Our Range of Tools

Thousands of Aerospace bearing swaging, cutting and testing tools in stock supported by unmatched custom tool engineering and manufacturing capabilities.

Correct installation of bearings is critical to harness the full potential of a bearing's performance and safety of operation. The repercussions of a poorly installed bearing can be far reaching regardless of whether you are installing a bearing into an airframe assembly, a main shaft on a jet engine or a suspension system. Carter Manufacturing brings you the full range of UNASIS Aerospace Bearing Tools which give you to the ability to correctly install your bearing first time, every time. With a comprehensive range tools in stock, as well as the ability to work with a customer to design bespoke tools for one-off applications, UNASIS are able to cater to all our customers’ Aerospace bearing tooling needs. The UNASIS installation, removal and testing tools have been proven to optimise the installation of bearings which leads to a cost and time saving benefit to all our customers.

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Technical Resources

Many applications have clearance constraints or access restrictions. Here is a breakdown of the most common challenges we come across. We have tried and tested tooling solutions for all of them.

We offer a comprehensive range of tool training services. Technical support ranges from trouble shooting to multi-day training packages. Every one of our customers can rest assured they will have the skills required to utilize our tools to the highest performance. 

This is our list common process specification such as BAC5435, AIPI 03-03-012, AIPS 03-03-012, BAPS 175 and NAS0331.

Here you will find a comprehensive breakdown of the process of installing a spherical plain bearing. This includes: installing, swaging, proof load testing, breakaway torque testing, swivel torque testing, cutting and removal.  

There a few common bearing swaging methods. What are the differences including advantages and disadvantages? This article explores Anvil Staking, Two-Wheel Swaging and Tri-Roller Swaging methods.

Check out this article to learn more about staking vs swaging bearings.

Custom Aerospace Bearing Tools

Carter specialises in the custom design and manufacture of Aerospace Bearing Tools. Your application could have clearance restrictions such as a blocker door or flight control MRO repair. Or maybe you would like to streamline your production with a custom tooling package. Carter has a back catalog of thousands of proven custom tool designs and world-class tooling engineers ready to design clever bespoke solutions for any application. 

Custom Aerospace Bearing Tools

"Submitted RFQ's to numerous bearing tooling manufacturers, Carter MFG was the only one to actually call and follow up on requests, others just emailed with 2-8 weeks lead time. Carter MFG was the only one to have items in stock and ready to ship. Tooling was of superior quality and customer support (Erick) was phenomenal and went above and beyond. Erick was extremely knowledgeable on products and services and delivered on-time. Carter MFG stepped in and helped our company get through a significant project by providing bearing installation services that we could not find anywhere else. Excellent company with excellent customer service. We look forward to doing more future business!"

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