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When your building a project, you'll often need a few bits and pieces of hardware such as heatsinks, screws, standoffs, or other materials such as copper tape.

Couplers / Collars

If you're connecting shafts of two different sizes or even two of the same, you'll need a coupler to join them. be sure to pay attention to the Imperial vs. Metric sizes.

This is a small selection of our maker favorites, if you're after more options, check out our full range of Couplers and Collars.

$8.62 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12501
These couplers allow you to connect a 1/4” shaft directly to your C1 Hitec servo spline. The set screw included with each s..
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12412
These stainless steel shaft couplers allow you to couple two size shafts together. They can be used for connecting motor shaf..
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12325
These stainless steel shaft couplers allow you to couple two size shafts together. They can be used for connecting motor shaf..
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$8.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1176
Connect this to that with a set-screw coupler. These couplers are made of machined aluminum and have a spiral cut that makes ..
$8.50 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th

Gearboxes

We've got different configurations of gearboxes to suit any project, however, bear in mind that these are plastic gear boxes, perfect for high speed, low torque, but for high torque applications where a lot of strain is being placed on the gears, you'd be better off with a metal gear motor.

$17.29 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-114
Tamiya’s double gearbox packs two independent gear trains into a compact and affordable package that is great for small mob..
$17.29 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$13.82 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-118
The single gearbox is perfect if you like the gear ratio options of the 70168 double gearbox but need just one motor or added..
$13.82 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$16.58 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-61
Tamiya’s twin-motor gearbox consists of two independent brushed DC motors and gearboxes in one compact housing, making it p..
$16.58 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th

Gears

Gears are the glue of any locomotive system as they enable to you transfer power from one place to another, and control the torque/speed ratio.

This is a small selection of our maker favorites, if you're after more options, check out our full range of Gears.

$21.27 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ROB-12158
These pinion gears attach to a ¼” D-shaft or gear motor using a setscrew. They have 16 teeth with a gear pitch of 32P, an ..
$21.27 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$22.43 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12232
These hub-mountable aluminum gears are ideal for transmitting motion from a motor or servo to a wheel or shaft. These gears h..
$22.43 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th
$25.89 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ROB-12440
These servo gears are made specifically to fit a Futaba 3F servo spline, allowing you to mate other gears to your servo. They..
$25.89 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Screws & Nuts

Smaller screws are common in electronics for securing components together, mounting standoffs, or assembling your world dominating robot.

$18.60 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0224
This mounting kit provides you different types of screws and nuts which are most commonly used in DFRobot's projects here at ..
$18.60 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$0.99 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0274
These are M3 hex head cap screw, which provides a more secure way to install circuit boards, sensors and mechanical mounting.
$0.99 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$2.24 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0195
These clear nylon screws and nuts can be used to fix your circuit board, sensors and mechanical mountings. Used in applicatio..
$2.24 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 30th

Shafts

Whether you're after an axle or a guide rod, solid shafts are a crucial component for many robotics projects due to their strength and rigidity.

This is a small selection of our maker favorites, if you're after more options, check out our full range of Robotic Shafts.

$1.19 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ROB-12428
These 4" long stainless steel shafts have a diameter of 1/8". These shafts are solid, which makes them an ideal choice for ax..
$1.19 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$2.40 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ROB-12487
These 12" long stainless steel shafts have a diameter of 1/8". These shafts are solid, which makes them an ideal choice for a..
$2.40 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$8.10 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12548
These 12" long stainless steel D-Shafts have a diameter of ¼". The flat edge that runs the length of the shaft makes it an i..
$8.10 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th

Spacers & Standoffs

Standoffs are useful for mounting circuit boards, hardware, and anything that has holes for standard screw sizes. Be sure to choose nylon if they'll make contact with electrically sensitive components.

$3.22 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0063
Suitable for all kinds of circuit boards, sensors, mechanical support of the installation. They are great for building a mult..
$3.22 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 30th

Structural

No matter how fancy your motors and electronics are, every robotics project still needs some quality hardware to bring it all together.

This is a small selection of our maker favorites, if you're after more options, check out our full range of Structural Hardware.

$5.33 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-2266
This black anodized aluminum bracket lets you securely mount typical NEMA 17-size stepper motors to your project. The bracket..
$5.33 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # PRT-10228
These are very handy. They are simple angle brackets with one threaded and unthreaded hole. Use them for connecting PCBs at 9..
$0.68 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$7.75 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12169
These aluminum channels are the building blocks to the Actobotics line and function as the back bone to your electromechanica..
$7.75 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th
$7.34 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12560
Channel sliders let you achieve precise linear motion with Actobotics channels. The B type channel sliders enclose the right,..
$7.34 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th

Heatsinks

Heatsinks are used to dissipate heat from components which generate heat that might affect its performance or lifespan. Be sure to grab some heatsink compound or thermal tape to ensure maximum efficiency.

$1.95 AUD, inc GST
3 Heatsinks for the Raspberry Pi ICs. Each comes with a self-adhesive thermal layer. Customers report the ICs run 10ºC cooler.
$1.95 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$6.24 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0506
This tiny little orange heatsink is a perfect solution for cooling off small surface-mount components such as stepper motor d..
$6.24 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$24.95 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

This fan is low noise and has a thermal pad on the back that can stick on the metal shield on the board. With its aluminum ca..
$24.95 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

Materials

For all those bits and pieces that you might need for a project such as copper tape, ITO glass, or conductive paint, we've put them here.

$4.77 AUD, inc GST
Copper tape has countless applications in electronics from creating low-profile traces for electrical components to RF-shield..
$4.77 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$10.00 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1310
ITO is a clear, conductive liquid/film and here Adafruit have it as a coating on a 1mm glass sheet. This is a very interestin..
$10.00 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$19.93 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11558
We’ve all seen toys and things that change color when you run them under warm water or heat them up in the sun. Some of us ..
$19.93 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$19.93 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11556
We’ve all seen toys and things that change color when you run them under warm water or heat them up in the sun. Some of us ..
$19.93 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th
$17.97 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # COM-11521
Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint is just like any other water-based paint… except that it’s electrically conductive! Th..
$17.97 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$5.40 AUD, inc GST
Copper tape has countless applications in electronics from creating low-profile traces for electrical components to RF-shield..
$5.40 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th

Mounts & Hubs

Attaching moving parts together can be challenging in a robotics project due to different mounting methods, and having the correct hubs and mounts can help immensely.

$7.49 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-1996
These universal aluminum mounting hubs allow you to mount custom wheels and mechanisms to 3 mm diameter motor shafts. The set..
$7.49 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Dec 4th
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12318
Set screw hubs offer a cheap way to attach hub mount gears or wheels to a shaft. The hub offers 4 equally spaced 6-32 tapped ..
$8.62 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$7.19 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0238
These are 8mm ball bearings. They will fit on 8mm rods.
$7.19 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 30th

Pulleys & Belts

When gears are too cumbersome or heavy, pulleys and timing belts are often used to transfer power from a drive shaft to another mechanism.

$1.36 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12116
These smooth (round) belts have a Durometer hardness of A70 and can withstand temperatures from -35 to 250 degrees F. Their e..
$1.36 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$6.91 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12156
These are resistant XL sized timing belts that fit snug inside of the Actobotics timing pulleys. Each belt is made out of neo..
$6.91 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th
$16.28 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

  • SKU # ROB-13597
These shaft-mountable aluminum timing pulleys use XL timing belts and attach to a 0.25" output shaft with a set screw. They h..
$16.28 AUD, inc GST

Out of stock

$21.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ADA1184
Timing belts are a fantastic way to transfer rotational motion (from a stepper motor) into linear motion (along a rail) and t..
$21.50 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$24.50 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # MB83046
Openlab This neoprene timing belt is perfect for hobby 3D printers, camera sliders, or other linear motion systems. It is ope..
$24.50 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Dec 6th

Wheels

The wheels on your project go round and round, and we've got a selection of wheels perfect for any project big or small. Be sure to grab the correct mounting hardware to connect the wheel to your motor/drive shaft from the hardware section.

$12.99 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # POLOLU-106
The Tamiya 70100 Track and Wheel Set allows for a large degree of adjustability and creativity in designing your own robot. T..
$12.99 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$3.10 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # FIT0007
Metal ball caster, 1mm thick steel plate from the machine stamping, it has the capbility to support 15KG payload.
$3.10 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 27th
$4.47 AUD, inc GST
  • SKU # ROB-12426
These blue “skate” wheels have an outer diameter of 2.975”, an inner diameter of 0.87”, and a width of 0.94”. When ..
$4.47 AUD, inc GST
delivered by
Nov 29th