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English translation: draw wire / fish wire

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French term or phrase:aiguille
English translation:draw wire / fish wire
Entered by: Tony M
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16:10 Dec 28, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / duct/cable laying
French term or phrase: aiguilles
Fourreaux PVC
...
Le coulis mis en œuvre est adapté pour atteindre une valeur optimale de résistivité thermique. Elle ne pourra pas dépasser 1 Km/W (Kelvin - mètre/Watt).
Dans le tube  …… mm :
• … fourreaux PVC  … intérieur sont disposés comme indiqué sur la coupe de principe annexée (3 fourreaux pour la liaison).
• … fourreaux PVC  … intérieur destinés aux câbles de télécommunications (… quartes, … fibre optique et une réserve), sont disposés de part et d'autre des fourreaux de puissance.
L'espacement entre les fourreaux, préconisé sur la coupe de principe, ne doit pas être dans la mesure du possible inférieur à 4 cm.
Les fourreaux sont emboîtés par collage de telle façon qu'ils ne puissent pas offrir de résistance au tirage des câbles.
Le sens du tulipage est précisé par l’entreprise chargée des travaux de génie civil et de tirage des câbles.
Des ***aiguilles*** auxquelles sont accrochées des câblettes (inoxydables ou imputrescibles) seront placées dans les fourreaux et laissées en place.

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kashew
France
Local time: 04:12
draw wires
Explanation:
Please try a KudoZ term search, this has certainly come up before, maybe in EN >FR... if my memory serves me correctly, this was the term that came out then, but you'd do best to check...

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Note added at 1 hr (2010-12-28 17:34:56 GMT)
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So? I don't quite see the connection...

The 'aiguilles' may be finer wires used for pulling the actual puling wires ('cablette') through; unless you think that here they're some kind of end-piece, by analogy with a needle pulling a thread?

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Tony M
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Local time: 04:12
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cheers - HNY
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1draw wires
Tony M
Summary of reference entries provided
Kiwipedia, money, and Robin HoodxxxBourth

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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
draw wires


Explanation:
Please try a KudoZ term search, this has certainly come up before, maybe in EN >FR... if my memory serves me correctly, this was the term that came out then, but you'd do best to check...

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Note added at 1 hr (2010-12-28 17:34:56 GMT)
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So? I don't quite see the connection...

The 'aiguilles' may be finer wires used for pulling the actual puling wires ('cablette') through; unless you think that here they're some kind of end-piece, by analogy with a needle pulling a thread?



Tony M
France
Local time: 04:12
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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cheers - HNY
Notes to answerer
Asker: Indeed - 2.5 years ago! but now I'm confused: http://www.gematex.ch/fileadmin/dokumente/4_kabeltrommelwagen/treuil/01cablette-treuil_winde-zugseil.pdf


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agree  xxxBourth: Yup
5 hrs
  -> Thanks, Alex!
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6 hrs
Reference: Kiwipedia, money, and Robin Hood

Reference information:
Kiwipedia says:
Aiguille, aiguillé, ... Fish-wire, fish-wired (wire in cable ducting for drawing cable through); draw cable/wire, fish tape [Chambers]; [Scott Building]

I think we've all seen a Robin Hood (etc.) movie where a thin line is attached to an arrow which is fired up a cliff etc. The thin line is used by someone at the top to pull up a heavier line, and the heavier is line is then used to pull up a very heavy cable.

I imagine it's the same in your ducts. They COULD install a heavier wire to start with, but I imagine the manufacturer makes standard ducting that might not need a heavier cable in all cases, and it's cheaper to produce ducting with a lighter one, and the installer's duty to pull a heavier line through first before pulling in the actual cable.

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