Seco Tools, LLC

2805 Bellingham Drive

Troy, MI 48083 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 Expands Solutions for Hard Turning with New PCBN Grades

Seco Tools has expanded its family of PCBN insert grades to cover the entire spectrum of hard part turning applications.

New Seco End Mills Boost Material Removal Rates for a Wide Range of Materials

Seco Tools recently released two new solid-carbide end mills that significantly boost metal removal rates and offer exceptionally long tool life for a variety of today’s challenging workpiece materials.

New TP3501 Secure Grade with Seco Used Edge Detection

Seco Tools has expanded its family of Duratomic-technology-based TP grades to include TP3501, a grade that provides optimal application security.

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

Threading Options for Hard Materials
Here are three approaches to threading hardened components.

Seco Tools Jabro-HFM JHF181

End Mill for High-Feed Milling in Hardened Steels
Seco Tools has released a new solid carbide end mill designed to boost metal removal rates and extend tool life.

Digital Resource: Finding and Learning About Cutting Tools
Two features stand out on Seco Tools’ new website: a utility named “Suggest,” which calls up detailed tooling recommendations depending on the application, and a “News and Events” feature that consists of readable discussions of new and basic tooling concepts.

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Seco Tools Launches New Global Website
A key feature is the Suggest tool, which is said to quickly provide users with a complete tooling recommendation based on user input.

Niagara Cutter Production Manager Kevin Toven leads tour of Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania plant

High-Productivity End Mills Made Possible Thanks to Technology of Pennsylvania Plant
Seco Tools cites the Stabilizer 2.0 end mill as an example of the type of product it is able to manufacture because of the grinding technology that has been part of the improvement of its Niagara Cutter facility.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Threading Hardened Parts
Threading hardened parts resulted in long cycle times and fast tool wear for one shop. Seco's Secomax CBN200 insert grade reduced threading cycle time by a third.

Aaron Eller

Seco Tools Makes Two Product Team Personnel Changes
Olivier Branget is transferring from France to serve the North American market, and Aaron Eller is getting promoted to product manager.

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.

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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.

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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.

Product Categories of Seco Tools, LLC

Arbors (for Cutters)
Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
Broaching Tools
Burnishing Tools (Roller)
Chamfering Tools
Collets for Toolholding
Collets, Solid and Master
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

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Radiabore®
Rigid-Fit™
Seco Application Suite™
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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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