Seco Tools, LLC

2805 Bellingham Drive
Troy, MI 48083-2046 US

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Company Profile

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, Seco Tools, LLC is among the largest providers of complete metal cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking and threading operations.

Seco Increases Flute Options for Popular Jabro High-feed End Mill

Seco has expanded the high-feed machining applicability of its Jabro-HFM JHF980 solid-carbide end mill with new 4- and 5-flute options.

Solid-carbide End Mills with Smaller Neck Diameters Increase Application Range

The Jabro-Solid2 JS554 range of solid-carbide end mills gains further utility and versatility with smaller neck diameter options.

Niagara Cutter Stabilizer 2.0 Doubles Feedrates, Shortens Cycle Times

Niagara Cutter, a subsidiary of Seco Tools, LLC, recently launched its new Niagara Cutter Stabilizer 2.0 next-generation family of end mills.

New High Feed Cutter Boosts Material Removal Rates in Tough Materials

Seco Tools' High Feed 6 is the latest addition to the High Feed series of indexable-insert milling cutters specifically designed for difficult-to-machine materials.

Chrome is the New Black.

Seco's new Duratomic technology coating, featured on the TP2501, TP1501 and TP0501 steel turning grades, has a high-contrast chrome color that makes used-edge detection possible with the naked eye -- all without impacting tool performance or cutting data.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Tom Funke

Seco Promotes Component Engineered Tooling Manager
The CET group works with customers to develop complete, optimized processes for individual parts and components.

Seco Jabro Solid2 JS554

End Mills Feature Smaller Neck Diameters for Easier Five-Axis Machining
The Jabro-Solid2 JS554 range of solid-carbide end mills from Seco Tools is now available with smaller neck-diameter options.

Seco TK1501 TK0501

Cast Iron Turning Grades Ease Detection of Used Edges
Seco’s TK1501 and TK0501 insert grades are dedicated cast iron turning grades said to provide high toughness and wear resistance, reduce tool waste, and process more parts per edge.

robot gripper

Vertical Machining Cells Challenge Horizontal Dominance
When part volumes are high, and success is measured in pennies and seconds, moving away from horizontal machines requires creative thinking about robotics, cutting tools, workholding and more.

Seco Engineered Solutions Square T4-12

Larger Inserts Increase Depth of Cut, Metal Removal
Seco Tools’ Engineered Solutions Square T4-12 line of square-shoulder and helical milling cutters features larger insert sizes and enables manufacturers to achieve increased depths of cut and higher metal-removal rates when roughing and semi-finishing steel, cast iron and other workpiece materials.

Value beyond the Tool Catalog
Both cutting tool suppliers and the manufacturers they serve have plenty to gain from deeper collaboration.

Thinking Beyond the Tool Catalog Helps Everyone Succeed
In an era when many are doing more with less, both cutting tool suppliers and the manufacturers they serve have plenty to gain from deeper collaboration.

Seco Secomax CS100

T-Style Ceramic Inserts, Holders Extends Tool Strength, Stability for Difficult Materials
Seco has expanded the roughing and semi-finishing performance capabilities of its Secomax CS100 sialon ceramic grade by adding inserts with T-style edge preparation.

Seco 335.25

Two New Inserts Added to Disc Milling Cutter Line
Seco has added two insert sizes to its family of 335.25 disc milling cutters designed for flexibility and productivity.

Seco Tools PCD05 and PCD20

PCD-Tipped Milling Insert Grades Improve Surface Quality
Seco Tools has introduced two new PCD-tipped milling insert grades, the PCD05 and PCD20, for use with its Turbo 10 cutters.

Seco tooling

Shop Invests in Tooling Up Front, Saves Money in the Long Run
Valve supplier Vortex needed to optimize its in-house machining operations. Seco tooling helped the shop improve tool life, cycle times and finish.

Seco Tools Donates Over $400,000 in Tools to Trade Schools
The company explains that while they have normally recycled such unused-but-discontinued tooling, this year it decided to donate them.

Seco Duratomic TP2501 TP1501 TP0501

Insert Coating Eases Detection of Used Edges
Available in a range of insert sizes and geometries to accommodate roughing as well as finishing operations, Seco’s Duratomic TP2501, TP1501 and TP0501 turning grades balance toughness and hardness when machining steel alloys, cast iron and stainless steels.

Seco Tools CBN600 PCBN insert

PCBN Insert Grade Cuts Rough, Abrasive Materials
The CBN600 universal polycrystalline cubic boron nitride (PCBN) insert grade from Seco Tools brings cost-effective performance to high-volume rough turning operations that involve gray cast iron, high-chrome iron and high-manganese steel.

Seco's Steadyline damping holder

Anti-Vibration System Improves Rigidity of Milling and Turning Assemblies
Seco's Steadyline anti-vibration damping holders are designed to improve the dynamic rigidity of milling and turning tool assemblies.

Seco Tools Makes Organizational Changes
The changes, precipitated in part by the retirement of a longtime director of sales, are said to be part of an open and collaborative process.

Seco Duratomic coated grades

Steel Turning Grades Coated for Enhanced Performance
Seco Tools has introduced three turning insert grades designed for toughness and hardness in machining steel alloys as well as cast irons and stainless steels.

Duratomic

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

Seco Tools R220.LN14 square shoulder mills

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.

Dillon’s hard jaws

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.

Product Categories of Seco Tools, LLC

Arbors (for Cutters)
Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
Broaching Tools
Chamfering Tools
Collets for Toolholding
Counterbores/Countersinks
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
Threading Tools - Cutting
Toolholders
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

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Double Octomill™
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Induflex®
Indusetter®
Jabro™
Jabro™-Solid2
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Kegel/Flansch®
Librabore®
Libraflex®
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Minimaster®
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Power 4™
Pramet®
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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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Secotools®
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