Stainless Steel Shims UK are one of the most popular products we are proud to offer our customers here at Stephens Gaskets. When it comes to fitting a component inside your mechanical device, the quality of the part is vital. Our team ensures quality remains at the very forefront of our production process, and you can be sure that any component purchased from us will never compromise on quality, value or consistency. Specialising in the production of shims, we have an extensive range of materials to choose from, including stainless steel shims.


What are stainless steel shims?

A stainless steel shim is a small circular component that is designed to fit inside the internal part of a device or piece of machinery. Inside a device there are many different parts which collaborate to make the machinery run properly, however if there are gaps between separate parts there is a risk of unnecessary movement. If parts inside the device begin to move around, it could potentially cause damage and wear and tear. By fitting a steel shim in place of the gap, you will create a much tighter fitting alignment. This means reduced the risk of unwanted movement. Therefore, helping improve the performance and safety of the project.


Stainless Steel Shims UK at Stephens Gaskets

Our stainless steel shims UK are one of many different types of shim material we can offer our customers here at Stephens Gaskets. However, steel is always a popular choice of material due to its high strength and durability factors. Stainless steel is corrosion resistant, which means the shims can be used in projects for both indoor and outdoor applications. In addition this, stainless steel is one of the toughest materials around. It can be used in a wide range of harsh environments whilst still delivering an excellent performance. As leading suppliers of stainless steel strips and shims, we are proud to manufacture with this reliable material, and can offer either pre-cut components or bespoke components made from it.


Bespoke Shims

Our bespoke laser cutting service is also on hand, ready to create custom-made shims created to your exact requirements. You can choose your material, and required measurements. Then, we’ll use our highly accurate lasers to product high quality components. Consequently this will be sure to work well with your project.


Contact us today!

If you are interested in finding out more about stainless steel shims at Stephens Gaskets, head to our website. Alternatively, you can call 0121 544 5808 to speak to a member of our team.

If you have found this blog helpful, you may wish to read our previous blog on Custom Shim Washers.


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