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If your application has tight tolerance and calls for an Adjustment Spacer, Northern Industrial Manufacturing can enhance your supply chain flexibility and drastically reduce your inventory with our high quality Adjustment Spacers. We work with our customers like General Motors, Daimler, and ZF on a daily basis ensuring they have the correct inventory needed to keep their assembly lines running.
When there is an un-forecasted shift in the thickness required at the line, our supply chain flexibility and vertical integration allows us to react far more quickly than the competition. At Northern Industrial Manufacturing through innovation and supply chain enhancements we have been able to reduce the required lead time for our finished products to less than 2 weeks in many cases; and in certain cases even less. This makes us one of the best and most effective U.S. manufacturers in the country when it comes to high quality Adjustment Spacers.
Trust your difficult & most precise applications to Northern Industrial Manufacturing and our adjustment spacer product offering can provide value to your most sophisticated operations & assembly lines.
U.S. Made Adjustment Spacer Manufacturer
Design engineers around the world favor the Adjustment Spacer with close tolerances and varying thicknesses to solve their design challenges, usually when it involves components from the automotive industry such as transmissions, axles, differentials, or power transfer units (PTUs). Whether it’s an Adjustment Spacer series with five unique thicknesses, or fifty, Northern Industrial Manufacturing is well equipped to handle your tough to forecast Adjustment Spacer applications.
Northern Industrial Manufacturing is proud to be a US manufacturer with other products such as precision shims, selective fit shims and other types of shims. With ethics and integrity at our core, the Adjustment Spacers are one of the more commonly manufactured precision shim type we produce in the USA.
Our US-Made selective fit precision spacers offer our customers:
- Repeatable Precision
- Reduced Lead Time
- Enhanced Supply Chain Flexibility
- Sophisticated Color Code System
- Inventory Reduction
- Increased Assembly Pass Rates
- Vendor Managed Inventory
- Adaptability to tight tolerance
- High Quality
- Made in USA
To aid in the effectiveness of our high quality made in the USA products, we have developed a sophisticated operation that allows us to color code our Adjustment Spacer, as well as several other types of shims (including the adjustable shim and the tight tolerance shims), to ensure that those at the plant level are putting the correct part into the assembly. This is one of our quality enhancement techniques for customer’s product, and we are proud to manufacture 100% of our product in United States.
Trust your hardest, most precise applications to Northern Industrial Manufacturing where our high quality precision adjustable shim product offering can provide value to the most sophisticated operations and assembly lines, especially in regards to transmission, axles, differentials, and other components of the automotive industry.
US Adjustment Spacer Manufacturer
In those applications where axial preload, gear chatter, and fuel efficiency become critical, customers chose to incorporate a more sophisticated adjustment spacers into their application. The most common applications for our adjustment spacers are:
- Automotive Transmissions
- Transfer Cases
- Differential Cases
- Automotive Rear Ends
Similar to the precision selective fit thrust washer, the tolerances we can offer for precision spacers are:
- Flatness: 0.001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Parallelism: 0 .001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Thickness: +/-0.0004 inches (0.010 mm)
- Surface Finish: 0.25 Micro Meter (10 micro inches)
In addition to providing enhancements to the tolerances of our precision spacers, Northern Industrial Manufacturing also offers our customers a wide variety of secondary operations that can be performed on the part. These options are:
- Color Code Identification
- Heat Treatment
- Heat Set
- ID & OD Turning
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