Matilda the Tortoise Helped By Alwayse

Matilda is a 57 year old tortoise who lost her front legs and mobility. Life-threatening. The vet sought an innovative solution by attaching a wheel under her shell, but it only allowed her to move backwards and forwards. Beverley, Matilda’s owner, identified Alwayse multi-directional Ball Transfer Units as a smart way to solve her mobility needs.

Custom solutions, whatever the problem

Custom-builds are something that Alwayse thrive on. We attached Ball Transfer Units to a base fixing unit on her shell to give her the 360° movement and all-round mobility that she requires. Moreover, we used the Alwayse stainless steel Ball Transfer Unit option to minimise the ingress of dirt and dust. No getting stuck on difficult surfaces.

We have decades of expertise in specifying, designing and manufacturing custom-made smart solutions for any challenging application you may require. Our existing product range covers many specifications but often, Custom Ball Transfer Units are required to meet particularly demanding or ‘bespoke’ projects.

But what about Matilda?

By using our skill and expertise to design and manufacture something so unique and so unusual, Matilda continues to enjoy a long and free-wheeling life.

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