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08:21 May 10, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: poteaux
on a drawing for a jaw crusher
thomas j zovar

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nastriking post
Stephanie Mitchel
napoles/posts/studsAlbert Golub



19 mins

hope it helps

Albert Golub
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striking post

poteau battant = striking post
I wish I could see the drawing. I'm imagining the 'poteaux' would be the posts used to strike whatever is being crushed, like a battering ram.

poteaux = piles (nautical), studdles (mining)
Less applicable to your context but maybe helpful.

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