pedana a struttura portante

English translation: load-bearing base

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Italian term or phrase:pedana a struttura portante
English translation:load-bearing base
Entered by: kringle

18:40 Oct 12, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / imachine assembly, installation, production line
Italian term or phrase: pedana a struttura portante
From the installation instructions for a production line machine: Trattasi di un gruppo monoblocco posto su di una pedana a struttura portante che accoglie (followed by all the parts that make up the darn thing)Thanks for any help. SUE
kringle
Local time: 20:24
load-bearing base
Explanation:
or even
load-bearing structure

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Mario Marcolin
Sweden
Local time: 20:24
Grading comment
Chose base in the end - thanks to everyone for your help on this one. SUE
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3not for points
Jennifer Baker
3load-bearing base
Mario Marcolin
3load-bearing platform
Jean Martin


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load-bearing platform


Explanation:
I'm sure that load-bearing is correct, less sure about pedana in this context. Have you any drawings?

Jean Martin
Local time: 19:24
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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load-bearing base


Explanation:
or even
load-bearing structure



Mario Marcolin
Sweden
Local time: 20:24
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Chose base in the end - thanks to everyone for your help on this one. SUE
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not for points


Explanation:
If you are talking about a robotic machine, "plane" is also widely used for pedana. You may want to ask your client which they prefer.

Jennifer Baker
United States
Local time: 12:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 39
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