Made in the UK | Est. 1939

Mini Ball Units now in packs of 10 ...No biggie.


ALWAYSE Mini Ball Transfer Units

By popular request, our Mini Ball Transfer Units are now sold in packs of 10. ALWAYSE Mini Ball Transfer Units and manufactured for use where precise movement and positioning is required - at our UK facilities in Aston, Birmingham

All of our ALWAYSE Mini Ball Transfer Units are supplied with stainless steel minor balls for improved durability, smoother running and strength. Please note that the packs of 10 are limited to any single size - therefore packs of ten cannot be made of different size units, the minimum order quantity is now 10 or one single pack in any single size.

WIDE RANGE of options and sizes available:
- Load balls supplied in sizes from 4.8mm to 15.8mm
- Carbon Balls - Stainless steel balls, especially good for wet conditions

AVAILABLE IN TWO profiles for maximum usability:
- Flat top - Angled top for easier cleaning, useful in clean room environments
- All units are available in Carbon, Stainless Steel or Aluminium housings

Please note that Carbon Steel Mini Ball Transfer units are assembled with a small amount of oil to protect the carbon steel balls from oxidation.

Our Mini Transfer Units have:
- Load capacities up to 70kg
- Two different body profiles for increased usability
- External body diameters from 8mm to 28mm
- Threaded stem for precise positioning
- A simple installation process

ALWAYSE Mini Ball Unit Range

The Alwayse Mini Ball Transfer Unit has been proven in applications in a wide range of industries
- Oil & Gas - downhole
- Nuclear & Aerospace - metrology
- Automotive - testing & assembly 
- Robotics & Mechatronics
- Measurement & Diagnostics
- Medical imaging equipment
- Film production - Special FX 
- Optical & laser technologies
- Photocopiers – guide applications

Click here to see the full range of Mini Ball Transfer Units.


ALWAYSE Engineering was established in1939 and is still the World's original leading Ball Transfer Unit manufacturer. We currently distribute our products to over 100 countries worldwide through a network of more than 45 Official Distributors. By listening to our customers and interpreting their needs, we deliver value and innovative solutions in the Material Handling industry.  

ALWAYSE Ball Transfer Units are specified in engineering and materials handling projects worldwide, due to our reputation for precision, quality and consistency. We continue to work with globally recognised brand names across many industries spanning the globe.

For more information on All things ALWAYSE

Please contact Mark Ingleby, Marketing and Media Relations Manager, on +44 (0) 121 380 4700 or email


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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