Summary. We are a leading shim washer stock supplier, ensuring smooth operation of machinery with our extensive shim washer stock. We offer expert advice on selecting the right shim washers to enhance performance and longevity of applications, catering to specific needs with precision-cut shims.


Want to optimise your business’s operations by keeping stocked on the right components? We supply a vast array of shim washer stock here at Stephens Gaskets. This is so that we are always vigilant about appliances and other large structures becoming unsteady or not performing as they once did.

Whether your company specialises in washing machine fixtures and unwanted motion is expected. Or you’re engineers who find solutions to creaking and other uneasy noises within a piece of il-fitted equipment. No matter the reason, shim washer suppliers such as ourselves can keep you on top of every project.

What Are Shim Washers?

Shim washers are small pieces of, most commonly, metal or rubber, which take up the excess space between components. They allow parts of a machine to piece together seamlessly. They close gaps, support structures and are fitted over shafts to act as buffers and supporters.

What do shim washers do? They increase the durability of applications and divert all unwanted noises and movements that compromise the quality and effectiveness of a device. They also reduce friction, meaning that choosing the right shim washer stock for a machine or mechanism can significantly extend its lifespan. By reducing vibration, shafts and components that rub together and wear each other can be avoided affordably and quickly.

Why Opt For Shim Washer Stock?

If you often rely on machinery or appliances in the workplace, issues such as the above can quickly worsen. Therefore, you are left with a costly matter that will decrease efficiency and waste energy. However, often enough, the problem comes down to shim washers that help to reduce friction, close gaps, straighten lines and keep components connected.

Although shim washers are small, each shim is highly competent, versatile and effective in making a difference between something running smoothly and a bumpy, uneven and troublesome process.

Why Choose Our Shim Washer Stock?

By choosing Stephens Gaskets to supply your shim washer stock, you can avoid mechanical faults affordably and remarkably. Selecting the right shim washers for your appliance or machine is a decision that requires some thought. However, our dedicated experts have the knowledge, skills and experience to provide the solution.

For example, shim washer stock comes in a wide array of sizes and thicknesses, usually ranging from 0.1 millimetres to one millimetre. Choosing the correct thickness of your shim washers is dependent on the function, flexibility and how much load they will bear.

The material used for your shim washer stock would also need to be considered. For instance, if you require water and oil proofing, we’d recommend specific plastics. But if you simply want to reduce vibration, cork or rubber shim washers would be more appropriate.

Shim Washer Stock From Stephen Gaskets

Are you looking for the right pre-cut shim washer manufacturer? Reduce maintenance in your machinery, and opt for a fail-safe solution to your underperforming applications with Stephen Gaskets. Get in touch today on 0121 544 5808, and we can discuss the vast array of shim washer stock available to you at our site.

If you require shim washer stock cut to specific requirements, we are happy to adhere to your needs. We have the skills and state-of-the-art technology to deliver each and every client with specially formed shim washers.

Furthermore, if you enjoyed this blog, please read a previous one: Metal Shim Washers For Every Application

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