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13:13 Feb 12, 2007
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French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
French term or phrase: dessinateur en microtechnique
The profession of someone who designs very small components.

"Draftsman" seems appropriate for "dessinateur" but would "component draftsman" be acceptable? "Micro draftsman" sounds plain silly to me!

Note that "Component Designer" is the name of software.

Many thanks!
Sandra Petch
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3micro-engineerblavatsky
2microtechnique drafter
Estelle Demontrond-Box


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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
microtechnique drafter


Explanation:
I am not sure since it is not my speciality
could also be microtechnique design engineer maybe or microtechnique designer

Estelle Demontrond-Box
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
micro-engineer


Explanation:
I graduated at the EPFL in 2004 as micro-engineer specialized in robotics ....

http://www.swiss-list.com/mailing/sfbay/2006/0007.shtml

it gets about 1100 ghIts

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Note added at 21 hrs (2007-02-13 11:01:23 GMT)
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A micro-engineer would be a designer first but may also be proficient at operating what is usually precision equipment.
ie has a knowledge of materials, material tolerance, co-efficients of expansion, hardness, thermal properties, alloys, corrosion etc

blavatsky
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Asker: Hi Blavatsky - does this refer specifically to the person designing the components?

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