Selective Fit Precision Shims
Design engineers around the world favor selective fit precision shims with close tolerance varying thicknesses to solve their design challenges. 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. The Northern Industrial 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
If your application calls for selective fit precision shims, Northern Industrial can enhance your supply chain flexibility and drastically reduce your inventory. We work with our customers 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, because of our supply chain flexibility and vertical integration we can react far quicker 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; and in many cases even less.
The tolerance 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: 0.25 Micro Meter (10 micro inches)
To aid in the effectiveness of our product we have developed a sophisticated operation that allows us to color code our selective precision shims, to ensure that those at the plant level are putting the correct part into the assembly.
Trust your hardest, most precise applications to Northern Industrial Manufacturing where our precision selective shim product offering can provide value to the most sophisticated operations and assembly lines.