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English translation: milling

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08:36 Feb 14, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
French term or phrase: rectification
Context is re the precision of a lathe - it "le tournage de matériaux extrêmement durs allant jusqu’à 65 Rockwell, avec un état de surface de Ra 0.2-0.4, ce qui équivaut à de la rectification"
John Bilson
France
Local time: 10:36
English translation:milling
Explanation:
in most dictionaries the technical definition of rectification is "truing up" or "making true" however Oxford/Hachette also gives "grinding"... as the context gives the impression that hard turning is equivalent to "rectification" this would seem to be a good bet.

Hard Turning and Milling
With research from ourselves and the cutting tool suppliers, we are able to remove material in both milling and turning up to 65 Rockwell still holding ...
www.pencuttingtools.co.uk/handturnmil.html



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Note added at 27 mins (2008-02-14 09:04:24 GMT)
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yep, my DCN glossary gives grinding too, so stick to the justifiable translations :)
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Graham macLachlan
Local time: 10:36
Grading comment
Thanks a lot - went with grinding in the end, but this got me out of a jam! Thanks!
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Graham macLachlan


  

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milling


Explanation:
in most dictionaries the technical definition of rectification is "truing up" or "making true" however Oxford/Hachette also gives "grinding"... as the context gives the impression that hard turning is equivalent to "rectification" this would seem to be a good bet.

Hard Turning and Milling
With research from ourselves and the cutting tool suppliers, we are able to remove material in both milling and turning up to 65 Rockwell still holding ...
www.pencuttingtools.co.uk/handturnmil.html



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Note added at 27 mins (2008-02-14 09:04:24 GMT)
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yep, my DCN glossary gives grinding too, so stick to the justifiable translations :)

Graham macLachlan
Local time: 10:36
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Grading comment
Thanks a lot - went with grinding in the end, but this got me out of a jam! Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Expialidocious: Agree with "grinding." Google "65 Rockwell" +grinding.
2 mins
  -> thanks, I agree with your agree!

agree  JOHN A: Used to sell vertical boring mills and vertical GRINDERS... :-)
26 mins
  -> thanks John, what a grind!

agree  Miranda Joubioux: Grinding also found in Routledges French Technical dictionary
34 mins
  -> thanks, that's an expensive dictionary!

agree  Timothy Monk: grinding
1 hr
  -> thanks Timothy
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