mit Drehmoment

English translation: tightened to a specific torque

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German term or phrase:mit Drehmoment
English translation:tightened to a specific torque
Entered by: Peter Kissik
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10:21 Dec 21, 2010
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
German term or phrase: mit Drehmoment

"Mit Drehoment angezogene Schrauben/Muttern dürfen nicht mehr gelöst oder weiter angezogen werden."

Does this mean "tightened with a torque wrench" or "tightened to/with a specific torque" ?

* Sentence or paragraph where the term occurs: See above
* Document type: Installation instructions
* Target audience: Aerospace engineers
* Country and dialect: Germany (possibly south German dialect, probably none)
David Williams
Local time: 12:28
tightened with a specific torque
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Peter Kissik
Local time: 12:28
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5 +7tightened with a specific torque
Peter Kissik

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Mit Drehmoment
tightened with a specific torque


Peter Kissik
Local time: 12:28
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agree  Alan Johnson: yes, 'to' a specific torque
37 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  opolt: With Alan, "to" is much more frequent IMHO.
1 hr
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agree  David Seycek: GM tightens bolts and nuts *to* [value] N·m
2 hrs
  -> Thx!

agree  meirs: to
6 hrs
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agree  phillee: ... to
8 hrs
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agree  Claire Cox: to
8 hrs
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agree  Johannes Gleim: "Mit Drehmoment" ist nicht sehr fachsprachlich. Auch für das Einschrauben mit den Fingern wird ein Mindestmoment benötigt.
12 hrs
  -> Das stimmt absolut. Danke!
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