Building Materials from Nitroflight

12 Hillside Court, Barbot Hall Industrial Estate, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. S61 4RP Tel: 01709 377250

Balsa Wood & Plywood

We stock a great selection of wood from the finest balsa forests around the world. Our balsa is choice grade and kiln-dried to suit modellers, hobbyists, students and architects. Balsa strip, balsa sheet, dowel and machined sections are all available in both imperial and metric sizes. Again, good stocks of premium grade plywood and light ply are kept in varying thickness in sheet sizes ranging from 300mm x 300mm to 1200mm x 300mm.

Other Wood

We also stock a good range of hardwood and spruce strip, basswood and engine bearer.

Piano Wire

Piano wire is stocked in 36" lengths in guages from 24swg to 8swg (thin to thick)


Bob Smith Industries epoxy glues in 5, 15 & 30 minute cure times. This range of epoxies is without equal in our opinion offering incredible bond strength at a very reasonable price.
Cyanoacrylate (CA) or superglue by Bob Smiths Industries is also stocked.
We also stock aliphatic resins, foam-safe glues, plastic adhesives and good old fashioned Balsa cement.
Adhesives from nitroflight
Carbon Fibre tube, rod and strip from Nitroflight models ltd

Carbon Fibre

Carbon fibre tubing, rod and strip from 1mm to 10mm diameter. Usually sold in 1 metre lengths. A very popular material for the shock-flier or angler (float-making).

Coverings & Related Items

To suit your requirements. From lightweight and heavyweight tissues to iron-on polypropylene and fabric films, we carry a good range of covering materials including Solarfilm, Solartex, Solartrim. Most colours stocked including transparent and metallics (solarfilm).
Our building materials section in the shop is also well stocked with the more difficult-to-find items like Banana Oil, shrinking and non-shrinking dope, sanding sealer, cellulose thinners and fuel-proofer.
3mm and 6mm Depron Foam from Nitroflight Models
Used predominantly in the construction of shock-flyers, Depron is stocked in 700mm x 1000mm sheets in thicknesses of 3mm and 6mm.
Care has to be taken in the types of adhesives used on Depron. Foam-safe contact and CA glues are stocked for the foam modeller as well as foam-safe aerosol spray paints.

Why not pay us a visit and see for yourself?