barrel stone machining

German translation: trommelpolieren

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English term or phrase:barrel stone machining
German translation:trommelpolieren
Entered by: Tamara Ferencak

21:00 Sep 6, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / surface treatment
English term or phrase: barrel stone machining
Technisches Datenblatt bezüglich der Oberflächenbehandlung von Autoteilen. Es geht um die vershiedenen Beschichtungsmöglichkeiten: "... coating treatment by polishing or ***barrel stone machining***"
Kann das auch "trommelpolieren" bedeuten???? Ich bring die drei Wörter irgendwie nicht unter einen Hut
Ich danke für Eure (rasche) Hilfe
Tamara Ferencak
Local time: 01:14
trommelpolieren
Explanation:
you're right; see also LEO trommelpolieren=barrel finishing; it's performed by putting the parts (I know it of aluminium (die-)cast parts) in a barrel together with (artificial) stones and fluid/water and rotating the lot; it smoothens the surface and gives it a semi-matte finish

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Note added at 45 mins (2005-09-06 21:45:42 GMT)
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http://www.made-in-china.com/products/show/freemember/prod/D... for a picture of these artificial 'stones'
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Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 01:14
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Thanks, Harry! Not only because yours was the only answer....:-))
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trommelpolieren


Explanation:
you're right; see also LEO trommelpolieren=barrel finishing; it's performed by putting the parts (I know it of aluminium (die-)cast parts) in a barrel together with (artificial) stones and fluid/water and rotating the lot; it smoothens the surface and gives it a semi-matte finish

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Note added at 45 mins (2005-09-06 21:45:42 GMT)
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http://www.made-in-china.com/products/show/freemember/prod/D... for a picture of these artificial 'stones'

Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 01:14
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 65
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Thanks, Harry! Not only because yours was the only answer....:-))
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