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08:00 Apr 2, 2007
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
German term or phrase: LS-Automat
Aus einem kurzen Dokument mit dem Titel "Kurzschlussstromberechnungen":

Basierend auf den Vorgaben, den durchgeführten Kurzschluss-Stromberechnungen, den Angaben über die eingesetzten LS-Schaltern / LS-Automaten und den ausgeführten Verkabelungen ist unter Beachtung der entsprechenden Abschaltfaktoren unter der Rubrik 2 die komplette Selektivitätsbetrachtung mit dokumentiert.
Sonja Wesseler
Local time: 01:07
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5 +3circuit breakerDHPete
4miniature circuit breaker
Marcelo Silveyra


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
miniature circuit breaker


Explanation:
Automat is often used as "Umgangsprache" for Leitungsschutzschalter, which is a circuit breaker. An LS-Automat is a miniature circuit breaker.


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=LS-automat+circuit+brea...
Marcelo Silveyra
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
circuit breaker


Explanation:
Is what it normally is

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-04-02 09:09:13 GMT)
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Yes, they are the same thing

DHPete
Local time: 00:07
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Hmmm, now I'm a little more confused cause in the same text I already translated "Leistungsschalter" as circuit breaker... Shouldn't there be a difference between these devices or are they synonyms?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: LS = Leitungsschutz
7 mins

agree  Marcelo Silveyra: This was posted while I was writing my own answer, so sorry! I'd add the "mini," but yes, circuit breaker is the translation!
7 mins

agree  Rebecca Garber
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