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ATI Stellram Launches New 1B Turning Geometry
BIG Kaiser Introduces Premium ER Collet Chuck System
New RHINO-FEED Heavy-Feed Cutters and Inserts from Dapra
Dorian Offers CNMG and CCMT Recycle Milling Cutters
New Emuge Tap Features Innovative Chip-Breaking Technology
EXSYS Tool Offers EXSYS/EPPINGER Adjustable Tool Holding System
Genswiss Offers New Coolant Thru Tool Holders
Gleason Announces Faster Deliveries on Coarse Pitch Hobs
Greenleaf Introduces WG-700
Grinding Technology Specializes in Round Carbide Tooling
Haimer Introduces New Power Cooler
HT Series Quick-Change Tool Adapter System from Heimatec
Helical Introduces HXF End Mills
ISCAR Introduces SUMOMILL Family of Endmills
Kaiser Tool Company Introduces FORM-A-GROOVE Tooling
New KM4X Spindle Connection from Kennametal
KOMA Precision Offers SmartChange Live Tools with Interchangeable Adapters
LOVEJOY Tool Company Offers Precision Cutting Tools
MAPAL Offers High Torque Chuck
Velocity Products Offers New Line of Driven Tooling for Okuma Lathes
OSG Offers HY-PRO CARB 3D and 5D Coolant-Through Drills
Parlec Offers Centering Camera Option for Presetting of Lathe Tools
Rego-Fix Introduces PG6 powRgrip for Tight Machining Areas
Riten Releases Extra-Light Live Centers
Sandvik Coromant Introduces Quick Change Clamping Units
SCHUNK Releases TENDO E Compact
Seco Introduces Double Octomill R220.48 Facemilling Cutter
SST Offers New MST Slimline Curve Shrink-Fit Tool-Holder System
Star SU Offers Balinite Alcrona Pro
Sumitomo Introduces Coated Carbide Turning Grade AC420K
Pinzbohr High Precision Modular Boring Tools from Techniks
MST Rite Angle Attachments Now Available from Tecnara
Tungaloy Offers Stream Jet Mini Coolant Through Boring Bars
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BIG Kaiser Introduces Premium ER Collet Chuck System



BIG Kaiser has introduced Mega ER Grip, a new premium ER collet chuck system featuring runout accuracy of .00012" (3 microns) at 4xD, according to the company.

"The Mega ER Grip was designed to perform in the four crucial areas of tool holder performance: clamping force, concentricity, rigidity and balance at high spindle speeds," said a company spokesperson. "These factors, combined with the systems runout accuracy, amount to long-term savings. A major design improvement increases the contact length of the internal taper of the chuck body, reducing the undesired overhang of the collet for performance increases."

"Our tests have shown that Mega ER Grip performs exceedingly well in these four areas," said Jack Burley, BIG Kaiser Vice President of Sales and Engineering. "The result is cost and down-time reduction thanks to longer tool life. Customers will also see improvements in machining quality and shorter production times because of reduced cutting vibrations."

"All components of the Mega ER Grip system are manufactured with BIG Daishowa's high-precision production technology; high rigidity body, precision notch-free nut and AA grade ERC collet," said a company spokesperson. "ERC collets are in accordance with DIN6499 and ISO15488 standards and feature a clamping range of .075-.787 inches. By utilizing the Mega ER Perfect Seal, coolant can be delivered through-tool or to the cutter periphery. Tapped holes around the body periphery permit precision balancing, and the system is only available with dual-contact BIG-PLUS (CAT40/50 & BBT30), HSK (A63/100) and BIG Coromant Capto (C4/5/6/8) interfaces."

For more information contact:

BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.

2600 Huntington Blvd.

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

888-TOOL-PRO (866-5776)

847-228-7660

bigkaiser@bigkaiser.com

www.bigkaiser.com

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