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French to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase:vanne à tiroir
In a patent relating to an injection molding system for collapsible tubes: "...le canal permettant d'injecter le materiau A seul ne traverse pas ladite buse de co-injection, le passage d'un type d'injection à un autre se faisant à l'aide d'une vann à tiroir."
Explanation: You can verify this at the web site below. Make a note of the document designation PAT-Rotor SF-I and where the term vanne à tiroir is in the document. Go to the English version, then click on site map. You will see a list of various documents in german, french and English, find PAT-Rotor SF-I under the Englis column and you will see that flat side valve is indeed the correct translation.
Explanation: The Slide Valve. There were probably more steam engines built which used the simple
slide valve to admit and distribute steam than any other type of valve. ...
oldenginehouse.users.btopenworld.com/slide.htm - 6k
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