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Shafting Ground Hobby Steel Categories


Hobby Shafting


Shafting - Ground - Hobby - Steel
Shafting - Ground - Hobby - Steel

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All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

Silversteel shafting for hobbies. Not suitable for precision bearings.

Suitable for use with plastic gears, bushes, couplings etc. Not recommended for use with precision steel or stainless steel bearings. Some sizes have special features such as serrations or small barbs (noted in description). Unground ends. Ideal for axles in robotic applications and educational projects.

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Shafting Precision Ground


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

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Stainless Shafting

For use with rail supports and open linear bearings



Tube and Tubing


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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Shafting Precision Ground


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

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

For use with rail supports and open linear bearings

Straightness: 0.1 mm / mtr.


Supports - Pedestal Two Bolt
Supports - Pedestal Two Bolt

Also see combined categories:
All Supports

For linear shafting.

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

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Engineering and Hobby Rod


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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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.


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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Shafting General Purpose


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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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.

You may also like to check if Hobby and Engineering Supplies list a range of Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs.


Tube and Tubing


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

Also see combined categories:
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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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 - 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 416 Grade Hardened
Shafting - Ground - Precision - Stainless 416 Grade Hardened

Also see combined categories:
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. Shaft with undersized tolerances is suitable for use with precision ground bearings. Shaft with oversized tolerances is suitable for pulleys or gears requiring interference fits, or for machining to your required tolerances.

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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

Titanium shafting available in oversized and undersized tolerances

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. Shaft with undersized tolerances is suitable for use with precision ground bearings. Shaft with oversized tolerances is suitable for pulleys or gears requiring interference fits, or for machining to your required tolerances.

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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.

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Shafts - Pinion
Shafts - Pinion




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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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


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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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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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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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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Linear Bearings


Bearings - Linear - Ball - Closed
Bearings - Linear - Ball - Closed

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All Closed Linear Ball Bearings

Standard closed type to run on standard 60HRC shafts with h6 tolerances

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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Pins - Dowel - Extractable
Pins - Dowel - Extractable

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All Dowel Pins

Hardened and Ground Steel 100 Cr6. Din 7979.

Extractable dowels have a thread tapped in the end to fascilitate removal from blind holes. An air release flat is ground along the full length of the pin to overcome the problem of pressure build up by trapped air. Hardness 55-62 HRC, HV550-650. Extractable pins may or may not have a flat to vent pressure when pulling. Also known as parallel pins.

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Tools - Taps - High Speed Steel - Spiral Point
Tools - Taps - High Speed Steel - Spiral Point

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All Taps
All Tools

Metric intermediate ground thread high speed steel taps. Also called gun taps.



Bearings - SDP - PTFE Filled Acetal - Flange Mounted
Bearings - SDP - PTFE Filled Acetal - Flange Mounted

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All Press In Bearings

Retainer : Carbon Steel Black Oxide Finish. Bearing : PTFE Filled Acetal Self Lubricating / -40 to 150 oC. Self lubricating. Use any shaft material with 0.4 um or finer finish. Soft or hard shafting is OK.

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Washers - C - Swing
Washers - C - Swing


Cold finished steel, hardened and ground. Black oxide finish.



Pins - Dowel - Extractable - With Vent
Pins - Dowel - Extractable - With Vent

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All Dowel Pins

Hardened and Ground Steel 100 Cr6 with a ground flat along one edge

Extractable dowels have a thread tapped in the end to fascilitate removal from blind holes. An air release flat is ground along the full length of the pin. Hardness 55-62 HRC, HV550-650. Also known as parallel pins.

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Springs - Compression - Steel
Springs - Compression - Steel

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All Compression Springs

This category includes short and long lengths

Standard springs may or may not be supplied with ends ground flush. If the end type is important to your application please contact us for more information or a special quote.

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Springs - Compression - Stainless Steel
Springs - Compression - Stainless Steel

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All Compression Springs

This category includes short and long lengths

Standard springs may or may not be supplied with ends ground flush. If the end type is important to your application please contact us for more information or a special quote.

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Pins - Ball Lock - T-Handle - Stainless Steel - Heavy Duty
Pins - Ball Lock - T-Handle - Stainless Steel - Heavy Duty

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All Ball Lock Pins

17-4 PH or PH15-7MO stainless steel spindle and shank. Ground handling pins used in the handling of aircraft and service equipment. Tee handle. Also called detent pins.

Positive lock detent pins.

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Springs - Die - Imperial - Heavy Duty
Springs - Die - Imperial - Heavy Duty

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All Imperial Die Springs
All All Die Springs

Vapor degassed high tensile strength chromium alloy steel. Spring ends are ground square. Designed for long life cycle with constant high end deflections and shot peened to increase fatigue life.

Colour coded gold. Efficient operating range is 15 to 25 percent of the length. Maximum deflection is 30 percent of the length.

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Springs - Die - Imperial - Medium Duty
Springs - Die - Imperial - Medium Duty

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All Imperial Die Springs
All All Die Springs

Vapor degassed high tensile strength chromium alloy steel. Spring ends are ground square. Designed for long life cycle with constant high end deflections and shot peened to increase fatigue life.

Colour coded blue. Efficient operating range is 25 to 40 percent of the length. Maximum deflection is 50 percent of the length.

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Springs - Die - Imperial - Extra Heavy Duty
Springs - Die - Imperial - Extra Heavy Duty

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All Imperial Die Springs
All All Die Springs

Vapor degassed high tensile strength chromium alloy steel. Spring ends are ground square. Designed for long life cycle with constant high end deflections and shot peened to increase fatigue life.

Colour coded green. Efficient operating range is 15 to 20 percent of the length. Maximum deflection is 25 percent of the length.

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Springs - Die - Imperial - Medium-Heavy Duty
Springs - Die - Imperial - Medium-Heavy Duty

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All Imperial Die Springs
All All Die Springs

Vapor degassed high tensile strength chromium alloy steel. Spring ends are ground square. Designed for long life cycle with constant high end deflections and shot peened to increase fatigue life.

Colour coded red. Efficient operating range is 20 to 30 percent of the length. Maximum deflection is 37 percent of the length.

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Bearings - Linear - Sliding - Stainless - PTFE - Closed
Bearings - Linear - Sliding - Stainless - PTFE - Closed

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All Sliding Linear Bearings

Stainless steel shell features FDA/USDA compliant, self lubricating PTFE composite liner. Bearings are direct drop in replacements for many inch sized ball bushings.

Able to withstand rapid oscillation, contamination, shock/vibration, wash downs, submersion and shaft brinelling. Stainless steel shell. Designed to run on soft 300 series stainless shafting. Minimum hardness RB25. Ideal for drug and food processing equipment. Unafected by washdowns, contamination and submersion. Coefficient of friction is 0.12 to 0.20. Temperature range is -240 oC to 190 oC. Max static PSI 1000. SFM without any load is 400. Max PV is 10,000.


Bearings - Linear - Sliding - Stainless - PTFE - Open
Bearings - Linear - Sliding - Stainless - PTFE - Open

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All Sliding Linear Bearings

Stainless steel shell features FDA/USDA compliant, self lubricating PTFE composite liner. Bearings are direct drop in replacements for many inch sized ball bushings.

Able to withstand rapid oscillation, contamination, shock/vibration, wash downs, submersion and shaft brinelling. Stainless steel shell. Designed to run on soft 300 series stainless shafting. Minimum hardness RB25. Ideal for drug and food processing equipment. Unafected by washdowns, contamination and submersion. Coefficient of friction is 0.12 to 0.20. Temperature range is -240 oC to 190 oC. Max static PSI 1000. SFM without any load is 400. Max PV is 10,000.


Bearings - Hydrodynamic Pressure
Bearings - Hydrodynamic Pressure


Alternative to ball bearings - quiet operation - patented design.

Applications include compact fan motors, copy machines, printers, laptop computers, cameras and toys. Stainless Steel casing and shield - Long Life. Use with Case Hardened shafting 2um surface finish -0.007/-0.012 for normal use. Use with Case Hardened shafting 1um surface finish -0.005/-0.007 for high accuracy use. 30% weight savings over ball bearings.

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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.



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Registered Australian Company: Miniature Bearings Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 94 069 113 800)

Miniature Bearings Australia offers 125204 products in 2444 categories including ball bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, couplings, screws, socket cap, dental bearings, magnets, sprockets, timing belts and pulleys, corrosion resistant - 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.

Miniature Bearings Australia is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Miniature Bearings Australia 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 Miniature Bearings Australia 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Miniature Bearings Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 94 069 113 800)

Miniature Bearings Australia offers 125204 products in 2444 categories including ball bearings, thrust bearings, ceramic and hybrid bearings, stainless steel bearings, miniature bearings, shafting, couplings, screws, socket cap, dental bearings, magnets, sprockets, timing belts and pulleys, corrosion resistant - 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.

Miniature Bearings Australia is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Miniature Bearings Australia 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 Miniature Bearings Australia 1997. All rights reserved.