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22:59 Nov 24, 1999
English to Italian translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:light-off
This term is used in the field of catalytic converters for exhaust gases generated by egines. "Light-off temperature" (T50) is the temperature at which an exhaust gas catalyst begins to convert 50 percent of the waste products of the exhaust gas into carbon dioxide, water, nitrogen and oxygen.