10 Gifts from BIG KAISER to You

All of us at BIG KAISER wish you and your family Happy Holidays. We hope this season brings health, safety and fun! We all work very hard in manufacturing, and we hope you are able to find some relaxation and enjoy a well-deserved break with family and friends.

In the spirit of the season, we would like to bring you a collection of 10 popular stories from this year – with a holiday twist. Here are 10 stories and blog posts that really piqued the interest of our readers in 2017. They are packed full of useful content and hopefully offer innovative solutions, or at least get you thinking about realistic ways to improve next year. We hope they bring you some value.

  1. “I’m Dreaming of Vibration-less Turning”

Vibration in a turning operation can be maddening. It leads to results that can be oh so close, yet so far away. It’s difficult to diagnose the cause and it can be even more difficult to fix.

(Originally from 1/11/17 blog, Vibration-less Turning Isn’t as Difficult as It Used to Be)

  1. “Do They Know It’s Time to Improve High-Volume Micro Manufacturing”

Opportunities abound for shops to cash in on the ever-growing micro machining market, but the differences between different types of micro tools vary from those found in standard tooling. Here are some insights needed to build a successful reputation as a reliable supplier of micro machined parts.

(Originally from F&M Magazine article, What You Need to Know Right Now to Improve High-Volume Micro Manufacturing)

  1. “Have Yourself More Spindle Choices Than Ever”

With so many spindle choices available today it can be difficult to choose which options are right for you. Let this article help you determine which choice is right for your shop.

(Originally from Cutting Tool Engineering article, Alternatives to Steep)

  1. “MEGA New Baby It’s Cold Outside”

BIG KAISER’s MEGA New Baby Chuck has been delivering extreme precision for more than 20 years and is now available with up to ø1″ clamping for drills, reamers and finishing end mills with .00004″ runout accuracy.

(Originally from 6/28/17 blog, MEGA New Baby 25N Capabilities)

  1. “Industry 4.0 Is Coming to Town”

How in the world could all of this connectivity, this digital thread, extend to the very smallest of metalworking equipment and tooling in a way that could possibly have a dramatic effect on shops? It’s already happening and we’re only one hurdle away from a world of endless opportunities.

(Originally from F&M magazine article, Tooling and Industry 4.0: How We Got Here and Where We’re Going)

  1. “Rockin’ Around the Workpiece with the Unilock Workholding System”

As five-axis machining and automation become more commonplace, choosing the right workholding system is imperative to realizing the full promise of automated production.

(Originally from Modern Machine Shop article, Workholding System Suits Five-Axis Machining by Clamping Underneath)

  1. “A Holly Jolly Presetter”

We pledge to be your partner every step of the way. Here’s a quick glimpse at how the process works when you buy a presetter from BIG KAISER.

(Originally from 8/31/17 blog, Installing a Presetter: Before, During and After)

  1. “All I Want for Christmas Is the All-New ChipFan”

Speed up your manufacturing process with the all-new ChipFan. It’s a fast, safe and reliable way to clean away chips and coolant.

(Originally from 9/26/17 press release, BIG KAISER Announces New ChipFan Design)

  1. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time to Reconsider Holding Taps with Collet Chucks”

Discover new ways to set up tapping operations and the benefits of dedicated tap holders which absorb synchronization error.

(Originally from F&M magazine article, Time to Reconsider Holding Taps with Collet Chucks)

  1. “Runout Got Run Over by Smart Damper”

BIG KAISER’s patent-pending damping capability minimizes the impact of high frequency oscillations by absorbing vibrations which, allow for higher machining accuracy.

(Originally from The Performer e-newsletter, Learn more about Smart Damper)