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English translation: self-tapping screw


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12:19 Feb 26, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: selbstschneidenden
Das Bein wird in einer speziellen Halterung unter Einbringen je einer Schanzschen Schraube mit zentralem selbstschneidenden Gewinde in Femur und Tibia fixiert
David Rumsey
Local time: 13:21
English translation:self-tapping screw
i think this is the right word in English
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Merry Foxworth
United States
Local time: 16:21
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naself-tapping screwAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naself tapping thread
Elisa Capelão
naself-tapping screwMerry Foxworth



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self-tapping screw

i think this is the right word in English

Merry Foxworth
United States
Local time: 16:21
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28 mins
self tapping thread

Gewinde are not screws, that would be Scrauben...
The correct translation in my opinion is thread...

here are some references for you:

... 1532 Metric Hex Lag Screws 1564 Double Coil ... Type U Hardened Screw 1688 Inch Series ... Ring
Failure 1635 Self-tapping Thread Inserts 1691 Retaining ...

M3-X Lag Screw System
... Features and Benefits Include: Self-Tapping Screws; Lag Screw Design eliminates the
need for overdrilling. Fills pilot hole "wall to wall" for maximum strength ...

Clinical Articles
... of time for insertion between a traditional cortical screw and a self-tapping lag screw, regardless of physician experience. (The Journal of Foot & Ankle ...

Lag Screw Osteosyntheisis System
... Lag Screw High strength titanium alloy Centre-drive head 2.3mm diameter, 0.75mm thread
pitch Self tapping Available in 20mm-40mm lengths; 20mm threaded length ...

Alphatec Manufacturing, Inc. - Mini Lag Screw System (MLS)
... Inc. Mini Lag Screw System, MLS MLS. MLS. MLS. MLS. MLS. FEATURES & BENEFITS: Only
2.7mm cannulated screw; Cortical and cancellous threads; Self-reaming, self-tapping ...

Hope this helps!

    see above
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 21:21
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 117

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Ulrike Lieder
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2 hrs
self-tapping screw

Foxy is right.

In the field of surgery, you do find
Titanium bone (self-tapping) screws.

Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 22:21
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 126
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