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Aluminum & Plastic Stock


We use bulk plastic and aluminum to make all our custom fittings. Perhaps you would like to try to make you own? We stock all the stuff to do it, all you have to do is add the equipment.

You might also be interested in a presentation Tony Ferrel did as a part of his AKA presentation in Muncie, Indiana, October of 1999. If so,
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The "Old Man" at his 1948 South Bend Lathe

 

ABS PLASTIC ROD
Acrylonitrate-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) is a versatile thermoplastic which combines stiffness, machinability, and impact resistance.  ABS is 53% lighter than aluminum.  ABS can be glued with
CA adhesive (super glue). This product is sold by the foot and can be purchased from our online catalog HERE.

ABS PLASTIC DIAMETER
ABS PLASTIC 1/4 ROD 1/4"
ABS PLASTIC 3/8 ROD 3/8"
ABS PLASTIC 1/2 ROD 1.2"
ABS PLASTIC 5/8 ROD 5/8"
ABS PLASTIC 3/4 ROD 3/4"
ABS PLASTIC 1.0 ROD 1.0"
ABS PLASTIC 1.5 ROD 1.5"
ABS PLASTIC 2 ROD 2"

DELRIN PLASTIC ROD
A polymer with high melting point. Great strength, stiffness, and abrasion resistance are among the significant property advantages. Parts are easily fabricated with hand tools. This plastic cannot be glued with
CA adhesive (super glue). This product is sold by the foot and can be purchased from our online catalog HERE. (This product will phased out, available by special order only)

DELRIN PLASTIC DIAMETER:
DELRIN ROD 5/16 5/16"
DELRIN ROD 3/8 3/8"

UHMW PLASTIC
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene is light weight (12% lighter than ABS), has a high tensile strength and is as simple to machine as wood.  UHMW is self lubricating, shatter resistant, and abrasion resistant as well. White Color. This product is sold by the foot and can be purchased from our online catalog HERE.

UHMW PLASTIC DIAMETER/SIZE:
UHMW ROD 3/8 3/8"
UHMW ROD 1/2 1/2"
UHMW ROD 3/4 3/4"
UHMW ROD 1.0 1"
UHMW ROD 1 1/4 1 1/4"
UHMW ROD 1 3/8 1 3/8"
UHMW ROD 1.5 1 1/2"
UHMW ROD 5/8" 5/8"
UHMW ROD 2.0" 2"
UHMW ROD 2.5" 2 1/2"
UHMW ROD 2.75" 2 3/4"
UHMW ROD 3.25" 3 1/4"
UHMW ROD 5.0" 5"

ALUMINUM ROD, ALUMINUM TUBE, ALUMINUM BAR:
For a clean, strong, durable fitting, try our 6061-T6 aluminum rod. If you need a softer alloy we can special order 6063-T52.  This product is sold by the foot and can be purchased from our online catalog HERE.

Normal delivery for special order items is about 7 days.

ALUMINUM ESTIMATED WEIGHT (LBS per FOOT) SIZE:
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 1/2 .075 1/8 X 1/2
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 5/8 .094 1/8 X 5/8
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 3/4 .113 1/8 X 3/4
ALUMINUM BAR  1/8 X 1.0 .150 1/8 X 1.0
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 1.25 .187 1/8 X 1.25
ALUMINUM BAR 1/8 X 1.50 .225 1/8 X 1.50
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 1.75 .263 1/8 X 1.75
ALUMINUM BAR  1/8 X 2 .300 1/8 X 2
ALUMINUM BAR: 1/8 X 2.5 .376 1/8 X 2.5
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 1/2 .113  3/16 x 1/2
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 3/4 .169  3/16 x 3/4
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 1.0 .226  3/16 x 1.0
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 1.5 .338  3/16 x 1.5
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 2.0 .451  3/16 x 2.0
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 2.5 .564  3/16 x 2.5
ALUMINUM BAR: 3/16 x 3.0 .667  3/16 x 3.0
ALUMINUM BAR .75 X 0.25 .225 .75 X 0.25
ALUMINUM BAR 1/2 X 3/4 .450 1/2 X 3/4
ALUMINUM BAR .75 X 1.25 1.126 .75 X 1.25
     
ALUMINUM HEX 3/8  (ALLOY 2011 - T3) .149 3/8"
ALUMINUM HEX 5/8  (ALLOY 2011 - T3) .407 5/8"
     
ALUMINUM ROD 1/8 .015 1/8"
ALUMINUM ROD 3/16 .034 3/16"
ALUMINUM ROD 1/4 .059 1/4"
ALUMINUM ROD 5/16 .092 5/16"
ALUMINUM ROD 3/8 .130 3/8"
ALUMINUM ROD 7/16 .177 7/16"
ALUMINUM ROD 1/2 .231 1/2"
ALUMINUM ROD 9/16 .292 9/16"
ALUMINUM ROD 5/8 .360 5/8"
ALUMINUM ROD 3/4 .519 3/4"
ALUMINUM ROD 7/8 .706 7/8"
ALUMINUM ROD 1.0 .923 1.0"
     
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 1/4 X .049 WALL .036 1/4"
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 5/16 X .049 WALL .048 5/16"
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 3/8 X .058 WALL .068 3/8 X .058
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 3/8 X .065 WALL .074 3/8 X .065
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 1/2 X .005 WALL .104 1/2"
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 5/8 X .065 WALL .134 5/8"
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 5/8 x .125 WALL .238 5/8"
ALUMINUM TUBE STOCK 3/4 X .058 WALL .148 3/4"
     
ALUMINUM ROD THREADED 1/4/20    
ALUMINUM ROD THREADED 8/32    
BRASS   SIZE:
BRASS ROD THREADED 8/32    
BRASS ROD THREADED 1/4/20    

 

 

  
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