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Tee Joints


Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod
Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod


Inexpensive nylon joiners for hobby tubing and rod


There is also a good range of Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Caps - End - Kite
Caps - End - Kite


End caps with string holes and grooves for kite rods.

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


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.


Connectors - Edge - Kite
Connectors - Edge - Kite


Edge connectors for kite rods and tubes. Can be used for other applications requiring an angled join of rod or tubing. Not a precision item.

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

There is also a good range of Connectors - Edge - Kite on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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.

There is also a good range of Collectibles - Metal Motorcycles on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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


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

Also see combined categories:
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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There is also a good range of Tube - Round - Bronze - LG2 Standard on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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


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.

Related Information:

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


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.

Related Information:

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


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.

There is also a good range of Tube - Round - Soft Metal Packs on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tools - Tubing Work
Tools - Tubing Work

Also see combined categories:
All Tools

Tube benders and cutters


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


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

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


There is also a good range of Bar - H Section - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rectangular Bar - Aluminium
Rectangular Bar - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Rectangular Bar

Thin and thick Aluminum strip and rectangular profiles

Small sizes may not be perfectly straight.

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


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.

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


Tube - Round - Acrylic
Tube - Round - Acrylic

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Tube - Round

Acrylic Transparent Tube

Acrylic also called Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is a transparent thermoplastic often used as light weight or shatter-resistant alternatives to glass. Acrylic is an economical alternative to polycarbonate when extreme strength is not necessary. Additionally, doesn't contain potentially harmful bisphenol-A subunits. Often preferred because of moderate properties, easy handling and processing and low cost. Acrylic in the form off tubes affords hatter resistant panels for making rotating shafts, spacers, display and many other applications. Please note this item is not a precision item. The inside diameter is not toleranced and may vary between batches.

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


Tube - Hexagonal - Brass
Tube - Hexagonal - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Hexagonal

Hexagonal hollow tubing.


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There is also a good range of Tube - Hexagonal - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tube - Rectangular - Brass
Tube - Rectangular - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Rectangular

Rectangular hollow tubing.

Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

Related Information:

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


Tube - Square - Aluminium
Tube - Square - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Square

Hollow square tubing for general hobby applications.

Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

Related Information:

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


Tube - Square - Brass
Tube - Square - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube - Square

Hollow square tubing for general hobby applications.

Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries.

Related Information:

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


Tube - Streamline - Aluminium
Tube - Streamline - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube

Streamline Aluminium Tubing.

Teardrop shaped soft aluminium tubing. Enables easier bending. Great for tight applications.

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There is also a good range of Tube - Streamline - Aluminium on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tube - Streamline - Brass
Tube - Streamline - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Tube

Streamline Brass Tubing.

Teardrop shaped soft brass tubing. Enables easier bending. Great for tight applications.

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There is also a good range of Tube - Streamline - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Fuel Tube
Fuel Tube


Fuel line tubing for hobbies. Includes Tygon for petrol, silicone for nitro glo fuel and neoprene for both.



Snap Buttons - Double End
Snap Buttons - Double End

Also see combined categories:
All Snap Buttons

Fasteners for telescoping tubing help reduce assembly time whilst improving your product functionality. Also called button clips or spring buttons.

Eliminates the need for rivets and screws. Simply snap into place in square or round tubing. Made from 1050 heat treated spring steel with minimum 0.005mm (0.0002 inch) zinc plating.

There is also a good range of Snap Buttons - Double End on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tube - Round - Carbon Fibre
Tube - Round - Carbon Fibre

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Tube - Round

High impact light weight carbon fibre hollow tubing for modelling.

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

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


Tools - Tap Wrenches
Tools - Tap Wrenches

Also see combined categories:
All Tools

Tee handle and bar types. Suit taps from 1mm to 12mm.


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


Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Round Hole
Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Round Hole

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Tube - Square

High impact light weight carbon fibre tubing for modelling.

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

There is also a good range of Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Round Hole on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Square Hole
Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Square Hole

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Tube - Square

High impact light weight carbon fibre tubing for modelling.

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

There is also a good range of Tube - Square - Carbon Fibre - Square Hole 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.


Snap Buttons - Single End - Dog Leg
Snap Buttons - Single End - Dog Leg

Also see combined categories:
All Snap Buttons

Fasteners for telescoping tubing help reduce assembly time whilst improving your product functionality. Also called button clips or spring buttons.

Eliminates the need for rivets and screws. Simply snap into place in square or round tubing. Made from 1050 heat treated spring steel with minimum 0.005mm (0.0002 inch) zinc plating.

There is also a good range of Snap Buttons - Single End - Dog Leg on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Snap Buttons - Single End - Spring Leg
Snap Buttons - Single End - Spring Leg

Also see combined categories:
All Snap Buttons

Fasteners for telescoping tubing help reduce assembly time whilst improving your product functionality. Also called button clips or spring buttons.

Eliminates the need for rivets and screws. Simply snap into place in square or round tubing. Made from 1050 heat treated spring steel with minimum 0.005mm (0.0002 inch) zinc plating.

There is also a good range of Snap Buttons - Single End - Spring Leg on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Universal Joints - Double Joint - Hobby
Universal Joints - Double Joint - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Universal Joints
All Double Joint Universals

C45 Carbon Steel. Maximum operating angle 60 degree. Slow speed only.


There is also a good range of Universal Joints - Double Joint - Hobby on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Universal Joints - Single Joint - Hobby
Universal Joints - Single Joint - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Universal Joints
All Single Joint Universals

C45 Carbon Steel. Maximum operating angle 30 degree. Slow speed only.


There is also a good range of Universal Joints - Single Joint - Hobby on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

Related Information:

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


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.

There is also a good range of Shafting - Carbon Steel - Keyed on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Threaded Rod - Unthreaded Centre - Steel
Threaded Rod - Unthreaded Centre - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Threaded Rod

UNC Small range only. Threaded each end 38.1mm (1.5 inches) and unthreaded in the centre.


Related Information:

There is also a good range of Threaded Rod - Unthreaded Centre - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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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There is also a good range of Shafting - Unground - Silver Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Studs - Full Thread - Stainless Steel
Studs - Full Thread - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Studs

18-8 Stainless Steel Allthread Threaded Bar

Short lengths of threaded 18-8 stainless steel bar.

There is also a good range of Studs - Full Thread - Stainless Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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.

There is also a good range of Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rod - Round - Aluminium
Rod - Round - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

Related Information:

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


Rod - Round - Brass
Rod - Round - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.

Related Information:

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


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.


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.

Related Information:

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


Rod - Round - Carbon Fibre
Rod - Round - Carbon Fibre

Also see combined categories:
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.

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


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

Also see combined categories:
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.

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


Rod - Round - Nylon
Rod - Round - Nylon

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


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

Also see combined categories:
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.

Related Information:

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


Rod - Round - PTFE
Rod - Round - PTFE

Also see combined categories:
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.

Related Information:

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


Rod - Round - Urethane
Rod - Round - Urethane

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Rod - Round

Hard urethane rubber compound. Machinable.

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

Related Information:

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


Automat - Frame Kit Threaded Rods
Automat - Frame Kit Threaded Rods


All M3.5 Thread. See PDF file in FTP Directory for more information. Educational tool suitable for mechanical teaching institutions.

All M3.5 Thread Mild Steel.

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There is also a good range of Automat - Frame Kit Threaded Rods 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 6219 products in 445 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 6219 products in 445 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.