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Andy Carruthers05/02/2019 16:09:08
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I'm struggling to source small quantities of Aluminium rod, offcuts in preference up to 130mm diameter for gears - cheap is good

As an aside, this chap in Atherstone is selling 25Kg steel billet / rod offcuts -

Any advice please?

3404605/02/2019 16:20:40
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Easy metals - Falmouth - supply up to 8 inch diameter and will cut to width - one inch minimum Best to contact Wayne direct if less than 100mm length needed, Not the cheapest but good service.

Smaller sizes. Joe at maccmodels is always helpful and will cut shorter lengths - prices are very fair.


Ron Laden05/02/2019 16:33:51
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M-machine will cut and supply priced per inch - re 130mm diameter aluminium you mention, they have 5.1/2 inch at £9.00 per inch. I dont think that bad considering they will cut and supply larger sizes by the inch.

Emgee05/02/2019 17:43:40
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Andy, get it cut from plate with waterjet


Emgee05/02/2019 17:43:40
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Andy, get it cut from plate with waterjet


peak405/02/2019 19:15:41
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Andy, roughly where are you in the country?


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