courge, nappe, pin-point

English translation: corbel, layer, button?

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French term or phrase:courge, nappe, pin-point
English translation:corbel, layer, button?
Entered by: Guy Bray

17:03 Feb 27, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / injection moulds, automobile components
French term or phrase: courge, nappe, pin-point
Réseau d'injection:
Type d'injection: (pavé, rapporté, directe, etc.)
définition: (courge, nappe, pin-point etc.)
zac
Local time: 02:07
corbel, layer, button?
Explanation:
Courge is another word for corbel ( a protruding architectural feature, named for a raven's beak).

I guess these terms describe the kind of feature produced by the injection process: an elongated one (courge), a flat one (nappe), a very small one like a button (pinpoint).

I haven't looked under injection moulding in "Google"--I assume you already did.

Good luck!

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Note added at 2002-03-06 02:27:08 (GMT)
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Try \"injection molding\" + \"corbel\" etc. in Google! It works.
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Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 18:07
Grading comment
Many thanks. I did search through Yahoo with "injection courge" and "injection mold" but, as I'm not a specialist, it wasn't really very understandable.
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corbel, layer, button?


Explanation:
Courge is another word for corbel ( a protruding architectural feature, named for a raven's beak).

I guess these terms describe the kind of feature produced by the injection process: an elongated one (courge), a flat one (nappe), a very small one like a button (pinpoint).

I haven't looked under injection moulding in "Google"--I assume you already did.

Good luck!

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Note added at 2002-03-06 02:27:08 (GMT)
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Try \"injection molding\" + \"corbel\" etc. in Google! It works.

Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 18:07
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PRO pts in pair: 819
Grading comment
Many thanks. I did search through Yahoo with "injection courge" and "injection mold" but, as I'm not a specialist, it wasn't really very understandable.
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