Alphatrad UK, one of the leading companies in the European translation market, applies two rules in order to offer you a guarantee of quality: specialisation and culture.
Specialisation is, in fact, the technical translator's best asset. Among the translators in our international network, some professionals have extensive technical and sectoral experience enabling them to master the terminology in question. In addition, they all work in their mother tongue and are most often based in the country where the target language is spoken. Thus, they have a thorough knowledge of the country's particular standards and local culture, and are able to translate your text into current and up-to-date language.
CAT (Computer-Aided Translation) software
For all large, repetitive files and updates of notices and other documents, we work with TRADOS software. In this way, we reduce the cost of the service and are able to guarantee the consistency of regularly used terms and expressions.
Our areas of specialisation:
- industrial production
- engineering area
- material safety data sheets (MSDS)
- vehicles / automotive industry
- chemical industry
- consumer electronics industry
- energy industry
- computer science (IT industry)
- renewable energies industry
- agricultural engineering
- aviation and aeronautical engineering
- toolmaking and mould making
- packaging technology
- machine tools
- steel industry
- paper industry
- textile industry
- precision engineering
- measurement and control technology
- and many more ...
This type of translation requires a high degree of rigour and precision, as well as a perfect command of the terminology specific to the sector. Experts in their field, our translators are able to deliver translations of technical documents that will enable you to address a foreign market, through the translation of your communication media, catalogues, technical manuals, websites, etc. In this way, you will be able to share your texts with an international audience, in complete confidence, with the guarantee of having faithful, accurate translations, in accordance with the specificities of the target language and culture.
To judge the quality of our work, contact our professionals by email, where you can request, a free, no obligation quotation.
You’ll be surprised at the speed and professionalism of our service!
You can also visit our FAQs Page for more assistance.
FAQ about our technical translation services
Technical translations mainly concern documents from industrial sectors such as shipbuilding, aviation, food processing, transport, etc. The documents can include user manuals, technical data sheets, patents, catalogues, etc.
The cost of a translation varies according to the type of content and the length of the translation. To find out the cost of a technical translation, you can request a free quote online and you will receive a quotation within a few hours.
The most commonly used formats for translating technical documents are PDF, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. However, you can send us a document in another format and we will check whether we can process it.
The average turnaround time is two days (excluding weekends and public holidays) for a text of less than 1,000 words. This timeframe can vary, not only according to the number of words, but also according to the subject of the text and the language pairing. However, by choosing the priority option, you can reduce the turnaround time to just a few hours.