Cutter head

(Mach.) a rotating head, which itself forms a cutter, or a rotating stock to which cutters may be attached, as in a planing or matching machine.
- Knight.

See also: Cutter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The rotating speed of the disc depends on its position on the cutter head, but it is typically in the range of 10 to 20 rpm.
To complete the work, Skanska will also extract and remove a tunnel boring machine cutter head that was left in place following the completion of work by a prior contractor.
With a turn of a key and a press of a button on console, Najib launched the TBM as the siren wailed and the cutter head of the TBM in the launching shaft nearby rotated.
It uses a specially designed bladed cutter head to make bursting ductile iron and steel pipe possible.
The RBU consists of a casing assembly specific to the project pipe diameter; bearing assembly with a 4-inch hex connection; and a high-thrust, load-bearing cutter head with disc cutters capable of up to 90,000-foot-pound thrust loads.
The dredger is of a multi-use concept that can be equipped with cutter head, plain suction dredge or an auger head.
It can happen that a drill or a cutter head gets wedged in a workpiece, which takes a lot of work to fix.
These names include, but probably are not limited to, rifling cutter box, rifling cutter head, rifling head, rifling box, rifling bar, and cutter box.
Citizens of the district witnessed the machine's cutter head break through the walls of the station, which sits 25m below the ground.
Also, much greater feed speed can be achieved using a V-grooving cutter head on a right angle head or reducing the overall machining cycle times.