16:30 Jun 28, 2018
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Science (general) / Lilfe Sciences
Finnish term or phrase: Alumiinisilppu
Smelting process / foundry - liguist / reviewer unable to find any term
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United Kingdom
Local time: 10:06

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4aluminium scrap
Pietari Valtonen
5 -1aluminum chaff
1fine aluminium scrap
Erkki Pekkinen

Discussion entries: 11



36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
aluminium scrap

Straight forward translation works well here.

Example sentence(s):
  • Aluminium die extrusion is a specific way of getting reusable material from <b>aluminium scraps</b> but does not require a large energy output of a melting process.
  • With regard to the increasing aluminium alloy inventory in European automobiles the tonnage of collected <b>aluminium scrap</b> from this sector will in the foreseeable future sizeably grow.
Pietari Valtonen
Czech Republic
Local time: 11:06
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
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fine aluminium scrap

fine aluminium scrap

Erkki Pekkinen
Local time: 12:06
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
aluminum chaff

Ei ole jätettä vaan tarkoituksella tuotettua silppua, jota esim. pudotetaan lentokoneesta tutkan häiritsemiseksi.

Note added at 5 hrs (2018-06-28 22:24:47 GMT)

Kyllä Talvitien Tekniikan ja kaupan sanakirjan mukaan silppu on nimenomaan "chaff"

United States
Local time: 05:06
Native speaker of: Finnish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Pertti Hietaranta: Does not fit the foundry context. "Chaff" only relates to radar jamming, cf. e.g. For foundries, "aluminium scrap" is fully ok, cf. e.g.
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