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pont de tuyauterie

English translation: pipe bridge

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07:18 Jul 2, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / work execution procedures
French term or phrase: pont de tuyauterie
Work on "pont de tuyauterie" requires special authorisation (for safety reasons)
Linda Ildevert
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:10
English translation:pipe bridge
Explanation:
That's certainly what it looks like, but the total absence of ghits for the French term has me wondering what they mean, since "pipe bridge" is actually quite common.

Pipe Bridge
A structural system where two joists are used to carry loads such as piping or ducts. The two joists have to have diagonal bridging and their top and bottom chords have to be laced together with structural members to provide stability for the whole structure,
http://www.hancockjoist.com/glossary.htm


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Note added at 20 mins (2007-07-02 07:39:00 GMT)
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"pont pour canalisations" gets a few ghits, but not a whole forest.
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xxxBourth
Local time: 12:10
Grading comment
Thank you - I also was puzzled by the lack of hits on Google, but the peer comment explains this!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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pipe bridge


Explanation:
That's certainly what it looks like, but the total absence of ghits for the French term has me wondering what they mean, since "pipe bridge" is actually quite common.

Pipe Bridge
A structural system where two joists are used to carry loads such as piping or ducts. The two joists have to have diagonal bridging and their top and bottom chords have to be laced together with structural members to provide stability for the whole structure,
http://www.hancockjoist.com/glossary.htm


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Note added at 20 mins (2007-07-02 07:39:00 GMT)
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"pont pour canalisations" gets a few ghits, but not a whole forest.

xxxBourth
Local time: 12:10
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Grading comment
Thank you - I also was puzzled by the lack of hits on Google, but the peer comment explains this!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gad Kohenov: Pipe Bridge is "pont pour tuyauterie, pont pour conduites. "pour", "de" makes no difference in this case. The Brandstetter Technical Dictionary.
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