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Hobby Shafting Categories


Strip


Strip - Soft Metal Packs
Strip - Soft Metal Packs


For general hobby applications. This brass strip is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Brass.

300mm lengths. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Engineering and Hobby Rod


Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs
Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs

Also see combined categories:
All Soft Metal Packs

For general hobby applications. This rod is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Copper, brass and aluminium,

300mm lengths. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Tube and Tubing


Tube - Round - Soft Metal Packs
Tube - Round - Soft Metal Packs

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All Soft Metal Packs

For general hobby applications. This tube is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Copper, brass and aluminium,

300mm lengths. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Tube - Round - Stainless Steel
Tube - Round - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Round

Hollow round tubing for general hobby applications.

For general hobby applications. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Engineering and Hobby Rod


Rod - Round - Aluminium
Rod - Round - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Rod - Round - Brass
Rod - Round - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Rod - Round - Stainless Steel
Rod - Round - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

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Tube and Tubing


Tube - Round - Aluminium
Tube - Round - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Round

Hollow round tubing for general hobby applications.

For general hobby applications. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground. Many sizes fit neatly into larger sizes to allow for telescoping size applications. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

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Tube - Round - Brass
Tube - Round - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Round

Hollow round tubing for general hobby applications.

For general hobby applications. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground. Many sizes fit neatly into larger sizes to allow for telescoping size applications. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

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Tube - Round - Copper
Tube - Round - Copper

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Round

Hollow round tubing for general hobby applications.

For general hobby applications. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground. Many sizes fit neatly into larger sizes to allow for telescoping size applications. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

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Square Shaft




Shafting Aluminium


Shafting - Aluminium
Shafting - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Aluminium Shafting

Drylin aluminium shafting is recommended for use with Igubal Drylin bearings or Frelon lined bearings only.

Material : AlMgSi 0.5 F22. Tolerance: h9 - h11. Roundness: DIN 1798. Straightness: DIN 1798. Hardness: 75HB. Surface: Hard anodised. Oxidisation (wear resistant Al. Oxide) Layer Thickness: Greater than 40um. Surface Hardness: 450-550 HV. Roughness: Ra Less than 0.5. Special Electrical Resistance: 4*1011 Ohm mm2/m. Chemical Resistance: ph between 2 and 9.


Shafting - Aluminium - Ceramic Coated
Shafting - Aluminium - Ceramic Coated

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Aluminium Shafting

Recommended for use with Frelon Gold linear bearings. Aluminium 6061-T6 with ceramic coated finish. Ceramic coat has rockwell hardness of 70C. No magnetic and vibration reseistant.

Weld spatter, contaminants and paints will not stick. Do not use with ball bearings. Use with Frelon lined or similar plain bearings only. Shaft ends are not coated.

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Shafting - Aluminium - Ceramic Coated - Tapped
Shafting - Aluminium - Ceramic Coated - Tapped

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All Shafting
All Aluminium Shafting

Recommended for use with Frelon Gold linear bearings. Aluminium 6061-T6 with ceramic coated finish. Ceramic coat has rockwell hardness of 70C. No magnetic and vibration reseistant.

Weld spatter, contaminants and paints will not stick. Do not use with ball bearings. Use with Frelon lined or similar plain bearings only. Shaft ends are not coated.

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Shafting - Pipe - Aluminium
Shafting - Pipe - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Pipe Shaft
All Metal Tube

Recommended for use with Igubal Drylin bearings only.

Material : AlMgSi 0.5 F22. Tolerance: h9 - h11. Roundness: DIN 1798. Straightness: DIN 1798. Hardness: 75HB. Surface: Hard anodised. Oxidisation (wear resistant Al. Oxide) Layer Thickness: Greater than 40um. Surface Hardness: 450-550 HV. Roughness: Ra Less than 0.5. Special Electrical Resistance: 4*1011 Ohm mm2/m. Chemical Resistance: Ph Greater than 2 and Less than 9.


Shafting - Supported - Pre-Drilled - Aluminium
Shafting - Supported - Pre-Drilled - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Aluminium Shafting

For Drylin Bearings.

Material : AlMgSi 0.5 F22. Roundness: DIN 1798. Straightness: DIN 1798. Hardness: 75HB. Surface: Hard anodised. Oxidisation (wear resistant Al. Oxide) Layer Thickness: Greater than 40um. Surface Hardness: 450-550 HV. Roughness: Ra Less than 0.5. Spec. Electr. Resistance: 4*1011 Ohm mm2/m. Chemical Resistance: Ph Greater than 2 and less than 9.


Shafting General Purpose


Shafting - Carbon Steel - Keyed
Shafting - Carbon Steel - Keyed

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

Keyways are cut full length of each bar. Low carbon steel C1018. Good case hardening properties.

Diameter Tolerance +0.00/-0.051. Keyway Depth Tolerance +0.41/-0.00. Keyway Width Tolerance +0.05/-0.00. Unhardened carbon steel. Special order may be available for stainless steel, other diameters, other lengths. Please ask.

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Shafting - Unground - Silver Steel
Shafting - Unground - Silver Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

Unhardened silversteel shafting for general purposes. Not suitable for precision bearings until machined to correct tolerances and hardened.

See also drill rod. Drill Rod.

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Shafting Precision Ground


Shafting - Ground - Precision - Chrome Plated
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Chrome Plated


Precision ground shafting. AISI C1060 and chrome plated for corrosion resistance. Case hardened and recommended for use with precision bearings. Ends are not plated.

Case hardened to 60-65 Rockwell C. Chrome plated for corrosion resistance.


Shafting - Ground - Precision - High Carbon Steel
Shafting - Ground - Precision - High Carbon Steel

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All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

Precision ground shafting. AISI C1060. Hardened and recommended for use with precision bearings.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 303 Grade
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 303 Grade

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

Precision ground shafting.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 316 Grade
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 316 Grade

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

Precision ground shafting.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 416 Grade Hardened
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 416 Grade Hardened

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

Precision ground shafting. 416 grade. Hardened and recommended for use with precision bearings.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 420 Grade Hardened
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 420 Grade Hardened

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

Precision ground shafting. 420 grade. Hardened and recommended for use with precision bearings.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 440C Grade Hardened
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 440C Grade Hardened

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

Precision ground shafting. 440C grade. Hardened and recommended for use with precision bearings.


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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Titanium - Ti-Gr2-TA1
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Titanium - Ti-Gr2-TA1

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All Shafting
All Titanium Shafting

CP2 Commercially Pure Titanium Grade 2. Tensile Strength 35.2 kgf/mm2. Yield Strength 28.2 kgf/mm2. Elongation 20 Percent.

Commercially pure for general industrial corrosion applications. UNS R50400. Widely used in power generation, chemical processing, aerospace and medical applications. Composition Percentage: Al 0, V 0, N 0.03, C 0.08, H 0.015, Fe 0.3, O 0.25, Ti Balance.

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Shafting - Ground - Precision - Titanium - Ti-Gr5 - TC4
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Titanium - Ti-Gr5 - TC4

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All Shafting
All Titanium Shafting

Used in critical aircraft structural components. UNS R56400. Composition Percentage: Al 5.5-6.75, V 3.5-4.5, N 0.05, C 0.08, H 0.015, Fe 0.40, O 0.2, Ti Balance. Grade 5 6Al-4V is a high strength titanium alloy. Tensile Strength 91.5kgf / mm2. Yield Strength 84.5kgf / mm2. Elongation 10 Percent.

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Shafting - Pre Drilled and Tapped - High Carbon Steel
Shafting - Pre Drilled and Tapped - High Carbon Steel

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All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

For use with rail supports and open linear bearings

Straightness: 0.1 mm / mtr.


Shafting - Pre Drilled and Tapped - Stainless Steel Steel
Shafting - Pre Drilled and Tapped - Stainless Steel Steel

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All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

For use with rail supports and open linear bearings



Shafts - Idler
Shafts - Idler


Ready made precision ground idler shafts.

Internal grease hole can be accessed by drilling if required. Use with your idler pulleys. Can be used with the idler tensioners listed on this site or use in your own design.

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Shafts - Pinion
Shafts - Pinion




Shafting General Purpose


Rod - Drill Blanks
Rod - Drill Blanks

Also see combined categories:
All Silver Steel Drill Blanks
All Drill Rod

Made of hardened high speed steel.

Useful for turning and boring tools, constructing pins, hinge pins, arbors, pin gauges, dowels, preforating punchs. Can also be ground to make special cutting tools such as mills, spotfaces, angle or radii cutters, etc.


Rod - Drill - General
Rod - Drill - General

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

Chrome vanadium alloy with unfinished ends. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight. Heat treating by air, water or oil.

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Shafting Precision Ground


Rail Supports - Without Shaft
Rail Supports - Without Shaft

Also see combined categories:
All Shaft Supports

For mounting of linear shafting.

Shafting sold separately. Support is made from aluminium.

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Rail Supports - With Shaft
Rail Supports - With Shaft

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All Shaft Supports

Includes linear shafting.

Includes shaft to h6 tolerances. Support is made from aluminium.

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Supports - Pedestal Two Bolt
Supports - Pedestal Two Bolt

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All Supports

For linear shafting.

Cast Aluminium or Malleable Iron. Clamping Screw (supplied) made of Steel.

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Shafting General Purpose


Shafts - Flexible - Panel Mount - Cased
Shafts - Flexible - Panel Mount - Cased

Also see combined categories:
All Flexible Panel Mount Shaft

See PDF file at bottom of internet page for Performance Data.

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Shafts - Flexible - Panel Mount - Open
Shafts - Flexible - Panel Mount - Open

Also see combined categories:
All Flexible Panel Mount Shaft

See PDF file at bottom of internet page for Performance Data.

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Shafting Precision Ground


Rail Supports - With Shaft - One Piece
Rail Supports - With Shaft - One Piece

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All Shaft Supports

One piece construction made from 6061-T6 Aluminium with ceramic coating to Mil-8625. Suitable for use with Frelon lined linear bearings.

Not suitable for linear ball bearings. Weld spatter, paints and other contaminants will not stick to the shaft. Vibration resistant and non-magnetic. Not suitable for harsh washdown environments.

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Shafting General Purpose


Rod - Drill - A-2 Air Hardening
Rod - Drill - A-2 Air Hardening

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

Air hardening. Maximum abrasion resistance. 65 percent machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight.


Rod - Drill - O-1 Oil Hardening
Rod - Drill - O-1 Oil Hardening

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

For general toolroom use. Good non-deforming characteristics. Moderate resistance to abrasion. 90 percent machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight.


Rod - Drill - Oil Hardening - 480 Series
Rod - Drill - Oil Hardening - 480 Series

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

General purpose tool steel with good wear resistance, toughness and machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight.


Rod - Drill - S-7 Air Hardening
Rod - Drill - S-7 Air Hardening

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

Air hardening molybdenum, chromium, shock resisting. High impact strength with moderate wear resistance. 95 percent machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight.


Rod - Drill - W-1 Water Hardening
Rod - Drill - W-1 Water Hardening

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

High abrasion resistance and high toughness when hardened. 100 percent machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight.


Assortments


Assortment Kits - Various
Assortment Kits - Various


Springs - O-Rings - Shafting - Circlips - Gears - Chain - Machine Keys - Nuts - Bolts - Shim - Screws - Washers - Roll Pins - Woodruff Keys - Cotter Pins - E-Clips - Fuses - Grease Nipples - Hitch Pins - Clevis Pins


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Splined Shafts and Bushes


Splined Shafts - Stainless Steel
Splined Shafts - Stainless Steel


Externally splined shafting. Bushes not included. Match with same size splined bushes.

Match bushes and shafts by Major Diameter. Steel on Steel is not meant for sliding applications. Steel on Bronze is OK for intermittent sliding under load.


Flexible Shaft


Shafts - Flexible - Coupling Ends - Open - Mild Steel
Shafts - Flexible - Coupling Ends - Open - Mild Steel

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All Coupling End Flexible Shaft

Flexible shafting with coupling ends ready to attach to a fixed shaft.

1.7 and 2.5mm cable diameters can be operated manually at 62mm bend radius with torsional break strength of 0.62 N.m. 3.3F shaft has a greater degree of flexibility than standard 3.3mm. 3.3F shaft can be used in dynamic mode if shaft isshortened to approximately 50mm.

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Linear Bearings with Housing


Housings - Linear - Square
Housings - Linear - Square

Also see combined categories:
All Linear Bearing Housings

Used to maintain radial integrity and eliminate the need for parallel shafting.

Bearings are made from 6061-T6 Aluminum with Anodized finished. Equipped with bearing plugs that run on a single shaft. Threaded adjustable plugs are made from 316 Stainless with self-lubricating FrelonJ wear pads.


Bungs


Bungs and Caps - Reversible - Round
Bungs and Caps - Reversible - Round


Tapered plastic bungs fit inside round tube or over the outside ends of rod, tube or shafting.

Can be used on threaded or unthreaded parts. Used as tuning bungs or rod tips. Helps prevent damage to the product ends. Helps prevent injury from sharp edges.

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Linear Bearings


Bearings - Linear - Ball - Stainless Steel - Closed
Bearings - Linear - Ball - Stainless Steel - Closed

Also see combined categories:
All Closed Linear Ball Bearings

Standard closed type to run on standard 60HRC shafts with h6 tolerances. For running on shafts fixed at the ends.

Use with hardened precision ground shafting. Shaft tolerance: h6 (Normal Fit), j6 (Close Fit). Housing Tolerance: H7 (Clearance Fit), J7 (Interference Fit). Max Temp: 100 oC Intermittent, 80 Deg C continuous.

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

Small Parts & Bearings offers 124346 products in 2771 categories including ball bearings, roller bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and ceramic hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, linear bearings, shafting, oil seals and adhesives - 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.

Small Parts & Bearings products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

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 124346 products in 2771 categories including ball bearings, roller bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and ceramic hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, linear bearings, shafting, oil seals and adhesives - 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.

Small Parts & Bearings products are not authorised for sale into the USA or Canada due to the reluctance of Australian insurers to provide product liability insurance into those two countries.

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