Posted on 21. May, 2013 by BK.
In an effort to show some neighborly hospitality, BIG Kaiser welcomed more than 450 Innovation Days guests to their US headquarters for breakfast each morning before the DMG / MORI SEIKI USA doors opened. While loading up on bacon and eggs, visitors were able to tour the BIG Kaiser showroom and participate in technical seminars [...]
Within our comprehensive suite of tooling solutions, we often talk in generalizations about different “buckets,” or tooling categories. But in doing so – discussing cutting tools, for instance – it’s easy to neglect the many truly unique, difficult-to-categorize products that we offer under the “milling” umbrella. Sure, there are other products similar to our recently launched R-Cutter, [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2013 by BK.
On April 16th and 17th visit BIG Kaiser at booth #501 for the MicroManufacturing Conference in Minneapolis, MN. Exploring the many micro manufacturing processes available, this conference brings together industry professionals to discuss the latest developments and to improve your processes. Don’t miss your chance to see BIG Kaiser’s intuitive and exciting micro tooling solutions [...]
Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by BK.
Precisely ground micro drills, especially those that are made of tough, nano-grade carbide and are small enough to drill accurately through a single hair follicle, aren’t exactly a dime a dozen. Only a handful of manufacturers even offer them, and by and large, these tiny micro drills are produced ad hoc, as specially ordered carbide drills [...]
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by BK.
Because the BIG-PLUS® spindle system gets so much of our customers’ attention and interest, people often forget that BIG Kaiser offers an extensive line-up of other popular dual contact solutions, most notably HSK & BIG Coromant Capto®. Across the board, dual contact tooling offers superior rigidity, accuracy and repeatability when compared to conventional systems. Each [...]
Posted on 21. Mar, 2013 by BK.
Missed BIG Kaiser at IMTS? No worries! If you’re on the West Coast, here’s your chance to see us in your backyard! BIG Kaiser is touring the nation’s most popular tradeshows in 2013, including the Northwest Machine Tool Expo next week. Not only will we be showcasing our latest developments launched during IMTS 2012, but also some [...]
Posted on 06. Mar, 2013 by BK.
The next round of Focus Products promotions are now live. From now through August 31, we will feature special deals on the KAISER EWD family of digital boring heads, as well as Mega Synchro Tapping Holders from BIG Daishowa. March- August 2013 Focus Products Promotions Digital boring heads from KAISER were designed to be a simple 1:1 match [...]
Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by BK.
BIG Kaiser now offers its extensive line of workholding options all in one, easy-to-use place. The new Unilock Zero-Point Clamping System Catalog, Vol. 1 covers the gamut of workholding products, each designed to provide the flexibility to function seamlessly with existing workholding systems, or to act as a stand-alone solution. Multi-axis systems have been wildly popular [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2013 by BK.
BIG Kaiser brings flexible workholding to 5-axis machine tables by surrounding Unilock zero-point quick-change receivers with a grid pattern. The benefits of 5-axis machines are greatest when workholding is based on the size and shape of the workpiece instead of the limitations of the table interface. By providing multiple workholding opportunities, Unilock users quickly integrate [...]
With the big game right around the corner, we took a stroll around the hallways of BIG Kaiser’s central offices, Hoffman Estates, Ill., to find out where our people’s loyalties lie. “I want the 49ers to win, because the Chicago connection with Jim Harbaugh, he was a Bear!” -Chris Kaiser, President/C.O.O. “I’m a 49ers [...]