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

Big Kaiser Lollipop from Sphinx

Lollipop from Sphinx Adds Undercutting Tool to Big Kaiser's End Mill Lineup
Big Kaiser introduces the Lollipop end mill from Sphinx, designed for machining undercuts, deburring and multi-axis machining.

Big Kaiser’s 319SW Twin Cutter

Big Kaiser's Twin Cutter Boring Tools Make Larger Holes
Big Kaiser’s 319SW Twin Cutter series of boring heads can make holes ranging from 0.787" to 8.000".

Big Kaiser EWN2 32E x ES32 boring head on the Storck’s Okuma LB 3000 MWY

Boring Head Enables Sculpture Hardware to Be Machined on a Lathe
When small job shop Ansonia Manufacturing took on a tricky hardware component job for a “live” glass art sculpture, it realized a boring head would be needed to machine the part complete on its live-tool lathe.

Big Kaiser's 4 mm Mini indexable boring bar

Big Kaiser's Mini Indexable Boring Bar Meets Medical, Aerospace Needs
The 4-mm Mini indexable boring bar from Big Kaiser is designed to be ideal for small-component machining.

Big Kaiser’s Unilock stabilizer system

Modular Stabilizer System Adjusts to Odd-Shaped Parts
Eastec 2019: Big Kaiser’s Unilock stabilizer system provides lateral support for tall parts during machining, welding or assembly processes and enables the transfer of loads down to the table or base.

Big Kaiser’s Unilock stabilizer system.

Modular Workpiece Stabilizer System Adjusts to Tall Parts
Big Kaiser’s modular, zero-point Unilock stabilizer system provides lateral support for tall parts during machining, welding or assembly processes and enables the transfer of loads down to the table or base.

Dyna Contact

January 2019 Product Spotlight: Measurement and Inspection
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used for measuring and inspection, including gaging and tool setting. 

Unilock pallets ready for setup

Palletization Slashes Setup Time for Racing Shop
Whereas his predecessor had left Big Kaiser’s Unilock pallets in the corner, Charlie Mitchell of Andretti Autosport saw that they could help him reduce setup time on his milling machines in an environment where quick turnaround is essential. 

Big Kaiser coolant nut

Jet Coolant Nut Directs Fluid to Cutting Edge in Micromachining
Big Kaiser’s Mega micro coolant nut is said to provide precise coolant supply to micro cutting tools applications at high speeds when using the Mega micro chuck 6S.

Big Kaiser's Big Capto C4.

Expanded Toolholder Range Includes C4 Size
Big Kaiser has expanded its range of Big Capto toolholders with the C4 size.

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.

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
Chamfering Tools
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Index
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Special
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets for Toolholding
Collets for Workholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Counterbores/Countersinks
Couplings
Drill Chucks
Drilling Attachments
Drills
End Mills
Facing Tools/Heads
Fixturing Systems
Grooving Tools
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Cutters
Milling Heads/Attachments
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 Presetters
Tool Repair, Coating & Treatment Services
Tool Storage & Handling Systems
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

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