Hobby & Engineering Supplies - an MBA company

SHIM CATEGORIES


Shim and Foil - Brass
Shim and Foil - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision brass shim sheet. From very thin foil to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes sheets and rolls. See Brass - Strip for thin strips. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim and Foil - Stainless Steel
Shim and Foil - Stainless Steel

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All Shim
All Sheet

Precision stainless shim sheet. Very thin foil to thick sizes. Includes 416, 303 and 316 grades.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim and Foil - Steel
Shim and Foil - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision shim sheet. Cold rolled steel. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim - Tin
Shim - Tin

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All Shim
All Sheet

Precision steel shim sheet. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim and Foil - Aluminium
Shim and Foil - Aluminium

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All Shim
All Sheet

Precision aluminium shim sheet. Includes listing on 6061-T6 Aluminium Sheet. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Coloured shim is anodised. The colour is not removable. The colour is for identification purposes only. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim and Foil - Copper
Shim and Foil - Copper

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All Shim
All Sheet

Precision copper shim sheet. Very thin foil to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Shim - Plastic
Shim - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
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.


Shims - Rubber
Shims - Rubber


Handy non marring soft spacer shims in a wedge shape

Level and stabilise appliances, desks, tables, filing cabinets, machinery. Stackable. Vibration cushioning. Ribs ensure that wedges grab tight and stay in place. Black ridid wedges can support up to 2000 lbs. White flexible wedges can be trimmed with a utility knife.

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


Assortment Kits - Various
Assortment Kits - Various


Springs - O-Rings - Shafting - Circlips - Gears - Chain - Machine Keys - Nuts - Bolts - Shim - Screws - Washers - Roll Pins - Woodruff Keys - Cotter Pins - E-Clips - Fuses - Grease Nipples - Hitch Pins - Clevis Pins


There is also a good range of Assortment Kits - Various on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


TSS4 Shimano Parts
TSS4 Shimano 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 TSS4 Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bantam 10X Shimano Parts
Bantam 10X Shimano 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 Bantam 10X Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bass One Shimano Parts
Bass One Shimano 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 Bass One Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Chronarch 100SF Shimano Parts
Chronarch 100SF Shimano 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 Chronarch 100SF Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Curado 200 Shimano Parts
Curado 200 Shimano 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 Curado 200 Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Baitrunner 4500 - 6500A Shimano Parts
Baitrunner 4500 - 6500A Shimano 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 Baitrunner 4500 - 6500A Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Stradic 4000 FI Shimano Parts
Stradic 4000 FI Shimano 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 Stradic 4000 FI Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Calais CL200 - CL200-5 Shimano Parts
Calais CL200 - CL200-5 Shimano 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 Calais CL200 - CL200-5 Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Check Size Before Ordering Shimano External BB Pre 2006 Parts
Check Size Before Ordering Shimano External BB Pre 2006 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 Check Size Before Ordering Shimano External BB Pre 2006 Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Calcutta 50-100-150-200-250-251-400-600 Shimano Parts
Calcutta 50-100-150-200-250-251-400-600 Shimano 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 Calcutta 50-100-150-200-250-251-400-600 Shimano Parts on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless Steel
Inserts - Self Tapping - For Plastics - Stainless 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. 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. Standard 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 Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balls - Stainless Steel - 304 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 304 Grade

Also see combined categories:
All Metallic Balls

A2 Grade. Low magnetic permeability. Good corrosion resistance. Excellent for use in handling foodstuffs.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Non annealed. Hardness: Rockwell C: 25-39. Specific Gravity: 7.916. Low magnetic permeability. Good corrosion resistance. Excellent for use in handling foodstuffs. Note! Increase in magnetic permeability may occur due to the grinding process and can be relieved by heating to over 1000 oC.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Stainless Steel - 304 Grade on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balls - Stainless Steel - 316 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 316 Grade

Also see combined categories:
All Metallic Balls

A4 Grade. Very low magnetic permeability. Resistant to severe corrosive conditions. Excellent welding and brazing qualities.

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. Hardness: Rockwell C: 25-39. Specific Gravity: 7.972. Low magnetic permeability. Resistant to severe corrosive conditions. Excellent welding and brazing qualities. Note! Increase in magnetic permeability may occur due to the grinding process and can be releived by heating to over 1000 oC.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Stainless Steel - 316 Grade on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Balls - Stainless Steel - 400 Grade
Balls - Stainless Steel - 400 Grade

Also see combined categories:
All Metallic Balls

Hardness: Rockwell C: 55-60. Includes 420 and 440C grades

Tolerances available on request. Grades shown are AFBMA / ISO3290-1. AISI440C Stainless Steel.

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There is also a good range of Balls - Stainless Steel - 400 Grade on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Bearings - Ball - Chrome Steel
Bearings - Ball - Chrome Steel

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All Radial Ball Bearings
All Basic Single Row Bearings Stainless and Chrome

Chrome steel radial ball bearings.

Standard single row radial ball bearings. Miniature sizes from 1mm to 10mm bore and larger sizes to over 50mm bore.

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There is also a good range of Bearings - Ball - Chrome Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Rollers - Steel
Rollers - Steel

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All Rollers

Hardened Steel Rollers as used in Cylindrical and Needle Roller Bearings

Hardened Steel Rollers as used in Cylindrical and Needle Roller Bearings.

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


R Clips - Single Coil - Steel
R Clips - Single Coil - Steel

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All R Clips

Also known as internal hitch pins, bridge pins or humpback pins


There is also a good range of R Clips - Single Coil - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Nuts - Hexagonal - Brass
Nuts - Hexagonal - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Nuts

UNC - UNF - BA - METRIC.

Note! Thickness (H) and A/F (A) dimensions are usually considered not critical and may vary. If the A and H dimensions are critical for your application please consult us prior to ordering. Nuts marked as type SCALE have the same dimension across flats as the brass hex head screw of the same thread size.

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


Nuts - Hexagonal - Stainless Steel
Nuts - Hexagonal - Stainless Steel

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All Nuts

UNC - UNF - BA - METRIC - BSW - Course - Fine - Extra Fine.

Note! Thickness (H) and A/F (A) dimensions are usually considered not critical and may vary. If the A and H dimensions are critical for your application please consult us prior to ordering.

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


Screws - Countersunk - Brass - Slotted
Screws - Countersunk - Brass - Slotted

Also see combined categories:
All Countersunk Screws

Flat Head Countersunk METRIC and BSW

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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There is also a good range of Screws - Countersunk - Brass - Slotted on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Countersunk - Socket - Steel
Screws - Countersunk - Socket - Steel

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All Countersunk Screws

Flat Head Countersunk UNC - UNF - METRIC - Alloy Steel

Imperial Sizes to ANSI B18.3. Metric Sizes to DIN7991. Rc38-42. ASTM F835 - alloy steel. ISO 10642.

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There is also a good range of Screws - Countersunk - Socket - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Hex Head - Brass
Screws - Hex Head - Brass

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All Machine Screws
All Brass Machine Screws

Brass metal thread machine screws UNC and UNF

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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There is also a good range of Screws - Hex Head - Brass on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Hex Head - Steel - Zinc Plated - Full Thread
Screws - Hex Head - Steel - Zinc Plated - Full Thread

Also see combined categories:
All Hex Head Screws

BSW and METRIC - Set Screws


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There is also a good range of Screws - Hex Head - Steel - Zinc Plated - Full Thread on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Screws - Pan Head - Steel - Philips
Screws - Pan Head - Steel - Philips

Also see combined categories:
All Machine Screws

Metal Thread Screws UNC - UNF - METRIC

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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There is also a good range of Screws - Pan Head - Steel - Philips on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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

Also see combined categories:
All Machine Screws
All Brass Machine Screws

Brass metal thread machine screws BSW - UNF - UNC

Nuts sold seperately - See Nuts.

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


Screws - Wood - Brass
Screws - Wood - Brass


Brass wood screws for models


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


Washers - Cup - Stainless Steel
Washers - Cup - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Cup Washers

For countersunk screws.

Stainless Steel cup washers.

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


Washers - Flat - Brass - Commercial
Washers - Flat - Brass - Commercial

Also see combined categories:
All Non Precision Flat Washers - Metallic
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Metallic

Flat washers.

Please note! Tolerances for commercial grade washers are much larger than for precision washers. In most cases the actual washer size will be larger than the nominal ID and smaller than the nominal OD.

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There is also a good range of Washers - Flat - Brass - Commercial on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Washers - Flat - Mild Steel
Washers - Flat - Mild Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Non Precision Flat Washers - Metallic
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Metallic

Flat washers. Includes fender washers. Zinc plated and unplated listings.

In most cases the actual washer size will be larger than the nominal ID and smaller than the nominal OD.

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There is also a good range of Washers - Flat - Mild Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Washers - Flat - Stainless Steel 304 - Commercial
Washers - Flat - Stainless Steel 304 - Commercial

Also see combined categories:
All Non Precision Flat Washers - Metallic
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Metallic

Flat washers.

Dimensions are nominal. Please note! Tolerances for commercial grade washers are much larger than for precision washers.

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There is also a good range of Washers - Flat - Stainless Steel 304 - Commercial on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Washers - Lock - Split - Steel
Washers - Lock - Split - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Split Lock Washers
All Lock Washers

Plain and zinc plated

Dimensions are nominal and may vary between batches. Washers designed to be used to help prevent nuts from vibrating loose.

There is also a good range of Washers - Lock - Split - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


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

Also see combined categories:
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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There is also a good range of Shafting - Ground - Hobby - Steel on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Hooks - S - Steel
Hooks - S - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All S Hooks

Low carbon cold drawn steel with zinc plated finish

Any deviations such as angular lifts, shock loads, modifications will result in drastically reduced maximum loads.

There is also a good range of Hooks - S - Steel 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)

Includes K&S Metals range and more


There is also a good range of Bar - H Section - Brass 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.


Channel - Brass
Channel - Brass


For general hobby applications.


There is also a good range of Channel - Brass 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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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There is also a good range of Rod - Round - Brass 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. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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


Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths
Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths

Also see combined categories:
All Spring Wire

SAE 1090 Spring Steel. Includes inch and metric sizes.

Shipped in straight lengths on wooden backing board. Metric and imperial.

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There is also a good range of Wire - Steel - Spring - Music Wire - Short Lengths on the Small Parts and Bearings website.


Strip - Brass
Strip - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Strip

Thin Brass Strip


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


Strip - Spring Steel
Strip - Spring Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Strip

Hundreds of uses.

Hardened and tempered spring steel strip. Note that the width of this strip may vary up to a few mm as it is guillotine cut from strip. If you require a closer tolerance on the strip width please contact us prior to ordering.

There is also a good range of Strip - Spring Steel 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 6298 products in 332 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - 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 6298 products in 332 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - 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.