# chaîne discontinue

## English translation: spaced chain, separate chains

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 06:17 Sep 2, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Apron Feeder
 French term or phrase: chaîne discontinue Un tapis quintuple de chaînes discontinues, Ø26 mm entraxe 465 mm en acier à haute résistance, qualité C, avec raclettes disposées en quinconce et composé de:
 Local time: 23:54
 English translation:spaced chain, separate chains Explanation:Since here it would make no sense to have a chain that did not form a complete loop, "discontinue" has to refer to an other dimension. I can only assume it means the five chains are not grouped together but spaced out at regular (or not) intervals : as they say "entraxe 465 mm".
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xxxBourth
Local time: 14:54
 Many thanks, I will be writing An apron constituted of 5 rows of spaced chains4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

3spaced chain, separate chains
 xxxBourth
2open chain
 narasimha

1 hr   confidence:
open chain

Explanation:
It may be

 narasimhaIndiaLocal time: 19:24Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 90

3 hrs   confidence:
spaced chain, separate chains

Explanation:
Since here it would make no sense to have a chain that did not form a complete loop, "discontinue" has to refer to an other dimension. I can only assume it means the five chains are not grouped together but spaced out at regular (or not) intervals : as they say "entraxe 465 mm".

 xxxBourthLocal time: 14:54Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 806
 Many thanks, I will be writing An apron constituted of 5 rows of spaced chains

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