plain milling cutter

plain milling cutter

[′plān ¦mil·iŋ ‚kəd·ər]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical milling cutter with teeth on the periphery only; used for milling plain or flat surfaces. Also known as slab cutter.
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Cutters used for producing vertical or angular surfaces must be of the side-cutting type; plain milling cutters of the proper width can be used for horizontal surfaces.
The terms defined above apply primarily to milling cutters, particularly to plain milling cutters.