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Die Cut Plastic Shims Make an Excellent Seal

Color-Coded Plastic Shims

Plastic gaskets can be used as spacers, provide a level surface or used to support another machine component. Plastic shims are thin, tapered pieces of plastic which are used to fill small gaps. These gaskets come in a wide range of thickness levels, typically ranging from .0005 to .060”. Shims can be manufactured from a variety of plastic materials including, but not limited to:

  • Polypropylene
  • Nylon
  • Vinyl
  • Acetate
  • Polyester

Plastic shims are used across a wide variety of industries, and are uniformly color coded for easy thickness identification:

Color

Translucent

Coral

White

Yellow

Pink

Black

Brown

Transmatte

Thickness

0.040/0.050

0.060 in.

0.030 in.

0.025 in.

0.020 in.

0.015 in.

0.012 in.

0.010 in.

0.0075 in.

Color

Blue

Tan

Green

Red

Purple

Amber

Gold

Silver

Thickness

0.005 in.

0.004 in.

0.003 in.

0.002 in.

0.0015 in.

0.001 in.

0.00075 in.

0.0005 in.

Durable Plastic Shims from Kelcut Gasket and Rubber

Plastic shims are versatile and used in nearly every industry, because they last for many years and possess excellent sealing qualities. Plastic shim gaskets are not affected by oil, and repel water and other liquid particles, while remaining flexible. From nuclear power plant facilities, elevators and escalators, to marine applications, Kelcut Gasket and Rubber can manufacture top quality custom plastic shims for your specific needs.

Plastic Shim Gaskets Manufactured with Quality

For over 25 years, Kelcut Gasket and Rubber has been the premier source for superior die cut gaskets, ensuring your machinery runs smoothly and efficiently. We provide quality products at economical prices. Our engineers manufacture precisely fabricated die cut gaskets and custom assembly components for a wide range of industries.

Die Cut Manufacturing

Contact the plastic shim gasket professionals at Kelcut today.