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10:04 Oct 30, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: finecorsa
This term is used in ceramic engineering with Toilet bowl and tank manufacturing. YOur help would be apreciated.

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nastopron turley
navedi sotto
Ilde Grimaldi
nalimit switch
Lucia Mentani



3 hrs
limit switch

Switch/sensor used in manufacturing/machines so that a movable part does not go beyond a certain point.

    G. Marolli technical dictionary
Lucia Mentani
United States
Local time: 20:10
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 70

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Amy Taylor
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14 hrs
vedi sotto

devi distinguire se si tratta di una "battuta meccanica" o di un dispositivo elettrico/elettronico
MC Graw Hill: end stop
[ING MECC] fine corsa
A limit to the movement of a mechanical system or part, usually brought about by valves or shock absorbers.
limit switch
[ELETTR] interruttore di fine corsa; fine corsa
A switch designed to cut off power automatically at or near the limit of travel of a moving object controlled by electrical means.
Il Marolli da le stesse soluzioni, tranne che il finecorsa inteso come "arresto meccanico" lo chiama semplicemente "stop".


Ilde Grimaldi
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1 day8 hrs

as in "the handle moved until it came to rest on the stop".
Doubt if your toilet bowl is electric but who knows these days?

ron turley
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