09:19 Mar 29, 2019
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English to Polish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: braid
Ze specyfikacji obuwia dla strażaków, tłumaczonej z rumuńskiego; poniżej fragmenty:

1. Instep, top band, exterior braid, heel counter stiffener, fastening braids.
2. the fastening braids feature a width (g) of 35 mm and the height (h) is of 90 mm.
3. In front of the top band, the exterior braid shall be mounted, fixed by double stitching executed by stiffener.
4. The backside exterior braid shall be made of calfskin with a thickness of 2.0-2.2 mm. Its width in the area of joint with the exterior heel counter stiffener is of 75 mm. The braid shall be fixed on the top bands beneath the exterior heel counter stiffener.
5. Their width is of 35 mm. The lower end of the braid shall be sewed onto the top bands with an all-around stitching, 2 mm from the edge.
6. All joining stitching of the top bands to the instep, of the braid and stripping with the top bands, as well as the line of joint of the frame with the face and the sole are carried out with fireproof thread and are waterproofed with a mix of melted colorless wax featuring fireproof properties.

Swoją drogą, z tym "top band" to też nie bardzo wiem o co chodzi...

Może siedzi ktoś tu w branży obuwniczej?
Local time: 08:55

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Agnieszka Nowicka

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...Whatever way you shape the braid, for the fat round laces you will also have to learn to braid around a core. This is a string of the right diameter or, more often used in commercial braids, a bunch of thin string that are kept together at the top of the braid and often suspended above or below for you to braid around...

A way to braid with 8 strands and a core:
Agnieszka Nowicka
Local time: 08:55
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
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