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Wulstverstärker (tire component)

English translation: bead booster

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German term or phrase:Wulstverstärker
English translation:bead booster
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00:48 Jul 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / tires
German term or phrase: Wulstverstärker (tire component)
Wulstverstärker (tire component)

How would you translate this into correct English tire manufacturing vernacular?

General context:
tire manufacturing (for sports cars)
Specific context:
>> Am dritten Tag werden aus dem Fell die Bauteile hergestellt, aus denen der Winterreifen besteht: Laufflächen, Bandagen, Gürtel, Karkasse, Gummischicht, Innenschicht, Seite, Kern, Wulstverstärker
Tom Funke
Local time: 21:28
bead booster
Explanation:
see first link for pic and description

Wulst - bead
Definition: An inextensible hoop of high tensile steel wires that anchors the plies and conforms to the rim seat to hold the tire onto the wheel rim.
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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 03:28
Grading comment
I liked bead booster since it's generic and clearly reflects the fit/form/function of this feature. Thanks much everyone for your very helpful answers!
Tom
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Summary of answers provided
nabead support (component)
Sven Petersson
naflange shieldBeth Kantus
na -1bead boosterMarcus Malabad


  

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1 hr
bead support (component)


Explanation:
See reference!


    Reference: http://www.protun.com/technikinfo/reifenbauteile.htm
    Reference: http://www.yokohamatire.ca/main/whats/media.htm
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 03:28
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 46
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
bead booster


Explanation:
see first link for pic and description

Wulst - bead
Definition: An inextensible hoop of high tensile steel wires that anchors the plies and conforms to the rim seat to hold the tire onto the wheel rim.



    Reference: http://www.tyre-equipment.co.uk/docs/beadbooster.html
    Reference: http://autorepair.about.com/library/glossary/bldef-065.htm?t...
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 03:28
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in category: 90
Grading comment
I liked bead booster since it's generic and clearly reflects the fit/form/function of this feature. Thanks much everyone for your very helpful answers!
Tom

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: OOPS! Bead Booster is a brand name!
1 hr
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10 hrs
flange shield


Explanation:
http://www.dunloptire.com/products/tire.html?tire=sp_sport_9...
Jointless Nylon Band construction and radial design enhance uniformity and structural integrity.
Max Flange Shield protects expensive alloy wheels from curb-damage


http://www.dunlop.de/de/data/spsp9000/
MFS (= Maximum Flange Shield) ist ein ebenso einfaches wie wirkungsvolles Dunlop-Patent einer Wulstverstärkung, die die teuren Alu-Räder bei Breitreifen vor Beschädigungen (z.B. an Bordsteinkanten o.ä.) schützt.

Hope this helps a bit!


Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 21:28
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
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Apr 21, 2005 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
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