double-housing planer

double-housing planer

[¦dəb·əl ‚hau̇z·iŋ ′plān·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A planer having two housings to support the cross rail, with two heads on the cross rail and one sidehead on each housing.
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The most frequently used type of planer is the double-housing planer, shown below, with the following components:
Double-housing Planers: Double-housing planers consist of a long heavy base on which the table reciprocates.