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B&T Bearing, Inc. – Designs, manufactures, markets and distributes Ball Transfer Units (BTUs), Pop Up Stops, Rollers and other cargo handling equipment.

B&T Bearing Inc. is a U.S. company that focuses on design, manufacturing, and distribution of Ball Transfer Units, Casters, Rollers and other cargo handling equipment for the global market.

At B&T, we live and breathe dependability, strength, fun and fairness. That’s our trademark and all of our products are stamped with it. We never compromise quality, passion or integrity. We engineer and manufacture all products with deep precision and know-how, creating a perfect a balance of technology and effectiveness.


B&T Bearing, Inc. offers various products for Cargo Handling, Ground Support, Conveyor & Conveying Equipment, Air Cargo, Transportation, Warehousing, Industrial Machinery & Equipment and General Contracting applications, which enable you to move loads safely and quickly. We manufacture both industry standard products, which are completely interchangeable with most other products in cargo handling applications, as well as custom-made products to meet your specific needs. Through our partner B&T Associates Inc, we offer a number of custom services related to Cargo Handling, Machining and Product Support.


  • Heavy-Duty Ball Transfer Units
  • Light-Duty Ball Transfer Units
  • Container Stops
  • Rollers
  • Replacement & Spare Parts


  • Assembly Work
  • Subassembly Work
  • Aftermarket Kit Packaging
  • CNC Milling
  • CNC Turning
  • CNC Plasma Cutting
  • Manual Machining

Heavy-Duty (Drop-In) Ball Transfer Units

History has shown that our BTUs are better than other units in the market, because they outlast the competition. Why are our BTUs better than the other Ball Transfers?

Our BTUs can be used both indoors and outdoors; our ball transfers simplify the moving of heavy loads. When configured in a pattern they can support loads up to 500 lbs. (226 kg.).

Another reason for the popularity of our Ball Transfers Unit is its durability. We have units that have been in service for over four years. A major user of our BTUs ran a comparison test of our BTUs with those of two other major competitors’. 200 Ball Transfers of each manufacturer were placed side by side in a high traffic area. After thirty days, one large manufacturer had 65 failures, the next competitor had 40 failures, but B&T Bearing Inc. had 0 failures. This is a typical result of how competitor BTUs compare to ours.


  • Omni-directional
  • 500 lb load capacity
  • Dimensionally compatible
  • Durable stainless steel ball
  • Highly improved drainage
  • 1–3/16" Main ball rotates on 1/8" support balls
  • Heat treated machined steel bearing cup
  • Great value of price vs. performance
  • Heavy-duty one-piece housing


  • Heavy loads are moved with minimum effort
  • Easy installation
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Long service life
  • Easy-to-carry packaging

Light-Duty Ball Flange Mount Ball Transfer Units

B&T Bearing, Inc. not only manufactures heavy duty ball transfer units, but we are also is a distributor for both flange mount and stud mount light duty ball transfer units.

  • Omni Directional
  • Carbon Steel
  • Stud Mount or Flange Mount Type
  • 1" Main Ball
  • Light to Medium loads are moved with minimum effort.


B&T Bearing, Inc. manufactures Cargo Container Pop-Up Stops to assist you with your freight forwarding and logistics needs. We have specifically engineered our Pop-Up Stops to help you stop and stabilize a container during loading and unloading.  They are ideal for warehouses that use Ball Transfer Units and Ball Decks.

Our Cargo Stops are foot-activated, step-and-turn, Pop-Up Stops carefully designed for hands-free easy operation. These Cargo Stops assist you with stabilizing heavy containers with ease.


  • Drop-In and hard mounted types
  • Durable and robust solid carbon steel construction
  • Easily mounted at specific zones
  • Spring-loaded
  • Simple Installation
  • Foot-activated (hands-free device)
  • Zinc Plated
  • Custom Pop-Up Stop height, pin length up to 6 inches


B&T Bearing Inc. manufactures standard and custom rollers to meet your specific needs. We offer a full range of rollers for Cargo Handling and Conveyor & Conveying needs, which are engineered to easily transport loads and provide maintenance free service. These rollers are available in a vast selection of sizes, materials and configurations.

  • Conveyor Rollers
  • Gravity Rollers
  • Heavy Duty Rollers
  • Light Duty Rollers
  • PVC Rollers
  • Impact and UV Resistant Rollers

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Contact details

B&T Bearing, Inc.

4880 Knob Creek Road

Brooks, KY  40109


Contact: Tammy Jordan

Tel: +1-502-922-0010

Fax: ​​​​​​​+1-502-922-0014

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