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10:24 Sep 3, 2008
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / aluminium shot/granulate
German term or phrase: Antilunkerpulver
Firm specialising in the “zerkleinern, vermahlen, klassieren, mischen/homogenisieren und verpacken von Aluminiumpulver, -grieß und –granulat”. The firm uses products such as: Atomisierter Aluminiumgrieß (Aluminiumsprühgrieß), Aluminiumfoliengrieß, pyrolytisch hergestellt, Aluminiummahlgrieß, mechanisch hergestellt, Aluminiumgranulat, mechanisch hergestellt.The firm’s products are used in the production of: exothermen Aufheizmassen und Antilunkerpulvern, aluminisierten Bergbausprengstoffen „slurries“ und Dynamiten, Aluminium-Lamellenpulvern und Pasten etc.

possibly to prevent cavities from forming?

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Alison MacG


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The following entries from Langenscheidts Fachwörterbuch Technik und angewandte Wissenschaften (Schmitt) may help.

Lunkerpulver n <metall> • anticavitation agent; antipiping compound; cavity-preventing agent; pipe eliminator pract, antipipe powder pract Lunkerverhütungsmittel n <metall> • anticavitation agent; antipiping compound; cavity-preventing agent; pipe eliminator pract, antipipe powder pract

Note added at 11 days (2008-09-15 08:15:49 GMT)

That's fine - glad I was able to help.

Alison MacG
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Asker: Many thanks for your very helpful answer. I am not sure how to close this question. Is it OK with you if I close it, giving reason as "other"?

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neutral  David Moore: Why have you not posted this as an answer?
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  -> Hello David - I'm still feeling my way around the new posting options and felt that "post reference" was the best place for a simple dictionary entry when I didn't have time to provide any other supporting material.
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Changes made by editors
Sep 4, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedAntilunkerpulvern » Antilunkerpulver
Sep 4, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldOther » Tech/Engineering
Field (specific)Manufacturing » Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)

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