BIG KAISER Blog

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Sep 2020
Because of the popularity of BIG-PLUS, many tooling companies, without a proper license, offer what they call dual-contact tooling. But not all dual-contact is the same. Let’s tackle a few of the most common misconceptions.

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11
Aug 2020
Milling is a core operation in all kinds of manufacturing environments. Here are five different types of milling holders, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. We’re here to help you choose with a breakdown and tips for using each.
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10
Jun 2020
When it comes to dialing in an ER system’s performance to match a specific application’s requirements or long life, there are three components to consider: the collet, the body of the holder and the nut.
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06
Apr 2020
To achieve efficient tool life, proper finish and productivity in high-speed work, tool holders need to be as rigid, compact and short as possible to keep the whole assembly stable. Here's what you need to know when choosing a high-speed tool holder. 
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21
Oct 2019
Chattering and deflection have always been the bane of machinists’ existence, so much so that the sight of a long and slender tool holder will immediately cause goosebumps. If you understand why a long tool holder behaves the way it does, you’ll know that there are ways to fight back against this bending.
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