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English translation: short-stroke pneumatic valve positioners/actuators are used to position parts

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German term or phrase:Kurzhubzylinder werden zur Teilepositionierung eingesetzt
English translation:short-stroke pneumatic valve positioners/actuators are used to position parts
Entered by: John Kinory (X)

15:38 Feb 23, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / automotive
German term or phrase: Sentence
Under the heading "Normteile vonvorgeschriebenen Lieferanten eingesetzt:
Zur Teilepositionierung werden Kurzhubzylinder eingesetzt
A literal translation would be "short stroke cylinders are used to position parts," but this makes no sense to me.
Can you explain what is going on? TIA
Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 12:20
short-stroke pneumatic valve positioners/actuators are used to position parts
Explanation:
www.emersonprocess.com/Fisher/news/newproduct_newliter/585c_new.html

www.americanvalve.com/pdf/Actuate.pdf

and many others.

These are actuators or positioners used in control engineering, that are based on a piston moving within a cylinder.

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John Kinory (X)
Local time: 19:20
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short-stroke pneumatic valve positioners/actuators are used to position parts


Explanation:
www.emersonprocess.com/Fisher/news/newproduct_newliter/585c_new.html

www.americanvalve.com/pdf/Actuate.pdf

and many others.

These are actuators or positioners used in control engineering, that are based on a piston moving within a cylinder.



John Kinory (X)
Local time: 19:20
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