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French translation: module sanitaire moulé

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English term or phrase:moulded bathroom service unit
French translation:module sanitaire moulé
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21:52 Dec 9, 2010
English to French translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: moulded bathroom service units
Bonsoir,

Le paragraphe en question parle de l'évolution des besoins, des marché et donc de la redéfinition de la mission du designer. J'ai beaucoup de mal à me représenter ce que signifie cette expression dans la phrase suivante:

"The mass production of building or service components (such as pressed-out or moulded bathroom service units) has hardly approached the potentiel seen for it fifty years ago."

Dans un premier temps, peut-on parler d'"unités de service de salle de bains"? Ensuite, quelle est leur particularité? Sont-elles tout simplement "moulées"?
Des idées?
Merci d'avance pour votre aide.
DSubSG
Local time: 15:40
module sanitaire moulé
Explanation:
moulded ones are likely to be in resin, whereas I'd assume pressed-out ones would be in metal.

You know, those all-in-one, drop-in-and-connect-up bathroom (etc.) units that are supposed to solve all sealing and most cleaning problems (but probably don't!)
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Tony M
France
Local time: 15:40
Grading comment
Thanks Tony :-)
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moulded bathroom service unit
module sanitaire moulé


Explanation:
moulded ones are likely to be in resin, whereas I'd assume pressed-out ones would be in metal.

You know, those all-in-one, drop-in-and-connect-up bathroom (etc.) units that are supposed to solve all sealing and most cleaning problems (but probably don't!)

Tony M
France
Local time: 15:40
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 214
Grading comment
Thanks Tony :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Madeleine Chevassus: j'ai expérimenté ce type de module lors d'un stage à HEC, ce type de composant moulé vieillit mal.
9 hrs

agree  Françoise Vogel
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