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German translation: Abstand / Spalt

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08:16 Sep 19, 2007
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
English term or phrase: spacings
Hier geht um einen Test für die Durchschlagfestigkeit von Geräten. Vielleicht sehe ich den Wald vor lauter Bäumen nicht, aber in diesem Zusammenhang ist mir nicht klar, was mit spacing wirklich gemeint ist.

If industrial control equipment contains printed assemblies and other electronic circuit components that would be affected adversely by application of the test voltage, or that are specifically designed to protect the equipment from voltage, they shall be removed, disconnected, or otherwise rendered inoperable before the dielectric tests are made. A representative sub-assembly may then be tested instead of an entire unit. The insulation and spacings of circuits using these devices shall then be tested separately for dielectric strength, with an applied voltage of....
Local time: 22:42
German translation:Abstand / Spalt
Possibly, but not necessarily, Luftspalt.
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Harry Borsje
Local time: 22:42
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3 +5Abstand / Spalt
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Abstand / Spalt

Possibly, but not necessarily, Luftspalt.

Harry Borsje
Local time: 22:42
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agree  Schtroumpf: Abstand
23 mins

agree  Detlef Mahne
1 hr

agree  Liselotte K. de Hennig: Ich würde mich auch für "Abstand" entscheiden.
3 hrs

agree  jccantrell: Abstand, yep.
6 hrs

agree  Rolf Kern: Abstand, keineswegs Spalt oder Luftspalt
11 hrs
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