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German translation: Werkzeugbau


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English term or phrase:tools and dies
German translation:Werkzeugbau
Entered by: Grimm Research
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18:48 Dec 29, 2003
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: tools and dies
Their ability to spread outlays for research, product development, and tools and dies over several contracts gives them an important cost advantage over automakers' parts divisions.

What is the correct German translation for this term?

Would Praezisionswerkzeuge be fitting?
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Summary of answers provided
5 +4Werkzeug- und Formenbau
4 +3Werkzeugbauntext



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?p=tLMk.&search=Werkzeugbau
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Hesselnberg
55 mins

agree  Manfred Mondt: spent 4 years of my life as tool & die maker..
3 hrs

agree  Robert Schlarb
14 hrs
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Werkzeug- und Formenbau

Werkzeuge und Formen

    Reference: http://www.werkzeug-formenbau.de
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Andrzej Lejman: Würde ich auch sagen - und nicht einfach so; habe eigene Erfahrung in dem Bereich
33 mins
  -> danke, Andrzej. Auch ich habe eigene Erfahrung im Bereich, aber erwähnte es nicht, da dies bekanntlich nicht àgilt

agree  Sven Petersson
38 mins
  -> danke, Sven

disagree  Manfred Mondt: Formen are mold, certainly a subdivision of tools, but the concept of T&D refers to Werkzeugbau as a whole.
3 hrs
  -> ridiculous. 22'000 Googles and me are wrong ?

agree  Teresa Reinhardt: molds = f. gegossene Teile; dies = f. gestanzte/geschnittene etc. Teile
9 hrs
  -> danke, Teresa. und einen guten Rutsch ins Neue!

agree  John Jory: see www.proz.com/kudoz/129614
15 hrs
  -> thanks, John. Yes, your ref. too. Happy New Year.

agree  xxxBrandis: Werkzeug und Formenbau = Diecasting tools and forms
2 days 22 hrs
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