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19:56 Jan 13, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / metalworking
Italian term or phrase: in costa
sheet metal bending...

"Con i rulli in dotazione si possono curvare un notevole numero di barre, profili e tubi: barre in piatto e in costa"
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4ribbed
leff


  

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ribbed


Explanation:
barra in costa = ribbed rod

used for example to reinforced concrete constructions.

Just like this:
http://www.morasse.com/survey2.htm

OR this:
http://www.esm.psu.edu/HTMLs/DeptInfo/CMTC/fhwarc.html

leff
Local time: 23:18
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in pair: 90

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gian
8 hrs

disagree  Giuseppina Vecchia: I think it means, here, that the machine can bend a metal bar both on flat and on edge. I know quite well the kind of machine
11 hrs
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