FRANTZ Manufacturing Co.

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Aluminum Conveyor Wheels include standard, tortoise shell types.

Designed to support varying application requirements in material handling industry, aluminum conveyor wheels (skate wheels) help reduce weight and also promote corrosion resistance. Tortoise Shell® version is available for applications where enhanced impact resistance and heavier load ratings are required. Standard and Tortoise Shell wheels utilize steel balls and raceways that are heat...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

FRANTZ Manufacturing Launches GENII® Semi-Precision 1.9" Conveyor Bearing to Replace Commercial Unground Series

(Sterling, Illinois, USA) - FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in Made in USA rolling components for the material handling industry, announces the introduction of its new 1.9” 16g GENII® 1805 Semi-Precision series conveyor bearing providing increased function at pricing equal to its industry workhorse model, the Commercial Unground 1005 bearing. Inspired by European designs...

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FRANTZ Manufacturing Company Launches GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 Bearing for 1.9" Axle-Free Conveyor Rollers
Electrical Equipment & Systems

FRANTZ Manufacturing Company Launches GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 Bearing for 1.9" Axle-Free Conveyor Rollers

Sterling, IL, USA: - FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in rolling components for the material handling industry announces the introduction of its new 1.9 ABEC-1 precision bearing assembly for axle-free conveyor rollers...The GenStar® ELIMINATOR w/IronGrip Adapter. Axle-free conveyor rollers. The ability of axle-free rollers to perform at longer lengths has long vexed conveyor...

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New ABEC-1 Precision Conveyor Bearing Eliminates Thru Axle in 1.9" Conveyor Roller
Material Handling & Storage

New ABEC-1 Precision Conveyor Bearing Eliminates Thru Axle in 1.9" Conveyor Roller

FRANTZ introduces the ELIMINATOR ABEC-1 precision conveyor bearing for 1.9 conveyor rollers. The elimination of a thru axle allows for the tube to deflect without the same axle deflection on the ball races, permitting use of lighter gauged 1.9" rollers as a substitute for heavier and more costly 2.5" rollers in many conveyors, particularly pallet type conveyors. FRANTZ GenStar® ELIMINATOR...

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Material Handling & Storage

Dual-Sealed Bearing enhances 1.9 in. axle-free conveyor rollers.

GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 w/IronGrip Adapter contains one ABEC-1 core precision bearing, with roller capacity of 270 lb, capable of spanning roller lengths through 40 in. Carbon steel adapter allows secure crimp fit roller assembly along with maximized concentricity, which also minimizes deflection and provides flexibility for various crimping pressures at tube while isolating ABEC-1...

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New 2-1/2" Precision Bearing for Conveyor Rollers

2-1/2 11 gauge Precision Bearing 1000# load capacity 6005-2RS ABEC 1 Sealed Core Bearing Unique insert molded bushing' Special isolator sleeve The NEW 2-1/2" Precision Bearing from Frantz Manufacturing Company includes several unique features not found in typical 2-1/2" bearings. A one piece insert molded bushing constructed of static discharging material within the ABEC 1 bearing assembly is...

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Company News

FRANTZ Manufacturing Renews ISO/TS 16949:2009

Sterling, Illinois, USA, (December 14, 2016) - FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in Made in USA rolling components for the material handling industry, announces our continued commitment of providing the highest quality products to our customers. FRANTZ Manufacturing Company’s Sterling® Steel Ball Division has completed an external audit of its quality systems and is pleased to...

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FRANTZ Launches Multiple International Web Pages

FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in Made in USA rolling components for the material handling industry, as well as supplying material movement solutions across many manufacturing applications, has expanded their website to include ten new web pages to support European customers. The web pages focus on metric wheels, bearings and ball transfers commonly used in Europe. The web pages...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Aluminum Conveyor Wheels include standard, tortoise shell types.

Designed to support varying application requirements in material handling industry, aluminum conveyor wheels (skate wheels) help reduce weight and also promote corrosion resistance. Tortoise Shell® version is available for applications where enhanced impact resistance and heavier load ratings are required. Standard and Tortoise Shell wheels utilize steel balls and raceways that are heat...

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Company News

Frantz Manufacturing Joins Illinois Trade Delegation to Mexico

Frantz Manufacturing Company was invited to join Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on a trade mission to Mexico April 3-6 whose objective is to spur economic opportunities between Illinois and Mexico. Illinois’ exports to Mexico total $6.4B, having grown 11.3% last year. Mexico is Illinois’ second largest export market. Frantz’s material handling products are categorized as Machinery which is the...

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FRANTZ Manufacturing Hires Doug Sandberg as V.P. of Marketing

FRANTZ Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that Doug Sandberg has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. Sandberg’s career includes marketing positions at Stanley Works,Â-  Gilbert Bennet, Knape & Vogt, and National Manufacturing.   More recently, he served as VP of Product Development and Marketing for ZEP, Inc. and a senior marketing position at Stag...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

FRANTZ Manufacturing Launches GENII® Semi-Precision 1.9" Conveyor Bearing to Replace Commercial Unground Series

(Sterling, Illinois, USA) - FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in Made in USA rolling components for the material handling industry, announces the introduction of its new 1.9” 16g GENII® 1805 Semi-Precision series conveyor bearing providing increased function at pricing equal to its industry workhorse model, the Commercial Unground 1005 bearing. Inspired by European designs...

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FRANTZ Manufacturing Company Launches GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 Bearing for 1.9" Axle-Free Conveyor Rollers
Electrical Equipment & Systems

FRANTZ Manufacturing Company Launches GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 Bearing for 1.9" Axle-Free Conveyor Rollers

Sterling, IL, USA: - FRANTZ Manufacturing Company, the respected name in rolling components for the material handling industry announces the introduction of its new 1.9 ABEC-1 precision bearing assembly for axle-free conveyor rollers...The GenStar® ELIMINATOR w/IronGrip Adapter. Axle-free conveyor rollers. The ability of axle-free rollers to perform at longer lengths has long vexed conveyor...

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New ABEC-1 Precision Conveyor Bearing Eliminates Thru Axle in 1.9" Conveyor Roller
Material Handling & Storage

New ABEC-1 Precision Conveyor Bearing Eliminates Thru Axle in 1.9" Conveyor Roller

FRANTZ introduces the ELIMINATOR ABEC-1 precision conveyor bearing for 1.9 conveyor rollers. The elimination of a thru axle allows for the tube to deflect without the same axle deflection on the ball races, permitting use of lighter gauged 1.9" rollers as a substitute for heavier and more costly 2.5" rollers in many conveyors, particularly pallet type conveyors. FRANTZ GenStar® ELIMINATOR...

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Material Handling & Storage

Dual-Sealed Bearing enhances 1.9 in. axle-free conveyor rollers.

GenStar® ELIMINATOR 4007 w/IronGrip Adapter contains one ABEC-1 core precision bearing, with roller capacity of 270 lb, capable of spanning roller lengths through 40 in. Carbon steel adapter allows secure crimp fit roller assembly along with maximized concentricity, which also minimizes deflection and provides flexibility for various crimping pressures at tube while isolating ABEC-1...

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Company News

Frantz Manufacturing Goes Green with Revamped Factory Lighting

A completely new lighting system was recently installed at Frantz Manufacturing Company's Bearing Division plant that is expected to reduce electricity usage by 96,000 Kwh or 60% annually. The original lighting system, installed during the plant's construction in 1971, consisted of 400W Twin Mercury and 400W Sodium Vapor lamps along with older style T12 type fluorescent tubes in the office areas....

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