About Sheffield Shims

Sheffield Shims are precision-manufactured stainless steel shims for applications across the engineering sector.

Sheffield Shims are supplied in a range of thicknesses, and with rounded edges for safe and easy handling.

Our shims are manufactured from the highest quality Grade 301 European steel in an ISO9001 certified factory in Sheffield, the birthplace of stainless steel. 

Our stainless shims are ideal for outdoor applications, or where your machinery is in contact with water or corrosive material. 


Our Factory

Sheffield Shims are manufactured by Fernite of Sheffield Ltd, a leading UK manufacturer of machine knives and precision steel products. 

Fernite operate from an ISO9001 certified factory, equipped with the latest production technology and staffed by a skilled and professional team. 


Our Service

Our shim packs are dispatched ex-stock, and we use reliable, fast couriers. 

Delivery to UK addresses is usually within 1-2 working days.

We’re always happy to help if you require assistance  – call +44 (0)114 244 0527 or email enquiries@fernite.co.uk . 

Our office hours are  0830-1700 Mon-Thurs   and 0830 – 1545 Fridays. (UK time)

Looking for carbon or stainless spring steel?

We operate a steel stockholding division, BSS Spring Steel Strip who can supply a wide range of spring steel strip in sheet and coil.

With an extensive stock and fast delivery, BSS can fulful your spring steel requirements  – from one sheet to ten tonnes.

BSS have laser cutting and other profiling and finishing capabilities, which could save you time and money.


About Fernite of Sheffield Ltd

Sheffield Shims is a division of Fernite of Sheffield Ltd.

Fernite are an innovative UK manufacturer of world class machine knife products, supplying a global blue-chip customer base.

Fernite are an ISO9001 certified company, with a state-of-the-art factory equipped with the very latest manufacturing technology.

Specialising in developing bespoke cutting solutions, Fernite work closely with customers to eliminate production line bottlenecks and solve machine knife issues to deliver greater efficiencies and ultimately long-term financial savings for our customers.

Fernite operate a further three divisions:

BSS Spring Steel Strip – carbon spring steel and stainless grades supplied worldwide with fast delivery and friendly service.

A. F. Whiteley Granulator Blades – for the plastics and recycling industries.

PrintBlade Doctor Blades – serving flexographic and rotogravure printers worldwide.