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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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When you're sure all the units are level and plumb, trim off any protruding shims and tighten the screws.
Both the preparation of master structure and nickel shim was performed with well-established technologies.
Similarly, Mossberg has released their own version of a stock drop spacer system that uses shims to raise or lower the vertical angle of the 835 Ulti-Mag and Model 500 stocks up to 0.
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.
In booth #618 Shimco will display its unique polyimide-based shims, in addition to its extensive range of custom manufactured products of solid, laminated, edge bonded and tapered shims, laminated sheets and precision machined parts.
This tool--while on the rest--can also be used to measure the shims for proper thickness.
We have worked with many contractors and installers who have unique situations and have been able to design Carpet Shims to solve these problem areas.
We've seen something similar for years where a single shim was used to raise the die so we could load .
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.
is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of shims & tool room products.