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21:44 Aug 26, 2008
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: General engineer's lathe
Hello, I need to have a little plastic replacement part of an appliance built, and I was told that the best lathe for the job would be a general engineer´s lathe. I´d like to know what the translation for that is, in order to find somebody who has such a lathe here in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thanks in advance :-)
axel2
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4 +2torno mecánico
Robin Levey
4Engineer's lathe - that's it
Demi Ebrite


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general engineer's lathe
Engineer's lathe - that's it


Explanation:
That is what it is called - I see many URL's for a 'watchmaker's / model Engineer's lathe, but the term is the same.

It seems to be a more mainstream term in the UK than in the US.


    Reference: http://www.twenga.co.uk/offer/3850/6182915790916455648.html
    Reference: http://www.axminster.co.uk/category-Lathes--Metal-Turning-20...
Demi Ebrite
United States
Local time: 01:12
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Robin Levey: Well, yes - But it seems the asker is looking for the term in Spanish. (I just changed the language pair...).
10 mins
  -> Thanks, mediamatrix! It came to me in E > E :)
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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
general engineer's lathe
torno mecánico


Explanation:
One option:

El Torno - Monografias.com - [ Translate this page ]El torno mecánico es una máquina-herramienta para mecanizar piezas por revolución arrancando material en forma de viruta mediante una herramienta de corte. ...
www.monografias.com/trabajos35/torno/torno.shtml - 32k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 32 mins (2008-08-26 22:17:30 GMT)
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Cabe mencionar, dado el contexto de la pregunta, que un 'torno para madera' no conviene para el trabajo en cuestión.

Robin Levey
Chile
Local time: 03:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Carmen Valentín
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agree  Julio Bereciartu
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