Modular Toolholder Simplifies Swiss-Style Machining
Seco Tools introduces a modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve their productivity with Swiss-style machining.
Seco Tools introduces a modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve their productivity with Swiss-style machining. The system enables fast, easy and repeatable insert indexing and tool changes outside of tight machine workspaces. The quick-change (QC) toolholders also feature Seco Jetstream Tooling and Jetstream Tooling Duo technology for optimal chip control, high-quality surface finishes and extended tool life.
For ease of use, the toolholder enables users to remove both cutting heads and inserts as a single assembly, quickly index them and reinstall. Manufacturers may also use this system to exchange cutting heads and inserts with a second set for even greater efficiency. The QC cutting head also features double carbide pins for accurate, consistent and secure insert mounting and indexing.
Jetstream Tooling technology precisely directs high-pressure coolant through the QC toolholder to the cutting zone. Jetstream Tooling Duo, available on a selection of cutting heads, adds a second coolant channel to the underside of the holder. The second coolant channel can be switched off if needed for even more versatile machining.
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