Kunststoffe: Vokabelliste

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der/das Duroplast, -e; das Duromer, -e thermosetting plastic, duromer [see text for details]
der/das Thermoplast, -e thermoplastic [see text for details]
das Elastomer, -e elastomer [see text for details]
   
die Folie, -n plastic film, transparency, foil
pressen to press, to compress, to compression-mold
die Kette, -n chain
die Leitfähigkeit conductivity
isolieren to insulate, to isolate
der/das Gummi rubber
schäumen; der/das Schaumgummi to foam; foam rubber
   
der Faden, ¨- thread, filament
der Antrieb, -e drive, drivetrain
die Schnecke, -n snail; worm gear; worm or screw conveyor
die Heizung, -en heater, heating system
verschieden different, various [use verschieden to express differences within a group: "Die Studenten in unserer Klasse sind alle verschieden"; use "ander-/anders" to express differences between two different things or groups: "Wir müssen eine andere Methode benutzen." Occasionally you can choose which perspective you want to adopt: "Ich bin anders als du." OR "Du und ich, wir sind verschieden."]
gering small, low (for amounts/quantities)
das Pulver, - powder
dienen (als) to serve (as)
die Wirkung, -en effect
weich soft
ab as of, starting at
rein pure, very clean
die Faser, -n [z.B. Glasfaser, Kohlefaser] fiber [the fiber you eat is called "Ballaststoffe"]
das Gehäuse, - casing
die Karosserie, -n car body
besonders especially
der Stahl, ¨-e steel
ebenfalls auch
schweißen to weld
gießen, goss, hat gegossen to pour
kostengünstig billig
außergewöhnlich extraordinary
ziehen, zog, gezogen to pull
das Verhalten behavior
gleichmäßig evenly, uniformly
der Stab, ¨-e bar [as in e.g. prison bars; chopsticks are "Stäbchen"]
die Düse, -n jet, nozzle

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vernetzt intertwined like a net; networked [used for computers in this latter sense]
engmaschig closely or tightly meshed
weitmaschig loosely or widely meshed
die Masche, -n a loop or knot made by stitching [die Maschen eines Netzes = the mesh of a net; eine Laufmasche = a run in stockings; "Das ist die Masche" = said colloquially to describe a neat way of solving a problem; das ist die neueste Masche = that's the newest "thing"; die Gangster versuchten es mit einer neuen Masche = the gangsters tried a new scam]
der Extruder, - extruder [device that forces metal, plastic etc. through a very small hole in order to give it a certain shape]
das Spritzgießen injection molding
das Hohlköperblasen der Hohlköper = hollow body; blasen = to blow
Epoxid-, Polyurethan- oder Polyesterharze Harz = resin; Epoxid = epoxy
vor•liegen, lag vor, hat vorgelegen here: to occur (generally: to be present, to be there [e.g. evidence, paperwork; not used for people])
der Kolbenpleuel, - rarely used term for "die Pleuelstange, -n" [=connecting rod] [der Kolben = piston]
der Teig dough
verformbar deformable
verknäult tangled
erstarren to become rigid, to solidify, to freeze
mit...versehen equipped with
das Profil, -e here: preformed component parts of various shapes [usually means: profile; tire tread]
das Vlies, -e mat, fleece
das Kandalieren "Kandalieren" is not listed anywhere, and is online only on one page: an online copy of this page in our book :) ==> Refer to the book's explanation to figure out what it is; note "die Walze" = "roller" [Dampfwalze = steamroller].