Made in the UK | Est. 1939


Used by the largest glass processors and material handling companies in the world. Their design ensures smooth movement and easy directional change of materials with delicate or polished surfaces. Available in two different sizes, 35mm & 50mm diameter with the option of two ball materials:

  • Red Polyurethane - a hard wearing option for heavier loads and more arduous conditions. Suitable for hygienic applications.
  • Black Rubber - suitable for most other applications.

Alwayse FLOAT-ON castors have been specifically developed for use in wet and dry conditions. Available in; Bright Zinc Plate (BZP) which is suitable for most applications, and Stainless Steel INOX (S/S) for use in the most arduous of conditions. Stainless Steel assemblies have a black acetal socket as standard. FLOAT-ON castors are also ideal for the easy handling of other flat sheet materials such as; granite, wood, plastic, card, etc.

Alwayse FLOAT-ON castors are available as:

  • Complete Assembly (consisting of Stem, Circlip, Socket, Washer and Ball)
  • Stem, Circlip, Washer & Ball
  • Balls Only

Note: please specify whether you require right hand R/H or left hand L/H assemblies.

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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.



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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