English translation: loose fitting thread

German term or phrase:Schlottergewinde
English translation:loose fitting thread
Entered by: Rolf Bueskens

14:45 Dec 15, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Schlottergewinde
In a patent relating to a combustion-operated setting tool: "Allerdings kann dies nicht gescheen, sa die Dichtbuchse 12 über ein umfangseitiges Außengewinde in ein Innengewinde an der Umfangswandung der zylindrischen Ausnehmung 5 eingeschraubt ist. Dieses gewinde trägt das Bezugszeichen ## und is als so ganntes Schlottergewinde ausgebildet."

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loose fitting thread
There may be another term, but this is what it means.
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Rolf Bueskens
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4 +1loose fitting thread
Rolf Bueskens



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loose fitting thread

There may be another term, but this is what it means.

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Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 16:12
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agree  Gareth McMillan: I can't think of a specific term either at the moment. Rolf, we're not supposed to quote from own experience, we're supposed to google it. (see bottom of answer form) What do you think of this philosophy? My opinion wouldn't be printable.
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  -> This topic has recently been discussed on the German Forum. I have commented there. (see 'Professionelle Erfahrung' and 'Tonnenweise Google-Hits')
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