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German term or phrase:Befestigungsdom
English translation:mounting boss
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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11:12 Nov 7, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng / Printed circuit boards
German term or phrase: Befestigungsdome
Context (re. installation of a printed circuit board):

Zu festes Anziehen der Abstandsbolzen führt zum Brechen der Befestigungsdome.

It would seem that this isn't in actual fact a dome at all, but the translations I can find online (nothing in my dictionaries) all seem to differ:

ohne Befestigungsdome
without fastening inserts

Befestigungsdome auf dem Gehäuseboden
Additional attachment elements in the housing base


Befestigungsdome mit Messingeinsätzen
lugs with brass inserts


Montage der Leiterplatten ist an den Befestigungsdomen im Gehäuseboden möglich
Bosses moulded in the base allow easy mounting of PCB’s
BOSS catalogue Universal Cases

Am Gehäuseober- und unterteil sind Befestigungsdome für Leiterplatten vorgesehen
Internal screw pillars for mounting PCB’s in cover and bottom
BOSS catalogue Hand Held Cases

Some sites do say "fastening dome" but, as I said above, it evidently isn't a dome of any kind.
David Williams
Local time: 13:55
mounting boss
Just guessing again. How about if you just use 'mountings'? Can't find anything conclusive myself.
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Alan Johnson
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mounting boss

Just guessing again. How about if you just use 'mountings'? Can't find anything conclusive myself.

Alan Johnson
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Asker: Good idea. That covers all eventualities, afer all.

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Nov 11, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/62748">David Williams's</a> old entry - "Befestigungsdome" » "mounting boss"

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