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Seco Tools, LLC



Phone: 248-528-5200
Toll-Free: 800-832-8326
Fax: 248-528-5250

Please visit: Seco Tools, LLC

Mailing Address:
2805 Bellingham Dr.
Troy, MI 48083-2046 US



A Special Message from Seco Tools, LLC

Next-Generation Duratomic is Coming!

INTRODUCING THE NEW BLACK

For Seco, ongoing research and development is everything. It allows the company to continuously uncover scientific principles that drive performance innovations across its broad range of cutting tool solutions. Take, for example, its Duratomic technology.

A decade ago the company found a unique way to arrange aluminum and oxygen atoms, making way for the ultimate insert coating. This Duratomic discovery allowed Seco to introduce the industry’s first a-based Al2O3 coating in 2007 and, from there, design the toughest, most wear-resistant grades on the market.

With its next-generation Duratomic technology launching April 1, 2015, Seco will once again revolutionize the machining industry by diving deeper into the world of atoms to further advance the aluminum oxide substrate of its insert grades. 

Learn more at www.duratomic.com.

 

Company Profile

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Seco Tools, LLC is a leading provider of metal cutting solutions for milling , turning , threading, holemaking and toolholding . For over 80 years, the company has continuously led the charge in developing new, diverse technologies to ensure all of its customers, from aerospace to windpower to automotive to medical have the right tools to increase their productivity, profitability and competitive edge.


Product Categories of Seco Tools, LLC

  • Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
  • Boring Tools for Turning Machines
  • Chamfering Tools
  • Collets for Toolholding
  • Cut-Off Tools/Attachments
  • Diamond Tools
  • Drills
  • End Mills
  • Facing Tools/Heads
  • Gear Cutting Tools
  • Grooving Tools
  • Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
  • Milling Cutters
  • Milling Heads/Attachments
  • Reamers
  • Thread Milling Cutters
  • Threading Tools
  • Tool Holders & Adapters
  • Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

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  • Balansetter®
  • Bifix&#174
  • Carboloy®
  • Combimaster&#174
  • Cone/Face®
  • Crownloc&#174
  • Crownloc® Plus
  • Double Octomill™
  • Duratomic®
  • Easyshrink®
  • Epb®
  • Graflex&#174
  • Hexamill&#174
  • Induflex®
  • Indusetter®
  • Jabro™
  • Jabro™-Solid2
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  • Jumbobore®
  • Kegel/Flansch®
  • Librabore®
  • Libraflex®
  • Liteline&#153
  • Minimaster®
  • Minimaster® Plus
  • Mini-Shaft™
  • Monobloc™
  • Nano Turbo&#153
  • Nanobore®
  • Nanofix™
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  • Power 4™
  • Pramet®
  • Precifix&#153
  • Precimaster&#153
  • Quattromill®
  • Radiabore®
  • Rigid-Fit™
  • Seco Application Suite™
  • Seco Cut™
  • Seco Device™
  • Seco Feedmax™
  • Seco Guide™
  • Seco High Feed 2™
  • Seco High Feed 4™
  • Seco High Feed 6™
  • Seco Plus™
  • Seco Point™
  • Seco Threading Wizard™
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  • Seco-Capto™
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  • Seconomy™
  • Secotools®
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  • Threadmaster™
  • Toolperf™
  • Twin Threader®
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Deep Links

Industry-Specific Solutions

Seco provides powerful machining solutions for leading companies around the world. 

Business Services

Seco helps its customers increase productivity, reduce costs and more with its diverse business services. 

Cutting Edge Conversation

Seco's technical blog about metalcutting tools, trends and processes for the advanced manufacturing industry. 

Edge Magazine

Issued twice per year, Seco's Edge Magazine provides content that helps manufacturers increase their productivity and profitability.

Locate a Distributor

Find an authorized Seco distributor near you. 

Product Announcements Provided By Seco Tools, LLC

SteadyLine Turning Bars

R220.LN14 Square Shoulder Mills

Thread Chaser Inserts

Workpiece Material Classification System

As seen in MMS

Coming Soon: New Duratomic
On April 1, Seco launches an upgrade to its well-known workhorse coated cutting tool line.

Square Shoulder Mills Provide Large Depths of Cut
Seco Tools’ R220.LN14 square shoulder mills are said to reduce costs and improve performance in applications that require large depths of cut.

Houstex 2015 Preview Slideshow
Click through the slideshow to see a selection of technologies to be displayed at Houstex in advance of the February 24-26 trade show.

Seco Tools Appoints New President
Robert Keenan now leads the company’s North American operations.

Tooling Up for Vertical Turning
Before adding its first CNC vertical turning lathe, this manufacturer researched cutting tools to determine which would complement the process and also be most effective on the parts and materials to be machined.

Seco Expands, Simplifies SMG Classification System
An updated classification system is designed to make it easier to maximize metalcutting operations.

Shoulder Mill's Pocket Seats Leave Clean Walls
Seco Tools offers its Square T4-08 shoulder mill featuring four cutting edges and a design intended to balance economy and performance in cast iron and steel machining applications as well as contouring operations in challenging materials.

Inserts Integrate Multi-Tooth Patterns to Support Push/Pull Threading
Seco Tools offers the Thread Chaser, an insert designed to produce high-performance threads in a single pass.

Small-Diameter Cutters Enable High Feeds
Seco’s High Feed 2 small diameter cutters, ranging from .625" to 1.25", offer high feed rates and small depth of cut for handling a variety of applications.

New Tooling Improves Machining Cell Output
By incorporating advanced tooling from Seco Tools, Thern Inc. was able to increase its machine tool capacity and reduce cutting costs.

Solid PCD Drill Tip Cleaves Composites
A solid PCD tip and a third flute provide improved edge sharpness, thermal conductivity and stability compared to PCD vein or dual-brazed tip designs.

High Speed Collet Chuck Provides Accuracy, Flexibility
The EBP 5672 collet chuck from Seco Tools is said to combine the accuracy of shrink-fit and hydraulic chucks with the flexibility of a collet chuck for reduced run-out, increased torque and improved productivity.

Seco to Sponsor Andretti Autosport
The company will provide technical and material support.

Average Chip Thickness: What It Is and Why You Should Care
During milling applications, chips that are too thin might indicate inadequate heat dissipation that can cause premature insert wear. Too thick, and cutting forces might be high enough to break inserts outright. Cutting parameters should be set to attain a middle ground.

Average Chip Thickness Dictates Milling Performance
Attaining the correct average chip thickness for a particular insert should be a chief goal in any milling application. Here's an explanation of what that term means and why it's important.

Shoulder Mills Increase Machining Flexibility
Seco’s Turbo 10 series of square shoulder milling cutters offers inserts with updated geometries and radii, as well as helical cutters for increased machining flexibility in tough materials.

Seco Relocates Distribution Center
Shipments will now come from Hebron, Kentucky.

Small-Diameter Cutting Tools Increase Productivity
Seco Tools will display small-diameter cutting tools designed to increase productivity and provide longer tool life for mold machining.

Seco Hosts Training Courses
The company recently added courses to its STEP training schedule.

Seco Relocates Custom Tooling Division
The unit will be moved to the company’s North American headquarters.