durchlaufblechschere, figurenblechschere

English translation: see below

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06:31 Aug 3, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: durchlaufblechschere, figurenblechschere
A Durchlaufblechschere is for long, straight cuts.
A Figurenblechschere is used for holes and internal arcs.
The only shears I found is a hand plate shears for short, straight cuts and external arcs.
Any ideas?
TIA
Michael
Michael Scheidler
Local time: 20:43
English translation:see below
Explanation:
just some additional suggestions:
continuous, straight- or plain-cutting shears and profiling shears
HTH, Beth :)
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Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 14:43
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Thanks to both of you!
I actually chose squaring shears and profiling shears.
Straight-cut would have been misleading because the hand plate shears is also cutting straight.
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Beth Kantus
nastraight-cut / curve-cut sheet-metal (or plate) shears
Nancy Schmeing


  

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straight-cut / curve-cut sheet-metal (or plate) shears


Explanation:
Ernst has sheet or plate shears for = Blechschere. It would sound natural in an English-speaking construction environment to use the common-sense expressions I suggest.
By the way, shears is plural in form, although it is a single object.
HTH, Nancy









Nancy Schmeing
Canada
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see below


Explanation:
just some additional suggestions:
continuous, straight- or plain-cutting shears and profiling shears
HTH, Beth :)


Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 14:43
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 924
Grading comment
Thanks to both of you!
I actually chose squaring shears and profiling shears.
Straight-cut would have been misleading because the hand plate shears is also cutting straight.
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