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Rod Drill W 1 Water Hardening Categories


Shafting General Purpose


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

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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.


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

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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 - 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 - 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 - General
Rod - Drill - General

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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 - Carbon Steel - Keyed
Shafting - Carbon Steel - Keyed

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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.


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).


Rod - Drill Blanks
Rod - Drill Blanks

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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.


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 - 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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Tensioner - Vertical Mount
Tensioner - Vertical Mount

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All Tensioner Arms

Use with idler shafts and idler pulleys. Has 88.9mm travel through the use of the vertical slot. Head is drilled and tapped to accept 38.1mm diameter idler shaft (ordered separately).

Idler shaft and pulleys not included with tensioner.

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Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 2
Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 2

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All Tensioner Arms

Use with idler shafts and idler pulleys. Has 152.4mm travel through the use of the adjusting slots. Head is drilled and tapped to accept 50.8mm diameter idler shaft (ordered separately).

Idler shaft and pulleys not included with tensioner. Shaft is mounted to the side at 90o and is anchored by set screws.

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Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 3
Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 3

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All Tensioner Arms

Use with idler shafts and idler pulleys. Has 152.4mm travel through the use of the adjusting slots. Head is drilled and tapped to accept 50.8mm diameter idler shaft (ordered separately).

Idler shaft and pulleys not included with tensioner. Shaft is mounted straight out from face and anchored by set screws. Shaft is located in the centre of the tensioner between the adjusting slots.

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Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 4
Tensioner - Heavy Duty - Type 4

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All Tensioner Arms

Use with idler shafts and idler pulleys. Has 152.4mm travel through the use of the adjusting slots. Head is drilled and tapped to accept 50.8mm diameter idler shaft (ordered separately).

Idler shaft and pulleys not included with tensioner. Shaft is mounted straight out from face and anchored by set screws. Adjusting slots are parallel to each other.

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Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby - 12.1mm Diameter
Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby - 12.1mm Diameter

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All Basic Gearmotors

Small light weight geared motors used in toys and small solar applications

NOTE! These do not have a standard output shaft. The output is a plastic crossed block (see diagram) which is designed to be fitted to a fabricated coupling in O.E.M applications. However, the plastic block would be suitable for drilling and attaching objects with wire for rotating mobile type applications.


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

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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.


Knobs - Ball - Knock On - Phenolic
Knobs - Ball - Knock On - Phenolic


Moulded from black phenolic resin.

Light Weight. Thermal insulating. Non corrosive. POK Type have a ribbed insert. Shaft should be 0 to 0.007 mm undersized for best results. 712 Type suit standard metric rod.


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

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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.


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

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



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.


Rectangular Bar - Aluminium
Rectangular Bar - Aluminium

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All Rectangular Bar

Thin and thick Aluminum strip and rectangular profiles

Small sizes may not be perfectly straight.


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.


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.


Hexagonal Bar - 303 Stainless
Hexagonal Bar - 303 Stainless

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Corrosion resistant 303 grade stainless.

Saw Cut Ends. Small A/F sizes may not be perfectly straight.


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.


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.


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

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All Metal Bar - Hexagonal

Cold rolled hex bar to ASTM B348

Saw Cut Ends.


Bearings - Ball - 316 Stainless Steel - Double Row - Open
Bearings - Ball - 316 Stainless Steel - Double Row - Open

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All 300 Grade Stainless Bearings

Marine, food and medical grade Stainless Steel - Non Hardenable. Open, easier to lubricate. Water lubrication is ok.

Tolerances differ from standard bearing types. Due to the tolerance range it is recommended that each actual bearing is measured to calculate fits. Polymer cages, grade 200 type 316 stainless balls, AISI 316 stainless races. Rings machined from solid rod stock producing true running concentric bearings. Low load, low speed applications requiring maximum corrosion resistance.

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Bearings - Ball - 316 Stainless Steel - Single Row - Open
Bearings - Ball - 316 Stainless Steel - Single Row - Open

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All 300 Grade Stainless Bearings

Marine, food and medical grade Stainless Steel - Non Hardenable. Open, easier to lubricate. Water lubrication is ok.

Tolerances differ from standard bearing types. Due to the tolerance range it is recommended that each actual bearing is measured to calculate fits. Polymer cages, grade 200 type 316 stainless balls, AISI 316 stainless races. Rings machined from solid rod stock producing true running concentric bearings. Low load, low speed applications requiring maximum corrosion resistance.

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Shafting - Aluminium
Shafting - Aluminium

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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

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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 - 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

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

Small Parts & Bearings offers 124371 products in 2774 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 124371 products in 2774 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.