into socket.

Socket Chart

We do NOT include mounting Hardware.

Click on the Part Numbers for Pricing, Options and to ORDER.

Stem TypePlastic Socket Part NumbersShapeMaterialTubing
Gauge
Tube
Inside
Diam.
Socket
Dim
A
OD
Socket
Dim
B
Socket
Dim
C
Compatible
Stem
Max Size
Grip Neck StemPS-3027RoundPlastic/Brown9/16″
16 Ga
.433 Rd0.4500.9351.7755/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-2500SquarePlastic/White3/4″
20 Ga
.678 Sq0.6950.7651.7605/16″ x
1  1/2″
Grip Ring StemPS-2014RoundHD Plastic/
Black
7/8″
20 Ga
.805 Rd0.8320.8521.7857/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-2460RoundHD Plastic/
Black
1″
16 Ga
.870 Rd0.8941.2501.8257/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-2473RoundHD Plastic/
Black
1″
18 Ga
.902 Rd0.9241.2501.8257/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-2498GRRoundHD Plastic/
Black
1  1/16″
20 Ga
. 992Rd1.0021.2501.8257/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-2045SquareHD Plastic/
Black
1″
16 Ga
.870 Sq0.9020.9961.7857/16″ x
1  1/2″
PS-1640SquareGlass/Filled
Nylon
1″
18 Ga
.902 Sq0.9161.0402.3257/16″ x
1  3/4″
Stem TypeMetal Socket Part NumbersMaterialTack PlateHole RequiredAttachmentCompatible
Stem
Grip Neck StemMS-2719Metal3/4″ Dia.3/8″ x 1  5/8″Hammer/Press In5/16″ x
1  1/2″
CC34Metal3/4″ Thick3/8″ x 1  5/8″Hammer/Press In5/16″ x
1  1/2″
Grip Ring StemMS-2255Metal2  1/8″ Dia.5/8″ x 1  1/2″1/4″ Screws Not Inc.7/16″ x
1  3/8″
MS-S10XMetal1″ Dia.5/8″ x 1  1/2″Welded or Epoxy Glue
Not included
7/16″ x
1  3/8″
MB180MetalStraightNoneScrews Not Inc.7/16″ x
1  1/2″
MB90MetalCornerNoneScrews Not Inc.7/16″ x
1  1/2″
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