Manufacturing the world’s best Ball Units   Since 1939

Made in the UK | Est. 1939
Made in the UK | Est. 1939

Movement Solutions

ALWAYSE Fabrication

With unrivalled knowledge of Ball Transfer Units and Gravity Rollers, as well as an in-house design and fabrication facility producing Ball Tables and Roller Conveyors we can help you to realise dramatic improvements in output, efficiency and safety in your material handling environments.

Ball Transfer Tables are available in a wide range of sizes, load capacities and finishes. They are also available in bespoke specifications to suit your specific needs.

Roller Conveyors are manufactured on demand to your required widths, load capacities and finish, and can be combined with a Ball Table as shown.

More than just a Ball Transfer Unit...

Our Ball Transfer and Conveyor Table Material Handling Solutions can help your business in reducing the risk of injury in the workplace and improving the overall health and safety of your staff by eliminating the need for repeated heavy lifting resulting in fatigue and sometimes injury - especially back related.

Our Ball Unit movement solutions offer:

  • Movement in all directions - 360° movement
  • Easy and efficient movement of heavy loads
  • Safe and easy positioning of products
  • Require no power source – a Green solution
  • Reduced injuries caused by heavy lifting and bending to pick up products; when ball units are fitted into a ball table or ball deck
  • Easy to operate; no training is required to use a ball unit
  • Cost-effective - reduce long-term costs - very low maintenance compared with other material handling solutions
  • A cost-effective replacement for Lifts and Cranes in many applications
  • Equally effective in Ball Down (castor) position

We also offer Live / Dead Ball Table design which allows tools or equipment to be freely moved and positioned before being locked in place.

Get in touch with 80 years of Material Handling...

ALWAYSE have 80 years' experience and knowledge from working with some of the world's biggest brands, in the materials handling industry and we are experts in designing and delivering bespoke and modular systems. Why not let us bear the load of your next material handling requirements by contacting us today.

Glide Strips

A new material handling line made especially for applications in Bespoke fabrication, Live Storage, plastic track replacement, packing tables, production lines and material handling needs.


  • Live Storage
  • Racking
  • Ball Tables
  • Packing Tables
  • Areas where height is an issue
  • Production runs


  • Available in Mild steel and Stainless steel
  • Ball Units take 60 kgs each with three choices of ball pitch
  • Supplied in any length with 900mm as standard






If you are unsure of your requirements, our technical team are here to help you... Get in Touch

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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

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



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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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