back acter

German translation: Tieflöffelbagger; Löffeltiefbagger

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English term or phrase:back acter
German translation:Tieflöffelbagger; Löffeltiefbagger
Entered by: Krokodil

13:49 Apr 16, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / Pipeline engineering
English term or phrase: back acter
Can anyone help out with a German translation of "back acter"?

Unfortunately I only have a limited amount of context, as follows:

It was reported that approximately 33% of all pipeline faults were caused by third party activity and that the
worst external interference hazard resulting in a loss of gas was due to the use of earth moving equipment. BG Transco's interference fault database recorded details of:

- the type of machinery causing damage to pipelines
- the type of third party activity being undertaken
- the method of detection.

Table 32 reports on the type of machinery causing damage to pipelines.

Type of machine:

Back Acter
Bull Dozer Blade
Digger
Dragline
Drain Layer
Power Drill
Scraper
Spike
Tracks
Trencher
Unknown

The use of Back Acters and Diggers accounts for approximately 54% of all recorded damage incidents and 28% of pipeline failures.

Any help will be appreciated!

Thanks,
Croc
Krokodil
Germany
Local time: 20:11
Tiefloeffelbagger
Explanation:
oder Loeffeltiefbagger
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Manuela Junghans
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:11
Grading comment
I'm convinced!
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4 +2Tiefloeffelbagger
Manuela Junghans


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Tiefloeffelbagger


Explanation:
oder Loeffeltiefbagger

Manuela Junghans
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:11
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
I'm convinced!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  swisstell: ja, gemäss Eurodicautom
2 mins

agree  Steffen Walter: Tieflöffelbagger - noch schöner wär's mit Umlaut ;-)
50 mins
  -> ja, find ich auch schöner :-)
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