G. Carter & Son (Thornton) 2007 Ltd.
Brookside, Red Marsh Industrial Estate
Lancashire, FY5 4EZ

Welcome to G Carter & Son Medium & Heavy Engineering

G Carter’s was established in 1962 and is the largest medium and heavy engineering company on the Fylde Coast. Our premises are situated in Thornton near Blackpool, Lancashire, and serve the UK & Worldwide.

Our workshop measures over 16,000 squared feet and is installed with over 35 machines of varying capacities and capabilities. Here our team of over 30 work to provide our nationwide and global client base with a wide range of services. We are specialists in vertical boring and horizontal boring, deep hole boring, ejector drilling, gun drilling, CNC milling and CNC turning.

We specialise in manufacturing high quality precision engineered components such as exhaust branches, flywheels, various pipes, piston rods, window boxes and frames, agitators, gearboxes, press table and engine assemblies, to name just a few. The ability to offer in house assembly enables us to produce complete assembled components.

We supply to a wide range of industries including vacuum, mining, nuclear, oil, locomotive, marine, pharmaceutical, defence, aircraft, industrial and bespoke machine industries.

We can produce components working with CAD programmes, models, drawings and data, both conventional and advanced manufacturing techniques are used. We provide a wide range of materials to correspond with your exact needs including steel, duplex stainless steel, aluminium, brass, copper, cronite, and even rubber and plastics. High performance machining of exotic alloys such as titanium, high carbon steels and high nickel alloys are also available.

We offer in house inspection facilities of a Tesa Micro-height 600 and a Quantum 8ft (2400mm) Faro Arm 7 Axis Machine enabling inspection and measuring to a high degree of accuracy, these are in addition to our extensive range of micrometers and verniers.

We can provide Welding facilities carried out to varying approved standards and specification. We can also provide destructive and non-destructive testing for strength and integrity, hardness, conductivity and magnetic permeability.

Our company conforms to the standards and regulations of ISO9001 ensuring that every product that leaves our factory has been made to the highest standard of quality. Each and every component made has an initial inspection during production and has a final inspection before leaving the factory. We are the one stop solution for all your engineering needs. We offer helpful advice and consultations throughout the process enabling you to gain the product you asked for and to have peace of mind.

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