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English translation: glaze/glazing agent/polishing agent

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German term or phrase:glänzen
English translation:glaze/glazing agent/polishing agent
Entered by: Tim Jenkins
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13:15 Mar 14, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
German term or phrase: glänzen
Schritte in der Herstellung von Drageehüllen:

Andecksirup:
Abstreupulver:
Suspension:
Glänzen: Montanglycolwachs
njbeckett
Germany
Local time: 22:52
glaze/glazing (agent)
Explanation:
"Capol® polishing and glazing agents provide a high gloss, ... used to polish hard sugar and sugarless coated centres and dragees of all types"

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-03-14 13:25:32 GMT)
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OR "polishing agent"
Quick Shine™ is the name of a specific glazing (or polishing) agent for chocolate­coated and fat­coated dragees.
http://www.alwolff.com/newsarchive.php?lang=en&id=NM-37

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-03-14 13:31:40 GMT)
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Interestingly:-
"Montan wax is hard and is one of the most resistant to oxidation. Carbon papers were the largest consumer of crude Montan wax. The highest present part (30%) of Montan wax is used in car polishes."
http://www.cyberlipid.org/wax/wax0001.htm
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Tim Jenkins
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:52
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
glaze/glazing (agent)


Explanation:
"Capol® polishing and glazing agents provide a high gloss, ... used to polish hard sugar and sugarless coated centres and dragees of all types"

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-03-14 13:25:32 GMT)
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OR "polishing agent"
Quick Shine™ is the name of a specific glazing (or polishing) agent for chocolate­coated and fat­coated dragees.
http://www.alwolff.com/newsarchive.php?lang=en&id=NM-37

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-03-14 13:31:40 GMT)
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Interestingly:-
"Montan wax is hard and is one of the most resistant to oxidation. Carbon papers were the largest consumer of crude Montan wax. The highest present part (30%) of Montan wax is used in car polishes."
http://www.cyberlipid.org/wax/wax0001.htm

Tim Jenkins
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  BrigitteHilgner: I prefer "glazing" to "polishing" - but purely a question of taste.
15 mins
  -> thanks Brigitte

agree  casper
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Chetan

agree  Anne Schulz
4 hrs
  -> thanks Anne
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