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English translation: starting tough loads


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13:55 Oct 29, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
German term or phrase: Schweranlauf
The text is about types of protection for electrical equipment in potentially explosive areas. Talking about "increased safety" as a type of protection:
Die Betriebsmittel müssen Angaben enthalten zu ihrem betriebsmäßigem Gebrauch, z.B. Nennspannung, Nennstromstärke, thermischer Grenzstrom, Schweranlauf order Einschränkungen, z.B. "nur zu verwenden in säuberen Räumen".
Can anyone tell me what is meant by 'Schweranlauf'?
Julie Neill
Local time: 15:24
English translation:starting tough loads
or high-inertia starting, starting against high-inertia loads.
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Kim Metzger
Local time: 08:24
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4 +2starting tough loads
Kim Metzger



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starting tough loads

or high-inertia starting, starting against high-inertia loads.

Kim Metzger
Local time: 08:24
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agree  Tom Funke: also: heavy starting, high starting duty (Siemens). Google could confirm most common (best?) expression.
4 hrs

agree  JózsefÁrpád Bende
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