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06:22 Sep 28, 2011
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / Horizontal packaging machine
Italian term or phrase: Controcoltello
Throuout the handbook there are references to the "coltello" (knife) mounted on a sealing bar and used to cut the film and to the "controcoltello". Any suggestions???
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Local time: 04:27

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3Counter Knife/Lower KnifexxxGreta Bertan



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Counter Knife/Lower Knife

Direi che per controcoltello si intenda una cosa simile a questa:
Cioè una superficie contro cui la lama del coltello possa premere e tagliare.
Ho trovato Counter Knife solo in un sito di una ditta tedesca, tradotto in inglese.

Example sentence(s):
  • For slitting a circular knife ground on one side is pressed against a circular counter knife also ground on one side. This counter knife is also called a lower knife as the other knife is also called an upper knife.

    Reference: http://www.somatec-hameln.com/_news/47.htm
xxxGreta Bertan
Local time: 05:27
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