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German term or phrase:Inbusschluessel
English translation:Allen Key
Entered by: Alan Johnson
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07:56 Jun 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Inbusschluessel
Der Panzer dreht sich dabei in den Gurten mit, so dass man die Loecher in den Aufhaenger mit denen der Toranlage in Uebereinstimmung bringt und dann festschraubt (Werkzeug: Inbusschluessel SW6)
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:27
Allen Key
Explanation:
The SW 6 is "Schlüsselweite 6", which will be 6mm.
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Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 01:27
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Summary of answers provided
nahex-wrench, allen wrench, Allen key
KONSUL-SLOVENIA
na"Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE)Dan McCrosky
naAllen key
Mats Wiman
nawrench for socket head cap screws
Anil Kelkar
naAllen Key
Alan Johnson
naAllen wrenchAntje Ruppert


  

Answers


10 mins
Allen wrench


Explanation:
I believ it's an Allen Wrench. This is what Ernst says:

Inbus-Schraube (Markenname) s. Innensechskantschraube - hexagon socket screw, Allen screw

HTH,

Antje



    Ernst
Antje Ruppert
United States
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12 mins
Allen Key


Explanation:
The SW 6 is "Schlüsselweite 6", which will be 6mm.


    Experience. Tradesman.
Alan Johnson
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Yves Georges
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13 mins
wrench for socket head cap screws


Explanation:
I found this under "Imbus-Schluessel", rather than Inbusschluessel. But the same dictionary also has Inbusschraube, hollow screw. So I think you're OK with this translation.




    DeVries & Herrmann, German-Englich Tech. and Engg. Dictionary
Anil Kelkar
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15 mins
Allen key


Explanation:
the hexagon shaped key

Mats Wiman
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26 mins
hex-wrench, allen wrench, Allen key


Explanation:
Allen key der Inbusschlüssel
allen wrench der Inbusschlüssel
hex-wrench der Inbusschlüssel

Good luck !

:-) Damian

KONSUL-SLOVENIA
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32 mins
"Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE)


Explanation:
"Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE)

The use of "hex-wrench" could be confusing because thousands of different wrenches have hex heads.

Here is the content of an old KudoZ question on the same subject:

Inbusschlüssel
Translation
"Allen key" (BE) or "Allen wrench" (AE).

Asker:André Lotter
Jan 25

[by mccrosky] Jan 25
Answer: Allen key (BE) or Allen wrench (AE)

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

There is a mistake in my edition of the English > German volume of Ernst – Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik. "Allan key" or "Allan wrench" as written in Ernst English > German, but it hould 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".

HTH - Dan

[by A.S.] Jan 25
Answer: Imbusscluessel=

Explanation:
= hexagon socket spanner
References:

Hueber/technik

[by uel] Jan 25
Answer: Allen wrench

Explanation:
An Inbusschlüssel (note spelling) is an Allen wrench.
[Ernst, WB Ind. Technik]

References:

Ernst, WB industrielle Technik

HTH - Dan

Dan McCrosky
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Manfred Mondt: gut genug
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