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système de coulisse à double barre

English translation: dual bar slide system

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French term or phrase:système de coulisse à double barre
English translation:dual bar slide system
Entered by: Tony M
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10:28 Aug 6, 2010
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French term or phrase: système de coulisse à double barre
this is some sort of tool for tiling

systeme de coulisse a double barre = pour une capacite de coupe etendue et plus de precision

groove/runner or slide system??

its used to help cut tiles and obviously make the cut capacity larger and more precise but not sure what this machine is called in english
walkerk
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:42
dual bar slide system
Explanation:
Gets a handful of Ghits, in context that look not dissimilar.

I suspect it means that the tile cutter has a longer-than-usual guide rail, and it is made double; this means it will be more rigid, and also allow a longer cut without its bending in the middle.

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Note added at 11 mins (2010-08-06 10:39:38 GMT)
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Tile Cutters, Rubi Tile Cutters & Ceramic Tile Cutters

24-130-B10 16" Professional Dual Bar Tile Cutter, Cuts tile up to 17 1/2" long and 5/8" thick SKU 24-130-B10. Details, Pics & Accessories ...

www.toolfetch.com/tile-cutters.shtml

Manual Tile Cutter - Woodwork Forums

Got myself one of those dual bar travel ones and since have never had any .... Electrical Tile Cutter, Metal Head, HAND TOOLS - POWERED ...

www.woodworkforums.com/f79/manual-tile-cutter-35817/

Tile Cutting Tools products, buy Tile Cutting Tools products from ...

Model Number: Tile Cutter ... deluxe 3-in-1 tile cutter, professional dual bar tile cutter, economy d-i-y tile cutter and pro-versatile tile cutter. ...

www.alibaba.com/product-free/11548547/Tile_Cutting_Tools.ht...
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Tony M
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Local time: 14:42
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dual bar slide system


Explanation:
Gets a handful of Ghits, in context that look not dissimilar.

I suspect it means that the tile cutter has a longer-than-usual guide rail, and it is made double; this means it will be more rigid, and also allow a longer cut without its bending in the middle.

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Note added at 11 mins (2010-08-06 10:39:38 GMT)
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Look at these first few Googles:


Tile Cutters, Rubi Tile Cutters & Ceramic Tile Cutters

24-130-B10 16" Professional Dual Bar Tile Cutter, Cuts tile up to 17 1/2" long and 5/8" thick SKU 24-130-B10. Details, Pics & Accessories ...

www.toolfetch.com/tile-cutters.shtml

Manual Tile Cutter - Woodwork Forums

Got myself one of those dual bar travel ones and since have never had any .... Electrical Tile Cutter, Metal Head, HAND TOOLS - POWERED ...

www.woodworkforums.com/f79/manual-tile-cutter-35817/

Tile Cutting Tools products, buy Tile Cutting Tools products from ...

Model Number: Tile Cutter ... deluxe 3-in-1 tile cutter, professional dual bar tile cutter, economy d-i-y tile cutter and pro-versatile tile cutter. ...

www.alibaba.com/product-free/11548547/Tile_Cutting_Tools.ht...

Tony M
France
Local time: 14:42
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Grading comment
definitely the best

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  chris collister: I have one of said tile cutters, though the barres need frequent lubrication!
3 mins
  -> Thanks, Chris! I always feel that bars and lubrication go well together...

agree  xxxBourth: Though to me "bar" and "slide" are tautologous.
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Alex! Yes, I rather feel that the whole of 'slide system' is actually superfluous in EN...?

agree  GeoS
3 days1 hr
  -> Merci, GeoS !
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Aug 11, 2010 - Changes made by Tony M:
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Aug 6, 2010 - Changes made by Tony M:
Term askedsysteme de coulisse a double barre » système de coulisse à double barre


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