carbonverstärkter Kohlenstoff

English translation: carbon reinforced carbon

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German term or phrase:carbonverstärkter Kohlenstoff
English translation:carbon reinforced carbon
Entered by: Shane London

14:56 Oct 16, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Sporting Motor Cycles
German term or phrase: carbonverstärkter Kohlenstoff
Die Bremsscheiben bestehen aus carbonverstärktem Kohlenstoff

As 'Kohlenstoff' is 'carbon' in my dictionaries, I don't think I can use 'carbon-reinforced carbon'. So, what is intended here?
Shane London
Australia
Local time: 04:18
carbon reinforced carbon
Explanation:
Yes, there is such a thing as carbon reinforced carbon; see: www.scientific.net/Carbon-Reinforced_Carbon.htm
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Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 13:18
Grading comment
Many thanks. I was so sure that couldn't be right that I didn't bother doing a google search to see if it existed.
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5 +1carbon reinforced carbon
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth


  

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carbonverstärkter Kohlenstoff
carbon reinforced carbon


Explanation:
Yes, there is such a thing as carbon reinforced carbon; see: www.scientific.net/Carbon-Reinforced_Carbon.htm

Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 13:18
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks. I was so sure that couldn't be right that I didn't bother doing a google search to see if it existed.

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agree  Gillian Scheibelein: usually carbon reinforced with carbon fibres
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