Sinus-Verschluss

English translation: sine-wave joint

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German term or phrase:Sinus-Verschluss
English translation:sine-wave joint
Entered by: Robin Salmon (X)

09:26 Nov 17, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / sanding belts
German term or phrase: Sinus-Verschluss
XXXX Schleifbänder sind für alle gängigen Band- und Walzenschleifmaschinen geeignet.
Unsere Schleifbänder haben einen Sinus-Verschluss.

Seems to be a kind of fastener on a sanding belt. I found something about a "self-start lock" on Google but I don't know if that is near or not.
Robin Salmon (X)
Australia
Local time: 12:41
sine-wave joint
Explanation:
Seems like the Norlok joint described in the ref, but Norlok is a trademark.
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Oliver Walter
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:41
Grading comment
Thanks, Oliver, that was a great help!
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sine-wave joint


Explanation:
Seems like the Norlok joint described in the ref, but Norlok is a trademark.


    Reference: http://www.nortonconsumer.com/data/aboutus/about_Us.asp?seq=...
Oliver Walter
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:41
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Grading comment
Thanks, Oliver, that was a great help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: yep -- the Verschluss here is the belt joint. A couple of sites use the term 'serpentine butt joint'. See "Die schwächste Stelle des Schleifbandes ist der Verschluss, denn ...'' in www.buettig.de/r_parkett/katalog_2006.pdf
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