Datum Laser


Laser Cut Shims

Custom machine shim

Shims play a crucial role in various industries, providing precise spacing and alignment solutions in machinery installations and product development. At Datum Alloys, we understand the importance of reliable and accurately manufactured shims for optimal performance. That’s why we employ state-of-the-art laser cutting technology to produce custom shims that precisely match your specifications.

Our manufacturing capabilities allow us to accommodate both small and large production runs, ensuring flexibility to meet your needs. Whether you require a few shims for initial testing or high-volume laser cut or stamping production, we have the capacity to scale up accordingly. As your demand grows, we can seamlessly transition from laser cutting to stamping production, ensuring efficient and cost-effective manufacturing processes.

We offer a wide variety of alloys for your custom shims, with the most popular choice being 304 grade stainless steel. This alloy is known for its excellent corrosion resistance and durability, making it ideal for various applications. We can produce shims with thicknesses ranging from 0.05mm to 0.5mm, providing the versatility required to suit your specific requirements.

We worked with a company that required bespoke-shaped shims to suit their machinery installation and product development needs. Through close collaboration, we developed shims that precisely matched their specifications in a variety of thicknesses. Our laser cutting technology allowed us to create intricate shapes and patterns, ensuring a perfect fit for their machinery. The ability to customize the shim thicknesses provided the necessary precision and functionality to meet their specific requirements.

At Datum Alloys, we offer the following benefits when you choose us for your custom shim manufacturing:

1. Laser cutting technology:
Our advanced laser cutting technology enables us to produce shims with exceptional precision, ensuring an exact fit for your applications.

2. Versatile material options:
We offer a wide range of alloys, with 304 grade stainless steel being the popular choice, providing excellent corrosion resistance and durability.

3. Scalable production runs:
Whether you need small or large production runs, we have the capability to accommodate your needs, ensuring flexibility as your demand increases.

4. Seamless transition to stamping production:
As your production requirements grow, we can seamlessly transition from laser cutting to high-volume stamping production, ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

5. Customized thickness options:
We can produce shims in various thicknesses, allowing us to cater to your specific application requirements.

Choose Datum Alloys for your custom shim manufacturing needs, and benefit from:

Expertise in laser cutting technology for precise and accurate shim production.
Versatile material options, including 304 grade stainless steel, for excellent corrosion resistance and durability.
Scalability to accommodate both small and large production runs, ensuring flexibility as your demand increases.
Collaborative approach to developing shims that match your specifications, including various thicknesses and bespoke shapes.
Comprehensive support throughout the manufacturing process, from design consultation to final delivery.

Experience the excellence of Datum Alloys in manufacturing customised shims for your bespoke applications. Contact us today to discuss your requirements and let us provide you with high-quality shims that meet your specific needs.

Technical Data

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Why Choose Datum?


Oil, grease and scratch free components, produced to tight tolerances


With more than 25 years experience, Datum leads the way in innovation and technology development


Rapid prototyping and production, short lead times and fast delivery


Our thickness and tolerance controls ensure you receive precise components that meet your requirements & specifications

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