Abstand

English translation: pitch, distance

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 German term or phrase: Abstand English translation: pitch, distance Entered by:

 15:29 Sep 24, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 German term or phrase: Abstand I am trying to figure out the correlation between the two intervals cited in the following sentence: Im Abstand von höchstens 2,5 m sind jeweils zwei Bandstahlringe 5/ 60 mm mit einem Abstand von 25 cm in der Bewehrung anzuordnen und an diese Ringe entsprechende Bügel d = 16 mm als Abstandhalter anzuschweißen. Thanks in advance. By the way, context is designing a pile foundation.
 Kerim
 pitch, distance Explanation:two rings each are arranged in a distance of 25cm. Then a space of max. 2.5 m is kept and the next pair ais arranged, again 25cm apart from each other R 25cm R max. 2.5m R 25cm R To keep the distance of 25cm, braces with a diameter of 16mm have to be welded.
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Hans-Henning Judek
Local time: 01:14
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5 +1pitch, distance
 Hans-Henning Judek
4spaceUlla Haufe
4distance
 Ursula Peter-Czichi

10 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
pitch, distance

Explanation:
two rings each are arranged in a distance of 25cm. Then a space of max. 2.5 m is kept and the next pair ais arranged, again 25cm apart from each other

R 25cm R max. 2.5m R 25cm R

To keep the distance of 25cm, braces with a diameter of 16mm have to be welded.

not neccessary
 Hans-Henning JudekLocal time: 01:14Native speaker of: GermanPRO pts in pair: 893
 Thanks!

agree  Tom Funke: Probably correct (the sentence is somewhat indefinite). You might edit this wording just a little.
 34 mins

26 mins   confidence:
distance

Explanation:
Abstandhalter: measuring rod

http://www.baulexikon.de/Bautechnik/Begriffe_Bautechnik/a/BA...

 Ursula Peter-CzichiUnited StatesLocal time: 11:14PRO pts in pair: 242

7 hrs   confidence:
space

Explanation:
in this case I would choose 'space' and not 'distance'

my experience as an engineer
 Ulla HaufeLocal time: 17:14PRO pts in pair: 156

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