Pressrohr

English translation: driving pipe

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
German term or phrase:Pressrohr
English translation:driving pipe
Entered by: Kim Metzger
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

19:27 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Pressrohr
Subject: Tiefbau, unterirdischer Vortriebsverfahren. A Pressrohr is an item used in underground excavation work. *die Zielgenauigkeit des Pressrohres garantiert ein gefällegerät justierter Laser, dessen Strahl die Zieltafel und 4 Pressstempel steuert. Earlier there is mention of hydraulischer Pressdruck.
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 21:30
driving pipe, press pipe
Explanation:
A "Vortriebsschild" is "driving shield". This pipe is either the connection to the shield or a stand-alone driving part (pipe is pressed into the soil by the 4 Pressstempel)

Selected response from:

Hans-Henning Judek
Local time: 11:30
Grading comment
Many thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
na +1driving pipe, press pipe
Hans-Henning Judek
nacompression tube
William Meyer
na -1compression pipe
Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)


  

Answers


8 mins peer agreement (net): -1
compression pipe


Explanation:
Follow the link below and see if this works for you.


    Reference: http://www.port.com.tr/building2000/SPECS/02713.html
Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 22:30
PRO pts in pair: 238

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Hans-Henning Judek: Does the "compression" not refer to the JOINt and not to the pipe?
15 mins
  -> I found 'compression pipe' without 'joint' too. A tough one, for sure.
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

13 mins peer agreement (net): +1
driving pipe, press pipe


Explanation:
A "Vortriebsschild" is "driving shield". This pipe is either the connection to the shield or a stand-alone driving part (pipe is pressed into the soil by the 4 Pressstempel)




    Ernst Industrietechnik Dictionary
Hans-Henning Judek
Local time: 11:30
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 893
Grading comment
Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO): Yes, makes good sense!
1 min
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

3 hrs
compression tube


Explanation:
This answer may be more suitable for instrumentation,but it could work for you. The web site below has some interesting photos.


    Reference: http://www.m-d-ing.ch/pessvor.htm
William Meyer
PRO pts in pair: 15
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search