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23:17 Jan 3, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Masken, Spreizbacken
Manuelles Oeffnen der Masken und Spreizbacken
United States
Local time: 18:28

Summary of answers provided
4 +1sleeve, quill or spindle sleeve
Irene Fried
3Manual opening of shell and spreading jaws
Ursula Peter-Czichi

Discussion entries: 2



50 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
sleeve, quill or spindle sleeve


for Spreizbacke I found the following reference, which points to a synonym: Pinole. In english it would then be according to Ernst
- a sleeve [center or tailstock],
- a quill or a
- spindle sleeve

Here is the part of the text which gives that synonym (1st URL):
Von Ausnahmen abgesehen, wird aber keine durchgehende (Stahl-) Achse benutzt, sondern Achszapfen mit radialen Spreizbacken, auch Pinolen genannt,...

For the other term, I have to agree with Ursula, at least a little bit of context would be nice :-) Then we could find a good solution


Irene Fried
Local time: 00:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 102

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agree  Jacqueline McKay
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52 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Manual opening of shell and spreading jaws

assuming that it is some metal conditioning machine


Ursula Peter-Czichi
United States
Local time: 18:28
PRO pts in pair: 242
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