Laser Cutting and Pressed Parts

High quality shims from Stephens Gaskets

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Bespoke Manufacturing


Instant Quote Service

Worldwide Delivery


Various Gauges/Thicknesses

Laser Cutting Experts And Thin Materials Specialists

Here at Stephens Gaskets, we provide many different products, from washers to shims and gaskets. It goes without saying, one of the things we’re most proud of, is our laser cutting service based in Birmingham, UK. Especially as a laser cutting supplier, we can provide prototypes, samples and laser cut components for a wide range of different productions. More than that, whether you are after shims or gaskets we offer a laser cutting service with small batches or volume runs.

Bespoke Service

Thanks to our precision tooling equipment we can create bespoke shims or foil that meet our clients’ individual needs. As there are so many different shim applications, it is essential that we can manufacture them in a bespoke fashion. Not only that, but also to an extremely high standard.

Flawless Results

So how does it work?

Basically, our process relies on highly accurate and powerful lasers, that cut custom (and often complex) sheets of metal and polymer. Therefore, creating bespoke shims (foil) to the required size and thickness. Additional benefits of using a laser cutter to create shims/foil include precision results and value for money.

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Quick & Affordable

As aforementioned, this process is quick and affordable. Therefore, you don’t have to shell out a fortune to get the right shims for you.

Furthermore, it’s a very advanced method using state of the art equipment and software for perfect results. In addition, these advanced techniques ensure that no material goes to waste.

Not only does this apply to laser cut steel, but also aluminium and any other metal. With this purpose in mind, the number of shims (foil) cut from each sheet is carefully calculated, keeping the cost low for everyone involved.

Why Choose Stephens Gaskets?

So, why should you trust Stephens Gaskets Limited when you need something laser cut?

Established in 1947, we have many years of experience designing and manufacturing top quality parts for use in a wide range of industries. For example, from 1st and 2nd tier automotive suppliers, to diesel engine manufacturers and classic car and bike clubs. Furthermore, our client base stretches all over the world, and our customers can benefit from our expert knowledge and fast turnaround times.

Laser Cut Precision Gaskets

Laser cutting sets a new standard for precision within gasket production. With it, we can produce gaskets with a range of materials to bespoke measurements. In addition, what we we offer is like our company, always growing. As it stands, our current products include gaskets, exhaust gaskets, graphite gaskets, laser cut steel shims, ring shims, precision washers, brass shims, plastic shims and many more.

We are very proud of our method, and are extremely pleased to be able to offer quality custom gaskets at very reasonable prices.

Call Us Today | Laser Cutting Specialists

For more information on our precision and bespoke service as a laser cutting company service in the UK, get in touch today. Our expert staff will be able to run through your requirements and suggest the product (as well as the material, size, thickness, and batch size) that will best suit your needs. Alternatively, take a browse through our site and see the other services we offer.

We offer a fast turnaround time and worldwide delivery, so contact us now to see how we can help you and your business.

Stephens Gaskets are experts in the manufacturing of shim washers and gaskets in the West Midlands and the rest of the UK.
laser cutting
What types of materials can you laser cut?

We can laser cut a variety of materials, including steel, aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel

What is the maximum thickness of material that you can laser cut?
The maximum thickness of material that we can laser cut depends on the material itself.

For example, we can laser cut up to:

  • 12mm of steel
  • 6mm of aluminium
  • Copper 3mm
  • Brass 3mm
  • Stainless steel 8mm
What is the minimum feature size that you can laser cut?

The minimum feature size that we can laser cut is 0.1mm.

What is your tolerance for laser cutting?

Our tolerance for laser cutting is +/- 0.2mm and this depends on the thickness if material.

What is your turnaround time for laser cutting?

Our turnaround time for laser cutting is typically 1-2 days, but this can vary depending on the complexity of the job and the volume of orders that we are currently processing.

What is your minimum order quantity for laser cutting?

Our minimum order quantity for laser cutting is 1 piece.

Do you offer any finishing services for laser cut parts?

Yes, we offer a variety of finishing services for laser cut parts such as deburring, bending, and powder coating, plating, tumbling, drilling and tapping.

Can you provide prototypes or samples of laser cut parts?

Yes, we can provide prototypes or samples of laser cut parts. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Do you offer any discounts for volume orders?

Yes, we offer discounts for volume orders. Please contact us for more information.

What is your minimum order value?

The minimum order will depend on the complexity of the job.

The benefits of using Stephens Gaskets’ services:

  • Precision and accuracy: It is a very precise and accurate process. This means that you can be confident that your parts will be cut to the exact specifications that you require.
  • Speed and efficiency: It is a very fast and efficient process. This means that you can get your parts quickly and without having to wait.
  • Versatility: It can be used to cut a wide variety of materials and shapes. This makes it a very versatile process that can be used for a wide range of applications.
  • Cost-effectiveness: It is a very cost-effective process, especially for large orders.
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