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BOP mécanique

English translation: Balance of Plant

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French term or phrase:BOP
English translation:Balance of Plant
Entered by: Paula Price
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19:15 Mar 12, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
French term or phrase: BOP mécanique
Le but de la mission d'expertise est de déterminer l’état et de vérifier les caractéristiques de fonctionnement des équipements et des systèmes qui seront conservés après l’installation d’une nouvelle chaudière à savoir :
la turbine à vapeur,
le BOP mécanique (poste d’eau, eau alimentaire, réseaux de vapeur et périphériques)
les équipements électriques.
Cette expertise permettra de planifier les travaux de révision et les modifications à effectuer.

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Paula Price
Local time: 16:11
Balance of Plant
"BOP (Balance of Plant)" found in a Belgian document about boilers.
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Local time: 11:11
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4 +2Balance of Plant
4Blowout Preventer
Melanie Nassar



49 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
BOP mécanique
Balance of Plant

"BOP (Balance of Plant)" found in a Belgian document about boilers.

    Reference: http://mineco.fgov.be/energy/ampere_commission/D6.pdf
Local time: 11:11
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thanks a lot!

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BOP mécanique
Blowout Preventer

Found this in a site about oil wells

blowout preventer BOP> mechanical device capable of containing pressure, used for control of well fluids during drilling operations
www.tc67.addr.com/teched/netlearning/ ISO%20definitions

    Reference: http://www.tc67.addr.com/teched/netlearning/ISO%20definition...
    Reference: http://www.tot.com/products/specs/workover.html
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Native speaker of: English
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