316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock Now Available

Downers Grove, IL, September 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- CHICAGO, September 17, 2013 -- Precision Brand Products, Inc., is proud to announce the addition of 316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock to its already best-selling Branded ® Shim line. The type 316 Shim Stock material is an austenitic chromium-nickel stainless steel containing 2.0 to 3.0% corrosion-resistant molybdenum which not only increases general corrosion resistance to most chemicals, salts, and acids but also provides increased strength at elevated temperatures.

The 316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock comes in both rolls and sheets. The stainless steel shim rolls are available in 6” x 50”, 6 x 100”, 12” x 50”, and 12” x 100”, in thicknesses of .001 in, .002 in, .003 in, .004in, .005 in, .007 in, .010 in, .012 in, .015 in, .020 in, .025 in, and .031 in. The 316 stainless steel shim sheets are available in 6” x 12” and 6” x 24”. The 6” x 12” sheets include thicknesses of .001 in, .002 in, .003 in, .004in, .005 in, .007 in, .010 in, .012 in, .015 in, .020 in, .025 in, and .031 in. Thicknesses of .025 and .031 in the 12” inch-wide material are only available in flat sheets. A 12 piece individual sheet assortment containing one 6” x 12” sheet of each of the 12 standard thicknesses is also available.

Typical uses for 316 stainless steel are: exhaust manifolds, furnace parts, heat exchangers, jet engine parts, pharmaceutical and photographic equipment, valve and pump trim, chemical equipment, digesters, tanks, evaporators, pulp, paper and textile processing equipment, parts exposed to marine atmospheres, and multiple forms of tubing.

As part of the Precision Brand Products Branded ® Shim family, the 316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock is fully-traceable and quickly identifiable with thickness, material type, and lot number printed right on the shim material.

The 316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock is sold through industrial distributors worldwide. For more information, contact your local Precision Brand distributor or Precision Brand Products, Inc. at 2250 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, or by Phone: (630) 969-7200, Fax: (630) 969-0310, Web: www.precisionbrand.com or E-mail: precisionbrand@pbrand.com.

About Precision Brand Products, Inc.:
Precision Brand Products, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of shims & tool room products. Products include: arbor spacers, shims, coupling nuts, feeler & thickness gages, tool wraps, hose clamps, drill rods, oil hardened ground flat stock, round bar stock, shafting, blackeners, and key stock. Lubricants, maintenance kits, punch & die sets, hot melt strippable protective coatings, threaded rods, layout fluids, markers, layout fluid removers, bearing & gear high spot locators, hand cleaner towels, hose benders, and wires are also available. Types of shims include: lengthening and shortening shims, shoulder screw/stripper bolt shims, slotted shims, plastic wedge construction and installation shims, and die button shims. For more information or to request a catalog visit www.precisionbrand.com
Precision Brand
Jamie Pritscher
(630) 969-7200