10:11 Dec 20, 2010
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Doors
Italian term or phrase: fascia
Serratura di sicurezza per montante
Serratura di sicurezza per fascia

If "montante" is the door jamb, what exactly is the "fascia"?
Local time: 03:14

Summary of answers provided
4midrail or midrail locks
Howard Sugar
3 -1stripe/band
Gad Kohenov

Discussion entries: 3



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pl -sce nf

1.1 (= striscia) stripe, band
• fascia da polso (sport) wristband; fascia di smoking cummerbund; fascia del cappello hatband; fascia per capelli fillet, *bandeau; fascia tergisudore sweat-band, headband

1.2 (di tessuto, per avvolgere) swathe, swath
• avvolgere in fasce to swathe, to *bind up

1.3 al pl (per neonati, in passato) swaddling-clothes
• è una bambina ancora in fasce she’s still a babe in arms

From the Hoepli dictionary

Note added at 50 mins (2010-12-20 11:02:27 GMT)

fascia elastica is also a piston ring

Note added at 53 mins (2010-12-20 11:05:04 GMT)

Safety lock with piston ring makes more sense.

Gad Kohenov
Local time: 05:14
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in HebrewHebrew
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disagree  Eileen Cartoon: I don't believe any of these are applicable for doors
4 mins
  -> fascia elastica is also a piston ring
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midrail or midrail locks

What they mean here is the bolt is long and rectangular hence "fascia". This is called midrail in English.

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Howard Sugar
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