Rotary Table

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rotary table

[′rōd·ə·rē ′tā·bəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A milling machine attachment consisting of a round table with T-shaped slots and rotated by means of a handwheel actuating a worm and worm gear.
(petroleum engineering)
A circular unit on the floor of a derrick which rotates the drill pipe and bit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Rotary Table


in drilling rigs, the part that rotates the drill column in the borehole.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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