2600 Huntington Boulevard

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 US


A Message from BIG KAISER

Company Profile

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 the chucks

Swiss-Type Hydraulic Chucks Clamp in Three Turns
Big Kaiser introduces hydraulic chucks for Swiss-type lathes, which is said to be the first improvement to this technology in more than 30 years.

Big Kaiser Dyna Contact

Gage Provides At-a-Glance Inspection of Machine Spindle Tapers
Big Kaiser’s Dyna Contact taper gage enables at-a-glance inspection of machine spindle tapers. 

Big Kaiser C-Centering Cutter

Multi-Function Cutter Prevents Chipping in Spot Drilling
Big Kaiser has introduced two versions of the C-Centering Cutter, a multifunction cutter capable of spot drilling, centering and chamfering.

Big Kaiser New Website

Big Kaiser Promotes New Website
Big Kaiser has launched an updated website ahead of IMTS 2018.

A part on a Nikken rotary table in a VMC

Shop Works to get the Most Out of Its Five-Axis Capabilities
Vertical machining centers with rotary tables helped this Indiana job shop set itself apart, but specific machine features and additional equipment have helped it use them more efficiently to grow its business.

Big Kaiser will display its Torque Fit tightening fixture at IMTS 2018.

Fixture Notifies User of Proper Torque Value Via Audible Buzzer
IMTS 2018: Big Kaiser’s Torque Fit is a tightening fixture for collet chucks with an integrated torque measuring system.

2018 ntma japan tour

NTMA Members Spotlight Shop Additions
While traveling with some members of the National Tooling and Machining Association, a few highlighted recent improvement efforts from which their operations have benefited a good deal.

okuma dream site facility

Machining Technology Trip to Japan
A recent trip with NTMA members to Okuma and Big Daishowa manufacturing facilities provided the opportunity to learn about their in-house production capabilities and new machining technology offerings.

Big Kaiser website on desktop, tablet, phone screens

Big Kaiser Launches Redesigned Website
Big Kaiser has launched a redesigned website to improve the online customer experience.

Smart MFG Experience main stage.

Using Data to Do Better in Manufacturing
Although the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 event in Boston may not have provided a simple, clear definition of “smart manufacturing,” it did provide a broad experience of what smart manufacturing can be like.

Heinz Kaiser testing a tool in the early 1950s

Big Kaiser Celebrates 70th Anniversary
The company, which was founded in 1948 in Switzerland, has continued its founder’s mission of developing cutting tools that keep up with machine tool technology.

Big Kaiser to Host Breakfast-and-Learn Event
The three-day event will include breakfast, technical presentations and tours of the company’s showroom.

Big Kaiser HDC Straight Shank

Super-Slim Toolholder Enables Deep Clearance
Big Kaiser has released the HDC Straight Shank slim toolholder, designed to reach into confined areas.

Big Kaiser Level Master Wireless

Table Level Displays Information on Separate Device
Big Kaiser’s Level Master Wireless is a high-precision device for leveling machine tool tables.

Big Kaiser Uniflex workholding system

Zero-Point Clamping System Facilitates Multi-Axis Machining
Big Kaiser’s Uniflex three-dimensional, zero-point clamping system is designed to allow parts with curved surfaces to be held rigidly for various operations and to be adjusted to different height requirements.

Big Kaiser EWE boring head with app

Rugged Boring Heads Connect to Internet of Things
Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018: Big Kaiser’s EWE boring heads are intended to provide measurable performance advantages, significantly reducing finishing cost and cycle time. 

Big Kaiser Base Master sensor

Machine Tool Sensors Determine Workpiece, Tool Offsets
Big Kaiser has introduced the Base Master Red and Base Master Mini machine tool sensors.

Big Kaiser R-Cutter CKB Type

Chamfering Tool Reduces Cutting Resistance, Burr Generation
Big Kaiser is introducing the R-Cutter CKB Type, a modular round chamfering tool.

Boring head with display of cutting diameter position on app

Automated Boring Head Delivers Lights-Out Control of Fine Hole Making
An app to assist machinists in finish boring was the beginning. Now, servo control allows the app’s adjustments to be made automatically, allowing the process to run unattended.

cylinder head in a machining center

Taking the Drag out of Automotive Machining Setups
Paired with the right cutting tools, workholding and software, multi-tasking and multi-axis equipment enables this race team to also bill itself  as a full-fledged parts supplier.

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
Drill Chucks
Drilling Attachments
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
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Vision Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Tool Pro