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English translation: equipotential bonding

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Portuguese term or phrase:eqüipotencialização ... falta
English translation:equipotential bonding
Entered by: Zornitsa Antonova
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00:27 Jul 7, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation / electrical installation
Portuguese term or phrase: eqüipotencialização ... falta
A proteção contra contatos indiretos deve ser garantida pelo aterramento e pela eqüipotencialização, sendo que o seccionamento automático da alimentação é uma medida que visa garantir a
integridade dos componentes dos sistemas de aterramento e de eqüipotencialização e limitar o tempo de duração da falta.
Zornitsa Antonova
Brazil
Local time: 07:19
equipotential bonding
Explanation:

falta = (power) cut
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sula
Local time: 11:19
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Thanks a lot for the help!
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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
equipotential bonding


Explanation:

falta = (power) cut

Example sentence(s):
  • Equipotential bonding serves the purpose of ensuring that the earthed metalwork (exposed conductive parts) of the installation is connected to other metalwork (extraneous conductive parts) to ensure that no dangerous potential differences can occur.
  • The purpose of main equipotential bonding is to create an earthed equipotential zone

    Reference: http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/Book/5.4.3.htm
    Reference: http://www.diynot.com/wiki/electrics:main_equipotential_bond...
sula
Local time: 11:19
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for the help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  R-i-c-h-a-r-d: I agree. "..grounding and equipotential bonding" // sure, 'earthing' is good, but you can also say 'grounding' with commiting any sins
2 mins
  -> thanks richard. Perhaps earthing rather than grounding?

agree  Fernando Domeniconi
6 mins
  -> thanks Fernando.
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