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Rod Drill General Categories


Shafting General Purpose


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.

Related Information:
Hardened Shafting
Silversteel


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 - 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.



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.

Related Information:
Couplings
Shaft Extenders
Bore Reducers


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Tools General


Tools - Drills
Tools - Drills

Also see combined categories:
All Tools

Hobby drill for very small bits.



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.

Related Information:
Aluminium Properties


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.

Related Information:
Brass Properties


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.

Related Information:
Stainless Steel Properties


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.



Bar and Rod


Tool Steel - 496 Oil Hardening - Flat Stock
Tool Steel - 496 Oil Hardening - Flat Stock

General purpose tool steel with good wear resistance, durability and machinability

Dimensionally stable chromium, tungsten and vanadium electric furnace toolsteel can be used for intricate work. Low 787 to 815 oC (1450-1500 F) hardening range makes it easy to harden. Fully spheroidised and annealed for uniform carbide size and easy machining. Each piece is individually wrapped and clearly marked with size, analysis and correct hardness and tempering information. Edge squareness 0.003 mm per mm. Finish is 0.0008mm (0.000032 inch).



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Small Parts & Bearings offers 126258 products in 2931 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

Small Parts & Bearings offers 126258 products in 2931 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.