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finecorsa a vite senza fine

English translation: worm screw limit switch

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Italian term or phrase:finecorsa a vite senza fine
English translation:worm screw limit switch
Entered by: Jenny Cowd
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10:21 Oct 29, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Italian term or phrase: finecorsa a vite senza fine
have been translating "finecorsa" as "limit stop" in the rest of the document, but "a vite senza fine"????
Jenny Cowd
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:07
worm screw limit switch
Explanation:
What about this option?
www.limitswitch.net/worm screw limit switch.htm - 12k -

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-10-29 10:28:18 GMT)
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I also see a lot of sites referring to "worm gear limit switches"
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kpi
Local time: 09:07
Grading comment
thanks everyone (and for the extra info - extremely useful)
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3 +2worm screw limit switchkpi


  

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worm screw limit switch


Explanation:
What about this option?
www.limitswitch.net/worm screw limit switch.htm - 12k -

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-10-29 10:28:18 GMT)
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I also see a lot of sites referring to "worm gear limit switches"

kpi
Local time: 09:07
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PRO pts in category: 95
Grading comment
thanks everyone (and for the extra info - extremely useful)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  James (Jim) Davis: Only if the screw is used as a gear. A worm conveyour isn't
16 mins
  -> Thanks, Jim!

agree  Graham Reynolds: agree. Limit stop if something mechanical is providing a physical barrier which cannot be passed, Limit switch if a moving part reaches and trips a device, usually for control or safety purposes.
38 mins
  -> Thanks, Graham!
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