Absteckwelle

English translation: positioning shaft

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German term or phrase:Absteckwelle
English translation:positioning shaft
Entered by: David Williams

12:24 Jun 14, 2010
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Aerospace / Aviation / Space / Aerostructures
German term or phrase: Absteckwelle
Context:

Absteckwellen evtl. freibohren
David Williams
Germany
Local time: 12:05
securing/locking shaft
Explanation:
A shot in the dark, based on the answers to a previous KudoZ question

http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1286136

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Note added at 18 hrs (2010-06-15 06:33:19 GMT)
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Absteckbolzen
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1154136

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Note added at 19 hrs (2010-06-15 07:43:10 GMT)
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In KudoZ question # 1286136 ("Absteckungen"), John Jory says:

"The pins are inserted e.g. in doors, moving parts, raised parts, etc. to secure them against indavertent movement during maintenance or repairs.
...
In farm machinery, "Abstecken" is done typically by means of linch pins."

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Note added at 22 hrs (2010-06-15 10:52:05 GMT)
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@ David Williams (in response to your posting in the Discussion box at 09:58 hours on June 15):

Yes, "positioning pins/shaft" looks good.


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casper (X)
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1securing/locking shaft
casper (X)


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securing/locking shaft


Explanation:
A shot in the dark, based on the answers to a previous KudoZ question

http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1286136

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Note added at 18 hrs (2010-06-15 06:33:19 GMT)
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Absteckbolzen
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1154136

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Note added at 19 hrs (2010-06-15 07:43:10 GMT)
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In KudoZ question # 1286136 ("Absteckungen"), John Jory says:

"The pins are inserted e.g. in doors, moving parts, raised parts, etc. to secure them against indavertent movement during maintenance or repairs.
...
In farm machinery, "Abstecken" is done typically by means of linch pins."

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Note added at 22 hrs (2010-06-15 10:52:05 GMT)
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@ David Williams (in response to your posting in the Discussion box at 09:58 hours on June 15):

Yes, "positioning pins/shaft" looks good.




casper (X)
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 19
Grading comment
Thanks!
Notes to answerer
Asker: I don't see how they arrive at the conclusion that 'locking bolt' "makes complete sense", given that 'abstecken' has nothing to do with locking (or even connecting)?

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