WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lutco, a Worcester manufacturer of custom bearings, stampings and machined components, is pleased to announce the launch of their new product line of ball transfers for air cargo and other heavy duty load applications. Airlines, couriers, and fulfillment centers require reliable material handling equipment to move cargo through their facilities. Lutco's heavy duty air cargo ball transfers are designed to be long-lasting and wear-resistant to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime due to maintenance.
"We have decades of experience in producing ball bearing solutions for a variety of industries," said Lutco National Sales Manager, Bob Santoro. "Air cargo was a natural expansion for us, and we're confident that our ball transfer products will help airlines, couriers and fulfillment centers achieve maximum efficiency and reliability."
Lutco ball transfers allow for easy, manual movement of ULDs, pallets and other heavy cargo. The ball transfers are designed to fit industry standard holes of 1 ¾". They are made from machined steel and feature a steel cup with a polished, stamped, and coined inner race. The inner race is designed to provide smoother running quality in all directions using an optimized internal geometry that enhances load carrying capability.
High-quality stainless steel balls provide complete corrosion resistance. The outer machined cup is made of carbon steel and can be plated with zinc dichromate or other plating options, such as zinc-nickel. Other elements of the ball transfers can be customized on request to meet customer requirements. They boast an 850 lb load capacity and feature multiple weep holes for enhanced drainage. Visit the Lutco air cargo ball transfers product page and download their pdf guide to learn more.
Lutco, Inc is a global supplier of quality semi-precision bearings, metal stampings, machined parts and housed bearing assemblies. With state-of-the-art equipment and a team averaging 22 years of experience, Lutco cost-effectively manufactures components and assemblies that OEMs rely on for their finished products and systems. Lutco collaborates with customers from diversified markets that span the globe to create innovative product solutions custom-engineered to transform process and drive success. Learn more about Lutco and sign up for the e-Newsletter at www.lutco.com.