New Lollipop End Mill Cutters Used in 3-Axis and 5-Axis Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Provides a good surface finish due to its edge-breaking capabilities
  • Under cutting angle is between 220° and 300° as well as corresponding angle is 270°
  • Ideal for machining undercuts, deburring and multi-axis machining

Original Press Release:

Successfully Machine Undercuts with BIG KAISER’s Lollipop from Sphinx

Hoffman Estates, IL – BIG KAISER, a leader in premium high-precision tooling systems and solutions for the metalworking industries, introduces the Lollipop from Sphinx, the newest addition to its end mill cutter lineup. The Lollipop from Sphinx is ideal for machining undercuts, deburring and multi-axis machining.

Lollipop cutters, also known as undercutting end mills, can be useful for certain situations. Undercuts are commonly known to be difficult to machine with a standard end mill, especially on 3-axis machines. The Lollipop from Sphinx can be used in 3-axis and 5-axis applications, although 5-axis applications are more common due to the operator’s ability to rotate and index the tool for any given reason.

Deburring parts by hand is an inefficient process. By using the Lollipop from Sphinx, shops will see cost and time savings. This end mill also provides a great surface finish due to its edge-breaking capabilities – a critical final step to create a part that looks and feels like a finished product and is safe to handle.

The under cutting angle used in most operations is between 220° and 300°, and the corresponding angle for the Lollipop from Sphinx is 270°. Although frequently associated with a singular use, lollipop cutters are versatile tools for a variety of shop-floor operations.

For more information on the Lollipop from Sphinx and its various specifications, please contact a BIG KAISER representative at 224-770-2999, e-mail or visit

BIG KAISER is a worldwide leader in high-precision tooling systems and solutions for the metalcutting industry that guarantee extreme accuracy and repeatability. Our products are of the utmost quality — manufactured with materials and craftsmanship that enable superior performance. As a member of the BIG DAISHOWA Group (Osaka, Japan), BIG KAISER has grown into a well-recognized global tooling provider, with manufacturing facilities in North America, Switzerland and Japan. In addition, BIG KAISER is the North American representative of Speroni tool measuring machines, Sphinx high performance drills, mptec measuring stands, Tekusa spindle cleaners and the UNILOCK zero point work holding system by Innotool.

For more information, contact BIG KAISER, Hoffman Estates, IL, at 224-770-2999, e-mail or visit


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