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Balls - Plastic - PVC
Balls - Plastic -  PVC

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Polyvinyl chloride. PVC is a chemically stable material, which shows little change in molecular structure, and also exhibits little change in its mechanical strength.

Polyvinyl chloride is a widely used and inexpensive thermoplastic polymer. It is easily worked or machined and has good chemical and biological resistance. It is relatively hard and can be polished to a shine. Polyvinyl chloride is a widely used and inexpensive thermoplastic polymer. Heat Deflection Temperature 176 F / 80 C. Rockwell Hardness 115. Zero water absorption in 24 hours.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Plastic - PVC on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balls - Plastic - Polypropylene
Balls - Plastic - Polypropylene

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

Excellent for liquid level float applications.

Tolerance and spherecity: up to and including 25.4mm diameter = +/-0.0508mm, over 25.4mm diameter +/-0.0762mm. Very resistant to most acids and alkalies. Excellent for liquid level float applications. Unpolished. Specific Gravity: 0.91.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Plastic - Polypropylene on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balls - Plastic - Torlon
Balls - Plastic - Torlon

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All Plastic Balls
All Non Metallic Balls

TorlonTM 4301 Bearing Grade Balls. Grade 1.

Polyamide-imide (TorlonTM) Balls. Rockwell Hardness (Method A): E86 or M109-119. Specific Gravity: 1.38. Colour: Brown Opaque.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Plastic - Torlon on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Shim - Plastic
Shim - Plastic

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All Shim
All Non Metallic Sheet

Easy to cut - colour coded - plastic shim sheets. Precision thicknesses.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Made from sturdy polyester.

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There is also a good range of Shim - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Plastic Bearing Oliver Design - Xyratex Parts


Bearings and Spare Parts

Where alternative parts are offered, we make no claims as to their suitability. Selection of the most suitable bearings and parts is the responsibility of the customer. We recommend you replace bearings with the same type if that type is working well. High speed caged bearings are better suited to handle vibration than standard caged bearings.

There is also a good range of Plastic Bearing Oliver Design - Xyratex Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bearings for Pool Equipment
Bearings for Pool Equipment


Acetal bearings for spa jets and pool vacuum wheels

No lubrication required other than the water they are running in.

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There is also a good range of Bearings for Pool Equipment on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Kits - Pulleys - Plastic - Hobby
Kits - Pulleys - Plastic - Hobby


This 6 pack pulley wheek kit is very useful many interestiing projects for torque transmition. Hobbyists and students will love to have them.


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Pulleys - U Groove - Plastic - Hobby
Pulleys - U Groove - Plastic - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All U Groove Bearings and Pulleys

Plastic with no locking method. Use with O-Rings or Rounthane Belts.

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Containers - Bottles - Plastic
Containers - Bottles - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Containers


There is also a good range of Containers - Bottles - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Sheet - Styrene
Sheet - Styrene

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All Sheet
All Non Metallic Sheet

Styrene (ABS) plastic sheet in single sheets and bulk packs

Black or white available. Includes Evergreen and other brands. Styrene is short for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS).


Bungs - Rectangular
Bungs - Rectangular


Plastic bungs fit inside rectangular tube.

Other colours available on request. Minimum quantities will apply. Made from tough polyethylene.

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There is also a good range of Bungs - Rectangular on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bungs - Round
Bungs - Round


Plastic bungs fit inside round tube.

Other colours available on request. Minimum quantities will apply. Made from tough polyethylene.

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There is also a good range of Bungs - Round on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bungs - Square
Bungs - Square


Plastic bungs fit inside square tube.

Other colours available on request. Minimum quantities will apply. Made from tough polyethylene.

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There is also a good range of Bungs - Square on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tips - Round
Tips - Round


Plastic tips fit over outside of tubing.

Other colours available on request. Minimum quantities will apply. Made from tough polyethylene. Tips may be supplied tapered or cylindrical depending on stock availability.

There is also a good range of Tips - Round on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Parts Boxes - Clear Plastic
Parts Boxes - Clear Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Parts Boxes

Plastics clear compartmented parts boxes with flip lids.

Plastic hinged lid. Quality catch to secure contents. Ideal for storing small parts. Includes Fischer brand and others. Also includes a small membrane box for displaying small items like coins or jewellery.

There is also a good range of Parts Boxes - Clear Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Parts Boxes - Grey Plastic
Parts Boxes - Grey Plastic

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All Parts Boxes

Fischer Plastics grey parts boxes with adjustable dividers and open top.

Open top. Fits most standard shelving. Ideal for storing small parts. Dividers can be removed, added or adjusted. Comes with dividers to make number of compartments shown - but additional dividers can be purchased.

There is also a good range of Parts Boxes - Grey Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Knobs - Pointer - Aluminium and Plastic
Knobs - Pointer - Aluminium and Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Pointer Knobs

Grub screw fixing. Suits 6.35mm (1/4 inch) shaft. Brass Insert. White Pointer.


There is also a good range of Knobs - Pointer - Aluminium and Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless 303
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless 303

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Provides a strong wear and vibration resistant thread. Use of installation tool recommended. Low volumes can be installed by winding in with a bolt through the threaded centre. Large volumes can be installed with hand installation tools (Sold Seperately). Hole sizes are reference only. Can variey on batchs. Optimum hole size is to be determinded through experimentation. A 60o countersink is required for flush mounting. Use with plastics, light metal alloys or hard wood. Made from 303 stainless steel. Quantity orders can also be supplied in Brass or 316 Stainless.

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There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless 303 on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Inserts

Threaded inserts are screwed into preformed or predrilled holes and cut own threads into the wall of permanent installations.

Provides a strong wear and vibration resistant thread. Low volumes can be installed by winding in with a bolt through the threaded centre. Large volumes can be installed with hand installation tools (Sold Seperately). Hole sizes are reference only. Can variey on batchs. Optimum hole size is to be determinded through experimentation. A 60o countersink is required for flush mounting. Use with plastics, light metal alloys or hard wood. Made from steel with zinc chromate finish.

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There is also a good range of Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rod - Round - Acetal
Rod - Round - Acetal

Also see combined categories:
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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There is also a good range of Rod - Round - Acetal on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Self Tapping - For Soft Plastics - Pan Head
Screws - Self Tapping - For Soft Plastics - Pan Head

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Screws
All Self Tapping Screws for Plastics

Tri-Lobe Course Thread Plastic Threading Screws

Thread cutting screws for plastics. Be sure to select correct screw for hard or soft plastic threadcutting.

There is also a good range of Screws - Self Tapping - For Soft Plastics - Pan Head on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tips - For Kite Rods
Tips - For Kite Rods


Plastic tips fit over outside of rods and tubes for kites and other uses.

Joiners and connectors suitable for rod and tubing as well as for kites.

There is also a good range of Tips - For Kite Rods on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Gear Racks - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic
Gear Racks - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Hobby Gears

POM Plastic

Plastic Only. Comes in 4 colours, blue, yellow, green, white. Inexpensive for hobby and toy use.

There is also a good range of Gear Racks - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Propellers - Plane - Electric - 2 Blade - Plastic
Propellers - Plane - Electric - 2 Blade - Plastic

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All Plane Propellers
All Electric Plane Propellers

Includes pusher, wide, thin and standard propellers


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Propellers - Plane - Nitro - 2 Blade - Plastic
Propellers - Plane - Nitro - 2 Blade - Plastic

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All Plane Propellers
All Nitro Plane Propellers

Includes pusher and standard propellers


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ID Tag Holders
ID Tag Holders


Thick plastic ID tag holders

Used to hold and display ID badges on a lanyard.

There is also a good range of ID Tag Holders on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Gears - Crown Wheel - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic
Gears - Crown Wheel - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Hobby Gears

PCD = No. of Teeth x 0.500mm - POM Plastic

Plastic Only. Inexpensive for hobby and toy use. No locking mechanisms.

There is also a good range of Gears - Crown Wheel - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Gears - Mitre - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic
Gears - Mitre - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Metric Mitre Gears
All Hobby Gears

POM Plastic

Plastic Only. Inexpensive for hobby and toy use. No locking mechanisms.

There is also a good range of Gears - Mitre - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Gears - Spur - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic
Gears - Spur - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Module 0.5 Spur Gears
All Plastic Module 0.5 Spur Gears

PCD = No. of Teeth x 0.500mm. 20o Pressure Angle - POM Plastic

Plastic Only. Inexpensive for hobby and toy use. No locking mechanisms.

There is also a good range of Gears - Spur - Module 0.5 - Hobby - Economy - Plastic on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rims - Hobby - Monster Truck 1-10 - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Monster Truck 1-10 - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Screws - Self Tapping - For Hard or Soft Plastics - Pan Head
Screws - Self Tapping - For Hard or Soft Plastics - Pan Head

Also see combined categories:
All Self Tapping Screws
All Self Tapping Screws for Plastics

Tri-Lobe Course Thread Plastic Threading Screws

Thread cutting screws for plastics. Be sure to select correct screw for hard or soft plastic threadcutting.

There is also a good range of Screws - Self Tapping - For Hard or Soft Plastics - Pan Head on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rims - Hobby - Car and Buggy 1-8 - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car and Buggy 1-8 - Plastic

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All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



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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There is also a good range of Bungs and Caps - Reversible - Round on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Front - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Front - Plastic

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All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Rear - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Rear - Plastic

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All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Road and Drift - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Road and Drift - Plastic

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All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Materials - Corflute
Materials - Corflute

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All Materials
All Modelling Materials

Corflute light weight plastic board for sign making or model backgrounds

A $22.00 surcharge will apply to all shipments of corflute. No surcharge for collection at counter.


Model Kits - Cars - 1-20th Scale
Model Kits - Cars - 1-20th Scale

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All Model Kits
All Model Car Kits

Plastic model kits to build, paint and display. NOT Remote Control.

Brands include Tamiya, Italeri, Academy, Hasegawa.

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Model Kits - Personnel and Equipment - 1-35th Scale
Model Kits - Personnel and Equipment - 1-35th Scale

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All Model Kits
All Model Personel Kits

Plastic model kits to build, paint and display. NOT Remote Control.

Brands include Tamiya, Italeri, Academy, Hasegawa.

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Hobby Gears - Spur - 48DP
Hobby Gears - Spur - 48DP


A small selection of popular 48DP Plastic/ Metal Pinion and Spur gears

See main listings under Gears for sizes not listed here. To work out the pitch diameter of a 48DP spur gear, divide multiply the no of teeth by 0.52917.

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There is also a good range of Hobby Gears - Spur - 48DP on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tools - General
Tools - General

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All Tools

Butane Torch, Inspection Mirror, Mini Sandblaster, Nibbling Tool, Plastic Scriber, Pick Up Tool Set, Hex Driver Handle for Insert Bits

X-Acto Knife Sets - Pin Vises - Screw Pitch Gauges and more.

There is also a good range of Tools - General on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Model Kits - Planes and Helicopters - Military - 1-48th Scale
Model Kits - Planes and Helicopters - Military - 1-48th Scale

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All Model Kits
All Model Plane and Helicopter Kits

Plastic model kits to build, paint and display. NOT Remote Control.

Brands include Tamiya, Italeri, Academy, Hasegawa.

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Model Kits - Planes and Helicopters - Military - 1-72nd Scale
Model Kits - Planes and Helicopters - Military - 1-72nd Scale

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All Model Kits
All Model Plane and Helicopter Kits

Plastic model kits to build, paint and display. NOT Remote Control.

Brands include Tamiya, Italeri, Academy, Hasegawa.

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Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby Kits
Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby Kits

Also see combined categories:
All Basic Gearmotors

These gearmotor kits are of simple mainly plastic design. Great for making simple toys, hobbies or concept testing. Educational series.



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

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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.

There is also a good range of Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Accessories - Hobby - Body Clips
Accessories - Hobby - Body Clips


Large and small body clips. Fluoro or standard. Plastic coated or anodised. Range of colours. Bent and straight.

See also large selection of clips in R-Clips.

There is also a good range of Accessories - Hobby - Body Clips on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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

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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.

There is also a good range of Inserts - Expansion - Press In - Brass - Flanged on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Grommets - Rubber - EPDM
Grommets - Rubber - EPDM

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All Open Rubber Grommets
All Rubber Grommets

EPDM Rubber Grommets

50 +/-5 Durometer. Easy to install. Good Vibration and Shock Control. Protects Wire, Cable and Hoses. Also see snap bushings for a hard plastic product serving a similar purpose.

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There is also a good range of Grommets - Rubber - EPDM on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Grommets - Rubber - Natural
Grommets - Rubber - Natural

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All Open Rubber Grommets
All Rubber Grommets

Natural Rubber Grommets

50 +/-5 Durometer. Easy to Install. Good Vibration and Shock Control. Protects Wire, Cable and Hoses. Also see snap bushings for a hard plastic product serving a similar purpose.

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There is also a good range of Grommets - Rubber - Natural on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Grommets - Rubber - EPDM - Closed
Grommets - Rubber - EPDM - Closed

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All Closed Rubber Grommets
All Rubber Grommets

Closed EPDM Rubber Grommets

50 +/-5 Durometer. Dustproof with Approx 0.5mm thick Membrane. Easy to Install. Dust protection. Also see snap bushings for a hard plastic product serving a similar purpose.

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There is also a good range of Grommets - Rubber - EPDM - Closed on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6222 products in 446 categories including assortment kits, low priced hobby bearings, tools, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing - 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.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies 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 Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6222 products in 446 categories including assortment kits, low priced hobby bearings, tools, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing - 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.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies 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 Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.