Technical Translations News

Safety data sheets, operating instructions, instruction manuals, product data sheets... Given the complexity of technical and scientific translations, care, precision and in-depth knowledge of the sector are essential, whatever the industry concerned (mechanical engineering, engineering, aeronautics, aerospace, transport, IT, etc.). This is why, at Alphatrad UK, we provide you with translators who are specialists in the field of activity targeted by the translation, and who are able to master all the terminologies and subtleties, for a flawless translation.

 

Patent translation: definition and specificities
By Frédéric Ibanez, Legal Translations
What is a patent translation? What are the features of this type of translation and who should you use for such a service? Here, we will outline everything you need to know.   What is a patent? First of all, what is a patent? It is an industrial property title that provides you with an exclusive right of exploitation, and prohibits any other party from exploiting the patented invention. Therefore, it is the only way to ensure the ownership of your idea or product.
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Scientific translation services: the essential skills
By Frédéric Ibanez, Medical Translations
Scientific translation presents a number of challenges and the translator needs to have certain specific skills. Here, we will look at the characteristics of this type of translation and the expertise required to carry it out.  
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technical manuals translate
By Frédéric Ibanez, Technical Translations
Technical manuals are documents containing instructions to help users understand how a product or device works. The manuals are used by our customers in industries such as engineering, medicine and computer science.
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Creating and translating technical documentation
By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Translations
Today, most products come with technical documents to assist the buyer with installation, use, and maintenance. In addition to the mandatory instructions required by law, customers want detailed instructions that can answer common questions about the product in a few minutes and help with minor problems without having to contact the manufacturer directly. Clear wording and well-structured sections make it easier to find the information users are looking for, and short presentations and sample applications are easy ways to make a user feel at ease.
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translations of mechanical engineering documents
By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Translations
The mechanical engineering sector continues to be an important export sector for many European countries. Manufacturers are obliged to provide important documents such as safety sheets, manuals, and operating instructions for their own subsidiaries and customers abroad in their respective national language.   Technical translations must be free of errors The mechanical engineering industry is highly competitive – communication and translation errors can have consequences.
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Translations in civil engineering and architecture
By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Translations
On an almost daily basis, new buildings shoot up, listed buildings are restored, or smaller constructions expanded. A variety of norms and standards are involved in the implementation of large projects like this, all of which will already have been considered at the tendering stage. International shareholders and companies operating across borders must be equipped for this.
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Agricultural engineering translation services
By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Translations
Agricultural engineering is a specialised industry and covers a number of areas which require years of academic learning teamed with ongoing professional development and experience. For those working in the global arena, agricultural engineering can take them to different parts of the world and with this travel requirement often comes the need for fast and accurate translation.  
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Solar Wind Energy Translations UK
By Frédéric Ibanez, Marketing
Across Europe, home and business owners are switching in their thousands to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind. There are attractive offers being made for those who convert in some countries, the chance to save money on utility bills and the environmental issue of reducing energy consumption and the opportunity to move partly or wholly off-grid. Whilst the equipment being sold to those who make the move to renewable energy may seem to be being supplied by companies in various EU countries, their source is now usually much further afield.
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By Frédéric Ibanez, Professional Translations
Translation errors result in plants failing and major financial losses. The German Chamber of Industry and Commerce claims that exports grew by 6 per cent in 2013. The tapping of foreign markets is often prepared over many years, but apparent details are often overlooked or approached only too late. For instance, many companies fail to consider that translations are needed of their website, newsletters and their technical documentation of the relevant products.
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