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13:23 May 24, 2005
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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: filter draining
it's fuel filter draining, like the subject of this page (this is not the text I have to translate, it's just an example)

http://www.turbodieselregister.com/forums/archive/topic/5726...

question: I understand filter cleaning but what's filter draining, what are you draining through the filter?
Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 11:09
English translation:filter draining
Explanation:
:) Some types of filters have a chamber with particles from the filtered fluid. Such dirt fluid must be ocasionally drained, that's it.
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Clauwolf
Local time: 06:09
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many thanks!!
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filter draining


Explanation:
:) Some types of filters have a chamber with particles from the filtered fluid. Such dirt fluid must be ocasionally drained, that's it.

Clauwolf
Local time: 06:09
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many thanks!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Yes, exactly --- draining off a residue that collects in the bottom of (e.g.) the filter bowl // Yes, in parituclar, water, being heavier than fuel, sinks to the bottom, and should be periodically drained off, to avoid its accumulating
5 mins
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agree  Derek Smith: fuel filters sometimes have a bowl or tazza/vaschetta under the filter media which can be emptied periodically to remove accumulated debris
8 mins
  -> yes, thanks

agree  jrb
15 mins
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agree  Can Altinbay
2 hrs
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