Orbel specializes in light gauge (thin) metal shims, which are are used to fill small gaps or spaces between objects. Shims are typically used to support or adjust mating parts for a better fit or to provide a level surface. Shims may also be used as spacers to fill gaps between parts that are subject to wear.

Orbel shims are made to exacting, tight tolerance specifications to support your requirements from 0.001” (0.025mm) to 0.035” (0.90mm) thick.

We offer a wide selection of base materials, including:

  • Stainless Steel
  • Copper
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Brass
  • Phons Bronze
  • Nickel Silver

In addition, engineered coatings are available to enhance shim performance, including:

  • Electroless Nickel
  • Nickel
  • Silver
  • Gold
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