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German translation: Langzeit-MAK

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06:52 May 26, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Safety
English term or phrase: TWA
Context: application of surface finishes onto Polyester Staple

"Adequate ventilation is recommended to maintain finish mist levels below 3 mg/m3 8-hour TWA."
The agent who commissioned this job thinks that refers to an 8 hour working day. Does anyone have any ideas?
BKantus
German translation:Langzeit-MAK
Explanation:
TWA = Time-weighted average
bezieht sich auf die maximale Arbeitsplatzkonzentration einer Chemikalie ueber die Dauer eines Arbeitstages, also Langzeit-MAK (Maximale ArbeitsplatzKonzentration)
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Kerstin Uhl
United States
Local time: 07:09
Grading comment
Fits exactly with the context. Thanks so much!
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Langzeit-MAK


Explanation:
TWA = Time-weighted average
bezieht sich auf die maximale Arbeitsplatzkonzentration einer Chemikalie ueber die Dauer eines Arbeitstages, also Langzeit-MAK (Maximale ArbeitsplatzKonzentration)


Kerstin Uhl
United States
Local time: 07:09
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
Grading comment
Fits exactly with the context. Thanks so much!
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