Dry part

19:17 Nov 10, 2013
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: Dry part
In general, a drainage system is a set of equipment to recover the latent heat from the discharge drain in order to supply steam to the cylinder dryers and to dry the paper.
The temperature of saturated steam is determined by pressure. It has the physical property that the higher the pressure, the higher the temperature, and the lower the pressure, the lower the temperature.
Using this physical property to adjust the desirable drying rate in the ***drying section***, dryness as well as quality is controlled.

In the originala language they use "dry part," but in English is it better to use "drying section"?

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4drying chamber or cylinder
John Alphonse

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dry part
drying chamber or cylinder

I would go for being more specific than secion, although it is not incorrect. Chamber would be my first choice as the reader is already informed of the cylindrical nature of the apparatus. But either would be perfectly fine.

Note added at 21 hrs (2013-11-11 16:36:57 GMT)

Sure, check on the specifics and if appropriate use the suggested terms perhaps, and if not, stick with "section" as it would be standard use in the absence of a more descriptive context.

John Alphonse
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neutral  Teresa Reinhardt: I would not change the level of specificity w/o having more context
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