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Ruckstellmuster

English translation: control sample or specimen

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04:18 May 21, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Ruckstellmuster
The sentence is: Sollten spater an der Beschichtung Maengel auftreten, die ihren Ursprung in der Materialhersteelung haben, lasst sich die Ursache anhand der Ruckstellmuster beim Hersteller ermitteln.
The context is QC procedures when applying fire-safety coating to containers on an oil-rig
Nick Smith
English translation:control sample or specimen
Explanation:
From Ernst, Rückstellkonstante = control constant. I assume this is a sample or specimen used by the manufacturer to evaluate and determine the causes of any defects which occur in the coating application. HTH!
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Beth Kantus
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Summary of answers provided
naControl template or Reset patternDavid Rumsey
nacontrol sample or specimenBeth Kantus
nareserve sample/specimenEva Gerkrath


  

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reserve sample/specimen


Explanation:
I pieced this together from the translations for "rückstellen" and "Muster". On the internet I found a lot of pages referring to laboratories keeping reserve samples or reserve specimens. It seems to fit this context aswell. Eva

Eva Gerkrath
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control sample or specimen


Explanation:
From Ernst, Rückstellkonstante = control constant. I assume this is a sample or specimen used by the manufacturer to evaluate and determine the causes of any defects which occur in the coating application. HTH!

Beth Kantus
United States
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1 day 4 hrs
Control template or Reset pattern


Explanation:
"Rückstell" in this instance can mean both "control" or "reset". "Müster" can be "pattern" or even "template". I would opt for "control template" in this case, because it sounds like the extra coating material can be corrected by using a control template.

David Rumsey
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