Ball Transfers suit air cargo industry applications.

Press Release Summary:

Heavy Duty Units are constructed with hardened bright zinc-plated mild steel body, stainless steel 30 and 45 mm load balls, stainless steel minor balls, and multi-hole stainless steel drain base. Flange Fixing flying saucer units have ball diameters from 25 to 50 mm and load ratings from 120 to 750 lbs. Euro Units have ball dia from 15 to 45 mm and load ratings from 110 to 1,014 lbs. Pressed-steel types are available in various styles.

Original Press Release:

Ball Transfers for Air Cargo Handling Profiled in Free Brochure from SKF Motion Technologies

A complete line of ball transfers for air cargo industry applications is profiled in a new four-page brochure available from SKF Motion Technologies (Bethlehem, PA). These ball transfers are ideal for mounting on warehouse floors and other surfaces to enable easy and effective movement of cargo and equipment. They can serve as durable and rugged alternatives to wheel casters.

The product line includes specialized Heavy Duty Units designed exclusively for use in air cargo handling systems. These are constructed with a hardened bright zinc-plated mild steel body, stainless steel 30mm and 45mm load balls, and stainless steel minor balls and incorporate a unique multi-hole stainless steel drain base. The "colander hole" base combats contamination by allowing up to six times the amount of dirt and debris to escape. This promotes removal of debris quickly, effectively, and regularly for long service life even in the most severe working conditions.

The SKF® brochure also profiles Flange Fixing ("flying saucer") Units with ball diameters from 25mm to 50mm and load ratings from 120 lbs to 750 lbs (and Euro Units with ball diameters from 15mm to 45mm and load ratings from 110 lbs to 1014 lbs. These pressed-steel types are available in a variety of styles to satisfy industry application requirements. All ball transfers from SKF are designed for quick and easy mounting.

For a free copy of the new SKF "Ball Transfers" brochure, contact James M. Brown. SKF Motion Technologies, 1530 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, PA 18017-2266 USA. Phone: (800) 541-3624 (toll-free) or (610) 861-3712. Fax: (610) 861-3737. Web site:

(®SKF is a registered trademark of SKF USA Inc.)

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