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Engineering and Hobby 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.


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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.


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.


Screws - Round Head - Steel - Slotted
Screws - Round Head - Steel - Slotted

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All Machine Screws

Metal Thread Screws. Metric and BSW only. Supplied with nut.

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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Screws - Roof Bolt - Steel
Screws - Roof Bolt - Steel

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All Machine Screws

Metal Thread Screws. Metric and BSW only. Supplied with nut.

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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Screws - Round Head - Brass - Slotted
Screws - Round Head - Brass - Slotted

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All Machine Screws
All Brass Machine Screws

Brass metal thread machine screws BSW - UNF - UNC

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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Knobs - Round - Male - Soft
Knobs - Round - Male - Soft

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All Round Knobs
All Knobs

Special high impact strength black technopolymer coated with soft touch elastomer chemically bonded (hardness 70 Shore A). Black matte finish. Resistant to solvents, oils, greases and other chemical agents. Zinc plated threaded steel stud.


Screws - Pan Head - 316 Stainless - Philips
Screws - Pan Head - 316 Stainless - Philips

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All Machine Screws

Metal Thread Screws UNC - UNF - METRIC - Pan, cheese, fillister and round head.

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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Screws - Pan Head - 303-304 Stainless - Philips
Screws - Pan Head - 303-304 Stainless - Philips

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All Machine Screws

Metal Thread Screws UNC - UNF - METRIC - Pan, cheese, fillister and round head.

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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Knobs - Round - Female - Soft
Knobs - Round - Female - Soft

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All Round Knobs
All Knobs

Special high impact strength black technopolymer coated with soft touch elastomer chemically bonded (hardness 70 Shore A). Black matte finish. Resistant to solvents, oils, greases and other chemical agents. Brass tapped insert.


Balsa Wood - Dowel
Balsa Wood - Dowel


Round section dowel. Delivery Surcharges May Apply on Selected Items

This surcharge covers the protective packing required for shipping. Items over 1000mm long will require courier door to door delivery. Balsa sizes are approximate only. A $10.00 surcharge will apply to all orders of Balsa Wood delivered. Balsa Sheets, Block, Dowel, Leading Edge, Rectangle, Square.

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Rod - Round - Sintered Bronze
Rod - Round - Sintered Bronze

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

Sintered bronze rod is supplied oversized so it can be machine finished to the dimensions shown.

Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger to allow for machining. Oil impregnated porous bronze rod. Smaller diameters may not be supplied straight. B438 grade 1, Type 2 - AMS4805-D. SAE 841 Type 1, Class A.

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

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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 - Acetal
Rod - Round - Acetal

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All Plastic Rod

Hard, stiff plastic for machining bushes, gears etc with close tolerances. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger.

Specific Gravity 1.41 g/cm3 - Operating Temp -40 to 120 C. Tensile Strength 60-70 Mpa / Hardness 80 Rockwell M. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger to allow for machining. As this product requires machining, larger diameters may be supplied in lieu to expedite your order.

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Rod - Round - Aluminium
Rod - Round - Aluminium

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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

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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 - Carbon Fibre
Rod - Round - Carbon Fibre

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All Non Metallic Rod - Round

High impact light weight carbon fibre for modelling.

Pultruded carbon fibre with a smooth epoxy coated finish. Items marked as Low Grade may have tolerance variations up to 0.2mm.


Rod - Round - Glass Fibre
Rod - Round - Glass Fibre

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All Plastic Rod

High impact light weight fibreglass for modelling and kites.

Glass fibre rod is more flexible and less brittle than carbon fibre rod.


Rod - Round - Nylon
Rod - Round - Nylon

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All Plastic Rod

High impact strength and toughness. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger.

Specific Gravity 1.13 g/cm3 - Operating Temp -40 to 160 C. Tensile Strength 78 Mpa / Hardness 82 Rockwell M. Co-efficient of friction 0.20-0.30. Smaller diameters may not be perfectly straight. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger to allow for machining. As this product requires machining, larger diameters may be supplied in lieu to expedite your order.

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Rod - Round - Polyester PETP
Rod - Round - Polyester PETP

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All Plastic Rod

High mechanical strength, stiffness and hardness. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger.

Specific Gravity 1.39 g/cm3 - Operating Temp 115 C / 5000 hrs - 100 C / 20000 hrs. Tensile Strength 90 Mpa. Hardness 96 Rockwell M. Smaller diameters may not be perfectly straight. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger to allow for machining. As this product requires machining, larger diameters may be supplied in lieu to expedite your order.

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Rod - Round - PTFE
Rod - Round - PTFE

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All Plastic Rod

Lowest co-efficient of friction. Excellent chemical resistance. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger.

Specific Gravity 2.20 g/cm3 - Operating Temp -260 to 260 C. Tensile Strength 10-40 Mpa / Hardness D50-55 Shore. Co-efficient of friction 0.05-0.20. Smaller diameters may not be perfectly straight. Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger to allow for machining. As this product requires machining, larger diameters may be supplied in lieu to expedite your order.

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Rod - Round - Urethane
Rod - Round - Urethane

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All Non Metallic Rod - Round

Hard urethane rubber compound. Machinable.

Length +/- 3.2mm. Diameter +/- 2 percent.

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Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - Two Nuts
Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - Two Nuts

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All Cross Blocks
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Used for connecting two round rods at 90o.

Adjustments can be made by loosening the hand knob. Plastic knobs function independently for precise adjustment. Stainlesss steel eye bolt firmly clamps around adjusting rod for superior holding strength. Eyelet does not mar rod when tightened, resulting in smooth rod surface that easily slides through the cross block. No set screws required. Plastic or Stainless bodies accept 12.70 or 15.88mm rods.


Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - Two Knobs
Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - Two Knobs

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All Cross Blocks
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Used for connecting two round rods at 90o.

Adjustments can be made by loosening the hand knob. Plastic knobs function independently for precise adjustment. Knobs have brass insert for easy turning and to prevent galling. Stainlesss steel eye bolt firmly clamps around adjusting rod for superior holding strength. Eyelet does not mar rod when tightened, resulting in smooth rod surface that easily slides through the cross block. No set screws required. Plastic or Stainless bodies accept 12.70 or 15.88mm rods.


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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Collectibles - Metal Motorcycles
Collectibles - Metal Motorcycles


Beautiful model motorbikes in various styles including choppers, road bikes and vintage designs.

Made from industrial parts including bearings, screws, nuts, springs, chain links, rod, tubing and other parts. Two colours available - gunmetal grey or copper finish. Each bike is hand made, and therefore there may be minor differences between the bikes of a particular model. Re-Cycle motorbikes are a limited edition set of 20.


Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - One Knob One Nut
Cross Blocks - Heavy Duty - One Knob One Nut

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All Cross Blocks
All Swivel Joints and Cross Blocks

Used for connecting two round rods at 90o.

Adjustments can be made by loosening the hand knob. Plastic knobs function independently for precise adjustment. Knobs have brass insert for easy turning and to prevent galling. Stainlesss steel eye bolt firmly clamps around adjusting rod for superior holding strength. Eyelet does not mar rod when tightened, resulting in smooth rod surface that easily slides through the cross block. No set screws required. Plastic or Stainless bodies accept 12.70 or 15.88mm rods.


Rod Ends - Steel - Studded - Swaged Construction - Female
Rod Ends - Steel - Studded - Swaged Construction - Female

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All Female Rod Ends with Stud

Designed for heavy duty service, they come with dirt shield to provide protection against contaminants.

Unique assembly swages metal to retain the ball in cavity resulting in increased pull out and wear resistance. Ball studs are surface hardened. Made of low carbon steel, plated and dichromate treated.


Leadscrew Nuts - Metric - Round - Metallic
Leadscrew Nuts - Metric - Round - Metallic

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All Leadscrew Nuts
All Metric Leadscrew Nuts

Trapezoidal thread design. Use with metric leadscrew thread listed in separate category.

Material: KSM = Carbon Manganese Steel S300 Pb (11 SMn Pb37) / LRM = Bronze CuSn8P. Carbon Manganese steel can be welded but difficulties may arise with bubbling due to sulphur content. KSM: Manual control control only - low rotational speeds only - for clamping or locking functions - for receiving dead weights. LRM: Manual or powered control - low and medium rotational speeds - for working under load. For power transmission and continuous use always use bronze nuts not steel.

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Tube - Round - Bronze - LG2 Standard
Tube - Round - Bronze - LG2 Standard

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All Metal Tube

Leaded Gunmetal Bronze tubing. Product will machine to the sizes listed and is supplied will be larger on OD and smaller on bore.

Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger on OD and smaller on bore. Longer lengths available on special request. Composition (Approx.) : Copper 85%, Tin 5%, Zinc 5%, Lead 5%. AS1565-83600 / Hardness : 70-90 BHN. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

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Nuts - Hexagonal - Weld - Steel
Nuts - Hexagonal - Weld - Steel

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All Lock Nuts

Used in metalwork or for leveling appliances. Round or slab base. Material thickness is the thickness of the flange.



Tube - Round - Sintered Bronze
Tube - Round - Sintered Bronze

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All Metal Tube - Round

Oil impregnated sintered bronze tubing - self lubricating. Product will machine to the sizes listed and is supplied will be larger on OD and smaller on bore.

Sizes listed are FINISHED SIZE. Product supplied will be larger on OD and smaller on ID to allow for machining. B438 grade 1, Type 2 - AMS4805-D. SAE 841 Type 1, Class A.

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

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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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Spacers - Round - Through Bore - Steel
Spacers - Round - Through Bore - Steel

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All Round Spacers
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Metallic

Shaft spacers - Steel



Spacers - Round - Through Bore - Stainless Steel
Spacers - Round - Through Bore - Stainless Steel

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All Round Spacers
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Metallic

Shaft spacers - Stainless Steel





Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Female
Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Female

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All Female Bumpers
All Bumpers

With steel core.



Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Female Washer
Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Female Washer

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All Female Bumpers
All Bumpers

With steel core. Washer type has a counterbored hole to accept a socket head cap screw. Flat washer molded inside.



Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Male
Bumpers - Round - Urethane - Male

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All Bumpers

With steel core.



Spacers - Round - Threaded
Spacers - Round - Threaded


Brass or 303 Stainless Steel



Standoffs - Round
Standoffs - Round


Swage Type - Threaded - Brass or Stainless Steel. Internal threaded pillars.



Stops - Spring - Round Steel Nose
Stops - Spring - Round Steel Nose

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All Spring Stops

Spring stops are used extensively in the locating of parts in jigs and fixtures, particularly where fixture walls are not available. Plunger is hardened and ground smooth. Properly radiused nose for perfect fit with no wobble. Aluminium body.



Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Steel
Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Steel

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All Pull Pins

Spring loaded pull pins allow you to quickly retract and engage the plunger for locating, fastening and quick change operations.

Two part assembly includes a barrel and a plunger assembly. The plunger assembly screws into the housing. The housing is designed to be welded into place for strength. Pulling on the handle of the plunger assembly retracts the plunger into the housing. Releasing the handle allows the spring loaded plunger to extend. Handles are black plastic. Zinc plated C1038 steel plugners and housings except 5/8 size which is 12L15 steel. Pull up force approx 2.2kg. Lockout style (indicated in tables) allows you to pull and rotate handle 1/4 turn to lock plunger in retracted position.

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Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Aluminium and Steel
Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Aluminium and Steel

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All Pull Pins

Spring loaded pull pins allow you to quickly retract and engage the plunger for locating, fastening and quick change operations.

Two part assembly includes a barrel and a plunger assembly. The plunger assembly screws into the housing. The housing is designed to be welded into place for strength. Pulling on the handle of the plunger assembly retracts the plunger into the housing. Releasing the handle allows the spring loaded plunger to extend. Handles are black plastic. Aluminium housing 6061-T6, Steel pin 12L15. Pull up force approx 2.2kg. Lockout style (indicated in tables) allows you to pull and rotate handle 1/4 turn to lock plunger in retracted position.

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Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Stainless Steel
Pins - Pull - Round Handle - Stainless Steel

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All Pull Pins

Spring loaded pull pins allow you to quickly retract and engage the plunger for locating, fastening and quick change operations.

Two part assembly includes a barrel and a plunger assembly. The plunger assembly screws into the housing. The housing is designed to be welded into place for strength. Pulling on the handle of the plunger assembly retracts the plunger into the housing. Releasing the handle allows the spring loaded plunger to extend. Handles are black plastic. 303 stainless steel plunger assembly and housing. Pull up force approx 2.2kg. Lockout style (indicated in tables) allows you to pull and rotate handle 1/4 turn to lock plunger in retracted position.

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Chain - Roller - Metal - Simplex - Links - Stainless Steel
Chain - Roller - Metal - Simplex - Links - Stainless Steel

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All Roller Chain Links

Includes Miniature Sizes. Single row.


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Tie Downs - Round - With Spacer
Tie Downs - Round - With Spacer


Zinc plated steel with plastic spacer. Ultimate load 530kg.



Chain - Roller - Metal - Duplex - Links
Chain - Roller - Metal - Duplex - Links

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All Roller Chain Links

High tensile steel. Double row.



Pins - Hammer Drive - Round Head - Stainless Steel
Pins - Hammer Drive - Round Head - Stainless Steel

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All Hammer Drive Pins

Used to replace screws where the need to remove the pin is unlikely.

Stainless Steel 304 Grade. Simple, low cost assembly. Secure - unlike a machine screw, a drive stud does not depend on tightening torque to be retained in the assembly. Drive studs do not require lock washers to prevent back-out. Designed for standard metric hole sizes and installation by hammer or press. Cold formed pins with helical knurls.

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Housings - Bearing - Flanged - Round - Cast Iron
Housings - Bearing - Flanged - Round - Cast Iron


Lubrication Groove. Bearings sold separately. Larger sizes available on request. Use with steel bearing inserts for cast iron housings.

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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.