For over 70 years, Franke has consistently convinced its customers with innovative, highly individualized storage solutions. They are all based on the same principle that Erich Franke invented in 1936. Erich Franke invented a new type of bearing in 1936 while searching for a particularly space-saving design: the Wire Race Bearing. Over the years we have consistently enhanced his principle of four race rings. Today our product program includes rotative and linear components – with and without drive. We employ a workforce of over 250 at our headquarters in Aalen. We are also represented at many locations throughout the world.
The decisive difference between an ordinary ball bearing and a Franke wire race bearing is in the raceways. In a wire race bearing, the rolling elements do not roll on solid housing rings, but on high performance wires. The flexibility of this principle makes it possible to design more freely and simply, in order toRead more »