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Materials All types of materials and quantities readily available in-house for production. The Laminated Shim Co. is the originator of laminated shim stock and has been the leader in the field of peelable laminated shims for nearly a century. Currently available is a variety of metallic and non-metallic materials. Laminated Shim Company's products are the ideal, cost effective choice for all your shimming requirements.

Laminated shim stock is available in either fully laminated, partly solid, or partly laminated sheets. The table below lists the respective specifications for each material type, as well as current customer specifications.

Laminated Shim manufactures sheets of laminated materials such as Aluminum, Brass, Stainless Steel, Titanium, Polyimide Plastic Film, also known as Kapton (Kapton is a trademark of DuPont).

Our laminated materials meet the specifications of 09A063, 09A064, P103, MIL-S-22499, supersede by, AMS-DTL-22499, AMS4013, AMS4508, AMS5500, BAC1524, BAC1534 and BMS7-335.

Laminated Shim also manufactures parts to customer drawings and/or specification. These include laminated shims, solid shims, tapered shims, edge bonded shims, washers, spacers and metal stampings.

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Type Standard Sheet Size Materials Specifications Customer Specifications
Aluminum 24" x 48" Laminations:
.002" & .003" Thick
1100-H19 per AMS QQ-A-250/1
5052-H39 per AMS QQ-A-250/8

Solids:
Thickness as required
2024-T3 per AMS QQ-A-250/5
5052-H32 or -H34 per AMS QQ-A-250/8

U.S. GOVT.: MIL-S-22499C, 0S-10672
AMS: AMS 4013, AMS-DTL-22499
BOEING: BAC 1534, BMS 7-335
GENERAL DYNAMICS: P103, 0-00406
GOODYEAR AEROSPACE: GMS 7-11
LOCKHEED: STM 07-605
MARTIN MARIETTA: STM 1707
NORTHROP: 09A0963
ROCKWELL COLLINS: 820-1920-010
TRW: C2533695
VOUGHT CVC 570

Stainless Steel 20" x 48"

Laminations:
.002" & .003" Thick
302 Annealed per QQ-S-766 or MIL-S-5059
AMS 5513, AMS 5516, ASTM-A-240

Solids:
Thickness as required
302 Annealed per QQ-S-776 or MIL-S-5059>

U.S. GOVT.: MIL-S-22499C
AMS: AMS 5500, AMS-DTL-22499
BOEING: BAC 1534, BAC 1524, BMS 7-335
GENERAL DYNAMICS: 0-00745
GOODYEAR AEROSPACE: GMS 7-11
LOCKHEED: STM 07-665
NORTHROP: 09A0963
ROCKWELL COLLINS: 820-1920-010
TRW: C2533695
VOUGHT CVC 570
Brass 8" x 48"
12" x 48"
20" x 48"

Laminations:
.002" & .003" Thick
7030 ½ hard per QQ-B-613
ASTM-B-36

Solids:
Thickness as required
7030 ½ hard per QQ-B-613
ASTM-B-36

U.S. GOVT.: MIL-S-22499C
AMS: AMS 4508-B, AMS-DTL-22499
GENERAL DYNAMICS: P103
GOODYEAR AEROSPACE: GMS 7-11
NORTHROP: 09A0963
TRW: C2533695
Titanium 12" x 48"
20" x 48"

Laminations:
.002" & .003" Thick
Commercially Pure Titanium Foil per MIL-T-9046, AMS-T-9046

Solids:
Thickness as required
Titanium Alloy per MIL-T-9046 Comp AB-1 6al-4V, AMS-T-9046

U.S. GOVT.: MIL-S-22499C
NORTHROP: 09A0963
BOEING: BMS 7-335
AMS-DTL-22499

Kapton
Polyimide Polymer
24" x 48" Laminations:
.002" & .003" Thick
DuPont Kapton™ Film Type H

Solids:
Thickness as required
Thermosetting phenolic per MIL-P-15035 Type FBI/FBE

U.S. GOVT.: MIL-S-22499C
BOEING: BAC 1535
AMS-DTL-22499
NORTHROP: 09A065

"Kapton" is a trademark of E.I. DuPont DeNemours & Co.