English translation: bascule (-bolt) or espagnolette

German term or phrase:Stangenschloss
English translation:bascule (-bolt) or espagnolette
Entered by: Dr. Fred Thomson

14:03 Jul 31, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
German term or phrase: Stangenschloss
This comes from an assembly / maintenance manual for a train carriage:

Die Tür wird manuell über ein *Stangenschloss* verriegelt. Von innen erfolgt die Betätigung über einen Dreikantdorn, der in der Türhöhe mittig angeordnet ist. Von Außen kann die Tür mit einem Türdrücker, ebenfalls in der Türhöhe mittig angeordnet, geöffnet werden. Im oberen Bereich des Türflügels ist ein Türschließer mit Gleitschiene montiert.

The preceding sentences talk about the composition of the door (i.e. materials etc.)

I have come accross various translations for Stangenschloss, including "bolt lock" and "bar lock", but do not know which, if either of these, is appropriate here. Hope someone can help!
Alexandra Duckitt
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:05
bascule (-bolt) or espagnolette
The second term is more likely to be used in US
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Dr. Fred Thomson
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Local time: 05:05
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bascule (-bolt) or espagnolette

The second term is more likely to be used in US

Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 05:05
Native speaker of: English
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