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Joints - Ball Positioner
Joints - Ball Positioner


For holding parts at an angle up to 45 degrees

Pivots 45 Deg from horizontal in every direction. Tightens at any position by rotating the collar. Has a tapped hole at the top and a male thread at the bottom for securing.


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Rod Ends Stainless Steel




Rod Ends - Stainless Steel 304 with 420 Ball - Bronze Lined - Female
Rod Ends - Stainless Steel 304 with 420 Ball - Bronze Lined - Female

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All Female Rod Ends
All Stainless Steel Female Rod Ends

Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends - Stainless Steel 303 with 420 Ball - PTFE Lined - Male
Rod Ends - Stainless Steel 303 with 420 Ball - PTFE Lined - Male

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All Male Rod Ends
All Stainless Steel Male Rod Ends

Tight fit (Minimal ball clearance). Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends Plastic


Rod Ends - Plastic - Female
Rod Ends - Plastic - Female

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All Female Rod Ends

Thermoplastic Body / L280(R) Polymer Ball. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends - Plastic - Male
Rod Ends - Plastic - Male

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All Male Rod Ends

Thermoplastic Body / L280(R) Polymer Ball. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends PTFE Lined


Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tight Fit - Female
Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tight Fit - Female

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All Female Rod Ends
All Steel Female Rod Ends

Imperial and Metric. Tight fit (Minimal ball clearance) / Carbon Steel. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tight Fit - Male
Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tight Fit - Male

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All Male Rod Ends
All Steel Male Rod Ends

Imperial and Metric. Tight fit (Minimal ball clearance) / Carbon Steel. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends Stamped


Rod Ends - Steel - Stamped - Female
Rod Ends - Steel - Stamped - Female

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All Female Rod Ends
All Steel Female Rod Ends

Economy stamped style combines high strength with low cost. Also known as Heim Joints

Made from low carbon steel and plated for corrosion resistance. Ball is case hardened.


Joints - Swivel - Double Wing Knob - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Double Wing Knob - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Knob Style - Stainless Steel
Joints - Swivel - Knob Style - Stainless Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 303 Stainless Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Knob Style - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Knob Style - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Miniature - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Miniature - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Split Type - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Split Type - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Tee Handle - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Tee Handle - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Wing Knob - Stainless Steel
Joints - Swivel - Wing Knob - Stainless Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 303 Stainless Steel.



Joints - Swivel - Wing Knob - Steel
Joints - Swivel - Wing Knob - Steel

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All Swivel Joints
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Precision made. Column lock feature. Will not become loose when adjusting. Universal design will fit any make of magnetic base, surface gauge or indicator. 12L14 Steel.



Joints - Clevis - Plastic
Joints - Clevis - Plastic

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All Clevis Joints

Use with plastic rod ends - Includes pin and clip. See also yokes.

Comes with clevis pin and retaining clip. Corrosion Resistant, Lightweight. High Tensile Strength (Shown in table as Short Term / Long Term). Vibration Dampening / Noise Dampening. (1) Tensile Strengths shown are Maximum Static axial in Newtons.


Joints - Clevis - Spring Clips
Joints - Clevis - Spring Clips


Clips only, joints ordered separately. Made from 9SMn steel. Used like a clevis pin but with a clip to hold them to the body of the clevis joint. Check clevis joint body size for suitability.

Steel 9 SMn 28K (550-700 N/mm2). See also yokes.

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Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod
Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod


Inexpensive nylon joiners for hobby tubing and rod



Universal Joints - Single Joint - High Speed - Plain Bore
Universal Joints - Single Joint - High Speed - Plain Bore

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All Universal Joints
All Single Joint Universals

Carbon Steel. Maximum operating angle 25 to 45 degrees (refer tables).


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Universal Joints - Telescoping - Plastic - Brass Spider and Insert
Universal Joints - Telescoping - Plastic - Brass Spider and Insert

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All Universal Joints
All Telescoping Universals

Acetal plastic telescoping universal joints with nickle plated brass spiders and bore inserts



Covers - Universal Joint - Elasticate Rubber
Covers - Universal Joint - Elasticate Rubber

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All Universal Joint Covers

For Single and Double Universal Joints.

-27 oC to 70 Deg C temp range (constant). -32 oC to 120 Deg C temp range (intermittent).

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Rod Ends - Stainless Steel - Bronze Lined - Male
Rod Ends - Stainless Steel - Bronze Lined - Male

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All Male Rod Ends
All Stainless Steel Male Rod Ends

Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request. CFF.SS series are made to DIN 648K and ISO 6126JK.


Yoke Ends - Threaded
Yoke Ends - Threaded

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All Yoke Ends

Linkage Connectors

Drop forged steel machined to SAE standards. Also see clevis joints.

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Rod Ends - Steel - Bronze Lined - Female
Rod Ends - Steel - Bronze Lined - Female

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All Female Rod Ends
All Steel Female Rod Ends

Imperial and Metric / Carbon Steel. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Rod Ends - Steel - Bronze Lined - Male
Rod Ends - Steel - Bronze Lined - Male

Also see combined categories:
All Male Rod Ends
All Steel Male Rod Ends

Imperial and Metric / Carbon Steel. Also known as Heim Joints

Dimensions not shown are available on request.


Washers - Disc Spring - Flange Locking Type
Washers - Disc Spring - Flange Locking Type

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All Disc Springs

Used under the nuts or bolt head in bolted flange joints that are subject to thermal or mechanical shock.

The discs deflect and move with the bolted joint. Helps to compensate for loosening that may develop preventing damage and leaks caused by thermal expansion, contraction and shock. Made from 17.7 PH Stainless Steel. Temperature range minus 220 to +300o Celsius. Load tolerance +/- 20% of load shown.


Yoke Ends - Blank
Yoke Ends - Blank

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All Yoke Ends

Linkage Connectors with blank ends - no hole

Drop forged steel machined to SAE standards. Also see clevis joints.

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Balls - Ceramic - Ruby - Synthetic
Balls - Ceramic - Ruby - Synthetic

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All Ceramic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Extreme hardness, wear resistance, non-corrosiveness and chemical inertness.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Grade 25. Extreme hardness, wear resistance, non-corrosiveness and chemical inertness. High mechanical strength. Specific Gravity: 3.98.

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Balls - Ceramic - Sapphire - Synthetic
Balls - Ceramic - Sapphire - Synthetic

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All Ceramic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Extreme hardness, wear resistance, non-corrosiveness and chemical inertness.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Specific Gravity: 3.98. Grade 25. Extreme hardness, wear resistance, non-corrosiveness and chemical inertness. High mechanical strength. Transparent (refractive index 1.76).

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Balls - Ceramic - Silicon Nitride
Balls - Ceramic - Silicon Nitride

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All Ceramic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Outstanding wear resistance. Good thermal and chemical resistance.

High hardness. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. High strength over a wide temperature range. High fracture toughness. Outstanding wear resistance. Good thermal and chemical resistance.

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Balls - Ceramic - Zirconia
Balls - Ceramic - Zirconia

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All Ceramic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Outstanding wear resistance. Excellent thermal and chemical resistance.

Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1.

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Balls - Chrome Steel
Balls - Chrome Steel

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All Metallic Balls

Hardness: Rockwell C: 60-70.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. SAE 52100 Chrome Steel. Hardness: Rockwell C: 60-70. Specific Gravity: 7.833.

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Balls - Phosphor Bronze
Balls - Phosphor Bronze

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All Metallic Balls

Specific Gravity 8.4

Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1.

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Balls - Stainless Steel - 304 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 304 Grade

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All Metallic Balls

A2 Grade. Low magnetic permeability. Good corrosion resistance. Excellent for use in handling foodstuffs.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Non annealed. Hardness: Rockwell C: 25-39. Specific Gravity: 7.916. Low magnetic permeability. Good corrosion resistance. Excellent for use in handling foodstuffs. Note! Increase in magnetic permeability may occur due to the grinding process and can be relieved by heating to over 1000 oC.

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Balls - Stainless Steel - 316 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 316 Grade

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All Metallic Balls

A4 Grade. Very low magnetic permeability. Resistant to severe corrosive conditions. Excellent welding and brazing qualities.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Hardness: Rockwell C: 25-39. Specific Gravity: 7.972. Low magnetic permeability. Resistant to severe corrosive conditions. Excellent welding and brazing qualities. Note! Increase in magnetic permeability may occur due to the grinding process and can be releived by heating to over 1000 oC.

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Balls - Stainless Steel - 316L Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 316L Grade

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All Metallic Balls

Easier to machine than standard 316 grade.

316L Stainless Steel has the same properties as 316, except that it has a lower carbon content. It is also easier to machine. Non-magnetic. Resistant to severe corrosive conditions. Hardness: Rockwell C: 25-39. Specific Gravity: 7.972.

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Balls - Stainless Steel - 400 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 400 Grade

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All Metallic Balls

Hardness: Rockwell C: 55-60. Includes 420 and 440C grades

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. AISI440C Stainless Steel.

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Balls - Steel - Bored
Balls - Steel - Bored

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All Metallic Balls - Bored

Bored steel balls as used in steel rod ends.

Hardness: 58-64 Rc. Material: SUJ-2.

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Balls - Titanium Alloy - Ti-Gr23 Ti-6Al4V-ELI
Balls - Titanium Alloy - Ti-Gr23 Ti-6Al4V-ELI

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All Metallic Balls

Implant Grade can be used for Jewellery and Body Piercing. Grade 23 6Al-4V is a high strength titanium alloy. Tensile Strength 84.5kgf / mm2. Yield Strength 77.5kgf / mm2. Elongation 10 Percent.

Precision Grade: 200. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Plain. Composition Percentage: Al 5.5-6.5, V 3.5-4.5, N 0.03, C 0.08, H 0.013, Fe 0.25, O 0.13, Ti Balance. Grade 23 6Al-4V is a high strength titanium alloy. Tensile Strength 84.5kgf / mm2. Yield Strength 77.5kgf / mm2. Elongation 10 Percent.

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Balls - Titanium Alloy - Ti-Gr23 Ti-6Al4V-ELI - Threaded
Balls - Titanium Alloy - Ti-Gr23 Ti-6Al4V-ELI - Threaded

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All Threaded Metallic Balls

Implant Grade can be used for Jewellery and Body Piercing. Grade 23 6Al-4V is a high strength titanium alloy. Tensile Strength 84.5kgf / mm2. Yield Strength 77.5kgf / mm2. Elongation 10 Percent.

Precision Grade: 200. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Plain. Composition Percentage: Al 5.5-6.5, V 3.5-4.5, N 0.03, C 0.08, H 0.013, Fe 0.25, O 0.13, Ti Balance. Grade 23 6Al-4V is a high strength titanium alloy. Tensile Strength 84.5kgf / mm2. Yield Strength 77.5kgf / mm2. Elongation 10 Percent. Threaded either 1-72 UNF or M1.2.

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Balls - Tungsten Carbide
Balls - Tungsten Carbide

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All Metallic Balls

Extreme hardness and wear resistance.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Precision Grade: Grade 25. Hardness: Rockwell A: 91.5 (Approx 77 Rockwell C). Extreme hardness and wear resistance. Specific Gravity: 14.95.

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Balls - Plastic - Acetal
Balls - Plastic - Acetal

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

High intensity strength, rigidity, outstanding resistance to abrasion and most solvents.

Tolerances available on request. Acetal Copolymer. High intensity strength, rigidity, outstanding resistance to abrasion and most solvents. Standard Opaque White. Specific Gravity: 1.4.

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Balls - Plastic - Acrylic
Balls - Plastic - Acrylic

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Resistance to weather and sunlight. Good abrasion resistance.

Diametrical tolerances typically + / - 0.08 or 0.13 mm depending on size. Acrylic (Methyl Methacrylate). Resistance to weather and sunlight. Good abrasion resistance. Water clear transparent. Polished. Ground and Polished.

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Balls - Plastic - Bored
Balls - Plastic - Bored

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All Plastic Balls - Bored

Bored acetal balls as used in plastic rod ends.

Maintenance Free - Self Lubricating. Corrosion Resistant Iglidur W300 material. Suitable for rotating, oscillating and linear movement. Lightweight.

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Balls - Plastic - Nylon
Balls - Plastic - Nylon

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Resists alkalies, weak acids and most organic solvents.

Tolerances available on request. Nylon (Polyamide 6/6). Resists alkalies, weak acids and most organic solvents. Low water absorption. Unpolished. Specific Gravity: 1.14.

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Balls - Plastic - Polypropylene
Balls - Plastic - Polypropylene

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Excellent for liquid level float applications.

Tolerance and sphericity: up to and including 25.4mm diameter = + / -0.0508mm, over 25.4mm diameter +/-0.0762mm. Very resistant to most acids and alkalies. Excellent for liquid level float applications. Unpolished. Specific Gravity: 0.91.

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Balls - Plastic - PTFE
Balls - Plastic -  PTFE

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

No water absorption. Temperatures up to 288 Deg C.

Tolerances available on request. Not affected by any known acids or alkalies. No water absorption. Temperatures up to 288 oC. Unpolished. Specific Gravity: 2.3.

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Balls - Plastic - PVC
Balls - Plastic -  PVC

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Polyvinyl chloride. PVC is a chemically stable material, which shows little change in molecular structure, and also exhibits little change in its mechanical strength.

Polyvinyl chloride is a widely used and inexpensive thermoplastic polymer. It is easily worked or machined and has good chemical and biological resistance. It is relatively hard and can be polished to a shine. Polyvinyl chloride is a widely used and inexpensive thermoplastic polymer. Heat Deflection Temperature 176 F / 80 C. Rockwell Hardness 115. Zero water absorption in 24 hours.

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Registered Australian Company: Small Parts & Bearings Pty Ltd (ABN 79 121 865 414)

Small Parts & Bearings offers 131198 products in 2163 categories including couplings, screws, hex nuts, ball bearings, roller bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, corrosion resistant bearings - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Small Parts & Bearings is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Information on this website is Copyright Small Parts & Bearings 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Small Parts & Bearings Pty Ltd (ABN 79 121 865 414)

Small Parts & Bearings offers 131198 products in 2163 categories including couplings, screws, hex nuts, ball bearings, roller bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, corrosion resistant bearings - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Small Parts & Bearings is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Information on this website is Copyright Small Parts & Bearings 1997. All rights reserved.