Brass Foil Experts – What is a shim foil?

A shim foil is a component which acts as a ‘spacer’ or a ‘washer to fill small gaps and spaces between two other components usually within a mechanical device. Shims are used to create a better fit for the machine, and prevent friction damage or loose fitting which can lead to a device not functioning correctly.

Here at Stephens Gaskets, we are brass foil experts and leading suppliers in the automotive industry we offer a wide variety of shims and washers in lots of different materials in order to meet your requirements. With over seventy years of knowledge, experience and expertise under our belts, you can be sure to trust us when it comes to offering you an automotive solution.

Brass Foil Experts – shims at Stephens Gaskets

Brass foil shims are a popular choice of product here at Stephens Gaskets, however before you choose your product, we are happy to offer our own expert recommendations to you, to ensure you leave with a product suitable for the job. Your choice of shim material should depend on the exact purpose in which you are using your shim for. For something which is going to be used regularly of left outside often in wet weather conditions, a stainless steel shim would be an appropriate shim to choose and use. Our brass foil can be supplied in a variation of thicknesses from 0.005mm to 1mm, and comes in widths ranging from 1mm to 230mm. Brass foils are commonly used in general engineering and electrical engineering industries due to its high durability and strength. Our foil is top quality and is available to buy at extremely competitive prices.

If you are interested in purchasing our brass foil shims or would like more information on any other shim materials, please call 0121 544 5808 to speak to a member of our team who will be happy to answer any of queries you may have about our products. Read our previous blog on 0.2 mm stainless steel sheet.

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Phone: 0121 544 5808 Fax:121 544 4188, E-mail: sales@stephensgaskets.co.uk