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cremaillerie sortie des dents du pignon moteur

English translation: rack was un-meshed with the motor pinion

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French term or phrase:cremaillerie sortie des dents du pignon moteur
English translation:rack was un-meshed with the motor pinion
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21:51 Nov 4, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / radiography
French term or phrase: cremaillerie sortie des dents du pignon moteur
cremaillere sortie des dents du pignon moteur, remise en etat.

in a long list of random medical -equipment related terms...no other context I'm afraid. Any help as to what this piece of equipment is would be much appreciated...
Thanks in advance.
Grantslations
Local time: 06:27
rack was un-meshed with the motor pinion
Explanation:
It seems to refer to a 'rack and pinion' mechanism, used to convert rotary motion (from the motor shaft) to a linear motion (maybe used to adjust the focus of an X-ray machine).

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Note added at 53 mins (2008-11-04 22:45:40 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rack_and_pinion
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crémaillère
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Robin Levey
Chile
Local time: 02:27
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Thanks, a great help.
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4 +3rack was un-meshed with the motor pinion
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rack was un-meshed with the motor pinion


Explanation:
It seems to refer to a 'rack and pinion' mechanism, used to convert rotary motion (from the motor shaft) to a linear motion (maybe used to adjust the focus of an X-ray machine).

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Note added at 53 mins (2008-11-04 22:45:40 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rack_and_pinion
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crémaillère

Robin Levey
Chile
Local time: 02:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 126
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Thanks, a great help.

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agree  rkillings
6 hrs

agree  Bashiqa
8 hrs

agree  Tony M: Yes, or one of the things used to position the thing...
11 hrs
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Nov 4, 2008 - Changes made by Drmanu49:
FieldMedical » Tech/Engineering
Field (specific)Medical: Instruments » Mechanics / Mech Engineering


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