en cesto

English translation: basket hitch

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Spanish term or phrase:en cesto
English translation:basket hitch
Entered by: Antonella Perazzoni

17:13 Aug 24, 2020
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / Hoisting
Spanish term or phrase: en cesto
In an instruction manual on hoisting equipment from Spain for translation to British English.

Talking of the form of arranging slings, chains, shackles and hooks to lift long frames using cranes or reach stackers:

"La eslinga de 9m se ha de colocar “en cesto” a través del grillete amarrado al gancho de la reachstacker..."
"La eslinga de 9m debe ir colocada en cesto al gancho de la grúa..."
BristolTEc
Ecuador
Local time: 10:47
basket hitch
Explanation:
Basket hitches distribute a load equally between the two legs of a sling. When using a basket hitch, the load is cradled by running the sling underneath the load and then attaching both eyes of the sling separately to the hook.
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Antonella Perazzoni
Argentina
Local time: 12:47
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basket hitch


Explanation:
Basket hitches distribute a load equally between the two legs of a sling. When using a basket hitch, the load is cradled by running the sling underneath the load and then attaching both eyes of the sling separately to the hook.

Example sentence(s):
  • Basket hitches should not be used on unbalanced loads or loads that are difficult to balance.

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Antonella Perazzoni
Argentina
Local time: 12:47
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neutral  TomWalker: I think you have the right idea, but "en cesto" is an adverbial phrase, which grammatically doesn't quite match up with the compound noun "basket hitch." Maybe something as simple as "by a basket hitch"?
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