Summary. We specialise in precision-engineered Imperial shim washers, tailored to specific imperial washer dimensions. We offer bespoke services for any batch size, ensuring smooth machinery operation with a variety of material choices to match application needs.


While we provide our clients with large batches of imperial shim washers, we also offer a fully bespoke service to meet a client’s exact requirements. Designed to be fitted between two elements within a machine, shims fill excess gaps, offering a buffer that enables consistent smooth operation. By focusing on the imperial washer dimensions, we guarantee ease of insertion & immediate results.

In today’s article, we’re going to outline why you should take advantage of our bespoke shim manufacturing service. Known for our reliable production that achieves a fast turnaround, we pride ourselves on upholding a reputation as leading shim stockists in the West Midlands.

Why choose our bespoke shims?

While imperial shim washers suit an array of machinery and other assemblies, customised shims are fail-safe in meeting their purpose. But, what makes ours stand out?

Specific Dimensions

By manufacturing to metric specifications, we achieve excellency in tolerance levels. We don’t just provide standard sizes; we can work to very specific measurements, with non-standard precision sizing being our particular specialty. Due to our zero limitations for batch size, we can adhere to large and small quantities, ensuring the same quality throughout.

Choice of Material

Not only can we meet specific imperial washer dimensions, but we have several materials available too. Each type of material is designed to suit the shim’s nature of use. As an example, rubber offers properties such as water resistance and strength. On the other hand, copper is conductive and easy to manipulate. And if you require impact protection due to the high usage of the machine, cork washers are the right option for you.

Here at Stephens Gaskets, our menu of washer materials is matchless in size. What shim materials are available? Our range includes aluminium, brass, copper, cork, Klinger, neoprene, nitrile, Novus, rubber, spring steel, stainless steel, mild steel, and turned washers. Each of these materials has its own set of attributes and advantages which we will discuss with you upon your consultation.

Accessible Manufacturing

As we’re based in the West Midlands, we’re a fantastic link to all areas of the country. Because of this, our imperial shim washers are easily accessible to all businesses and we can ensure fast delivery. No matter the size of the batch, we are supreme in our turnarounds; giving our clients the key to consistent smooth runnings.

Bespoke Shim Washers from Stephens Gaskets

Putting the customer first is at the very centre of our ethos. We’ve been manufacturing a range of quality pressed parts since 1947, making us pioneers in our methods and results. In addition to this, we’re ISO accredited and recognised worldwide for our dedication to customer service and quality.

If you’re looking for a shim manufacturer in the West Midlands that goes the extra mile, you’ve come to the right place. If you would like to find out more about our products or services, one of our team would be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have. Call us today on 0121 544 5808 or send us an email at

By understanding your specific needs from the beginning, we can design and produce imperial shim washers and bespoke parts to meet your exact needs. We offer a fully transparent and trustworthy service from concept to completion.

If you found this blog useful, why not take a look at a previous one: Why Purchase Shim Washer Kits?

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