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Tiefräumer

English translation: bottom scraper

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German term or phrase:Tiefräumer
English translation:bottom scraper
Entered by: Trudy Peters
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21:22 Feb 19, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / wastewater treatment
German term or phrase: Tiefräumer
From an Austrian text on a new type of wastewater treatment plant.

Nur durch Druckluft befördern Oberflächenräumer und Tiefräumer den Schlamm.
Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 00:29
bottom scraper
Explanation:
Maybe skimmer is better for the surface and scraper for the bottom.

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Note added at 24 mins (2007-02-19 21:46:25 GMT)
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On the influent side of the clarifier, sludge and scum is moved by traveling bridges which have blades that scrape sludge on the bottom and skimmers that collect solids on the surface of the clarifier.
http://www.waterandsewer.org/wastewater.htm
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 23:29
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bottom scraper


Explanation:
Maybe skimmer is better for the surface and scraper for the bottom.

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Note added at 24 mins (2007-02-19 21:46:25 GMT)
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On the influent side of the clarifier, sludge and scum is moved by traveling bridges which have blades that scrape sludge on the bottom and skimmers that collect solids on the surface of the clarifier.
http://www.waterandsewer.org/wastewater.htm


Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 23:29
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Oktay Ardan
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agree  Steffen Walter: Nice reference :-)
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