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French term or phrase:Rouleaux guide toile
English translation:Abrasive tape guide rollers
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00:12 Dec 24, 2012
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French to English translations [PRO]
Mechanics / Mech Engineering
French term or phrase: Rouleaux guide toile

Summary of answers provided
3Web guide rollers
5 -3Precision conveyor belt
1mat guide roller
Tony M

Discussion entries: 9



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Web guide rollers

in printing from a roll of paper, as opposed to cut-sheet, the band of paper is called a web. Just a suggestion.

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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you but I need to add abrasive as per context .Thank you so much for your idea.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tony M: But looking at Asker's image, this doesn't seem to be about a 'web' of paper at all, and in any case, 'toile' isn't the word we use in FR for 'web' / I didn't misread, but 'web' is very specific to the paper industry / Ah, that's 'webbing', quite diff.!
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  -> The textile straps on a soldier's combat uniform is called the webbing. "strong, narrow, closely woven fabric used especially for seat belts ..."
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Precision conveyor belt


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disagree  Kim Metzger:
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disagree  Tony M: This is clearly some kind of guide roller, so even if it did happen to be part of a PCB, this wouldn't be the translation needed here.
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disagree  Cetacea: The source text clearly refers to some type of guide roller.
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rouleau guide toile
mat guide roller

I feel sure it is a 'guide roller', but the trouble is, you don't give us enough context to know what this highly ambiguous 'toile' might be?

I have a hunch that it might be glass-fibre matting of some kind, so if that is the case, then 'mat' could be what you need; otherwise, you'll have to tell us more about your context so we can figure out just what this toile is, / what it is being used for?

Note added at 23 hrs (2012-12-24 23:24:17 GMT)

OK, now we know from the context in your other question that this appears to be something like 'toile émeri' (it mentions abrasif')

Note added at 23 hrs (2012-12-24 23:25:59 GMT)

Maybe play safe and just stay with 'strip guide roller' — it really all depends how you have decided to translate 'toile (abrasive)' elsewhere in your text.

Tony M
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Dec 30, 2012 - Changes made by pooja_chic:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/1063948">pooja_chic's</a> old entry - "Rouleaux guide toile" » "Abrasive web guide rollers"
Dec 25, 2012 - Changes made by pooja_chic:
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