fly cutter

fly cutter

[′flī ‚kəd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A cutting tool that revolves with the arbor of a lathe.
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American Augers says its Fly Cutter is ideal for directional drilling operations in clay and sand soil conditions.
By starting with a small cutter, we leave a fairly small radius as opposed to starting off with a 2" fly cutter, then a 1", then 3/4", then 1/2".
"In the prototype stage for the new model, we used a regular brazed carbide single-point fly cutter and soon realized this just wasn't going to work on larger production runs" says Ned Polancec, general manager at Genesis.
The Fly Cutter is ideal for use during directional drilling operations in clay and sand soil conditions.
Ahead of the pulling head, the 900-mm fly cutter slowly redrilled a section where most likely many cobbles had deposited in hole.
One backreaming pass was made with a 24-inch fly cutter reamer and a second with a 36-inch fly cutter tool.
Fly cutter reamers are used primarily in soils that are hard and more compacted than most.
The Osprey Series Fly Cutters from Century Products is engineered for maximum performance and reliability.
Backreamers for all soil conditions are also now available; solid-body fluted reamers, wing cutters, fly cutters, mixers, packers and more.