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Shims and Setting Blocks
A shim is a thin and often tapered or wedged piece of the material pack used to fill small gaps or spaces Read more between objects. Shims are typically used in order to support, adjust for better fit, or provide a level surface. Shims may also be used as spacers to fill gaps between parts subject to wear. Setting blocks are installed between the sash and the insulated glass unit.
Setting blocks provide strain relief as the window undergoes thermal cycling and keeps the glass from cracking. Setting blocks also offer IG protection in residential windows as the window is opened and closed. We offer stack shims (single and a set of 1000), horseshoe shims, plastic setting blocks, wood composite shims of 32, etc.