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  • Albion Alloys Micro Aluminium Tube 0.4mm Mat04


    The Micro Aluminium Tube 0.4mm Mat04 is a slender tube made from high-quality aluminum, featuring a precise outer diameter of 0.4mm. Despite its small size, this tube offers remarkable durability and versatility, making it suitable for a wide range of intricate projects.

    Key Features:

    Precision Engineering: Manufactured with exceptional precision, the tube boasts consistent dimensions and a smooth surface finish throughout its length. This precision ensures accurate fittings and alignments, crucial for intricate and detailed projects.

    Versatility: With its small diameter, the Micro Aluminium Tube 0.4mm Mat04 is ideal for applications requiring fine detail or where space is limited. It finds extensive use in modeling, miniature construction, jewelry making, and other crafting endeavors.

    Durability: Despite its diminutive size, the aluminum tube exhibits excellent strength and resilience. It can withstand bending, shaping, and handling without distortion, facilitating delicate and intricate work without compromising structural integrity.

    Lightweight: Aluminum's innate lightweight property makes the tube easy to handle and manipulate, contributing to the overall convenience of working with it. This feature is particularly advantageous in projects where weight considerations are paramount.

    Common Uses:

    Model Making: Widely utilized in model making for creating miniature structures, architectural details, and mechanical components.
    Jewelry Making: Jewelry designers often employ this tube to craft delicate findings, beads, and decorative elements for earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.
    Crafting: Finds applications in various crafting projects such as dollhouse furniture, diorama accessories, and miniature sculptures.
    Engineering Prototypes: Engineers and prototypers leverage aluminum tubes to fabricate small-scale prototypes, experimental setups, and precision instruments.
    Usage Tips:

    Cutting: Employ a fine-toothed saw or a sharp hobby knife to cut the tube to the desired length. Secure the tube firmly before cutting to ensure precision.
    Shaping: The aluminum tube can be shaped and bent using suitable tools such as pliers or mandrels. Take care to avoid kinks during bending.
    Joining: Aluminum tubes can be joined using adhesives suitable for metal bonding, soldering, or welding techniques, depending on the application and desired joint strength.
    Finishing: If necessary, the tube can be polished or painted to achieve the desired aesthetic or color.
    In summary, the Micro Aluminium Tube 0.4mm Mat04 serves as an indispensable component for hobbyists, craftsmen, and engineers seeking precision and reliability in their projects.

    Shipping & Delivery

    Access Models offers efficient delivery services within the UK and overseas, aiming to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receipt, contingent on payment confirmation. Standard UK deliveries are conducted via Royal Mail, typically arriving within 2-3 days, though customers are advised to allow up to 5 days. For expedited deliveries, the express service ensures next-day delivery for orders placed before 1pm, with specific provisions for orders placed over the weekend or on bank holidays.

    Shipping charges vary based on the order value and destination. UK standard shipping costs range from £4.99 to £7.99, with additional surcharges for heavy items and non-mainland UK destinations, including specific regions like Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Guernsey, and Jersey. We do not ship to PO Boxes and BFPO addresses.

    For heavy, bulky, or restricted items such as large model kits and items containing hazardous materials, special shipping considerations apply. International shipping starts at £18, with varying costs and delivery times based on destination zones. Access Models does not ship to certain countries including Spain, USA, and Australia.

    Customers may encounter customs fees on international orders, which are not included in our shipping costs and are the responsibility of the customer. In case of postal losses or damage, claims may take up to 30 days to process, and we require customer confirmation to initiate this process.

    Returns are accepted within 14 days for change of mind and 30 days for faulty items, in line with the EU Distance Selling Directive. Access Models offers repair, exchange, or refund for eligible returns, excluding faults due to misuse or wear and tear. Customers are responsible for return postage costs, except in cases of damage or fault. Refunds are issued in accordance with the returns policy, excluding opened packages unless they are faulty.