English translation: driveshaft

Spanish term or phrase:tornaflechas
English translation:driveshaft
Entered by: Henry Hinds

19:03 May 8, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: tornaflechas
La turbina deberá estar unida a un sistema de tornaflecha movilizado por un motor de corriente alterna o por un sistema hidráulico.

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driveshaft system

No estoy totalmente seguro pero parece ser.
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Henry Hinds
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driveshaft system

No estoy totalmente seguro pero parece ser.

Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 17:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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disagree  Jean-Pierre Vandenbrande: The correct term is "turning gear". The text is probably coming from Mexico because there they refer to the "shaft" as "flecha". A "turning gear" in a turbine turns the shaft from time to time so that the shaft would not sag excessively when the turbine i
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  -> Right, I see "flecha" from a Mexican viewpoint. I was guessing anyway and was not very sure of my reply so I would suggest you put in your own answer because it is apparent that you know more! The Kudoz will then be yours!
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