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German translation: Greifzug

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English term or phrase:tirfor
German translation:Greifzug
Entered by: Verena Moser
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07:23 Feb 19, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: tirfor
context: tensile testing, the "tirfor" is a device to apply tension. It may just be a brand name, but I`d prefer to be certain of that.

Thanks!
Verena Moser
Local time: 01:31
Greifzug
Explanation:
Tirfor is also a registered trademark as you can see from one of the references below.
The generic name for the device is Greifzug, griphoist in English.
Check out some of the sites listed, many of them contain pictures (which I always find very helpful).

Die TRACTEL-Gruppe ist weltweit die Nr. 1 bei hand- und motorbetriebenen Winden für Hängebühnen - GREIFZUG®, auch als TIRFOR® bekannt, TIRAK® und SCAFOR® - sowie der führende Hersteller von hochziehbaren Aluminium-Arbeitsbühnen nach dem Baukastenprinzip ALTA®, TANGOR® und SKYSAFE®Die TRACTEL-Gruppe ist weltweit die Nr. 1 bei hand- und motorbetriebenen Winden für Hängebühnen - GREIFZUG®, auch als TIRFOR® bekannt, TIRAK® und SCAFOR® - sowie der führende Hersteller von hochziehbaren Aluminium-Arbeitsbühnen nach dem Baukastenprinzip
ALTA®, TANGOR® und SKYSAFE®
www.greifzug.de/Specialities/TRACSPEC.HTM

TIRFOR
Universell einsetzbarer Handseilzug zum Heben, Senken und Spannen, robust und zuverlässig, unbegrenzte Seillänge
www.d-a.ch/html/share/shop/d/art/821/821475.htm

TIRFOR: wire rope lifting and pulling machines.
In Germany, Tirfor is known as GREIFZUG and in North America as GRIPHOIST
The TIRFOR machine was invented and patented by Mr Simon Faure at the time of the second world war. The TIRFOR is a multipurpose manually operated wire rope lever hoist. It works by pulling directly on the rope, the pull applied by two pairs of jaws exerting a grip on the rope in proportion to the load lifted or pulled.
www.tractel.com/Products/Lift&MaterialsHandling/Hoists/ Tirfor/trifor_more.htm

The Tirfor is a hand operated winch, which as you can see in the pictures.
can be used to pull vehicles safely and under control. ...
www.thefireservice.co.uk/tirfor.htm

Hope this helps.
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:31
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Summary of answers provided
naSeilzug, Greifzug, Tirfor
Brigitte Gendebien
naGreifzugUlrike Lieder
naselbsttaetige kabelklemmeAlbert Golub


  

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13 mins
selbsttaetige kabelklemme


Explanation:
it's not a brand name it comes from the french tirer= to draw,pull fort=hard
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 02:31
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 5
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23 mins
Greifzug


Explanation:
Tirfor is also a registered trademark as you can see from one of the references below.
The generic name for the device is Greifzug, griphoist in English.
Check out some of the sites listed, many of them contain pictures (which I always find very helpful).

Die TRACTEL-Gruppe ist weltweit die Nr. 1 bei hand- und motorbetriebenen Winden für Hängebühnen - GREIFZUG®, auch als TIRFOR® bekannt, TIRAK® und SCAFOR® - sowie der führende Hersteller von hochziehbaren Aluminium-Arbeitsbühnen nach dem Baukastenprinzip ALTA®, TANGOR® und SKYSAFE®Die TRACTEL-Gruppe ist weltweit die Nr. 1 bei hand- und motorbetriebenen Winden für Hängebühnen - GREIFZUG®, auch als TIRFOR® bekannt, TIRAK® und SCAFOR® - sowie der führende Hersteller von hochziehbaren Aluminium-Arbeitsbühnen nach dem Baukastenprinzip
ALTA®, TANGOR® und SKYSAFE®
www.greifzug.de/Specialities/TRACSPEC.HTM

TIRFOR
Universell einsetzbarer Handseilzug zum Heben, Senken und Spannen, robust und zuverlässig, unbegrenzte Seillänge
www.d-a.ch/html/share/shop/d/art/821/821475.htm

TIRFOR: wire rope lifting and pulling machines.
In Germany, Tirfor is known as GREIFZUG and in North America as GRIPHOIST
The TIRFOR machine was invented and patented by Mr Simon Faure at the time of the second world war. The TIRFOR is a multipurpose manually operated wire rope lever hoist. It works by pulling directly on the rope, the pull applied by two pairs of jaws exerting a grip on the rope in proportion to the load lifted or pulled.
www.tractel.com/Products/Lift&MaterialsHandling/Hoists/ Tirfor/trifor_more.htm

The Tirfor is a hand operated winch, which as you can see in the pictures.
can be used to pull vehicles safely and under control. ...
www.thefireservice.co.uk/tirfor.htm

Hope this helps.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:31
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
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1 hr
Seilzug, Greifzug, Tirfor


Explanation:
Seilzugapparate

TIRFOR
Universell einsetzbarer Handseilzug zum Heben, Senken und Spannen, robust und zuverlässig, unbegrenzte Seillänge
(http://www.d-a.ch/html/share/shop/d/art/821/821475.htm)

Seilzug
Habegger Tirfor Super, 1,5t
(http://www.gerber-bau.ch/seite2.htm)


Tirfor is a brand name (my father used that)



    Reference: http://www.tecnologietermiche.com/ger/org.htm
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 02:31
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 53
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