Stephens Gaskets Ltd


At Stephens Gaskets, we specialise in the manufacture of gaskets and shims since 1947. We supply a wide stock of high quality products for a number of industries. We can supply a multitude of ring shims, brass washers and stainless steel shim washers. In regards to our stainless steel shim washers and other products in this range, we can provide standard and non-standard sizes.

Rubber Gaskets

We can supply an excellent range of rubber gaskets, washers and shims in numerous rubbers and thicknesses. As well as gaskets with self-adhesive backing, rubber gaskets can be fabricated with alternative materials such as:

  • Solid Rubber
  • Expanded Neoprene
  • Expanded EPDM
  • High Temperature EPDM
  • Sponge Silicone
  • Solid Silicone
  • Polyethylene Polyester
  • Expanded Polyethylene
  • Polyester
  • Expanded Rubber
  • Neoprene Bonded Cork
  • PTFE
Rubber Gaskets

Alignment Shims

Our alignment shims are precision cut in stainless steel and available in many series types listed on our website.

In addition to alignment shims we also offer:

  • Solid Shims made from flat metal sheets
  • Laminated Shims developed to overcome the disadvantages of solid and loose-leaf shims


Alignment Shims

Stainless Steel Shim

Stainless steel shim products are highly valuable in the engineering sector. We can supply stainless steel shim products in various thicknesses from 0.001" to 0.060" and 0. 025mm to 1. 5mm.

Stainless Steel Shim

Steel Shim

Our steel shim products can come rolled in a can or flat packed. A valuable product for engineers, we supply steel shim in various thicknesses and sizes for different materials and cater for many applications.

Steel Shim

Brass Shim

Brass shim steel is available from our stock list in many thicknesses for numerous engineering requirements. Brass shim products are available in individual cans or as an assorted pack.

Brass Shim

Plastic Shim

Plastic shim is suitable for numerous shimming applications with high economical tooling costs due to its remarkable properties.

Supplied in sheets measuring 24” x 48” if required, our plastic shim demonstrates the following:

  • Very tough with high compressive strengths
  • Very low water absorption
  • Excellent dimensional stability over a wide scope of temperatures
  • Resistance to many chemicals, ozone and direct sunlight
Plastic Shim


At Stephens Gaskets, we are specialists in the manufacture of gaskets for many OE manufacturers within the automotive and industrial markets. We also manufacture gaskets in many materials to small quantity batch work for SME’s including the following in our range:

  • Soft cut gaskets
  • High temperature gaskets
  • Cylinder heads
  • Exhaust gaskets

Shims Light and Pressings

Within our shims and light pressings range, we work with a diverse selection of close tolerance materials such as steel, stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, brass, iron, and aluminium.

We can work to very small batch requests to very high volumes with our excellent assortment of power presses. Our shims and light pressings can be manufactured to customers’ specific needs to British, European and American Standards.

Shims Light and Pressings
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