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English translation: air tools

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01:17 Jan 31, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: luchtgereedschap
Context:

I am currently translating a Risk Inventory and Evaluation Form for a construction company, and am having trouble with translating the term "luchtgereedschap".
The risk involved = strained arms and hands, cause = using "luchtgereedschap"

Any suggestions welcome!

Thanks,

Pikey
Anne Key
Local time: 21:44
English translation:air tools
Explanation:
people working at construction sites usually call these tools just "air tools", very straightforward.

Officially it's "pneumatic tools" but this is not the vocabulary of building personnel.
Selected response from:

Wouter van Kampen
Thailand
Local time: 04:44
Grading comment
This was the most comprehensive answer, so I decided to award the points to titi@home.
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacompressed-air powered tools
Christopher Smith
naair tools
Wouter van Kampen
napneumatic tools
Carla Zwanenberg


  

Answers


3 mins
pneumatic tools


Explanation:
Hi Pikey,

See "Luchtdrukgereedschap" in Kluwer Technisch.

Ciao,
Carla

Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 22:44
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 187
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17 mins
air tools


Explanation:
people working at construction sites usually call these tools just "air tools", very straightforward.

Officially it's "pneumatic tools" but this is not the vocabulary of building personnel.


    Own experience
Wouter van Kampen
Thailand
Local time: 04:44
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 108
Grading comment
This was the most comprehensive answer, so I decided to award the points to titi@home.
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!
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34 mins
compressed-air powered tools


Explanation:
I'm not sure about this solution, but it would seem logical to me. Good luck!
Claro


    cf: luchtgeweer - air rifle
Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 312
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