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English translation: cycle time

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German term or phrase:Takt
English translation:cycle time
Entered by: Beth Kantus
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14:02 Aug 1, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Takt
The context is induction hardening of automotive parts; the line consists of a 6-station indexing table machine, 2 individual inductors (two tracks), a HF generator, and a loading/unloading unit.

"Die Wiederholgenauigkeit der Schaltteller-Takte muss so genau sein dass das Härtebild nicht verändert wird."

I am having trouble figuring out exactly what is meant by Takte in this specific instance. One suggested translation for Takt is "stroke." However, it seems more like they are saying the repeat accuracy of the index table
SEQUENCING must be so accurate that the hardness pattern doesn't change.

Can anyone confirm,correct, or fine-tune?
TIA, Beth
Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 16:52
sequence time/ cycle time/ timing
Explanation:
You are 100% right : what is important is that the HF exposure TIME is accurately reproducible.

In production/manufacturing environement "Takt" means a "machine cycle" or a "part of a machine cycle".

The reproducibility can concern mechanical or electrical or time parameters. Here the timing aspect is certainly the most important (just like for your microwave oven : the position and the rotation speed of the plate does not matter to much. The power and the time are the key parameters.
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Yves Georges
France
Local time: 22:52
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Thanks very much for your help!
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na +1sequence time/ cycle time/ timing
Yves Georges
na +1intervalsKlaus Dorn


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
intervals


Explanation:
the exact repetition of the switch-plate intervals has to be precise, so that...

hope that helps...

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 00:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dagmar Gove
34 mins
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
sequence time/ cycle time/ timing


Explanation:
You are 100% right : what is important is that the HF exposure TIME is accurately reproducible.

In production/manufacturing environement "Takt" means a "machine cycle" or a "part of a machine cycle".

The reproducibility can concern mechanical or electrical or time parameters. Here the timing aspect is certainly the most important (just like for your microwave oven : the position and the rotation speed of the plate does not matter to much. The power and the time are the key parameters.


    Enginner's guess + some little knowledge of the industrial processes
Yves Georges
France
Local time: 22:52
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 185
Grading comment
Thanks very much for your help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marcus Malabad: agree to 'cycle'
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