Tips & Tricks

Enjoy tips & tricks written by our product specialists. These tips are intended to give you a better understanding of what these products can do, how to best use them, and how to get the most out of them. Feel free to contact the BIG DAISHOWA Marketing Department for further information regarding any topic you see here.

Jan 2020
Sometimes our customers see our tool holder catalog numbers and ask us, "What is BBT and BCV?" Great question!
Dec 2019
There’s more than one way to finish a hole. The most effective option will depend on the number of parts, acceptable cycle time and tolerance callouts.
Feb 2019
Even among experienced machinists, choosing the right insert for boring a hole remains a difficult process that is fraught with myth and misconception. However, it is no myth that insert selection can completely save or kill performance on an application.
Dec 2018
"I just received my 112 Series Digital boring head, and the backlash is terrible! How do I return this head for a standard dial type?" Not so fast! Do you have a boring bar clamped in the head yet?
Apr 2018
Cleanliness is key to achieving good runout control when assembling tool holders. Small particles or oil in a tool holder can cause large runout of the cutting tool, deceasing tool life and performance.