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

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.

photos from westec 2017

What We Learned at Westec 2017
Westec offered a useful mix of emerging technology and practical applications. This slide show reflects this mix in its eclectic coverage of what exhibitors had to offer.

Big Kaiser's smallest hydraulic chuck for HSK-E25 machine spindles

Small Chucks Ideal for Micromachining in Confined Areas
Big Kaiser offers its smallest hydraulic chuck for HSK-E25 machine spindles, completing its line of Super Slim hydraulic chucks.

Big Kaiser Mega New Baby chuck 25N

Multipurpose Collet Chuck Ideal for High-Speed Applications
Big Kaiser’s Mega New Baby Chuck 25N clamps drills, reamers and finishing end mills ranging from 0.610" to 1" in diameter.

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.

NTMA Members Share 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.

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