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German translation "nickel plating"

German translation "nickel plating"

German translation "nickel plating"

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We are currently machining HRS details from prints that are in German.The following statement appears on all prints: Fertigteil chemisch vernickelt Schichtdicke 40 um. Flache 33.26 dm2. I have assumed the first statement to mean "chemical nickel plating, 40 micron thickness". I am having a hard time understanding the second sentence. The number does change with each detail. Could it be the area?

RE: German translation "nickel plating"

Yes, Flache means area.

Use dict.leo.org for translations, it is a very good online dictionary.

RE: German translation "nickel plating"

dm means dezimeter which is 1/10th of a meter.

So 1 dm2 is roundabout 1/9th sqarefoot.


The rest of the translation is correct.

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