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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. Our products are of the utmost quality—manufactured with materials and craftsmanship that enable superior performance.
As a member of the BIG DAISHOWA Group (Osaka, Japan), BIG KAISER has grown into a well-recognized global tooling provider, with manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
The BIG KAISER US headquarters in suburban Chicago supports, stocks, and ships high precision boring tools, precision tool holders including BIG-PLUS®/HSK/BIG CAPTO dual contact systems, modular tooling systems, carbide and indexable drills and end mills, special & custom tools, precision tool measurement and presetting systems, zero-point workholding systems and machine accessories from our overseas partners in Asia and Europe.
A Message from BIG KAISER
As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Cutting Data, Indexable Inserts Optimize Fine Boring
By using digital technology and optimized indexable inserts from Big Kaiser, Schmauser Müller Metalltechnik has increased its process reliability and efficiency in fine boring applications as well as improved tool life.
Big Kaiser's Speroni SPI Streamlines Data Transfer
Big Kaiser’s Speroni SPI for tool presetting speeds up tool measurement input while reducing opportunities for user error.
Standardization Leans the Way to High-Mix Automation
An increasingly digitalized, lean manufacturing process begins with a common selection of cutting tools and five-axis machining fixtures.
Big Kaiser's Noventa Optimizes Chamfering Cycle Times
Big Kaiser’s new Noventa from Sphinx milling cutter lineup optimizes front-and-back chamfering and deburring, improving cycle time, tool life, surface quality and product finish.
Workholding Considerations for Five-Axis Machining
Five-axis workholding isn’t just about applying technology; it’s also about applying a different mindset.
Big Kaiser Marks 30th Anniversary
Now a member of the Big Daishowa Group of companies, Big Kaiser plays an integral role in the group’s worldwide R&D and manufacturing strategy.
Big Kaiser's EWA68 Boring Head System Compensates for Tool Wear
IMTS Spark: Big Kaiser Precision Tooling’s EWA68 closed-loop boring system features an intelligent, fully automatic fine boring head.
Big Kaiser's HDC Jet-Through Toolholder Improves Five-Axis Surface Finish
Big Kaiser has expanded its HDC jet-through hydraulic chuck line to include the BCV interface and additional inch sizes.
Big Kaiser Enables Buyers to Find, Purchase Demo Equipment
“These are like dealer-certified pre-owned cars,” says Big Kaiser’s VP of sales and engineering.
Big Kaiser's FLM, ELM Chipbreakers Designed for Cutting Long-Chipping Metals
Big Kaiser’s FLM and ELM insert chipbreakers are designed to improve surface finish in long-chipping materials.
A Job Shop Approach to Automation
Through patient research and smart investing, this job shop has slowly grown its capabilities and is moving toward lights-out manufacturing for prototype work.
Big Kaiser's Unilock Stabilizer 50 Counters Cutting Forces for Tall Parts
Big Kaiser’s Unilock Stabilizer 50, a modular device for the Uniflex ball system, provides lateral support for tall parts during machining, welding or assembly processes.
Big Kaiser Switches to Greener Materials, Packaging
The new steel uses a Bismuth composite instead of lead, making it more environmentally friendly.
Big Kaiser Offers Insert Grades for Cutting Stainless Steel, Aluminum
Big Kaiser’s has released a new set of insert grades for its C-Cutter Mini, C-Centering Cutter and Fullcut Mill tool products.
Big Kaiser's Fullcut Mill Contact Grips Feature Threaded Coupling System
Big Kaiser’s Fullcut mill contact grip endmill permits easy indexing of cutter heads while maintaining rigidity and accuracy.
Setting Up and Operating Fine Boring Heads Just Got a Lot Easier
The combination of a digital boring head integrated with tool data software dramatically reduces the time required to set up a fine boring head. And still more IIOT-enabled advancements are just around the corner that will finally automate many boring operations.
Big Kaiser's EWA Enables Handling of Multiple Bore Sizes
EMO 2019: Big Kaiser’s EWA is a fully automated, integrated machine tool system.
Big Kaiser’s Speroni STP Essentia Enables Offline Tool Measurement
Westec 2019: Big Kaiser’s Speroni STP Essentia tool presetting and measuring system performs measurements next to machine tools.
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 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".
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.