Manufacturing the world’s best Ball Units   Since 1939

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

The improved ALWAYSE 888 Heavy Duty Unit. Quieter. Lighter. Better.


ALWAYSE 888 Heavy Duty Ball Unit

The ALWAYSE 888 unit provides a number of key benefits including a reduction in friction and a 50% reduction in noise level. It's also lighter than many comparable units making it the unit ideal for Air Cargo applications, particularly where moisture is an issue.

ALWAYSE 888 Unit

Designed to provide a number of key benefits over other common units, the 888 Series Unit also features a revised dirt exit profile which affords a 30% increase in the open area.
The unit is precision manufactured from a solid steel one-piece design offering greater strength and durability.

The 888 Series Unit has a load capacity of 350 kg and has been rigorously tested in both laboratory and field trials where this capacity is readily achieved for distances in excess of 15,000 metres. This new design features a lower profile body and inner ring resulting in an increase in the load ball exposure of 10%. 

Why choose this Unit?
> Reduced noise in operation
> Reduced friction in use
> Improved corrosion resistance
> Reduced weight lower freight costs
> 10% greater load ball exposure
> Improved dirt exit hole performance
> No power source required - zero-energy solution

ALWAYSE 888 Unit Reduced Frieght Costs

Applications Include:
> Air Cargo
> Heavy sheet handling
> Large tool racking
> High volume assembly lines/areas
> Machinery design & OEM

ALWAYSE 888 Product Sheet

Click the above link to download the ALWAYSE 888 Product sheet, which details all you need to know about this incredibly versatile heavy-duty unit.

The 888 Series Unit is a key addition to the existing ALWAYSE Air Cargo range which comprises:
> Flange Fixing Units
> 805-30 - Original Air Cargo Unit
> 806-30 - Able to be disassembled
> 807-30 - Available as Cooler Room Units
> 808-30 - For arduous conditions

ALWAYSE 888 Unit Air Cargo

Our power free, low friction Movement Solutions can not only reduce your business' carbon footprint but can also reduce staff physical effort, resulting in reduced exposure to health and safety risks within your business - whilst reducing total operational costs.

If your business material handling operations involving cranes, forklifts, trucks or motorised conveyor systems - switching now to a Zero Energy ALWAYSE Ball Unit solution can reduce your costs significantly by:

> Reducing capital outlay on plant equipment

> Reducing business reliance on carbon-based energy sources

> Reducing the costs of continuous staff training and certification

> Reducing costs of legally required ongoing maintenance

> Reducing insurance costs by reducing staff exposure to machine and physical injury


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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