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plaque faisceau, calandre, distributeur, tampon

English translation: bank of tubes, calender, feeder, stopper

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French term or phrase:plaque faisceau, calandre, distributeur, tampon
English translation:bank of tubes, calender, feeder, stopper
Entered by: Marcus Malabad
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08:36 Jul 18, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: plaque faisceau, calandre, distributeur, tampon
I can't give much context except that these are parts of a metalcasting furnace (four, fonderie).

The plaque faisceau has a forward and rear part (avant/arriere). My translation is 'plate cluster' since Ernst gives 'cluster' for faisceau used in 'fonderie'.

I'm stumped with 'calandre'.

Distributeur seems to be a furnace feeder. Correct?

Ernst gives 'stopper' for tampon (used in 'four').

Would appreciate your clarifications/comments.
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 14:18
bank of tubes, tube bank ;
Explanation:
1 – plaque faisceau : bank/deck of tubes :

http://www.by-cast.com/site.htm

(Detailed explanation of what it’s all about available here.)

The unique heat transfer surface comprises banks of horizontal cast iron "Tubes", usually stacked one above the other with flue gas flowing vertically downward on the outside of the tubes.
The air flows inside the tubes in cross/counter flow.
Adjacent tubes are bolted together at their flanges to form one bank. A rectangular flange is provided at each end of the tube and a ceramic fibre joint forms the complete seal between air and gas circuits.
The tube banks can be assembled into a multi-pass arrangement. (See Typical design.)
In cases where the flue gas contains a significant amount of sulphur, the first air pass, i.e. the " cold"-end of the air preheater, is constructed with borosilicate glass tubes supported in steel plates, protected by PTFE sheets, and sealed by PTFE rings.
Such surface is resistant to corrosion by acid condensation..
In this glass tube bank, the cold incoming air is heated before entering the cast iron banks thus preventing condensation on the cast iron tubes and acid attack

métallurgie 2 / 2
tube métallique



bank faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes)

métallurgie 1 / 2
tube métallique



deck faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes vaporisateurs).



No idea on your other terms I’m afraid. But here is one source which may be of help :

http://www.metal-technologies.com/terms.asp?r=c

The ‘Terms a Definitions ‘ may be useful and the ‘Metal Casting Ressources’ may produce some interesting leads for you.

Good luck !

Nikki


P.S. I think it might be a good idea to enter each of your four terms separately. Some PROZERS (?!) may be put off from answering as they know one or two terms - and could be helpful to you - but don't bother answering as they cannot do all four. You might be missing out!!! EAch of the terms in context, as in your original text might have been a good idea too!
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 14:18
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Thanks all for the leads. Nik helped a lot with the bank of tubes. It's actually about automotive engineering as well (with a foundry in the plant I think). I found answers to the other terms. I included all four items in one question since I was in a rush (and sending out 4 or 5 questions at the same time would irritate some users as well...)
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nabank of tubes, tube bank ;
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naDoesn't sound like an ordinary foundry furnace, Mac,
Parrot
naplease look at below
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please look at below


Explanation:
Calender : Roller/rolling mill. that is a system of rollers a bar or other hard form each rolling over iron/or casted iron to make it thiner even to a thin plate .Calender is aslo used.
plaque faisceau may be roller plate used for forwarding (Advance/Retract-avant/arriere) but I am not sure of this
distributeur may be anything as tech changes form place to place but: conveying device (system)
to feed thi bars to calenders
tampon as what it indicates ?



1964
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Local time: 16:18
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Doesn't sound like an ordinary foundry furnace, Mac,


Explanation:
but I'm limited to my metal-casting-as-handicraft experience.
The only term I can confirm is "calender", which is a kind of big roller used in processes combining heat and water.
"Plaque faisceau" is a term used in holographic imaging (this would be really high-tech for a furnace).
Google gives me back no oven stoppers, but about 10 oven buffers. Still, I wouldn't discard the idea since a "tampon" is not necessarily a plug and may also have a SHEET PLATE form.
"Distributeur" certainly sounds like "feeder" in your context, but read on. Try to answer first what KIND of an oven you're working with. If I get more info, I'll write back.


Parrot
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6 hrs
bank of tubes, tube bank ;


Explanation:
1 – plaque faisceau : bank/deck of tubes :

http://www.by-cast.com/site.htm

(Detailed explanation of what it’s all about available here.)

The unique heat transfer surface comprises banks of horizontal cast iron "Tubes", usually stacked one above the other with flue gas flowing vertically downward on the outside of the tubes.
The air flows inside the tubes in cross/counter flow.
Adjacent tubes are bolted together at their flanges to form one bank. A rectangular flange is provided at each end of the tube and a ceramic fibre joint forms the complete seal between air and gas circuits.
The tube banks can be assembled into a multi-pass arrangement. (See Typical design.)
In cases where the flue gas contains a significant amount of sulphur, the first air pass, i.e. the " cold"-end of the air preheater, is constructed with borosilicate glass tubes supported in steel plates, protected by PTFE sheets, and sealed by PTFE rings.
Such surface is resistant to corrosion by acid condensation..
In this glass tube bank, the cold incoming air is heated before entering the cast iron banks thus preventing condensation on the cast iron tubes and acid attack

métallurgie 2 / 2
tube métallique



bank faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes)

métallurgie 1 / 2
tube métallique



deck faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes vaporisateurs).



No idea on your other terms I’m afraid. But here is one source which may be of help :

http://www.metal-technologies.com/terms.asp?r=c

The ‘Terms a Definitions ‘ may be useful and the ‘Metal Casting Ressources’ may produce some interesting leads for you.

Good luck !

Nikki


P.S. I think it might be a good idea to enter each of your four terms separately. Some PROZERS (?!) may be put off from answering as they know one or two terms - and could be helpful to you - but don't bother answering as they cannot do all four. You might be missing out!!! EAch of the terms in context, as in your original text might have been a good idea too!

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
Grading comment
Thanks all for the leads. Nik helped a lot with the bank of tubes. It's actually about automotive engineering as well (with a foundry in the plant I think). I found answers to the other terms. I included all four items in one question since I was in a rush (and sending out 4 or 5 questions at the same time would irritate some users as well...)
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bank of tubes, tube bank ;


Explanation:
1 – plaque faisceau : bank/deck of tubes :

http://www.by-cast.com/site.htm

(Detailed explanation of what it’s all about available here.)

The unique heat transfer surface comprises banks of horizontal cast iron "Tubes", usually stacked one above the other with flue gas flowing vertically downward on the outside of the tubes.
The air flows inside the tubes in cross/counter flow.
Adjacent tubes are bolted together at their flanges to form one bank. A rectangular flange is provided at each end of the tube and a ceramic fibre joint forms the complete seal between air and gas circuits.
The tube banks can be assembled into a multi-pass arrangement. (See Typical design.)
In cases where the flue gas contains a significant amount of sulphur, the first air pass, i.e. the " cold"-end of the air preheater, is constructed with borosilicate glass tubes supported in steel plates, protected by PTFE sheets, and sealed by PTFE rings.
Such surface is resistant to corrosion by acid condensation..
In this glass tube bank, the cold incoming air is heated before entering the cast iron banks thus preventing condensation on the cast iron tubes and acid attack

métallurgie 2 / 2
tube métallique



bank faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes)

métallurgie 1 / 2
tube métallique



deck faisceau n. m.

Note :((On trouve dans le document :)) faisceau (de tubes vaporisateurs).



No idea on your other terms I’m afraid. But here is one source which may be of help :

http://www.metal-technologies.com/terms.asp?r=c

The ‘Terms a Definitions ‘ may be useful and the ‘Metal Casting Ressources’ may produce some interesting leads for you.

Good luck !

Nikki


P.S. I think it might be a good idea to enter each of your four terms separately. Some PROZERS (?!) may be put off from answering as they know one or two terms - and could be helpful to you - but don't bother answering as they cannot do all four. You might be missing out!!! Each of the terms in context, as in your original text might produce some interesting results for you too if you have more detail to hand!

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431

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agree  Heathcliff: Hi, Nikki -- "ProZites" was my first thought... :)
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Explanation:
You're right! Some are dissuaded at the sight of more than one term in the same question, whilst others are irritated at too many questions being posted on the same subject... Not always easy to know which is best!

That said, for future consultation purposes (the building of the sites terminology bank) it is easier if it's term by term apparently. Anyway, glad to have been of some assistance!

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 14:18
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PRO pts in pair: 4431
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