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Spanish term or phrase:percutor
English translation:puncture pin
Entered by: Henry Hinds
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17:50 Sep 9, 2006
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Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Spanish term or phrase: percutor
- Percutor de poliestireno rojo que por roscado con el tapón permite el vaciado de su contenido.

I have no image and am trying to 'picture' this object, as 'plunger' is the more literal translation I have been using to date, but percutor here seems not to act like a plunger.

xxxLia Fail
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En el contexto creo que cabe.
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Henry Hinds
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Although this idea came in useful, I chose to translate on the basis of images and text that the client sent:-) Thanks all, and sorry for delay:-)
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liz askew
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Henry Hinds



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puncture pin

Results 1 - 10 of about 2,430 for "puncture pin".

En el contexto creo que cabe.

Henry Hinds
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Although this idea came in useful, I chose to translate on the basis of images and text that the client sent:-) Thanks all, and sorry for delay:-)
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I can see why this is causing you so many problems - I have spent quite a while trying to find something. I do believe it is "plunger", based on the following evidence:

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< percutir perdedor >



1. arms, armaments firing pin
2. (golpeador) hitter, striker

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Percutor : instrumento en forma de martillo para la percusión diagnóstica o terapéutica

Worker Health & Safety (Objective 4)
Preliminary field observations and review of the design of the Aerosolv
puncturing and draining system
indicate that the design of the technology may not prevent accidental releases caused by operator error. This is
particularly a concern when treating waste aerosol cans that are significantly full of product. If an operator
withdraws the puncture pin of the Aerosolv
unit from the aerosol can too quickly, visible amounts of liquid
product as well as gaseous contents may be released past the puncture pin’s O-rings or past the can shoulder
gasket. The applicant has requested to limit certification to less than one-quarter full cans to reduce the potential
for uncontrolled liquid or gaseous releases. A related concern is the compatibility of the Viton™ O-rings with
ketones present in paint products. Leaks due to degradation of these seals over time due to exposure to ketones
potentially could occur.

Med-Design has a library of patents and is working on the development of various new products. Early in 1996 the company received its first FDA clearance to market a safety syringe, and the company has another 510(k) application filed and pending. The company also received approval for some patents in the European Community. Their syringe is a complicated retractable needle device that utilizes a spring to retract the needle. To enact the retraction mechanism, the medication contents of the syringe are dispensed by pushing the plunger into the syringe barrel. By pushing the plunger further into the barrel, like the click of a retractable ball-point pen, a spring loaded system is triggered which pulls the needle back into the syringe body, protecting the worker from accidentally sticking him or herself. It also serves to package the needle in a handy container for disposal which minimizes the contact of any bio-hazardous materials which might be present. Med-Design win pursue an 18 cent price and expects to obtain 10% of the syringe market. The company is concentrating on product development and design while leaving manufacturing and marketing to strategic partners. Med-Design's product costs will most likely be significantly higher based on the products complexity and its incompatibility with existing assembly equipment.

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