Pricing & Availability
Definition Definition of approved item name (AIN): "SHIM"
A thin flat metal or plastic item of various peripheral shapes having a solid or laminated cross-section. It is designed to maintain a predetermined distance between two surfaces. For round items without a hole and having a solid rectangular cross-section use disk, solid, plain. Items with either (1) a solid (not laminated) cross-section, or (2) a non-separable laminated cross-section with one hole centrally located, must have a thickness less than 0.006 inch (0.152 mm) for items less than 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) outside diameter or shortest distance across peripheral flats, and less than 0.016 inch (0.406 mm) for items 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) or more outside diameter, or shortest distance across peripheral flats. for items with thickness greater than those indicated above, see spacer, plate; washer, flat and spacer, ring. when thickness and/or outside diameter or shortest distance across peripheral flats is designated as a tolerance dimension, the maximum dimension will be used to determine compliance. See also shim stock, laminated; shim stock assortment, gasket; and bearing, washer, thrust.
Identification Item Identification Guide (IIG) and Item Name Code (INC)
Special material and handling
Indicates there is no data in the hmirs and the nsn is in a fsc not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious metal content is unknown
National motor freight and handling
Freight Codes Definitions:
No special type of cargo code applicable.
Trailers, vehicles, machinery, shop and warehouse equipment and supplies including special tools and equipment, ground servicing.
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
Other or no special handling required (sh)