Complex Manufacturing for
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Stud Master
Chamfering Machine

Now there’s an answer to the time-consuming, costly, dirty, and dangerous process of chamfering and stamping: the Stud Master from B&G Manufacturing. With the Stud Master, you can perform two production operations simultaneously—chamfering and stamping.

For over 20 years, the B&G Stud Master Chamfering Machine has been the leading choice in its class. This compact, durable, and easy-to-use tool is designed to provide efficient and precise chamfering while simultaneously stamping your parts. Combining rapid cycle times with consistent quality, the Stud Master significantly improves efficiency, saving you time and money. Experience the game-changing capabilities of this advanced chamfering tool, available for sale and prompt shipping from our Hatfield, PA facility.

How It Works

The Stud Master integrates the chamfering and stamping processes seamlessly. Its specialized chamfer tool efficiently removes material from the edges of your workpieces, creating clean and precise chamfers. The stamping process is incorporated into the same operation, ensuring legible markings on your parts with every cycle. Whether you need chamfers on studs, edges of metal components, or other workpieces, the Stud Master delivers outstanding results.


The Stud Master is packed with features designed to enhance your chamfering and stamping experience:

1. LED Color Touch Screen Monitor

The Stud Master features an intuitive LED color touchscreen monitor, making operation and control a breeze. Adjust settings, monitor performance, and track progress with ease.

2. Enclosed Cutting Process

Safety is a top priority with the Stud Master. The cutting process is fully enclosed, protecting operators and reducing exposure to debris and potential hazards.

3. Quick Changeover

Switching between different parts or materials is quick and effortless with the Stud Master. Its user-friendly design allows easy tool changes and adjustments, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

4. Parts Counter

Keep track of your production output effortlessly. The Stud Master has a parts counter, allowing you to accurately count and manage the number of parts processed during operation.

5. RPM Indicator

Monitor the spindle speed at a glance with the integrated RPM indicator. This feature ensures precise control over the cutting process, delivering consistent and high-quality chamfers.

6. Direct Drive Motor Control

The Stud Master utilizes direct drive motor control, providing reliable and efficient power transmission for chamfering and stamping operations.

7. Pneumatic Impact Stamp Control

Achieve consistent and precise stamping results with the pneumatic impact stamp control feature, ensuring accurate marking and identification of your workpieces.

8. Hand Feed or Foot Pedal Control

The Stud Master offers flexibility in operation. Choose between hand feed or foot pedal control based on your preference and specific application requirements.


Review the following specifications of the Stud Master to ensure it meets your specific requirements:

  • Diameter Range: The Stud Master accommodates a wide range of part diameters, from 1/2″ to 4″. Whether you’re working with smaller studs or more significant components, the machine has you covered.
  • Minimum Length: The Stud Master can handle parts with a minimum length of 2-3/4″. It provides the versatility you need to chamfer and stamp a variety of workpieces, no matter their length.
  • Horsepower: With a robust 3 HP motor, the Stud Master delivers the power and performance required for efficient chamfering and stamping operations. Count on its reliable horsepower to meet your production demands.


Unlock the full potential of the Stud Master and enjoy a multitude of benefits that will transform your chamfering and stamping processes:

  • Flexible & Compact

The Stud Master offers exceptional flexibility and adaptability. Its compact design saves valuable floor space, making it suitable for various work environments. The machine’s compact dimensions, measuring 18″ wide, 49″ deep, 50″ high, and weighing approximately 925 lbs., make it an efficient addition to your production setup.

  • Easy to Operate

The Stud Master is designed with user-friendliness in mind. Its intuitive interface and straightforward controls ensure easy operation and quick familiarization. Changeover time is minimal, requiring no special tools, and operators can become proficient in their operation in under an hour, resulting in increased production and significant time savings.

  • Built for Safety

Operator safety is paramount with the Stud Master. The fully enclosed cutting process and strategically placed safety switches provide a secure working environment. When the hood is raised, the safety switches automatically cut off the electric and air supply. Additionally, the main cutoff switch is conveniently positioned at knee height for quick and easy access during emergencies.

  • Clean Waste Collection

Say goodbye to metal dust and dirt accumulation! The Stud Master features a side chute that effectively eliminates chips during operation. This facilitates easy collection and segregation of waste, promoting a cleaner, healthier, and safer working environment.

  • Enhances Productivity

With over two dozen optional tools and accessories available, the Stud Master offers unmatched versatility. By performing multiple machining operations simultaneously, it delivers remarkable productivity gains. Customers frequently report 400-1,000% productivity increases compared to traditional methods, resulting in substantial time and cost savings.







  • Power Requirements: The Stud Master operates on a 200-3-60 power supply, requiring a 20A circuit. Ensure that your facility can provide the necessary power configuration for seamless operation.
  • RPM Range: The Stud Master offers a variable RPM range, spanning from 200 to 1500 RPM. This allows precise control over the cutting process, ensuring consistent and high-quality chamfers on your workpieces.
  • Pneumatic Requirement: To support its pneumatic features, the Stud Master requires 5 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of airflow at 80 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch). Adequate pneumatic supply is crucial for optimal performance.

What Our Customers Say

“We have been using a Stud Master now for 10 years. We’re on our third machine. Our first still being in service and in excellent condition. We’ve never had a problem with any of the three that we owned.”

– Ronald P. Sharp III, Vice President, Kenneth G. Lilly Fasteners, Inc.


Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about Stud Master and its operations.


What is a chamfer?

A chamfer is a beveled or angled surface or edge typically created on a workpiece to remove sharp corners or edges and provide a finished look.


What is the purpose of chamfering?

Chamfering serves multiple purposes, including:

  • Removing sharp edges to enhance safety
  • Allowing for easier insertion or assembly of parts
  • Improving the aesthetics of the workpiece by adding a chamfered edge
  • Facilitating better adhesion or welding in specific applications


How can the Stud Master help with chamfering?

The Stud Master has advanced features and functions to facilitate efficient and precise chamfering. Here’s how the Stud Master assists in achieving high-quality chamfers on studs and other workpieces:

  • Dedicated Chamfering Tool: The Stud Master incorporates a specialized chamfering tool optimized for chamfering applications. This tool is designed to effectively remove material from the edges of the studs, resulting in clean and well-defined chamfered surfaces.
  • Adjustable Chamfer Angle: The machine allows for easy adjustment of the chamfer angle to accommodate different requirements. By pivoting the cutting tool, you can quickly set the chamfer angle to 30° or 45° as needed.
  • Diameter Adjustment: The Stud Master provides a diameter adjustment feature that enables you to match the proper chamfering tool diameter with the stud size. This ensures a precise fit and optimal chamfering performance.
  • Reliable Spindle Speed Control: With the ability to adjust the spindle speed using the operator controls, you have the flexibility to optimize the cutting speed for different materials and achieve desired chamfering results.
  • Precision and Repetition: The Stud Master is engineered to deliver consistent and repeatable chamfers on each stud. Its precise cutting tool adjustments and accurate spindle speed control contribute to uniform chamfer dimensions across multiple workpieces.
  • Operator Controls and Interface: The Stud Master features user-friendly operator controls and an intuitive interface that allow for easy adjustments of tool speed, chamfer angles, and other settings. This enhances user convenience and productivity during the chamfering process.


What is the cutting tool used for chamfering?

The Stud Master uses a chamfering tool, typically a carbide nitride-coated insert, to cut precise chamfers on the studs. These inserts are designed to last longer and provide high-quality chamfers.


Can the Stud Master chamfer different sizes of studs?

Yes, the Stud Master is designed for chamfering studs of various diameters. It includes collets that match the nominal diameter of the stud being chamfered.


Can the Stud Master create chamfers on materials other than studs?

While the Stud Master is primarily designed for chamfering studs, it can also be used to create chamfers on other workpieces made of compatible materials.


How do I set up the Stud Master?

Upon receiving the Stud Master, carefully inspect the machine for any loose components and check the pre-set machine parameters. When you’re ready for setup, follow these instructions:

  1. Place the machine in a convenient and safe location.
  2. Remove the shipping feet and install the cushioned rubber machine feet.
  3. Level the machine and lock the leveling screws in place.
  4. Allow space for a chip container.
  5. Mount the stand-off electric tower as instructed.
  6. Ensure proper electrical setup by contacting a certified electrician if needed.


How do I operate the Stud Master?

Operating the Stud Master is straightforward. For detailed guidance on using the machine effectively and safely, please refer to the operating manual accompanying your Stud Master. It contains step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and essential safety information to ensure a smooth and successful operation. Familiarizing yourself with the manual will allow you to use Stud Master to its full potential and achieve optimal results.


How do I ensure safety while using the Stud Master?

The Stud Master prioritizes safety and incorporates various features to promote a secure working environment. Here are some guidelines to ensure safety while using the machine:

  • Utilize the hinged hood guard provided with the Stud Master. This guard serves to protect against potential hazards in the rotating chuck area.
  • Do not attempt to bypass or deactivate any built-in safety device. These safety mechanisms are specifically designed to protect you during operation.
  • Before switching materials, ensure the cutting area and chip chute are adequately cleaned. This will help maintain optimal performance and prevent any potential issues caused by debris.
  • Before operating the machine, conduct regular inspections to ensure all safety devices function correctly. If you notice any safety devices not working properly, refrain from operating the machine and have it repaired before resuming use.


How can I troubleshoot issues with the Stud Master?

If you encounter any issues with the Stud Master, you can follow these troubleshooting steps:

  • Begin by touching the Diagnostic button on the display screen of the Stud Master. This will allow you to access the diagnostic features for troubleshooting purposes.
  • In the diagnostic screen, locate the box where the code should be entered and input the default code, usually 100. After entering the code, press the Enter button to proceed.
  • Once you have entered the diagnostic mode, you can access various screens. These screens provide valuable information about the sensor status and allow you to force feed sensors manually to test their functionality.


How should I perform maintenance on the Stud Master?

To ensure optimal performance and safety, follow this recommended maintenance schedule.

  • Check FRL and drain if necessary: Daily
  • Wipe down all machine surfaces with a clean, dry cloth: Daily
  • Check and fill the oil cup reservoir on top of the machine: Daily
  • Check the lubrication reservoir for the air supply system and add oil if necessary: Weekly
  • Lubricate exposed moving parts with light oil: Weekly
  • Grease spline shaft: Weekly
  • Grease slide area of motor adjustment: Monthly


Get Your Stud Master

Unleash a new level of productivity, cost savings, and quality in your manufacturing operations with the Stud Master Chamfering Machine. By choosing the Stud Master, you invest in the B&G tradition of innovative excellence. Experience the benefits of increased production output, decreased operational costs, improved flexibility, and reliable dependability. Contact us now to learn how this game-changing chamfering machine can elevate your operations.