エイミ式燻し窯

English translation: Niimi Smother Kiln

00:36 Mar 6, 2018
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Manufacturing /
Japanese term or phrase: エイミ式燻し窯
I am working on marketing material for a small company that produces clay pots for indoor/outdoor plants.

According to their company history, back in the 80s they started using this type of kiln to make their pots.

Does anyone know what this is called?
Steve Henderson
United States
Local time: 18:14
English translation:Niimi Smother Kiln
Explanation:
https://ejje.weblio.jp/content/燻し窯

http://www.izawaseitou.co.jp/original2.html

http://www.niimi-s.co.jp/work/machine.html

There appears to be a typo. I believe that it is ニイミ and not エイミ. The type of kiln appears to be a "smother kiln", which uses smoke to blacken pottery.

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Note added at 31 mins (2018-03-06 01:08:23 GMT)
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https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smother-kiln

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Note added at 3 hrs (2018-03-06 04:12:42 GMT)
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You should ask the client if possible about the typo. エ and 二 are somewhat similar characters and there is actually company called Niimi that has been around for a while and manufactures that kind of equipment.

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Robert Edison
United States
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Thank you as always, Robert.
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Niimi Smother Kiln


Explanation:
https://ejje.weblio.jp/content/燻し窯

http://www.izawaseitou.co.jp/original2.html

http://www.niimi-s.co.jp/work/machine.html

There appears to be a typo. I believe that it is ニイミ and not エイミ. The type of kiln appears to be a "smother kiln", which uses smoke to blacken pottery.

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Note added at 31 mins (2018-03-06 01:08:23 GMT)
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https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smother-kiln

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Note added at 3 hrs (2018-03-06 04:12:42 GMT)
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You should ask the client if possible about the typo. エ and 二 are somewhat similar characters and there is actually company called Niimi that has been around for a while and manufactures that kind of equipment.



Robert Edison
United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you as always, Robert.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks so much, Robert. One thing: I suspect エイミ is not a typo, as it appears in three different entries in the history. I'll look over the explanatory links you so kindly provided tomorrow. Thanks again for your kind help.

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