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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. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod - Drill Blanks.


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. Refer engineering guides online for A-2 hardening requirements. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod - Drill - A-2 Air Hardening.


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. Refer engineering guides online for O-1 hardening requirements. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod - Drill - O-1 Oil Hardening.


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. Refer engineering guides online for S-7 hardening requirements. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod - Drill - S-7 Air Hardening.


Rod - Drill - Silversteel - W-1 Water Hardening
Rod - Drill - Silversteel  - 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. Refer engineering guides online for W-1 hardening requirements. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod - Drill - Silversteel - W-1 Water Hardening.


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

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

For use with rail supports and open linear bearings

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Shafting - Pre Drilled and Tapped - Stainless Steel.


Bushings - Drill - Liner Type - Headless
Bushings - Drill - Liner Type - Headless

Also see combined categories:
All Drill Bushings

Designed to guide, position, and support the cutting tool in a metalworking jig. Hardened steel.

Used with fixed or slip renewable bushings. Permanently pressed into the jig plate creating a precise location point. Hardness: RC 62-64. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bushings - Drill - Liner Type - Headless.


Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless
Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless

Also see combined categories:
All Drill Bushings

Designed to guide, position, and support the cutting tool in a metalworking jig. Hardened steel.

Hardness: RC 62-64. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless.


Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless - Tungsten Carbide
Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless - Tungsten Carbide

Also see combined categories:
All Drill Bushings

Designed to guide, position, and support the cutting tool in a metalworking jig.

Used with fixed or slip renewable bushings. Permanently pressed into the jig plate creating a precise location point. Hardness: RC 67-69. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Headless - Tungsten Carbide.


Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Standard Head
Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Standard Head

Also see combined categories:
All Drill Bushings

Designed to guide, position, and support the cutting tool in a metalworking jig. Hardened steel.

Hardness: RC 62-64. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bushings - Drill - Press-fit - Standard Head.


Bushings - Drill - Slip - With Head
Bushings - Drill - Slip - With Head

Also see combined categories:
All Drill Bushings

Designed to guide, position, and support the cutting tool in a metalworking jig. Hardened steel.

Used with fixed or slip renewable bushings. Permanently pressed into the jig plate creating a precise location point. Hardness: RC 62-64. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bushings - Drill - Slip - With Head.


Gears - Blanks
Gears - Blanks


Blanks for cutting gears and pulleys and friction drives.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Gears - Blanks.


Tools - Drill Bits
Tools - Drill Bits

Also see combined categories:
All Tools

Extensive range of drill bits, from larger standard sizes down to as small as 0.32mm micro miniature sizes. Sutton - PN - Bordo.

Lengths shown are based on standard stock but may vary. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Tools - Drill Bits.


Tools - Drill Bits - Reduced Shank
Tools - Drill Bits - Reduced Shank


Reduced Shanked Drill Bits

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Tools - Drill Bits - Reduced Shank.


Screws - Self Drilling - Hex Washer Head
Screws - Self Drilling - Hex Washer Head

Also see combined categories:
All Self Drilling Screws

Zinc chromate. Fluted point. Used for fastening sheet metal to wood or metal. Drills, taps and fastens in one application.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Screws - Self Drilling - Hex Washer Head.


Screws - Self Drilling - Pan Head
Screws - Self Drilling - Pan Head

Also see combined categories:
All Self Drilling Screws

Zinc chromate fluted point. Used for fastening sheet metal to wood or metal. Drills, taps and fastens in one application.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Screws - Self Drilling - Pan Head.


Yoke Ends - Blank
Yoke Ends - Blank

Also see combined categories:
All Yoke Ends

Linkage Connectors with blank ends - no hole

Drop forged steel machined to SAE standards. Also see clevis joints. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Yoke Ends - Blank.

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Bolts - Eye - Full Threaded Shanks - Blank - Carbon Steel
Bolts - Eye - Full Threaded Shanks - Blank - Carbon Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Eye Bolts

Forged self coloured carbon steel. No threads. No capacity rating as this will depend on your modifications.

Forged self coloured carbon steel. Should not be used for angular lifts greater than 45o. Safety swivel hoist rings are recommended for such applications. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bolts - Eye - Full Threaded Shanks - Blank - Carbon Steel.


Bumpers - Square and Rectangular
Bumpers - Square and Rectangular

Also see combined categories:
All Square Bumpers
All Bumpers

With drilled and counterbored holes for mounting. Neoprene only, no steel plate.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bumpers - Square and Rectangular.


Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Neoprene
Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Neoprene

Also see combined categories:
All Square Bumpers
All Bumpers

With drilled and counterbored holes for mounting. Neoprene bonded to steel plate.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Neoprene.


Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Urethane
Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Urethane

Also see combined categories:
All Square Bumpers
All Bumpers

With drilled and counterbored holes for mounting. Urethane bonded to steel plate.

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bumpers - Square and Rectangular - Steel Plated - Urethane.


Parallels - Ball
Parallels - Ball


Used for handling large work in drill presses or band saw machines.

Placed between work and machine so work can be easily moved. Black Oxide finish with 9.525mm hardened steel balls. Balls are exposed both sides of sheet. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Parallels - Ball.


Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass
Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Expansion Inserts

Use for cored or drilled holes in plastics. Designed to replace molded in inserts and threads in plastic casings. Also known as threaded inserts.

Material : Brass. Easiest inserts to install - simply push into a pre-moulded hole. Used with plastics or other materials. Material must be strong enough to withstand the expansion of the insert. The insertion of the screw locks the external knurls into the wall of the hole. Provides excellent thread durability. Not as strong as wind-in inserts.


Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass - Flanged
Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass - Flanged

Also see combined categories:
All Expansion Inserts

Use for cored or drilled holes in plastics. Designed to replace molded in inserts and threads in plastic casings. Also known as threaded inserts.

Material : Brass. Easiest inserts to install - simply push into a pre-moulded hole. Used with plastics or other materials. Material must be strong enough to withstand the expansion of the insert. The insertion of the screw locks the external knurls into the wall of the hole. Provides excellent thread durability. Not as strong as wind-in inserts.


Bits - Power
Bits - Power


Power bits for use with power screwdrivers and drills

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bits - Power.


Inserts - Expansion - Press In - 303 Stainless - Flanged
Inserts - Expansion - Press In - 303 Stainless - Flanged

Also see combined categories:
All Expansion Inserts

Use for cored or drilled holes in plastics. Designed to replace molded in inserts and threads in plastic casings. Also known as threaded inserts.

Material : 303 Stainless Steel. Easiest inserts to install - simply push into a pre-moulded hole. Used with plastics or other materials. Material must be strong enough to withstand the expansion of the insert. The insertion of the screw locks the external knurls into the wall of the hole. Provides excellent thread durability but where maximum strength is required other inserts shown in this catalogue should be preferred.


Inserts - Expansion - Press In - 303 Stainless Steel
Inserts - Expansion - Press In - 303 Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Expansion Inserts

Use for cored or drilled holes in plastics. Designed to replace molded in inserts and threads in plastic casings. Also known as threaded inserts.

Material : 303 Stainless Steel. Easiest inserts to install - simply push into a pre-moulded hole. Used with plastics or other materials. Material must be strong enough to withstand the expansion of the insert. The insertion of the screw locks the external knurls into the wall of the hole. Provides excellent thread durability but where maximum strength is required other inserts shown in this catalogue should be preferred.


Inserts - Thread Repair - EZ-Lok - Individual Kits
Inserts - Thread Repair - EZ-Lok - Individual Kits

Also see combined categories:
All EZ Lok insert Kits

Contains 20 inserts per kit along with a standard tap, drill bit and installation tool. Installation tool is not needed but will make multiple installations easier.

Automatic self locking pressure activated adhesive on external thread. Prevent or repair stripped threads. No special tools required. Install with a bolt and wrench. Metric, UNC and UNF.

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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. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Shafts - Idler.

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Inserts - Thread Repair - EZ-Lok - Solid Stainless Steel
Inserts - Thread Repair - EZ-Lok - Solid Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All EZ Lok inserts

Easy to install with a standard tap, bolt and wrench.

Automatic self locking pressure activated adhesive on external thread. Prevent or repair stripped threads. No special tools required. Simply drill and tap the hole to suit the external thread. Install with a bolt and wrench. Metric, UNC and UNF.

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Magnets - Ceramic Blocks
Magnets - Ceramic Blocks

Also see combined categories:
All Magnets
All Ceramic Magnets

Low cost, light weight, high energy material

Non conductive hard brittle material. Performs best at temperatures below 249 oC. Can be cut with a diamond wheel. Difficult to grind and can't be machined or drilled by normal methods. Tolerance 0.13mm on all dimensions.


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 for general hobby applications. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.


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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Rod - Round - Copper
Rod - Round - Copper

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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Bar - H Section - Brass
Bar - H Section - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - H Section (300mm Long Only)

Includes K&S Metals range and more

This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bar - H Section - Brass.


Hexagonal Bar - Brass
Hexagonal Bar - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Saw Cut Ends. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries. Small A/F sizes may not be perfectly straight. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Hexagonal Bar - Brass.


Rectangular Bar - Aluminium
Rectangular Bar - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Rectangular Bar

Thin and thick Aluminum strip and rectangular profiles

Small sizes may not be perfectly straight. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rectangular Bar - Aluminium.


Square Bar - Brass
Square Bar - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Square

Saw Cut Ends. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries. Smaller sizes may not be supplied straight. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Square Bar - Brass.


Square Bar - Urethane
Square Bar - Urethane

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Bar - Square

Hard urethane rubber compound. Machinable. Length +/- 3.2mm. Length +/- 2 percent. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Square Bar - Urethane.


Hexagonal Bar - Carbon Steel
Hexagonal Bar - Carbon Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Saw Cut Ends. Small A/F sizes may not be perfectly straight. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Hexagonal Bar - Carbon Steel.


Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Drawn
Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Drawn

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Cold rolled and hot drawn hex bar to ASTM B348

Saw Cut Ends. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Drawn.


Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Rolled
Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Rolled

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Cold rolled hex bar to ASTM B348

Saw Cut Ends. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Hexagonal Bar - Titanium Ti-Gr2 - Rolled.


Magnets - Ceramic - 2 Pole - Insulated Aluminium - Press Fit
Magnets - Ceramic - 2 Pole - Insulated Aluminium - Press Fit

Also see combined categories:
All Magnets
All Ceramic Magnets

Extended poles can be lightly machined. Press fit. Insulated aluminium casing.

Non conductive hard brittle material. Performs best at temperatures below 249 oC. Can be cut with a diamond wheel. Difficult to grind and can't be machined or drilled by normal methods. Tolerance 0.13mm on all dimensions.


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. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Bungs and Caps - Reversible - Round.

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

Also see combined categories:
All Female Rod Ends

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

Dimensions not shown are available on request. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod Ends - Plastic - Female.


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

Also see combined categories:
All Male Rod Ends

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

Dimensions not shown are available on request. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod Ends - Plastic - Male.


Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Female
Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Female

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

Imperial and Metric. Forged tempered steel. Rolled thread. Surface galvanised. Also known as Heim Joints. Nylon - ptfe - glass compound race.

Dimensions not shown are available on request. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Female.


Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Male
Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Male

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

Imperial and Metric. Forged tempered steel. Rolled thread. Surface galvanised. Also known as Heim Joints. Nylon - ptfe - glass compound race.

Dimensions not shown are available on request. This category may be available in the new MBA online store at Rod Ends - Steel - PTFE Lined - Tempered Steel - Male.





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

Small Parts & Bearings offers 144275 products in 2044 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 144275 products in 2044 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.