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If your application has tight tolerance and calls for selective fit precision shims, Northern Industrial Manufacturing can enhance your supply chain flexibility and drastically reduce your inventory with our high quality selective fit precision shims. 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, providing our customers with high quality selective fit precision shims. 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 selective fit precision shims
Design engineers around the world favor the selective fit precision shims 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 a selective precision shim series with five unique thicknesses, or fifty, Northern Industrial Manufacturing is well equipped to handle your tough to forecast selective fit precision shim applications. Northern Industrial Manufacturing is proud to be a US manufacturer with other products such as spacers, shims, and other types of thrust washers. Other products include made in the US adjustable shims and tight tolerance shims. With ethics and integrity at our core, the selective fit precision shims are one of the more commonly manufactured precision shim type we manufacture in the USA. The US-made Northern Industrial Manufacturing selective fit precision shims offer our customers the following:
- 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
PRECISION SHIM MANUFACTURER
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 selective precision shims, as well as several other types of shims (including the adjustable shims or 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 do 100% of our business as a U.S. manufacturer.
Trust your hardest, most precise applications to Northern Industrial Manufacturing where our high quality precision selective 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.
PRECISION SHIM TOLERANCES
The tolerances of the Northern Industrial Manufacturing selective fit precision shims are:
- Flatness: 0.001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Parallelism: 0.001 inches (0.025 mm)
- Thickness: +/- 0.0004 inches (0.010 mm)
- Surface Finish: 25 Micro Meter (10 micro inches)
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