Stephens Gaskets is an engineering shims specialist. We have been manufacturing Gaskets, Shims and Washers across the globe for over 50 years so we’ve learnt a thing or two. The process of Shim manufacturing has not changed much throughout the years. However, our commitment and investment to state-of-the-art machinery ensures we produce the best engineering shims in the industry. 

Our facility can expertly manufacture all shapes and sizes of shims to drawing. Ss well as strips of shim to size in rubber, plastic, brass, copper, aluminium and laminated materials. Additionally, steel shims and stainless steel shims.

Our specialist tool room has every array of size and shape. This allows us to not only stock hold a wide range of different shims. But also, to custom make engineering shims to a clients exact requirements. In addition, it enables us to manufacture both small and large quantities cost effectively and efficiently. 


What are shims used for?

A common use for a shim is aligning or spacing between two components or surfaces to allow for wear compensation or tolerance accumulation. This process is of placing and removing pieces of shim for alignment is actually called “shimming”. 

Additionally, a popular use for shims is for bearing adjustment. Especially as Stephens Gaskets Shims can be manufactured from so many different materials in order to suit the application intended. 


How to choose an engineering shims company?

It goes without saying that it’s important to find a manufacturer you can trust when it comes to needing shim stock. At Stephens Gaskets, we manufacture all of our shims onsite. This means we have full control over the products we deliver to our customers. When coupling this with world-class equipment, our highly skilled tool engineers ensure consistently good results.


We have no doubt that we can deliver the right engineering steel shim stock for any application. However, if we don’t have it in stock, our bespoke shims mean we never have to let a customer down and we can manufacture the exact shim required quickly. 

At Stephens Gaskets we can guarantee to use only the best materials in our manufacturing. That’s why we are globally trusted shim manufacturers. Get in touch today to discuss your requirements, we look forward to hearing from you.

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