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stripping system

German translation: Stripanlage

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17:19 May 22, 2002
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci
English term or phrase: stripping system
What does stripping system in context with the equipment of an Oil Tanker mean.

"Efficient stripping system to reduce bottoms"
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German translation:Stripanlage
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stripping ...

is a process in which surfaces are cleaned that have been subjected to forms of deposits (paints, in your case oils, rust, etc) by using an chemical agent that goes all the way through to the surface ... ovid

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neutral  Kim Metzger: Fine explanation, but what's it called in German? Abbeizen is used for stripping paint, but what about stripping oil from the bottom of a tanker?
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  -> have no clue ... know only the wood-working term as well ...
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I am not sure if this is the exact German phrase for this, but the link provided explains it rather well. It appears to be for the crude oil that sinks to (or remains at) the bottom of the transport tank.

    Reference: http://www.veristar.com/bvrules/E_7_a2_2_4.htm
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    Reference: http://www.uvm.baden-wuerttemberg.de/alfaweb/berichte/mza17/...
    Reference: http://www.prantner.de/strippun.html
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