Seco Tools Announces First Product Line for Composites Machining: New Jabro Routers Cover Variety of Materials and Operations

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Seco Tools has expanded its tooling and technical capability into providing specialized routers for use in the machining of composite materials.

We are excited to enter this new area of material application

Seco Tools has launched its new comprehensive line of Jabro routers specifically developed for the machining of composite materials, which are increasingly found in aerospace, automotive and medical applications. The new family features five different solid carbide styles with cylindrical shank diameters that range from 3.0 to 20.0mm depending upon the style.

“We are excited to enter this new area of material application,” said Seco Jabro product manager Bill Bogue. “Our efforts in R&D have created a high-performing choice of solutions that addresses the problems inherent in composite machining to help shops improve both the quality and productivity of their operations.”
Each of the routers features a DURA high performance CVD diamond coating, which is thicker than traditional CVD coatings. The DURA coating provides an outstanding thermal and abrasive barrier to effectively manufacture composite materials.

The JC840 Left-Right Helix Router handles slotting operations in carbon- and/or glass-fiber composites. The JC850 Light Helix Ballnose Router is for 3D copy milling of components such as landing gear and is suitable for carbon fiber PEEK type materials. The JC860 Honeycomb Router perform slotting/side milling of honeycomb materials with carbon and/or glass top layers and paper and or/aluminum honeycomb. The JC870 Diamond Cut Router acts as a trouble shooter in slotting applications in various layered carbon and/or glass fiber materials. And, the JC880 Light Helix Router is for maximum material removal in slotting and side milling of carbon fiber and PEEK-type materials.

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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