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déferrailleur

English translation: ferrous metal separator

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French term or phrase:déferrailleur
English translation:ferrous metal separator
Entered by: Jane RM
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12:45 Jan 12, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
French term or phrase: déferrailleur
It relates to the seperation of metal in a sorting centre for household and industrial waste
Jane RM
France
Local time: 16:15
ferrous metal separator
Explanation:
Iron is magnetic, non ferrous metals are not, so it is easy to separate ferrous from non-ferrous this way.

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chris collister
France
Local time: 16:15
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perfect - thanks very much
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ferrous metal separator


Explanation:
Iron is magnetic, non ferrous metals are not, so it is easy to separate ferrous from non-ferrous this way.

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Note added at 11 mins (2008-01-12 12:57:16 GMT)
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See this, for example:
http://www.eriez.com/resources/webpages/news/Eriez Launching...

chris collister
France
Local time: 16:15
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 260
Grading comment
perfect - thanks very much

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