Edgepeel

The Ford brand of edge bonded shims are known as Edgepeel. Edge bonded shims allow a fast and flexible solution to shimming, offering the ability to reduce a components thickness instantly without the use of specialist tools. Edgepeel laminated products are manufactured using cutting-edge technology and are supplied in a variety of materials in range of thicknesses, designed to the customers required specifications.

Edgepeel product examples

The benefits of edge bonded shims are recognised across a wide range of high volume markets and include

  • Reduction in assembly time due to the elimination of grinding
  • Dampening and anti-vibration
  • Minimal tooling cost due to utilisation of LCT, the Ford developed “Low Cost Tooling” process
  • Ideal for assembly alignment
  • Peeled layers can be re-used reducing waste
  • Reduced stock and inventory of solid shims and packers Types of Edgepeel
  • Customer bespoke components
  • Single thickness shim packs
  • Variable thickness shim packs
  • Shim gauge thickness from 0.001″ (0.025mm)

EDGEPEEL – the cost effective solution to your metallic shimming needs, manufactured to your design and specification.

  • Customer bespoke components
  • Single thickness shim packs
  • Variable thickness shim packs
  • Shim gauge thickness from 0.001″ (0.025mm)

Edgepeel components are supplied in the following standard materials

  • Steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminium
  • Brass

Non-standard materials include:

  • Copper
  • Titanium
  • Cadmium plated steel
  • Phosphor Bronze
Material (ins) Specification Alloy/Grade
Aluminum BS EN546
AMS-QQ-A-250/1
1050A
1100
Brass BS EN1652 CuZn37
Steel BS EN10139 DC01
Stainless BS EN10088-2 1.4301
AMS5513 / AMS5516
  • All our products are manufactured to ISO9001 or AS9100 quality standards
  • All testing is carried out in-house within our purpose-built laboratory
  • Components up to 500mm x 500mm (20″ x 20″) can be manufactured by one of our extensive range of manufacturing processes

capabilities

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Easipeel
Plasipeel

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