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English translation: button plate

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Dutch term or phrase:tranenplaat
English translation:button plate
Entered by: xxxHenri
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03:57 Feb 27, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: tranenplaat
Context:

I am currently translating a document for a company specialing in waste disposal systems.

The sentence is as follows:

Dit nieuwe paradepaardje van [...] is inmiddels al op heel wat lokaties geplaatst. Dit model zuil bestaat in feite uit een tranenplaat met opstand + opnamesysteem, en een fraaie buitenkap.

All suggestions welcome - KudoZ points will be awarded asap.

Thanks,

Pikey
Anne Key
Local time: 00:06
button plate
Explanation:
Volgens het bouwkundig woordenboek:

"Tranenplaat (staalconstructie):

[Engels] button plate;
[Duits] Warzenblech, (onzijdig)."
Selected response from:

xxxHenri
Local time: 01:06
Grading comment
Very clear and concise answer, with good reference: I hadn't come across this particular dictionary before.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4diamond plateJacob de Wilde
nabutton platexxxHenri
nabutton platexxxHenri
nabutton platexxxHenri
natear-drop surface plate
Davorka Grgic
nanon-slip profiled plate
Christopher Smith


  

Answers


1 hr
non-slip profiled plate


Explanation:
Rather you than me, Pikey! I'm not 100% sure about this translation, but I recently came across the same word; from the context I would envisage it as the kind of steel plate you see used on industrial gantries etc. with a raised 'teardrop' pattern on the surface to prevent slipping. Hope it fits.

Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
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23 hrs
tear-drop surface plate


Explanation:
Compare:

G
Geanodiseerde plaat


Blank geanodiseerd
Bronskleurig
Champagnekleurig
Gebeitste TRANENPLAAT (zie TRANENPLAAT gebeitst)
Gelakte platen

Poedergelakt
Polyestergelakt
Geperforeerde platen

www.thyssen.nl/alum.htm

with

A
Anodised plate


Bright anodised
Bronze coloured
Champagne coloured
Anodising quality

Plates
.
.
.
Perforated plates
Pickled TEAR-DROP SURFACE PLATE (see TEAR-DROP SURFACE PLATE pickled)
Plates

Al 99.5
AlMg 3
AlMg 1 Normal quality, decorative quality
AlMg 1 Anodising quality
AlMg4.5Mn
AlMgSi 1
AlCuMg 1
AlZnMgCu 1.5
Powder coated plates (see coated plates)

www.thyssen.nl/engels/alum.htm.

I hope your plate is anodised and made of some aluminum alloy. If so your translation is as above.

The best of luck.

Davorka


    Van Dale
    Reference: http://www.google.com
Davorka Grgic
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1 day 5 hrs
button plate


Explanation:
Volgens het bouwkundig woordenboek:

"Tranenplaat (staalconstructie):

[Engels] button plate;
[Duits] Warzenblech, (onzijdig)."


    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Woordenboek Bouwkunde Nederlands-Engels-Duits, Kluwer
    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Dictionary of Building and Construction Dutch-English-German
xxxHenri
Local time: 01:06
PRO pts in pair: 65
Grading comment
Very clear and concise answer, with good reference: I hadn't come across this particular dictionary before.
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1 day 5 hrs
button plate


Explanation:
Volgens het bouwkundig woordenboek:

"Tranenplaat (staalconstructie):

[Engels] button plate;
[Duits] Warzenblech, (onzijdig)."


    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Woordenboek Bouwkunde Nederlands-Engels-Duits, Kluwer
    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Dictionary of Building and Construction Dutch-English-German
xxxHenri
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1 day 5 hrs
button plate


Explanation:
Volgens het bouwkundig woordenboek:

"Tranenplaat (staalconstructie):

[Engels] button plate;
[Duits] Warzenblech, (onzijdig)."


    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Woordenboek Bouwkunde Nederlands-Engels-Duits, Kluwer
    Ing. Van Odenhoven: Dictionary of Building and Construction Dutch-English-German, Kluwer
xxxHenri
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2800 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
diamond plate


Explanation:
This is the term in most common use for this material.

A search in Google Images of the source and target terms gives pictures of the same type of metal sheeting.

Wikipedia's tranenplaat article links to the diamond plate article.


    Reference: http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traanplaat
Jacob de Wilde
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