C&A Cutter Head manufactures and supplies premium, custom-designed shearer cutter heads, bit blocks and sleeves.


Shearer Cutting Drum Designs



Available in 3-start, 4-start and 6-start designs.

Conical or radial bit block designs.

Custom designed to achieve your production requirements and address your geological conditions.


Vanes and Face Rings



Certified A-36 steel 

3-inch, 3½-inch or 4-inch thickness


Mounting Hubs

mounting-hub.pngManufactured from A-36 or T-1 steel.

Sizes to fit all shearer machine models.


Wear Packages

Discharge ends of vane have full coverage of AR400 plate topped with chromium carbide plates extending 2 feet of vane length.

Water sprays protected with secondary vane of AR plate expending full length of vanes.

Face rings protected with individual chromium carbide plates.


C&A Cutter Head offers a full line of sleeves from 1-3/8-inch diameter straight shank to 1-1/2-inch diameter stepped shank designs to accommodate all conical bits.  All sleeves are precision crafted to achieve optimum performance.

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Drum Barrels


Certified A-36 steel 

1 1/2-inch and 2-inch thickness

Barrels rolled, 100 percent joint-welded and re-rolled for precise concentricity.


Water Sprays

Water-Sprays.pngSpray housing and a full range of jet configurations to aid in dust suppression.


Water Feeds

Available with drum barrel hose to feed all vanes and face ring.

System protected with dust cover on face end of drum barrel.

Custom-designed water spider distribution unit also available to feed vanes and face ring sprays without use of conventional hoses and protective dust cover.

Bit Blocks

C&A Cutter Head bit blocks are the most successful line of blocks used on today’s high-horsepowered ranging arms.  In addition to our unique design, our blocks are heat treated and induction bore hardened to provide you with outstanding performance, reliability and life.

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Service & Support 

C&A Cutter Head offers full-service capabilities for spare parts, minor and major overhauls, and rebuilds.

Our staff is available to assist customers 24/7 – 365 days a year. 

Spare Parts

C&A Cutter Head’s successful, field-proven line of spare parts fully supports and works in conjunction with our OEM drums. Additionally, C&A Cutter Head spare parts are warehoused centrally in the western U.S. and eastern U.S. for immediate response time and delivery. 

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