Suppliers for Projects

See the online vendors below for parts and supplies that you can't find locally.

mcmaster: supply company for general engineering projects; quick shipping

mutual screw: screws, nuts, bolts and other hardware

digikey: comprehensive inventory of electronics parts

sparkfun: parts and supplies for robotics & electronics projects

mpja: inexpensive electronics

omnitronelectronics: inexpensive electronics; great source of 22-gage breadboard wire

allelectronics: inexpensive electronics

jameco: electronics supplier

BG Micro: electronics supplier

parallax: great source for hobby robots

arduino: open-source robotics platform

mouser electronics: all sorts of electronics

newark electronics: all sorts of electronics

surplus center: inexpensive source of industrial parts for systems, including motors

amazon: anything and everything with quick shipping and competitive prices

american science & surplus: inexpensive, science-focused parts for projects

harbour freight: source for imported, inexpensive tools

msc industrial supply: source for fabrication tooling

us plastics: source for all sorts of plastics (raw materials, bags, containers, . . . )

make: Site dedicated to making stuff on your own

adafruit: electronics and things for projects

amazon: anything and everything

pololu: parts and supplies for robotics projects

waytek: electrical parts focusing on wire and electrical termination

circuit specialists: electrical and electronics parts with lots of lab equipment

arrow electronics: supplier of electronic components (faculty & student discount program)

miSUMi: configurable components to empower enginers

fastenal: specializing in fasteners, carrying a wide array of industrial products