Shims and Light Pressings

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Various Gauges/Thicknesses

shims and light pressingsClose Tolerance Materials

Shims and light pressings are available in Steel, Stainless, Carbon Steel, Aluminium, Copper, Brass, Silicon Iron, Laminates etc.

Shims & light pressings are manufactured to our customer’s specific requirements to British, American & European Standards.

Very close tolerance thickness materials from 0.0005″ / 0.0127mm to 0.125″ / 3mm.

We have the ability to manufacture small batches within our low volume hand press section to millions off with our comprehensive range of power presses.

Shims and light pressings at Stephens Gaskets

We can accommodate most requirements within our 4000 standard press tools. However if we do not have a standard to fit your requirements, our sister company fully owned by Stephens Gaskets will manufacture the press tools for you.

For more information or to discuss your requirements please contact us.

High Quality Production

Because Stephens Gaskets have been manufacturing shims, washers, and gaskets since the company was founded in 1947, we have accrued a reputation for friendly, swift, high quality production across all areas of manufacture – and this is no different when it comes to Shims and Light Pressings.

British, American & European Standards

All our Shims and Light Pressings are produced in high grade, close tolerance materials to ensure quality and consistency across the board. As per your individual requirements, we can manufacture Shims and Light Pressings in a variety of materials, to British, American, and European Standards. These materials include close tolerance steel, stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminium, copper, brass, silicon, iron, plastics, and laminate, among many others.

Bespoke Pressed Hardware

Working to your specific requirements, we have the capability to manufacture batches of Shims and Light Pressings at any reasonable volume, from small batches – made in our low-volume hand pressed section – to large batches of several million – using our large range of comprehensive power presses. At Stephens Gaskets, we pride ourselves on quality and consistency, so you know that what you order is exactly what you will get, particularly when it comes to bespoke pressed hardware.

Manufacturing For All Industries

Your peace of mind is paramount, so our quality control and manufacturing processes have been honed to ensure that all our products are safe and will perform as expected while in use. Over the years, Stephens Gaskets has expanded our core range of products to suit a growing client base in almost every industry; subsequently, our dedicated staff can produce anything from exhaust gaskets and cylinder head gaskets to precision washers and spring steel washers, among many other high quality products.

Wide Range Of Products

Because of our wide range of products, we can accommodate almost any specification within our existing four-thousand standard press tools – and anything we can’t already produce, our sister company (fully owned by Stephens Gaskets) can produce the necessary press tools for you on specification.

No job is too big or too small for Stephens Gaskets!

Speak To Our Team Of Experts

If you would like more information about the range of Shims and Light Pressings available at Stephens Gaskets (or about any of our other high quality products, like shim washers) then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team. Whatever your industry or requirements, they are on hand to answer any questions you may have and share their expertise.


  • Same day quotation
  • Bespoke manufacturing
  • Heart of the country
  • Effecient delivery

If you are looking for high quality shims and light pressings then you can be sure that here at Stephens Gaskets, we can help. We have got over forty years of experience in producing precision machined components, and proudly supply mechanical solutions to industries and applications all over the world.

Many Materials Available

All of our shims and light pressings are produced in high grade, close tolerance materials to make sure that quality and consistency runs across all of the products. Some of our most popular options include aluminium pressings and steel pressings, although we can also work with tolerance steel, stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminium, copper, brass, silicon, iron, plastics, and laminate. These parts can be manufactured to a wide range of thicknesses and dimensions too.

Competitively Priced

If you are looking for an exact-sized component or non standard washers, we can also produce bespoke pressings. These are made in our low-volume hand pressed section to batches of up to several million. Using our extensive selection of comprehensive power presses, we can produce quality and consistent components that are guaranteed not to let you down – and at extremely competitive prices.

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Stephens Gaskets Limited
Units 1-4 Alston Road Oldbury Oldbury, West Midlands B69 2PP
Phone: 0121 544 5808 Fax:121 544 4188, E-mail: