A shim washer is a particular type of washer that is designed to fill a gap or space between two components. The washer acts as a buffer to prolong machinery lifespan and improve performance. Shim washers are made from a wide range of materials. However, metal shim washers are one of our best sellers due to their durability. The type of washer will very much depend on its intended environment.

Shim Washers Suppliers 

Our quality shim washers are made in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, thicknesses. They are also available in lots of different materials. However, we are specialised experts in shim washers and mechanical components. Therefore, we know exactly what shim will perform best in any application. Furthermore, as leading UK shim manufacturers we have excellent relationships with all our material suppliers. As a result, we can guarantee quality each and every time

Why do you need shim washers? 

Shim washers are a great way to save on costs in an industrial setting. Rather than having two surfaces rub against each other and wear the component down, an engineer can simply use a shim washer and replace it when it wears thin. Ultimately, this can save a business thousands in machinery costs. This is because buying shims is much cheaper than replacing machinery parts or the machine itself. 

Bespoke shim washers

We have a large stock of pre-cut, ready-to-ship shims. However, we realise that sometimes your requirements will be very specific. Therefore we offer a bespoke shim service. With our state-of-the-art technology, we can create custom shim washers. We can make this to even the most intricate of measurements. As a result, there’s nothing we can’t offer our clients. Through the use of extremely powerful and accurate lasers, we can cut through the desired material. As a result, creating bespoke sizes and thicknesses of shims and at extremely competitive prices.

Furthermore, our strategic central location enables us to access all corners of the country with relative ease and in a short time frame. As a result, our products can be delivered quickly. 

You can rely on Stephens Gaskets

75 years in business is just around the corner for Stephens Gaskets, we have earned our place as a trusted shim washers suppliers. We have the knowledge, expertise and skillset to deliver the right product, on time, every time. If you have any questions about shim washers UK, or if you’d like further information about any of our products or services then call us on 0121 544 5808 or email us at sales@stephensgaskets.co.uk. Our experienced customer services team will always be on hand to help. 

If you have found this blog helpful, then you may wish to read our previous blog on Quality Engineering Shims For Every Application.


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