Turning Tool Accessories

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Positive Turning Inserts support wide range of applications.

September 13, 2016

Engineered for finishing stainless and high temperature alloys (ISO S), FM4 Positive Inserts have optimized chip breaking capabilities at low feed rates and low cutting depths. RM4 Positive Inserts, targeted at stainless and high temperature alloys (ISO M, S), support roughing and medium machining operations. FP6 Positive Inserts excel at finishing steels (ISO P) and provide optimized chip control. Finally, FK6 Positive Inserts are engineered specially for finish to medium machining. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Hard Turning Grades are designed for speed, resilience.

September 8, 2016

Grades CB7105 and CB7115, featuring PCBN grade material and coating as well as appropriately adjusted edge preparation on inserts, help manufacturers reduce cycle times and extend tool life when performing hard part turning within ISO H05 to H15 application area. While CB7105 is optimized for crater wear resistance, CB7115 is provides maximum fracture resistance. Respective benefits are increased speed and edge line toughness. Read More

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Coated Insert Grades are designed for cast iron turning.

July 18, 2016

Optimized for toughness and wear resistance, TK1501 and TK0501 dedicated cast iron turning grades reduce tool waste and maximize parts production per edge. Standard features include Duratomic® coating technology, EDGE INTELLIGENCE, and Chrome Used-Edge Detection. Latter facilitates identification of cutting edge contact with workpiece even in low-light environments. Various geometries, from roughing to finishing, are available to produce desired surface finish in any application. Read More

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Rough Turning Insert Geometry comes in 4 shapes and 4 grades.

July 5, 2016

Promoting process reliability in rough turning, double-sided ISO indexable inserts with RP7 geometry combine ground contact surface with profile featuring tailored protective chamfer that guards against fracturing. Other features include T-land for protection against chipping, ground seating surface, center curve design for increased cutting edge strength, and chip groove depth able to accommodate higher feed rates. Additionally, Tiger·tec® Silver coating extends tool life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Turning Grade combines tough substrate and CVD coating.

June 20, 2016

With tough carbide substrate and Absotech Platinum CVD Coating, AC8025P Grade provides cutting edge chipping resistance and adhesion resistance in steel turning applications. Smooth surface treatment promotes adhesion resistance along ridgeline of cutting edge, and edge sharpness reduces chattering. This grade is suitable for such steel turning applications as continuous cutting, light interrupted cutting, and interrupted cutting. Read More

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Seco Tools Engineered Solutions to Take Center Stage at IMTS 2016

June 1, 2016

TROY, Mich. – Seco Tools will spotlight its Engineered Solutions along with many other new tooling innovations at IMTS 2016 in booth W-1564. As a function of its Engineered Solutions division, Seco provides customers with competitively priced, fully engineered tooling solutions for their individual manufacturing needs. The company will exhibit several examples of these real-world Engineered... Read More

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Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

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Steel Turning Tool offers stable insert clamping.

March 11, 2016

Suited for longitudinal and face turning, CoroTurn® 300 uses iLock™ interface for stable insert clamping. System securely locks insert in place to prevent cutting forces from affecting tool position and provides tool accuracy within ±.002 in. Eight-edged inserts are available in grades GC4325 and GC4315 featuring Inveio™ coating, a uni-directional crystal orientation for wear resistance and extended tool life. Coolant from above controls chip breaking, while under coolant controls temperature. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving and Cut-Off Tool features single-sided design.

October 19, 2015

Available in multiple grades for dozens of applications, Beyond Evolution™ offers tight indexing tolerances. Triple V design, with top, bottom, and backside V-shaped seating in holder pocket, creates pull-in effect for maximum stability for deep grooving, face grooving, side turning, and profiling applications. Plunge and turn geometries are also available, and coolant is directed precisely to cutting edges underneath chip to dissipate heat and extend tool life. Read More

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Stainless Steel Turning Grades are constructed for extended life.

June 12, 2015

As turning grades suited for machining stainless steels, AC6030M and AC6040M feature Absotech™ grade coating that promotes resistance to wear, adhesion, and fracture for extended tool life. While AC6030M possesses TiB2 surface layer that creates adhesion and chipping resistance, AC6040M has Ti and Al composition for optimized flank and notch wear resistance. Chipbreaker lineup, highlighted by EEM breaker, provides maximized chip control when roughing. Read More

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Cutting Inserts maximize parts-per-edge use, wear identification.

May 15, 2015

Designed to promote tool life and edge utilization, Beyond™ Drive™ cutting inserts come in various grades and geometries to facilitate selection and use across work materials and turning conditions. Bronze titanium oxy-carbonitride (TiOCN) outer coating increases wear resistance and acts as wear indicator. Along with dry running capabilities, products offer reduction of notch wear in demanding applications as well as reduction of crater wear in difficult materials. Read More

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Seco to Spotlight Next-Generation Duratomic® Coating, New Cutting Tools for Modern Materials at AeroDef 2015

February 20, 2015

TROY, Mich., – At AeroDef 2015 in booth 313, Seco Tools, LLC will showcase its next-generation Duratomic coating technology that sets an all-new standard in turning performance. The company will also spotlight several new milling solutions and share applications expertise that bring advanced performance and high productivity to aerospace applications involving titanium, superalloy, aluminum,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steadyline(TM) Turning Bars perform static and rotating operations.

December 23, 2014

Steadyline™ Turning Bars feature GL connection that has polylobe taper interface with two 180° positions which orient tool cutting edges face up or down for effective chip control. Also, connection also offers locking capability via integrated clamping ring that draws in tool head for secure, stable taper-face contact. Accomplished via dynamic passive system inside holder body, rigidity and stability reduce unwanted vibrations during cutting. Coolant supply channels enhance chip evacuation.
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Steel Turning Grades optimize transmission manufacturing.

October 10, 2014

Offering high wear resistance, GC4315 and GC4325 with Inveio™ are designed for automotive industry. GC4315 supports soft stage turning in stable conditions, while tougher steel turning grade GC4325 manages interrupted cuts and uneven depths of cut at high speeds. If spindle speed limit prevents full use of their capacity, maximum productivity can be achieved by applying higher feed rates. Both are suitable choices for outer-diameter turning, copying, and profiling. Read More

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Seco to Highlight New Tools Developed Around Modern Materials at IMTS 2014

July 8, 2014

TROY, Mich. – At IMTS 2014 in booth W-1564, Seco Tools, LLC will unveil several new milling, turning, threading and tool holding products that were developed with material advancements in mind, including a square shoulder cutter that enhances side-milling operations, a multi-edge system that meets the industry's demand for narrow cutting-edge grooving and parting-off tools, an insert that... Read More

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Turning Inserts offer smooth cutting and wear resistance.

March 19, 2014

Available in 6 grades for turning stainless as well as grades for steels and cast irons, Beyond™ MR (medium roughing) inserts feature smooth cutting action and stable edge performance that accelerate cycle times and extend tool life. Geometry maximizes smooth cutting and chip flow while minimizing stress, and positive rake angle helps control degree of cutting forces and promotes cutting edge strength. Rake profile, without points of load concentration, results in stable insert body. Read More

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Steel Turning, Cast Iron Milling Insert Grades are wear resistant.

March 12, 2014

Enabling secure, unmanned production, insert grades GC4315 and GC3330 feature Inveio™, which optimizes wear resistance and endurance to promote predictability and tool life in machining processes. Performance is made possible via Inveio uni-directional crystal orientation; tightly-packed crystals create strong barrier towards cutting zone and chip. While GC4315 suits steel turning operations with high speeds and extended time in cut, GC3330 is used for milling in cast iron materials. Read More

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Medium Roughing Inserts cut stainless steels.

February 20, 2014

Suitable for wide range of workpiece materials, but optimized for stainless steels, Beyond™ MR Inserts feature unique geometry that maximizes smooth cutting and chip flow. Geometry of chip step is designed in continuous curve so that alternating stresses are reduced and uniform chip forming occurs. High positive rake angle works with smoothly curved cutting edge to reduce cutting forces. In addition, inserts have formed-in coolant channels that efficiently deliver flood coolant to cutting edge. Read More

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Nanotech Demonstrates Most Flexible Diamond Turning System

January 30, 2014

During SPIE Photonics West 2014 in San Francisco, Nanotech will demonstrate what has become their true "flagship" machining system. The Nanotech 350FG is the most diverse ultra-precision machine available. Starting with a minimum of three ultra- precision axes, it is easily expandable to five axes via optional B & C rotary axes. Typical applications for this machine include axisymmetric... Read More

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Seco Tools to Solve Metalworking Challenges at AeroDef 2014

December 19, 2013

TROY, Mich. – At AeroDef 2014 in booth 119, Seco Tools LLC. will showcase one of the industry's most comprehensive selections of advanced cutting tools for productively and profitably machining precision aircraft parts from extremely tough materials. The selection will include several new milling, turning and holemaking solutions the company has developed in response to specific aerospace and... Read More