Shims & Gaskets

Since 1941, Artus has made over 1 million shim orders. We specialize in cutting material with ultra-precision and keeping lead times short.
 
We provide precision shims and gaskets customized to your exact specifications to support, level, and align equipment and machinery.
 
Our materials include:
  • Plastic
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless steel
  • Brass
  • Custom Requests
Plastic and aluminum are color-coded to help you save time.
Find more details or request a custom order below.

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Description

Artus has been making shims and gaskets since 1941. By now, our process is optimized for cost-efficiency, an expert level of consistency, and reliability. We can provide you with custom shim solutions, and we deliver worldwide.
 
We buy affordable steel rule dies and high-quality materials in bulk to cut costs. Our steel rule dies for new orders are made in 2-3 days with no set-up fees for future orders.
 
Industry leaders worldwide depend on Artus for exceptional quality and short lead times.
 
For personalized customer service, call (201) 568-1000.

The Color Tells the Thickness

Color-coded products are available in aluminum and plastic for your convenience. Each color represents a specific thickness. Finding different thicknesses is quick and easy. Shim thickness varies as little as 0.00035”. Enough measuring. Save time and reduce errors.

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Artus does not just make shims. We can precision cut any material you need. Take advantage of our precision-cutting capabilities for your next project!
 
Our color-coded plastic shims are customizable up to 42″ in diameter in a single piece. Metal shims are customizable up to 24″ in diameter in a single piece. Download our brochure or talk with a dedicated sales rep for more information.

Shim Specs:

  • Plastic: durable, pliable, cost-effective, non-hygroscopic, impervious to oil, and minimal compression.
  • Aluminum: non-compressible, burr-free, rust-proof, heat-resistant, and long-lasting.
  • Stainless Steel: for extreme conditions and demanding industrial shim applications. Stainless Steel 300 Series Alloy is non-corrosive and rust-proof.
  • Low Carbon Steel: We use Cold Rolled 1010 Steel. It is durable and economical.
  • Brass: We use 70/30 B36 Cartridge Brass for marine shim applications. It is incredibly ductile, strong, and corrosion-resistant.
  • Custom Shims: Available in any size, shape, or material you need
  • Learn more from our shim and gasket brochure. We also manufacture shim stock and slotted shims to whatever specifications you need.

Gasket Specs:

  • Custom gaskets are available in plastic, vegetable fiber, cork composition, and asbestos-substitute material.
  • Contact us for help finding the material best suited to your needs.
For personalized customer service, call (201) 568-1000. A representative will contact you shortly.

Regulatory standards that Artus Shims and Gaskets complies with:

 

REACH compliance
TSCA compliance
RoHS compliance

Equivalent Number In Standard Cup Shims
0.005" Blue
K-20605
K-20705
K-20805
K-20905
K-21005
K-21105
K-21205
K-21405
K-21505
K-21605
K-21705
K-21805
K-21905
K-22005
K-22205
K-22405
K-22505
K-22605
K-22705
K-22905
K-23005
K-23205
K-23405
K-23605
K-23805
K-24005
K-24105
K-24205
K-24405
K-24605
K-24805
K-25005
K-25205
Equivalent Number In Standard Cup Shims
0.0075” Transp. Matte
K-20607
K-20707
K-20807
K-20907
K-21007
K-21107
K-21207
K-21407
K-21507
K-21607
K-21707
K-21807
K-21907
K-22007
K-22207
K-22407
K-22507
K-22607
K-22707
K-22907
K-23007
K-23207
K-23407
K-23607
K-23807
K-24007
K-24107
K-24207
K-24407
K-24607
K-24807
K-25007
K-25207
Equivalent Number In Standard Cup Shims
0.020” Yellow
K-20620
K-20720
K-20820
K-20920
K-21020
K-21120
K-21220
K-21420
K-21520
K-21620
K-21720
K-21820
K-21920
K-22020
K-22220
K-22420
K-22520
K-22620
K-22720
K-22920
K-23020
K-23220
K-23420
K-23620
K-23820
K-24020
K-24120
K-24220
K-24420
K-24620
K-24820
K-25020
K-25220
Artus Shim Number
Artus Shim Number
A FB 6
A FB 7
A FB 8
A FB 9
A FB 10
A FB 11
A FB 12
A FB 14
A FB 15
A FB 16
A FB 17
A FB 18
A FB 19
A FB 20
A FB 22
A FB 24
A FB 25
A FB 26
A FB 27
A FB 29
A FB 30
A FB 32
A FB 34
A FB 36
A FB 38
A FB 40
A FB 41
A FB 42
A FB 44
A FB 46
A FB 48
A FB 50
A FB 52
A
A
2-3/8
2-3/4
3-1/2
3-3/4
4
4-1/4
4-1/2
5
5-1/4
6
6-1/4
6-1/2
6-3/4
7
7-1/2
8
8-3/4
9
9-1/4
9-3/4
10
10-1/2
11
11-1/2
12
13
13-1/2
14-5/8
15-1/2
17
18
19-1/2
20-1/2
Artus Shim Number
Artus Shim Number
A 6
A 7
A 8
A 9
A 10
A 11
A 12
A 14
A 15
A 16
A 17
A 18
A 19
A 20
A 22
A 24
A 25
A 26
A 27
A 29
A 30
A 32
A 34
A 36
A 38
A 40
A 41
A 42
A 44
A 46
A 48
A 50
A 52
B
B
1-7/8
2-1/4
2-3/4
3
3-1/4
3-1/2
3-3/4
4-1/4
4-1/2
5
5-1/4
5-1/2
5-3/4
6
6-1/2
7
7-1/2
7-3/4
8
8-1/2
8-3/4
9-1/4
9-3/4
10-1/4
10-3/4
11-1/2
12
13-1/8
14
15-1/4
16-1/4
17-1/2
18-1/2
C
C
1-13/32
1-25/32
2-1/32
2-11/32
2-19/32
2-25/32
3-1/32
3-17/32
3-25/32
4-1/32
4-9/32
4-17/32
4-25/32
5-1/32
5-17/32
6-1/32
6-9/32
6-17/32
6-25/32
7-9/32
7-17/32
8-1/32
8-17/32
9-1/32
9-13/32
10-13/32
10-13/32
11-13/32
12-13/32
13-13/32
14-13/32
15-13/32
16-13/32
D
D
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
E
E
9/32
9/32
13/32
13/32
13/32
13/32
13/32
13/32
13/32
17/32
17/32
17/32
17/32
17/32
17/32
17/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
21/32
25/32
25/32
25/32
25/32
15/16
15/16
11/16
11/16
Artus Shim Number
Artus Shim Number
A50605
A50606
A50607
A50608
A50609
ASO610
ASO611
ASO612
ASO613
A45882
A50633
A45884
A45885
A50634
A45887
A50614
A50615
A50616
A50617
A50618
A50619
A50620
A50621
A50622
A50623
A50624
A50625
A50626
A50627
A50628
Dimensions
A
2-3/8
2-7/8
3-3/8
4-1/16
4-5/8
4-7/8
5-3/8
5-7/8
6-7/8
7-7/8
Dimensions
Thickness
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
.005
.0075
.020
Dimensions
B
1-3/8
1-3/4
2-1/4
3
3-1/2
3-1/2
3-1/2
4
5
6
Dimensions
C
9/16
9/16
9/16
11/16
11/16
13/16
13/16
13/16
1-1/16
1-5/16
Bolts
No. of Bolts
3
3
3
3
3
4
4
6
6
6
Bolts
Size of Bolts
1/2
1/2
1/2
5/8
5/8
3/4
3/4
3/4
1
1-1/4

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