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Rammkernsondierung

English translation: Ramming core sounding (UK)

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15:04 Apr 18, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Rammkernsondierung
This is a report on soil testing for contaminants.
Hilary Higgins
Local time: 04:29
English translation:Ramming core sounding (UK)
Explanation:
The tools used for making a sounding or taking a soil test in the USA are called 'soil sample rings.' The part that does the driving is called the hammering head ('Ramm-'in German). If you are referring to the tool used to take this sounding for a US reader 'hammering head soil sample ring' might! work. It depends on whether you are talking about the tool,i.e. soil sample 'ring' or the process of measuring the depth of the soil stratum being tested.

See the Babelfish translator for reference on UK.
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naRamming core sounding (UK)Protradit
nadriving test (for pile / core)
Chandu


  

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6 hrs
driving test (for pile / core)


Explanation:
Rammsondierung is driving test for pile drivers. This could be could be called core driving test.

Chandu
India
Local time: 17:59
Native speaker of: Native in MarathiMarathi, Native in EnglishEnglish
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11 hrs
Ramming core sounding (UK)


Explanation:
The tools used for making a sounding or taking a soil test in the USA are called 'soil sample rings.' The part that does the driving is called the hammering head ('Ramm-'in German). If you are referring to the tool used to take this sounding for a US reader 'hammering head soil sample ring' might! work. It depends on whether you are talking about the tool,i.e. soil sample 'ring' or the process of measuring the depth of the soil stratum being tested.

See the Babelfish translator for reference on UK.

Protradit
Local time: 04:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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