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English translation: "Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE).

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German term or phrase:Inbusschlüssel
English translation:"Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE).
Entered by: Dan McCrosky
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07:37 Jan 25, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Imbusschlüssel
Context: A powder spray and flame gun

The flame gun contains an "Imbusschlüssel". Does anybody know what that is?

It also contains a "Werkzeugtasche", "O-Ring", "Gasanzünder", "Schutzbrille", etc.
Andr Lotter
It should be Allen, not Allan
Explanation:
My apologies!

There is a mistake in my edition of the English > German volume of Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik. Above I suggested "Allan key" or "Allan wrench" as written in Ernst English > German, but it should be "Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE). Uel has the correct spelling above. Not only the German > English volume of Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik but more importantly NODE – The New Oxford Dictionary of English confirms the spelling with "e". Sorry 'bout that!

"Werkzeugtasche" = "tool bag / case / kit"

"O-Ring" = O-ring
(in English, with an uppercase "O", a hyphen and a lowercase "r")

"Gasanzünder" = "gas lighter"

"Schutzbrille" = "protective/safety goggles/glasses", "eye protectors" or eye preservers (all this is from Ernst, but I would take "protective goggles" as the best compromise)

(The above terms, spellings and capitalization have now been confirmed by NODE & Ernst)

HTH - Dan


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Summary of answers provided
naIt should be Allen, not AllanDan McCrosky
nahexagonal key
Alexander Schleber
naAllen wrenchUlrike Lieder
naImbusscluessel=TRANSRAPID
naSafety gogglesAgius Language & Translation
naAllan key (BE) or Allan wrench (AE)Dan McCrosky
naImbusschlüsselAgius Language & Translation


  

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7 mins
Imbusschlüssel


Explanation:
Can\'t help with Imbusschlüssel (is the spelling correct?) but:
Werkzeugtasche is a tool kit / tool bag
O-Ring is the same in English usually an O-Ring Seal
Gasanzünder = a gas lighter
Hope this helps a little
Claire

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10 mins
Safety goggles


Explanation:
Apologies forgot Schutzbrille which are safety glasses/goggles (UK)

Agius Language & Translation
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30 mins
Allan key (BE) or Allan wrench (AE)


Explanation:
An "Imbusschlüssel" is another name for Innensechskantschlüssel which is "Allan key (BE) or Allan wrench (AE) - Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik

HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky
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35 mins
Imbusscluessel=


Explanation:
= hexagon socket spanner


    Hueber/technik
TRANSRAPID
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40 mins
Allen wrench


Explanation:
An Inbusschlüssel (note spelling) is an Allen wrench. [Ernst, WB Ind. Technik]
Werkzeugtasche - tool kit
o ring - O-Ring
Gasanzünder - lighter
Schutzbrille - safety goggles, safety glasses



    Ernst, WB industrielle Technik
Ulrike Lieder
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1 hr
It should be Allen, not Allan


Explanation:
My apologies!

There is a mistake in my edition of the English > German volume of Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik. Above I suggested "Allan key" or "Allan wrench" as written in Ernst English > German, but it should be "Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE). Uel has the correct spelling above. Not only the German > English volume of Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik but more importantly NODE – The New Oxford Dictionary of English confirms the spelling with "e". Sorry 'bout that!

"Werkzeugtasche" = "tool bag / case / kit"

"O-Ring" = O-ring
(in English, with an uppercase "O", a hyphen and a lowercase "r")

"Gasanzünder" = "gas lighter"

"Schutzbrille" = "protective/safety goggles/glasses", "eye protectors" or eye preservers (all this is from Ernst, but I would take "protective goggles" as the best compromise)

(The above terms, spellings and capitalization have now been confirmed by NODE & Ernst)

HTH - Dan




Dan McCrosky
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19 hrs
hexagonal key


Explanation:
I have not been able to find the documentation for this, but I remember that Imbus was a kind of trade name in Germany and Imbusschlüssel became a generic term for hexagonal keys. These are often supplied in various sizes, attached to a key ring.

Alexander Schleber
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