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Posted on 06. Mar, 2015 by BK.
The advances in multi-axis machining in recent years have unlocked the creativity of machine shop engineers and operators. Innovations like the 5-axis machine center allow shops to explore different approaches to producing complex-geometry parts in more ways than ever before. Despite these advances and considering the sometimes-prohibitive prices of these new machine tools, every shop [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 by BK.
At BIG Kaiser we love hearing the stories about how our products provide customers solutions to their most difficult machining challenges. It’s especially rewarding when we get the opportunity to work closely with a customer who may not be as familiar with the products; that’s when our expertise and willingness to help is most impactful. [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2015 by BK.
When tasked with developing a faster way to machine wire EDM starter holes, our Swiss partner, Sphinx, went right to the source: their mold making customers. They thought, “What better testing ground than in the shops where the processes are performed in creative ways every day?” The result is a new micro deep-hole drill that [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by BK.
Release of New Catalog Makes Exploring the KAISER Line a Snap BIG Kaiser has made it simple to find the exact modular tooling solution for any job with the release of its latest KAISER catalog – Vol. 309. This all-in-one resource allows customers to examine the entire line with the guidance of annotated diagrams, concise [...]
Posted on 14. Jul, 2014 by BK.
What better way to showcase the newest precision tools than at the upcoming IMTS exhibition in September? IMTS is the largest manufacturing technology show that allows ideas, innovations, and solutions to be shared worldwide. Here is a sneak preview of three of the 35 new products BIG Kaiser will be introducing to its attendees. KAISER’s [...]
Posted on 17. Jul, 2013 by BK.
Our next round of Focus Products promotions is now live. From now until December 31st, we will feature special deals on Sphinx 12xD drills paired with BIG Daishowa premium ER Collets, as well as our Unilock preassembled duo-chuck & aluminum pallet solutions. July-December 2013 Focus Products Promotions With the combination of Sphinx 12xD high performance [...]
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 [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by BK.
We’ve all been there…. aggressively pulling apart children’s tightly packaged toys or attempting to remove scissor-resistant, rock solid plastic from a back-up alarm clock bought at the local Walgreens. Packaging can cause unnecessary headaches and at BIG Kaiser, we realize the same is true for some of our smaller tools, like Sphinx micro drills. Although [...]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by BK.
Sphinx, known for its specialization in the precision drilling niche, as well as its fine craftsmanship and know-how, has formed a longstanding partnership and trust with one of the world’s most innovative manufacturers, Aeschilimann AG Décolletages. We found this article by Konrad Mücke in Swiss publication, Swiss Quality Production, addressing the unique requirements of micro [...]