Trade names for solvent adhesives

English translation: UHU see below

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German term or phrase:UHU etc Trade names for solvent adhesives
English translation:UHU see below
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08:43 Sep 11, 2000
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German term or phrase: Trade names for solvent adhesives
German trade names would be UHU and PATTEX.
Michael Scheidler
Local time: 22:06
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Explanation:
UHU is available in the US in the form of "UHU Stic Glue stick" - that's what the packaging says - I'm looking at one.
I've never seen a tube of Uhu or Pattex anywhere (US West Coast - CA/NV), and I am familiar with both products.

Just FYI, popular glue brands in the US are Elmer's Glue-All and Crazy Glue and Super Glue.

I'd leave the names as they are and just add an explanatory notes that they are adhesives. HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 13:06
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Thanks to all of you! Unfortunately I was not specific enough, I wanted to give the english-speaking readers some examples that are useful for them.
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Ulrike Lieder
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Agius Language & Translation
naTrades names generally have no translation.
Luis Luis
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Elisabeth Moser


  

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11 mins
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Explanation:
Markenbezeichnungen/Markennamen fuer
loesliche Klebstoffe


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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 16:06
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13 mins
Trades names generally have no translation.


Explanation:
I personally know that Pattex was a very good glue that you buy just by asking/looking for "Pattex glue".
This glue was similar to the two-part epoxy glue available in the USA, except that you did not have to mix any parts; it came in a tube.

Never heard of UHU.

Regards.

Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 15:06
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18 mins
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Explanation:
Tradenames should be left as they are.

I can confirm that we have UHU in the UK but have not heard of PATTEX, but Luis confirms it exists in the US...
HTH Claire

Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
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Explanation:
UHU is available in the US in the form of "UHU Stic Glue stick" - that's what the packaging says - I'm looking at one.
I've never seen a tube of Uhu or Pattex anywhere (US West Coast - CA/NV), and I am familiar with both products.

Just FYI, popular glue brands in the US are Elmer's Glue-All and Crazy Glue and Super Glue.

I'd leave the names as they are and just add an explanatory notes that they are adhesives. HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 13:06
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thanks to all of you! Unfortunately I was not specific enough, I wanted to give the english-speaking readers some examples that are useful for them.

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