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05:50 May 5, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: utility air
The term is used in the context of compressed air manufacture and relates to a certain type of contract used.

The exact context is:
"Utility air .... is a supply contract but with all the added benefits of the x company service. Utility air is a 'pay for use' contract which guarantees air supply at a fixed rate. We take over the compressor plant, you pay for the air you consume. We do the maintenance and the management, leaving you free to run your business."

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Claudia
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Utility AirUta Moerschell
naGebrauchsluft
Wynona Kaspar
naIndustrieluft
Vesna Zivcic
naNutzluft
Alexander Schleber


  

Answers


18 mins
Nutzluft


Explanation:
utility = Nutzen
http://www.boge.de/Produkte/Druckluft_komplett/DRUCKLUF.PDF gives oodles of info on pressurized air, but only uses the term in the link. Other sites using this term are available on Google:
http://www.google.com/search?as_q=Nutzluft&num=10&btnG=Googl...

HTH



Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
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57 mins
Industrieluft


Explanation:
How about "Industrieluft"?

Welcome to Cowart Electric!
... air compressors, portable air compressors, utility air compressors, rotary screw, air compessors, compair, leroi, hydrovane, pressure lube compressors, gasoline ...

2. Soko (german)
... SOKO verfügt über eine komplet ausgebaute Infrastuktur (Innenverkehr, Elektroenergie,Industrieluft, Wasser, Telefon ua), die ermöglicht, dass die ...



    Reference: http://www.soko-mostar.com/soko-germ.htm
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 395

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Gunsou

Ulrike Lieder
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2 days 6 hrs
Gebrauchsluft


Explanation:
it seems it is a supply of the air that is used/needed
("gebraucht","verbraucht"),
therefore I would coin the phrase "Gebrauchsluft"


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Wynona Kaspar
United Kingdom
Local time: 00:15
PRO pts in pair: 18

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Vesna Zivcic
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10 days peer agreement (net): +1
Utility Air


Explanation:
Ich würde das nicht übersetzen, das ist ja im Prinzip ein Produktname: das Angebot, gegen Bezahlung eine bestimmte Menge Druckluft zu Liefern. Wenn dieses Produkt im deutschen Sprachraum einen anderen Markennahmen haben soll, könnte man sicher mehrere Namen vorschlagen, Nutzluft oder Verbrauchsluft, wie auch schon von anderen erwähnt, Druckluft nach Bedarf oder Druckluft auf Verlangen beschreibt es vielleicht besser, ist aber ein bisschen lang...

Uta Moerschell
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  Roland Grefer: aber "Markennamen" bitte ohne "h" ... ;-)
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