11 June 2014
Sign up to our newsletterWant more news like this? Sign up to our newsletter.

Ball transfer units suit assembly systems

WDS has launched a new and extended range of ball transfer units which are suitable for use in many assembly and conveying applications. The range features different mounting options as well as a choice of materials and load carrying capacities.

The products are all feature in the latest WDS catalogue and can be used for loading or feeding machines, moving goods or materials, as an alternative to a roller or in a form of linear operation. The range is available in zinc plated steel or stainless steel combinations and a number of mounting options are available, catering to most standard designs.

The products are available as either surface mounting ball transfer units, recess mount ball transfer units or spring loaded ball transfer units. They are claimed suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications in a number of industries, including manufacturing, food processing and warehousing. Ball diameters vary between 12.7mm and 50.8mm with maximum load capacities reaching nearly a tonne.

The complete WDS catalogue features over 15,000 standard parts for machine build and workholding products and is accessible online at the website where customers can place orders and download fully annotated 3D files of standard parts – including the full range of ball transfer units to suit most currently supported 3D Cad packages.

WDS products are available with no minimum order quantity and without a small order surcharge, giving customers flexibility when placing an order.

Author
Paul Gay

Related Websites

http://www.wdsltd.co.uk

Related Companies

WDS Components Ltd

Similar Articles

Why aesthetics matter

FDB Panel Fittings has been expressing its admiration for the way some manufacturers use materials to their customers’ advantage, while keeping aesthetics in the forefront of ...

Toggle latches slide into view

FDB Panel Fittings has released a newly available range of DIRAK toggle latches.

Toggle latches slide into view

New DIRAK toggle latches from FDB Panel Fittings are said to offer the novel feature of a slider lock mechanism to prevent accidental opening or nuisance opening caused by ...

Coming in from the cold

Minimising part costs is critical in the automotive industry – a goal in which cold forming may well be able to play a substantial part.

Crushing James Bond stage sets

Red Rhino Crushers UK is an award-winning producer of mobile crushers and recycling equipment. Red Rhino chose Camlock Systems as a supplier of its industrial hardware and has ...

Coronavirus equipment hardware

EMKA offers suitable components for pandemic response equipment.

EMKA Compression Latches offer

Market leaders EMKA are delighted to announce that their compression latch technology continues to be applied to standard products, so increasing the performance available for ...

SMOOTH OPERATORS

The new ONSERT® from Bollhoff allows either an internal or external threaded stud to be permanently and securely affixed to panels and other smooth surfaces. The product has been ...