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English translation: Window sill / ledge

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German term or phrase:Fenstersohlbank
English translation:Window sill / ledge
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14:37 Feb 17, 2005
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German term or phrase: Fenstersohlbank
This is a type of aluminum profile used in girder and cladding construction. Other types of profiles are "Attikahaube", for a profile that forms the joint between wall and roof, and "Wasserschenkel", which I believe is for rain gutters but I am not sure. I would also be grateful for equvalents for these as well.
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Window sill / ledge
according to Ernst. Attikahaube isn`t listed, but `Wasserschenkel´is given as Wetternase or window drip.
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Window sill / ledge

according to Ernst. Attikahaube isn`t listed, but `Wasserschenkel´is given as Wetternase or window drip.

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agree  Lancashireman: Maybe this is a false distinction but the 'sill' tends to be inside and the 'ledge' outside. So in this context I would go for 'window ledge'
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  -> Thankyou, Andrew. See above ref Attika! Rather confusing, what?
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