Made in the UK | Est. 1939
Ball Transfer Units

Ball Transfer Units

Alwayse Ball Transfer Units provide the ideal solution when loads need to be moved smoothly, precisely, and in any direction with minimum effort.

With the widest selection in the world and over 75 years’ experience, Alwayse ball transfers are used in applications throughout industry. Often called a ball roller or transfer bearing, applications include air cargo ball decks, materials handling ball tables, glass processing, assembly lines and machine tables.

Bespoke design of ball units is also available, contact us.

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You can use the Ball Unit Identifier to help you narrow your results or if you are unsure of your requirements, our technical team are here to help you...

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Product Categories

Flange Fixing Units

General purpose, low profile Ball Transfer Units available in a variety of load ratings, materials and number of hole fixings. Some transfer units...

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Thread Fixing Units

Adjustable height Ball Transfer Units available with a variety of stem lengths and thread sizes. Sometimes referred to as ball rollers, roller bea...

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Tube Fixing

Tube fixing achieved by using a spring washer or bush in a suitable sized tube. Available in 3 sizes and suitable for use as a castor. Clamp fixin...

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Clamp Fixing

Low profile Ball Transfer Units available in 3 variants. Suitable for mounting in materials with a thickness of 1mm to 27mm. Sometimes referred to...

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Misc Units

A range of Ball Transfer Units featuring a 25.4mm diameter load ball. 1004 supplied with circlip, 1007 has interference fixing, 1500 is a plain bo...

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Base Fixing Units

Heavy duty, high profile Ball Transfer Units available in a variety of base plate fixings. High load capacities up to 340kg per ball transfer unit...

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Mini Units

Available with load balls from 4.8 – 15.8mm. Mini Ball Transfer Units are suitable for use where precise movement and positioning is required. D...

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FLOAT-ON

Suitable for use in wet or dry conditions. Smooth movement and easy directional change of materials with delicate or polished surfaces. Float-On c...

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Glide-Alwayse Units

A simple and inexpensive range of Ball Transfer Units featuring a large ball exposure. Ideal for lighter loads and where there is a cost considera...

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Euro Units

Featuring a main bearing cup special toughened steel with a dirt exit hole and a woollen felt seal. Maximum dynamic loading from 10 – 610kg per ...

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Heavy Duty Units, Series 800

Heavy Duty Ball Transfer Units manufactured from one piece of solid steel body with a seal and dirt exit hole for maximum efficiency and smooth ru...

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Hi-Tech, Double Seal, Units

The first Ball Transfer Unit to feature double sealing to exclude debris from the bearings. Body manufactured from Glass Reinforced Nylon with a h...

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Hevi-Load Units & Die Lifters

High load capacity Ball Transfer Units designed for greater shock loading protection. Featuring the highest performance available in load transfer...

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Spring Loaded Units

Spring Loaded Ball Transfer Unit range suitable for applications such as guillotines, presses and moulding machines. Spring loaded ball transfer u...

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TUFF Series Heavy Duty Units

Ball Transfer Units designed to provide a long working life even in the most arduous conditions. Available with higher load ratings than standard ...

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Fixing Clips

A wide range of fixing clips is available designed especially for use with Alwayse Ball Transfer Units. Custom clips can be produced, please conta...

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Locking Unit

Low Profile Ball Transfer Units. Ideal for Retail Display. These units come with a round fixing plate. Sometimes referred to as ball rollers, roll...

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Quality Testing

Quality Testing

ALWAYSE Engineering is quality registered to ISO 9001 and has a rigorous policy of testing, utilising our specially designed test equipment.

Case Studies

Case Studies

Ball Units from ALWAYSE are used in many different industries. Take a look at some recent applications.

Catalogue

Catalogue

Our current Catalogue 14 is available as a PDF.

What is the Ball Unit Identifier?

The Alwayse Ball Unit Identifier allows you quickly identify suitable units based on 2 key criteria. By choosing from the options listed you will be given a variety of ball transfer products which meet your needs.

If you know the Alwayse part number enter it and you will be taken directly to the appropriate information. You can also enter other companies’ part numbers to find the Alwayse equivalent.

Fixing Method

Choose the appropriate fixing for your application if known.

Load Capacity

Choose the maximum load capacity required. Please note that these are for a load up orientation. For load down or other orientations please note that the maximum load capacity may be reduced.

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Ball Unit Identifier

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