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segment de feu

English translation: (top) compression ring

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French term or phrase:segment de feu
English translation:(top) compression ring
Entered by: egunn
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13:05 Jul 12, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
French term or phrase: segment de feu
Context is promo material for a motor vehicle engine treatment product:

Avant traitement, la calamine déposée dans l’arrière-gorge du segment de feu empêche celui-ci de retourner dans son logement après explosion.

Many thanks in advance for any suggestions...
egunn
Local time: 14:36
top compression ring
Explanation:
As per GDT

Domaine(s) : - génie mécanique
moteur
- industrie automobile
bloc-cylindres du véhicule automobile


français


segment de feu n. m.
terme normalisé par un organisme international Équivalent(s) English top compression ring



Définition :
Le premier des segments d'étanchéité à partir du dessus du piston.


Sous-entrée(s) :
synonyme(s)
segment de tête n. m.
segment coup de feu n. m.

Note(s) :
Étant soumis à une température plus élevée, le segment de feu, qui est en fonte au chrome et traitée, doit avoir une ouverture plus importante.

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Uma Hariharan
Local time: 19:06
Grading comment
Many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +2top compression ring
Uma Hariharan


Discussion entries: 5





  

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top compression ring


Explanation:
As per GDT

Domaine(s) : - génie mécanique
moteur
- industrie automobile
bloc-cylindres du véhicule automobile


français


segment de feu n. m.
terme normalisé par un organisme international Équivalent(s) English top compression ring



Définition :
Le premier des segments d'étanchéité à partir du dessus du piston.


Sous-entrée(s) :
synonyme(s)
segment de tête n. m.
segment coup de feu n. m.

Note(s) :
Étant soumis à une température plus élevée, le segment de feu, qui est en fonte au chrome et traitée, doit avoir une ouverture plus importante.



Uma Hariharan
Local time: 19:06
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Many thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cervin: See explanation above
1 hr

agree  Terry Richards: I would call it a "compression ring" - top is redundant. The next two are the "scraper ring" and the "oil control ring". This last one is missing in two-strokes as there is no oil down there to control!
4 hrs
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