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Behaelterwechselsystem

English translation: container exchange / replacement system

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German term or phrase:Behaelterwechselsystem
English translation:container exchange / replacement system
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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13:08 Aug 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Behaelterwechselsystem
ein Behaelterwechselsystem zur Verbesserung des Materialflusses
Sonja Cooper
container exchange / replacement system
Explanation:
I'm guessing! Could you give us an idea of an industry/area ... otherwise we're shooting in the dark (-:

A container replacement system to improve the flow of materials

HTH

Mary
Selected response from:

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:07
Grading comment
Thanks for your help
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1container/receptacle/box/case/vessel exchange system
Mats Wiman
naswap body systemKarin Walker
nacontainer exchange / replacement system
Mary Worby


  

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4 mins
container exchange / replacement system


Explanation:
I'm guessing! Could you give us an idea of an industry/area ... otherwise we're shooting in the dark (-:

A container replacement system to improve the flow of materials

HTH

Mary


    experience
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2770
Grading comment
Thanks for your help

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Mats Wiman: on 'replacement'. The rest's OK
38 mins

agree  Roland Grefer: except for the "replacement"
1 hr
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42 mins peer agreement (net): +1
container/receptacle/box/case/vessel exchange system


Explanation:
depending of the 'name' of the 'Behälter'


    Ernst+Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 01:07
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roland Grefer
1 hr
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11 hrs
swap body system


Explanation:
My guess is that this a logistics/material flow system context - "Wechselbehälter" are swap bodies - the containers that are placed on trucks/lorries by cranes and can be easily "swapped" at their destination. A wild guess, mind you.

Karin Walker
Germany
Local time: 01:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 119
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