15:22 Sep 20, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: traverse
The traverse will then move the spray gun to the end of the machine.

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Irene Fried
naVerstellung or Vorschub
Ulrike Lieder (X)
Marianne Hartz-Poseck



8 mins

Langenscheidt PC Bibliothek :
schwenkbarer Teil, Schwenkung,

I suggest the above mentioned term

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Marianne Hartz-Poseck
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40 mins
Verstellung or Vorschub

Ernst suggests:
traverse (m tools) / Verstellung f
which would seem to fit into your context.

Kucera lists Vorschub and Zustellung
Siemens, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik, gives Bewegung in the context of machine tools, as well as Zustellung, Gang, Weg, Durchlauf, and Bewegung.
Maybe one of those will work for you.

While I like the suggestion of Schwenkarm, I only found "swivel arm" and "swinging arm" when I checked it the other way around.

And finally, here are some entries from Routledge, although I'm not sure that they'd fit in with your context:
traversing n
PROD ENG Verschieben nt
traversing mechanism n
NUC TECH thickness gauge Fahrvorrichtung f

Hope this helps anyway.

Ulrike Lieder (X)
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10 hrs

I also checked for traverse and the Dict. of Electronics (Ferreti) gives:

syn. crossarm = Querträger

so this within a machine is Schwenkarm:

Der Schwenkarm bewegt dann die Spritzpistole an das Ende der Maschine.

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Irene Fried
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