BIG KAISER

2600 Huntington Boulevard

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 US

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BIG KAISER is a worldwide leader in high precision tooling systems and solutions for the metalcutting industry that guarantee extreme accuracy and repeatability.

BIG KAISER Expands Smart Damper Lineup with the Addition of EWN & EWD Smart Damper Boring Heads

BIG KAISER introduces the EWN & EWD Smart Damper - precision boring heads with a patented damping system to eliminate vibration in deep-hole finish boring.

BIG KAISER’s Mega Perfect Grip Milling Chuck Eliminates Pullout During Heavy Duty Milling

BIG KAISER introduces the Mega Perfect Grip from BIG Daishowa, a simple to handle, heavy-duty milling chuck for heat resistant super alloys (HRSA) that eliminates end mill pullout under heavy torque loads.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Clamping from underneath for five-axis machining

Workholding System Suits Five-Axis Machining by Clamping Underneath
The clearance is an added benefit of the quick-change system, potentially facilitating five-axis as an automation tool.

Big Kaiser Mega ER

ER Clamp Available in More Big Plus Taper
Big Kaiser’s Mega ER grip is designed for high clamping force, concentricity, rigidity and balance at high spindle speeds.

Big Daishowa logistics distribution center

Big Daishowa Completes Logistics and Distribution Center in Japan
The large, automation-driven plant is designed not only to improve global logistics of its tooling products, but also to impress business partners with its sophisticated equipment.

Big Kaiser Smart Damper

Lathe Boring Bar with Integrated Damper
Big Kaiser offers its Smart Damper boring bar for lathe applications.

Big Kaiser HMCJ

Slim Milling Chuck Provides High Gripping Force
Big Kaiser has launched the HMCJ, a super-slim milling chuck with peripheral coolant supply, designed to support heavy-duty and finish-end-milling tasks with power and precision using ½"- or 12-mm-diameter cutters.

Chris Kaiser and Jack Burley

Big Kaiser President, CEO Receives NTMA Distinguished Service Award
Chris Kaiser is praised by the association for being a manufacturing advocate.

investment casting

When a Turn-Mill Doesn’t Turn
LeanWerks uses innovative probing, tooling and workholding strategies to enable its turn-mill to machine castings complete, in effect turning it into a five-axis machining center.

Why You Should Be Excited about a Boring App
Big Kaiser’s new line of EWD Evo digital boring heads is designed to make a machine operator’s life easier. This you can see for yourself in the company’s Booth W-1600, as units are synced with a smartphone/tablet app developed to enhance user friendliness while assembling and running those tools.

Big Kaiser EWD Evo

Digital Boring Head for Smart Manufacturing
Big Kaiser’s digital boring head, the EWD Evo, is designed to simplify operation, the company says.

NTMA Members Share Observations after Japan Manufacturing Tour
U.S. shop owners and managers comment on the plants they visited, automation and culture, and the value of getting to see manufacturers far away in the company of other shop leaders.

Big Kaiser Daishowa Mega Perfect Grip

Milling Chuck Eliminates Pullout while Machining HSRAs
Big Kaiser introduces the Mega Perfect Grip from Big Daishowa, a milling chuck for machining heat-resistant super alloys (HRSAs) like titanium or Inconel, designed to eliminate end mill pullout under heavy torque loads.

Big Kaiser RBX12

Air Spindle Enables Micromachining on Existing Machines
Big Kaiser’s RBX12 air-drive spindle achieves variable rotational speed of 100,000 to 120,000 rpm and enables existing machines to be upgraded for high-speed micromachining.

Pierre Bruyere of Big Kaiser

Big Kaiser Adds Sales Representative for Eastern, French Canada
Pierre Bruyere has over 25 years of experience as a machinist, buyer and seller.

Benchtop Tool Presetter Now Operates via CNC
The Speroni Magis benchtop tool presetter from Big Kaiser is now available in a CNC version for operator-independent measuring results.

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What to Consider When Adding Angle Heads
Angle heads can enable a three-axis machine tool to be more versatile. That said, this shop explains that there’s more to getting started using them than simply loading them into a machine’s spindle.

Innotool Diaset benchtop tool presetter

Benchtop Tool Presetter Inspects for Wear, Fractures
Big Kaiser Precision Tooling offers the entry-level Innotool Diaset benchtop tool presetter equipped with a 5.7" color LCD touchscreen and camera.

Big-Plus toolholder

Testing Measures Impact of Toolholder Interface Rigidity
Though Big-Plus and HSK share superficial similarities, they differ fundamentally in how they clamp the holder--a difference with important implications.

Big Kaiser ESM 138 Turbo and Ergo 138

Expanded Chuck Series Doubles Clamping Force
Big Kaiser has expanded its Unilock 138-series round chuck with the ESM 138 Turbo and Ergo 138 models.

Big Kaiser MW boring head

Boring Head Provides Options to Ease Chip Removal
Big Kaiser Precision Tooling’sMW small-diameter, indexable boring head enables small-hole rough boring diameters ranging from 16 to 21 mm (0.630" to 0.827"), making it ideal for semi-finish boring operations of workpieces with die-cast holes.

Big Daishowa Acquires Kaiser Precision Tooling
Kaiser will now be a company of the Big Daishowa group, extending a 35-year-old relationship between the companies.

Product Categories of BIG KAISER

All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors (for Cutters)
Boring Tools
Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
Calibration Equipment
Chamfering Tools
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Index
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Special
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets for Toolholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Coolant Delivery Systems
Counterbores/Countersinks
Couplings
Drill Chucks
Drilling Attachments
Drills
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Fixturing Systems
Gages - Mechanical
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Cutters
Milling Heads/Attachments
Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Probes, Electromechanical
Retention Knobs
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Tap Drivers & Attachments
Tool Blanks
Tool Condition Monitoring Systems
Tool Conditioning Equipment
Tool Crib Control Software
Tool Presetters
Tool Repair, Coating, & Treatment Services
Tool Storage & Handling Systems
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Vision Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

BIG DAISHOWA
BIG KAISER
Diaset
Innotool
KAISER
mptec
Speroni
Sphinx
Tekusa
Tool Pro
Unilock