Briney Tooling Systems

Phone: 989-269-9558
Toll-Free: 800-752-8035
Fax: 989-269-9559

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Mailing Address:
700 E Soper Rd.
Bad Axe, MI 48413 US

A Special Message from Briney Tooling Systems

Thermax II Induction Heating Unit

Designed for Shrink-Fit Toolholding

Briney Thermax IIis a powerful compact induction heating unit for shirnk-fit tooling. It's capable of shrinking in and out any design of shrink-fit tooling (USA-ANSI, EUROPEAN-DIN etc.), plus high speed steel and carbide cutting tools.  User friendly (PLC Controlled).  Also, protects toolholders from exposure to over temperatures that cause shorter holder life.  Has 4-cooling positions to handle multiple tools.  All accessories are included in purchase price of unit.  Thermax II unit and Briney toolholders are proudly made in the U.S.A.   

Company Profile


Briney Tooling Systems is a U.S. manufacturer from “start” to “finish” of precision rotary toolholders for machining centers. Briney was the 1st licensed manufacturer of shrink-fit toolholders therefore, we definitely know the technology. Also, the leader in custom toolholders, with quick turn-around, Briney can make your custom toolholders for your special jobs that can keep you ahead of the competition.

Product Categories of Briney Tooling Systems

  • Arbors (for Cutters)
  • Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
  • Collets for Toolholding
  • Drill Bushings
  • Drill Chucks
  • End Mills
  • Retension Knobs
  • Tap Drivers & Attachments
  • Tapping Attachments
  • Tool Bushings & Adaptors Attachments
  • Tool Holders & Adapters
  • Tool Storage & Handling Systems
  • Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

  • Briney
  • BT Toolholders
  • Carbide
  • CAT Toolholders
  • Eccentric Ground Toolholders
  • HSK Toolholders
  • NMTB Toolholders
  • Prototype
  • Shrink-Fit Toolholders
  • Thermax II Induction Heating Unit
  • Tru Position
  • Zero Chuck


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Shrink-Fit Toolholders

DIN-Standard Shrink-Fit Toolholders

New End Mill Holder Design

Soft Turning Is Key To Hard Turning
For this contract shop, it's what happens before heat treat that ensures hard turning process success. They've learned getting it right early eliminates problems later.

Choosing Toolholders For Your Machining Center
How the toolholders for your machining center are manufactured. Toolholder geometry, size and surface finish all have an effect on the cutting accuracy.