News | January 20, 2011

Seco Tools Adds Large/Deep Hole Capability To Perfomax™ Drill Family


Well-Suited for Oil & Gas, Power Gen Components

Troy, MI (Vocus) - Seco Tools has announced the expansion of its Perfomax™ indexable insert drill family with the new SD600 modular drill system designed specifically for large and deep hole drilling applications such as those found in the oil and gas and power generation sectors. The SD600 modularity offers flexibility that allows for a wide range of adjustments and achieves cost savings through increased output and lower tool cost.

The SD600 system comes in a diameter range of 60 – 160mm and drilling depths of up to 10xD. It features Seco's strong square inserts with four cutting edges available in universal grade T2000D, offering both wear resistance and toughness or T3000D for applications requiring a tougher grade. The new modular system relies upon a Graflex connection, which offers rigidity and precision similar to monobloc toolholders.

The Performax line of indexable insert drills is capable of very high feeds and speeds and comes in a large range of diameters drills and lengths. For more information on Seco's Perfomax family, visit

Seco Tools Inc. is part of Seco Tools AB (Fagersta, Sweden), a world leader in metalworking technologies. Seco is committed to solving its customers' ever-increasing demands for greater productivity, quality and cost-effectiveness by offering a full range of tools for milling, turning, holemaking, and threading applications as well as service and software solutions. Its cutting tools and related technologies are sold through a network of more than 250 authorized distributors in the United States, Canada and Mexico.


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