As shim washer specialists, we can gauge the needs of our clients before they can by using our steel shim stock assortment sets. Whether they are able to take advantage of our pre-cut shims, or our bespoke service we will achieve the modifications necessary for their project. We always cater to their needs. Shim washer assortments give businesses the key to staying on top of their proceedings.

We are one of the leading shim washer suppliers in the West Midlands. We have first-hand experience in providing high-quality and optimally performing shim washers and gaskets to several industries. An assortment of shims can hold importance for an array of reasons, depending on the sector of the company. Continue reading for a closer look at how.


What do you mean by an assortment of shims?

Essentially, shim washers can be designed and manufactured according to your specifications. However, if your business requires a number of sizes, shapes, materials and properties based on the purpose, our shim washer assortments ensure that you have the right part, always.

As an example, to rectify unnecessary wear and tear between two components, you may require a certain level of thickness from a sturdy material. On the other hand, if you are trying to create movement within a joint, you will need a malleable material to be able to do so. Similarly, high-resistant materials such as carbon spring steel may suit your application.


What assortment of shims suit your needs?

Below we have outlined some of our most sought-after shim materials. So that you gain a better understanding of how we can supply you with a shim washer assortment that ticks all of your boxes.


Copper Shim Washers

Copper shims offer an abundance of unique properties. Their high thermal and electrical conductivity combined with their malleable structure allows for seamless compatibility with levelling, sealing and spacing applications. You will most commonly see copper shim washers being used in the telephony and broadband sectors.


Spring Steel Shim Washers

Our steel shim stock assortment sets offer the same level of effectiveness. Spring steel, for instance, offers superior resistance to acids, fuels, oils and extreme temperatures. Furthermore, spring steel offers support while still maintaining flexibility and combatting wear and tear – making them perfect for machinery purposes.


Klinger Shim Washers

Commonly known as compressed fibre washers, Klinger washers are developed by world-leading sealing product manufacturers. Consisting of a mixture of rubber fibres and aramid glass, they’re ideal for sealing gases, solvents and liquids. Also you will find these most often used in marine and industrial applications. Due to their ability to sustain immense pressure and resistance to the highest temperatures.


Shim Washer Assortments from Stephens Gaskets

If you decide to choose Stephens Gaskets to provide you with first-class shim washer assortments, you will see a significant reduction in repair and maintenance costs. As well as flawless performing equipment. For more information on our steel shim stock assortment sets or to understand what type of shim washer materials work for your operations, get in touch with our team today at 0121 544 5808.

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