Indexable-Insert Milling Cutter increases material removal rates.

Press Release Summary:

Maximizing productivity and tool life, High Feed 6 increases material removal rates and handles high chip loads. This product, which handles difficult-to-machine materials ranging from stainless steel to heat-resistant superalloys, comes in 13 metric cutters with ODs from 50–160 mm and 9 imperial cutters from 2–4 in. as well as normal and close-pitch versions. Cutter bodies are capable of 0.070 in. axial depths of cut and feature double-sided inserts with 6 cutting edges.

Original Press Release:

New Seco High Feed Cutter Boosts Material Removal Rates in Tough Materials

TROY, Mich. – Seco Tools, LLC has expanded its solutions for difficult to machine materials with the introduction of the High Feed 6—the latest addition to the High Feed series of indexable-insert milling cutters. This new cutter features a design created specifically to boost material removal rates and handle high chip loads, resulting in substantial productivity increases and exceptional tool life.

The High Feed 6 milling cutter shows strong performance in all kinds of steels, especially mold and die steels, making it particularly valuable to that industry segment.

In addition, the new tool can tackle a variety of difficult-to-machine materials from stainless steel to heat-resistant superalloys. The tool performs equally well in all high feed applications, including face milling, slotting, contouring, plunging and helical interpolation. The large-diameter cutter bodies are capable of 0.070" (1.8 mm) axial depths of cut and feature double-sided inserts with six cutting edges for unsurpassed material removal and low operating costs.

High Feed 6 inserts mount at low lead angles to direct machining forces up into the machine tool spindle rather than radially against the side of the tool. As such, the tool experiences less vibration and provides long, predictable performance.

The flexible High Feed 6 is available in 13 metric cutters with outer diameters from 50 mm to 160 mm and nine imperial cutters ranging from 2 to 4 inches in diameter, as well as both normal and close-pitch versions. Inserts are available in three cutting geometries. A wide variety of advanced grade and coating options are available.

About Seco Tools, LLC

Seco Tools, LLC is a leading provider of metal cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking and toolholding. The company prides itself on building close relationships with customers to effectively understand and address their needs. For more information on the company’s products and services, please visit or follow the company on Twitter at @SecoToolsUS.

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