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

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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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Seco's New Steadyline (TM) Turning Bars Features Patented Connection



TROY, Mich. — Following the success of its Steadyline milling holders, Seco Tools, LLC has added turning bars to this line of damped anti-vibration tooling that brings excellent productivity results to a wide variety of long overhang machining operations. The new patented GL connection on these turning tools makes it possible to perform static and rotating operations with the same bar.



These highly rigid and stable turning bars effectively reduce unwanted vibrations in extreme cutting conditions. This is accomplished via a “dynamic passive system” inside the holder body where a heavy metal mass counter acts vibrations created by the holder’s flex during machining operations. Steadyline products can perform typical long overhang operations with higher productivity then traditional tools, reducing spindle stress as well as offering high metal-removal rates, smooth part surface finishes and long tool life.



The extremely precise GL connection on these turning bars has a polylobe taperinterface with two 180-degree positions that orient the tool’s cutting edges either face up or face down for effective chip control. The connection also has a strong, fast locking capability that is made possible via a single integrated clamping ring that draws in the tool head for a secure, stable taper-face contact. Once a turning bar is set it becomes possible to mount and remount tooling heads without having to reset the system.



While common traditional systems use several fastening screws and devices for exchanging tooling heads, the GL connection on the Steadyline turning bars requires only the use of a spanner wrench to loosen and tighten the tool heads.



Available in 6xD, 8xD and 10xD, a range of types, including Seco-Capto™ C4, C5 and C6, and a broad selection of turning heads for CN, DN, WN, CC, DC, TC, TN and RN inserts as well as heads for Snap-Tap® threading, these turning bars can handle a variety of applications and operations, including roughing, finishing, threading and grooving. In addition, these bars feature coolant supply channels for enhanced chip evacuation.



About Seco Tools, LLC

Seco Tools, LLC is a leading provider of metalcutting 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 contact Lisa Seidl, Seco Tools, LLC, 2805 Bellingham Drive, Troy, Michigan 48083, Tel: 248-528-5444, Email: lseidl@secotools.com, visit www.secotools.com/us or follow the company on Twitter at @SecoToolsUS.

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