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shim

(shim),
In magnetic resonance imaging, fine adjustment of the magnetic field to improve uniformity.

shim

a thin tapered piece of material used to fill a gap.
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shim

(shĭm) [Of uncertain origin]
In magnetic resonance imaging, a gradient magnetic field that is used to improve the homogeneity of the main magnetic field.
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It's not always necessary to use shims on the top doorjamb--the casing will hold it in place.
The machine was fitted with a mold with replaceable nickel shim (Fig.
The integration between Accellos WMS and SHIMS further expands Grey Wolf's portfolio of complementary solutions for the SHIMS customer base driving incremental business value.
The 316 Stainless Steel Shim Stock comes in both rolls and sheets.
I put the shim stock in place (around the bottom 2/3 of the extension) and then apply more green Loctite to the outside surface of the shim, carefully working the barrel with shim into place in the receiver.
In order to produce those nickel shims, the process involved taking a metal master image usually 1" - 2" square and stamping it repeatedly into a plastic sheet.
This tool--while on the rest--can also be used to measure the shims for proper thickness.
The structure of a shim and the dies with inserted shims are shown in Fig.
Grey Wolf has been supporting SHIMS users for over seven years now and will continue to do so.
If the rough opening is extra wide, you can use fewer shims by tacking scraps of 1/2-in.
Part of the reluctance to test the concept of using magnetic fields to attach nickel shims to a cylinder stems from the fact that nickel is not ferromagnetic.
Check if the latch shims are damaged and preventing the latch from locking properly.