Biege Kröpf Vorrichtung

English translation: bending device

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German term or phrase:Biege Kröpf Vorrichtung
English translation:bending device

06:38 Aug 27, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
German term or phrase: Biege Kröpf Vorrichtung
Relating to Transrapid technology. Unfortunately not much context; just a "Seitenansicht des BKV (Biege Kröpf Vorrichtung) Wagens".
Heather Starastin
Canada
Local time: 13:11
bending-crimping appliance
Explanation:
biegen = bending
kröpfen = crimping

Vorrichtung = device, facility, appliance

Crimping is usually a bending process, like in tin cans, where the metal is bent back on itself, so as to form an unsharp edge.

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 19:11
Grading comment
Thanks - customer later dug in his archives and found "bending device" :-)
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Summary of answers provided
na +1flexible crimping device car
Kim Metzger
nabending-crimping appliance
Alexander Schleber
navehicle with Biege-Kröpf-mechanism
Klaus Dorn (X)


  

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7 mins
vehicle with Biege-Kröpf-mechanism


Explanation:
Seeing that the mechanism (Vorrichtung) carries its own name, you must keep it in the translation, hence Biege-Kröpf-mechanism.

Klaus Dorn (X)
Local time: 20:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 33
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flexible crimping device car


Explanation:
This is just an attempt to help if you need the English words. Kröpfen is to crimp, i.e. to compress. From the little you've been able to give us, it seems to me they're talking about a special car used to work on the train line.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 12:11
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 546

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agree  Roland Grefer
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17 mins
bending-crimping appliance


Explanation:
biegen = bending
kröpfen = crimping

Vorrichtung = device, facility, appliance

Crimping is usually a bending process, like in tin cans, where the metal is bent back on itself, so as to form an unsharp edge.

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 19:11
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thanks - customer later dug in his archives and found "bending device" :-)
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