BIG KAISER’s Top 5 of 2018

It’s that time of the year where we take a moment to reflect on the best of the past year before we head full steam ahead into 2019. On our blog, we’ve been busy sharing a variety of new products, technical articles and events. Here are the top 5 most-read blog posts of the year:

5. Is the Vise Dead?

The vise is the most ubiquitous piece of workholding equipment in facilities serving just about every industry, from aerospace to medical, but is the vise viable in today’s manufacturing operations? Read the blog.

4. 2018 Breakfast & Learn

Another successful Breakfast & Learn took place in May. Read the blog.

3. Hydraulic or Shrink-Fit Holders?

Hydraulic and shrink-fit holders are both useful in low clearance, tight work envelopes found in moldmaking and multi-axis machining applications. If you’ve ever had difficulty deciding which holder type is best to complete your work, reading this article will help guide your choice.

2. Tapping High Quality Thread Production

Tapping is an efficient way to create threads in a drilled hole and it makes the overall machining process easier. Our vice president of sales and engineering, Jack Burley, answers some hard-hitting questions on tapping. Read the blog.

And the most popular blog post of 2018…

1. CNC Machinist Tests BIG KAISER’s Digital Boring Head

John Saunders, a machinist and shop owner known for running the most popular YouTube channel on CNC machining, used his platform to speak about BIG KAISER’s Digital Boring Head, a tool that is known for machining thousands of holes with absolute precision. Read the blog.