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

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.

Brass Foil Shim Experts 

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. 

What Are The Weather Conditions? 

For something which is going to be used regularly of left outside often in wet weather conditions, a brass shims would be an appropriate shim to choose and use. Brass shims have excellent resistance to corrosion by water. Also they exhibit corrosion resistance in environments where fuel oil, gasoline, kerosene and alcohol are present.

What Size Do you Need?

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.

What Characteristics Do You Need?

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.

Get In Touch With Stephens Gaskets Today

Are you interested in purchasing our brass foil shims? Or would you like more information on any other shim materials? Then please call us today on 0121 544 5808. A member of our team will be happy to answer any of queries you may have about our products. Furthermore, you may be interested to read a previous blog: Stainless Steel Foil – Quality Goods At Competitive Prices

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