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English translation: spax screw

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German term or phrase:Spackschraube / Spaxschraube
English translation:spax screw
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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15:49 Mar 5, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing
German term or phrase: Spackschraube
"Anschließend werden die Klappen mit den Hüllrohrtrichtern mittels Spackschrauben verbunden. Die Spackschrauben halten den Hüllrohrtrichter in der genauen Position. "

Text about formworks and pre-cast concrete segments.

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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 05:06
spax screw
Explanation:
I guess this is a misspelling of "Spaxschraube", which translates to "spax screw".
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Erik Freitag
Germany
Local time: 05:06
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.
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3 +4spax screw
Erik Freitag


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spax screw


Explanation:
I guess this is a misspelling of "Spaxschraube", which translates to "spax screw".

Erik Freitag
Germany
Local time: 05:06
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Capesha: exactly
3 mins
  -> Danke!

agree  Ulrike Kraemer: genau, siehe http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPAX
3 mins
  -> Danke!

agree  Jonathan MacKerron: makes sense
6 mins
  -> Danke!

agree  Malcolm Smith: They're even marketed as such in the UK - http://www.axminster.co.uk/product-Spax-Screw-Trade-Pack-197...
23 mins
  -> Danke!
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