1,036,509. Cutter drum, mineral-mining machines. GEB. EICKHOFF MASCHINENFABRIK U-EISENGIESSEREI m.b.H. April 30, 1965 [May 8, 1964], No. 18213/65. Heading E1F. To facilitate discharge of mined mineral on to a face conveyer from a laterally extending cutter drum of a mining machine travelling along the conveyer there is provided between the gear head and the cutter drum of the machine an intermediate gear which is mounted on the face side wall of the gear head to project beyond the gear head to there support the drive shaft of the drum.