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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / Mechanical Biological Treatment - household waste
|French term or phrase: broyeur / broyage|
|In terms of processing household waste, I understand a broyeur to be crusher - or grinder - a device used to break down the particle size of the input waste. However, my question is this: is the English term 'comminutor' - a blanket term covering the various devices (macerators/pulverizers, shredders etc.) for processing solids in raw wastewater - also used in household waste processing? My research so far has proved inconclusive, but I am sure someone out there will know. |
Although this is a general question, I have reproduced at random (below) some examples of how 'broyeur' and 'broyage' appear in my text, just for the record, although I don't think they will necessarily help with the question:
la partie mécanique peut être un broyage et/ou un système d’homogénéisation (mélangeur / tambour). La partie biologique va consister à stabiliser l’ensemble du flux broyé/homogénéisé engendrant une perte de poids de 30 à 40%.
• broyage avant lits fluidisés
• broyage et homogénéisation avant CSDU
• Un broyeur lent grossier (de l’ordre de 300 mm). A ce titre, il semblerait qu’un broyeur mono-rotor détruise moins les éléments fins et soit globalement préférable.
L’ouvre-sacs, comme son nom l’indique, est présent en tête de ligne de process : il exclut en général toute utilisation de broyeur en amont comme en aval.
Thanks in anticipation for any wisdom on this one.
There are a few examples of "communitor" being used in relation with household waste, but "crusher" is much more prevalent.
"The disposal of household waste causes many problems to all communities. ... Glass and aluminium will be hand - sorted on its way from input to crushing. ..."
" Mixed waste processing Waste stream Mixed household waste. ... Material is delivered by skip or bulk vehicle for crushing, screening and grading for ..."
"The IQR FlexHammer system can crush household and industrial waste to a fraction of less than 100 mm, in a single step “The FlexHammer system has many ..."
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|Thanks - this appears to be exactly it.|
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According to Termium, this is a generic term for the crushers, cage disintegrators, shears, shredders, cutters, chippers, rasp mills, drum pulverizers, disk mills, wet pulpers, hammermills and grinders used in the waste management industry.
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