Programs

MRO & AOG Essentials

Pacific Tool will help your organization identify and find any Boeing Standard Tool needed and stock critical parts to provide the shortest lead times in the industry. 

As the Boeing source for Standard Tools, we help your facilities maintain conformance to AS9110/AS9120 Quality Management Systems for approved sources and counterfeit part prevention.

Pacific Tool can access all Boeing Manuals and Service Bulletins and provide the entire catalog of Boeing Standard Tools for every Boeing Airplane Program – 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777, and 787.

Request a meeting to learn more about our MRO & AOG essentials. 

How do I find specialized aerospace tools, Boeing ST, or UT tools?

Please Request a Quote to source Boeing ST and UT tools. We have over 50 years of experience and a 25,000-part catalog, so even with vague descriptions, we can help you find the correct tool. 

Can Pacific Tool assist with tooling requirements stated in Boeing Manuals and Service Bulletins?

For all Boeing airplane programs (727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777, and 787), we have access to all manuals and service bulletins. We can help you identify and select the correct tool.

Are Pacific Tool, Boeing STs, and UTs in conformance with AS9110C (MRO), AS9120 (Distributor)?

Yes. Our parts are officially licensed by Boeing, conform to all Boeing requirements, and are supplied in accordance with all AS91XX Quality Management System clauses concerning unapproved or counterfeit parts as defined below:

AS9110C (MRO)

Section 3.17 (Unapproved Part) A part that was not produced or maintained in accordance with approved or acceptable data and applicable statutory, regulatory, and customer requirements. Section 3.7 (Counterfeit Part) An unauthorized copy, imitation, substitute, or modified part (e.g., material, part, component), which is knowingly misrepresented as a specified genuine part of an original or authorized manufacturer.

AS9120C (Distributor)

Section 3.17 (Unapproved Part) A part that was not produced or maintained in accordance with approved or acceptable data and applicable statutory, regulatory, and customer requirements. Section 3.7 (Counterfeit Part) An unauthorized copy, imitation, substitute, or modified part (e.g., material, part, component), which is knowingly misrepresented as a specified genuine part of an original or authorized manufacturer.

Stocking

Pacific Tool stocks over 10,000 different specialized aerospace tools. We tailor our stocking programs to reduce lead times and capital requirements. Typical lead times for stocked parts vary from 4 to 72 hours.

We provide stocking programs for all Boeing locations and other customers worldwide. We integrate into Boeing’s enterprise-wide information systems for real-time visibility of part inventory levels.

Request a meeting to learn more about our stocking program. 

What makes Pacific Tool’s stocking program better than existing tooling integration programs?

We are the manufacturer, so there is no additional distributor markup. We have scale, shipping millions of parts annually. Our scale lowers production costs, and we pass those savings on to you. And we have 10,000 parts in stock and ship next day for orders placed by 2:00 pm Pacific. We also have on-site stocking options.

Can Pacific Tool integrate into a customer’s information systems?

We are currently integrated into Boeing and the Cribmaster application, allowing for real-time inventory visibility. We can securely transfer real-time data into most customers’ databases.

How do I establish a stocking program with Pacific Tool?

E-mail or call to set up a phone or face-to-face meeting. With over 10,000 parts in stock, we can customize a program. With a complete catalog, we can address entire tooling categories (e.g. rivet sets, specialty and custom wrenches, etc.)

Make-to-Print Tooling & Flying Parts

Pacific Tool can produce tooling and flying parts to your specifications. Our primary focus is on specialized aerospace tools and Boeing Standard Tools, but we can also manufacture for other applications such as automotive, commercial, and medical.

We manufacture about 1,000 new make-to-print parts per year. Our engineering team can also advise on material selection and design for manufacturability.

Request a meeting to learn more about our make-to-print capabilities. 

Does Pacific Tool offer make-to-print tooling?

Yes. Through our Quote Request Form, you can submit a drawing to Pacific Tool for quotation. For proprietary tools or parts, please submit an NDA or request a copy of our NDA prior to submission. All correspondence and drawings will be kept strictly confidential.

Does Pacific Tool meet current AS9100, ISO9001, and other quality programs?

We are AS9100:2016 Compliant, ISO9001:2015 Compliant, and Boeing Delegated Inspection Authority.

Does Pacific Tool provide the lowest cost specialized tools?

We ship millions of tooling parts worldwide. This scale provides the production quantities to be highly competitive, hold pricing with long-term contracts, and reduce inventory carry costs.

Automation Tooling

Pacific Tool’s core competency lies in providing a vast array of specialized tooling for automation. Specialized tooling includes bolt inserter assemblies, bolt drivers, hammer assemblies, swaging dies, pressure foot bushings, nosepiece assemblies, rivet anvil assemblies, rivet fingers, rivet dies, micro-stop shavers, temporary fasteners, and many more.

We provide over 1,000 different specialized tools for ElectroImpact ASAT 1-6 and Gemcor Drivematic machines for Boeing’s 737, 747, 777, and 787 programs.

Request a meeting to learn more about our automation tooling services.

What scope of tooling you provide for automation tooling?

We produce over 1,000 different Boeing ST tools for ElectroImpact, Broetje, and Gemcor machines.

Does Pacific Tool work with new automation tooling?

Yes. We work with new machines and new tooling for those machines.

Can some Boeing-designed tools for automation work with our existing machines?

Please inquire further on our capabilities and compatibility of our existing catalog of tooling.

Prototyping & Testing

Pacific Tool provides prototyping and testing for new and existing specialized tooling, including automation tooling for ElectroImpact, Gemcor, Broetje, and other machines. 

We produce over 2,500 rivet dies for every powered tool, as well as for automation. In conjunction with Boeing Research & Technology and ElectroImpact, Pacific Tool performed testing on rivet dies designed and manufactured for the latest version of the ElectroImpact ASAT for the 737 program.

Request a meeting to learn more about our prototyping and testing services.

What are Pacific Tool’s prototyping capabilities?

We can make-to-print to test tolerances and functionality. Our rapid 3D-print capabilities ensure quick turnaround for design evaluation and testing for quick assessment. Our engineers can also help with material selection and design for manufacturability to help reduce ongoing production costs.

Does Pacific Tool have access to Boeing’s testing data?

In certain circumstances, test data may be made available. To inquire further about your needs, please contact us.

Engineering Services

Pacific Tool can provide production tooling engineering design and development services, with primary expertise in hand tools and integration to power and automation tools. Additionally, we provide access to an extensive catalog of previously designed specialized tooling. Pacific Tool can assist you in selecting unique specialized tools and legacy specialized tooling for all airplane programs, from the 727 program through all current programs and variants. 

We have worked extensively with Boeing Research & Technology, Manufacturing Research & Development, and Tooling Engineering to provide tool development insights and create entirely new solutions to meet manufacturing requirements.

Request a meeting to learn more about our engineering services.

What are Pacific Tool’s core capabilities?

We can manufacture any Boeing Standard Tool and any specialized aerospace tool. We design high-precision metal and plastic parts and make-to-print any specialized production tooling.

Does Pacific Tool provide consultation on the existing catalog of Boeing ST and UT tools?

Yes. With over 50 years of experience in producing Boeing Standard Tools, as well as close relationships within Boeing engineering and production, we can answer any question and reference any manual or service bulletin to find the correct tool for your needs.

Can Pacific Tool provide samples?

Yes, upon request and within accordance of the customer’s purchasing rules*. Please contact us to inquire about your specific needs.

*Pacific Tool does not provide gifts, including sample parts or products.  Sample parts or products are provided for evaluation and available upon request.  Sample parts or products will be provided for a specific period and returned or purchased.  This is in accordance with common industry standards.

3D Printing

We manufacture 3D-printed specialized tools in a wide array of materials. We also provide 3D-printed tools for prototyping and testing.

We work with Boeing Research & Technology, Manufacturing Research & Development, and Tooling Engineering to 3D-print tools for testing and verification purposes. We also 3D-print tools for production.

Request a meeting to learn more about our 3D printing services.

What 3D printing services does Pacific Tool provide?

We provide all types of 3D printing and work with all common 3D model file types. 

Can Pacific Tool advise between 3D printing and machining?

Quantity, performance, complexity, and tolerance requirements are some of the critical factors that go into the decision between 3D printing or traditional manufacturing techniques. We can help you figure it out.

Does Pacific Tool work with metal 3D printing?

Yes. To inquire further, please contact us.