carré de roulement

French term or phrase:carré de roulement
English translation:square bar/section rail
Entered by: B D Finch

12:24 Apr 4, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
French term or phrase: carré de roulement
This is a component of an overhead crane (pont roulant).
"des chemins de roulement suspendus compris les carrés de roulement et les butées"
B D Finch
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Terry Richards
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Could it be a way of saying <i>rails de roulement type carré</i>?
Alison MacG

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I'm mainly suggesting this because I can't think of anything else it could be.

The carriage rides along the rails and carries the hoist which, in turn, does the actual lifting. The hoist may also be mounted on some kind of rail to provide movement across the width of the main rails. When combined with the movement of the carriage along the main rails, this allows any point under the crane to be reached.

Note added at 5 hrs (2018-04-04 18:02:10 GMT)

I think Alison is right. I'll leave this answer here for historical purposes but my confidence is a lot less now.

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neutral  Tony M: Sorry, Terry, but I think Alison has hit the nail on the head with her refernces below.
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Reference: Could it be a way of saying <i>rails de roulement type carré</i>?

Reference information:
Not sure, but a few findings.

The German is the original in these links.

Kran absetzen, sodass die Laufrollen auf der Kranschiene des Kranbahnträgers aufliegen.
Die Spurkränze der Laufrollen müssen korrekt auf der Kranschiene auf liegen - nicht verkanten
Déposer le pont roulant de façon à ce que les galets reposent dans les carrés de roulement du chemin roulement.
Les joues des galets doivent reposer correctement sur le carré de roulement du chemin de roulement - ils ne doivent pas être mis de travers.
Set the crane down so that the wheels are resting on the crane rail of the crane beam.
The wheel flanges of the running wheels must be placed correctly on the crane rail - do not jam.

Then see

ZNP Kranschienen - Rails de roulement
KSN Kranschienen rechteckig - Rails de roulement rectangulaires

Le chemin de roulement est constitué par une poutre (profil en H ou similaire) qui repose sur deux poteaux successifs du bâtiment et supporte le rail de roulement. Le rail de roulement peut être constitué par des carrés ou rectangles en acier laminé soudé sur la poutre ou par des profilés spéciaux (rails Vignole ou Burbach).

Chemins de roulements: éléments:
rails de roulement
poutres support
butées d’extrémité
très souvent poutres horizontales
[Nice sketch here]
Rails: pour les ponts de faible puissance, on emploi le plus souvent un rail carré de 40 à 60 de large.

Designed to run on a 50x50 or 40x40 square bar (rail).

Runway systems designed for top running cranes include a rail on which the end trucks run. This rail is fastened to the top of the runway beam either by welds (for square bar rails) or hook bolts (for ASCE rail).

Alison MacG
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Asker: Thanks Alison: very helpful.

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Tony M: That last example seems pretty convincing, differentiating as it does between the 'runway beam' and the 'rails'
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agree  Terry Richards: I'm convinced.
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  -> Thanks, Terry
agree  Daryo
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Le chariot est équipé de :
 dispositifs anti-déraillement et anti-soulèvement empêchant le chariot de sortir des carrés de roulement en cas de séisme. pont m...'utilisation,%20certificats%20et%20entretien.pdf p.11

Note added at 23 hrs (2018-04-05 12:21:21 GMT)
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Asker: Thanks Daryo, that's excellent confirmation of my translation of this as "square-section rails".

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