cutterhead

cutterhead

[′kəd·ər‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
A device on a machine tool for holding a cutting tool.
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During the following year, the saw-blade cutterhead was replaced with a more aggressive flail cutterhead and tested in natural prairies, fallow land, and forests to collect open-area shrubs and underbrush.
The Cutterhead dredge will be moved to a location approximately 2 miles from where it is now situated on the river and is expected to commence operations during August.
The pipe transmits the thrust force, required for drilling, to the cutterhead.
The cutterhead rotates at a low revolution per minute, typically 4 to 10 rpm, and the cutters mounted on the lace of the TBM break the rock into chips, which fall and are collected by a number of buckets that rotate with the cutter head.
What makes this possible is the design of the cutterhead and stationary blade assembly.
Something that should be noted here is that the high frequency boost cannot be continued forever, so in most cutterhead systems, the boost is cut off at around 50 kHz.
It is customary to balance the machine with a full tank so that as the tank empties, the cutterhead will not have a tendency to float up toward the operator.
These textures are created through randomly generated cutterhead movement and jumping knives in the moulder that create divots where the knife enters and exits the surface.
Technology such as a high cutterhead RPM, makes it possible to maintain a high rate of feed while achieving a good surface finish.
Prior to the DSC dredges, we had more conventional closed-loop underwater dredges, but all those have since been sold and the only units we have now are swinging ladder cutterhead dredges from DSC Dredge.
Subsequently, the inspection showed an eight-inch diameter steel pipe protruding through one of the many openings in the cutterhead.