English translation: accidental energisation

10:34 Apr 22, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
German term or phrase: Potentialverschleppung
Talking about an explosion-proof electric motor used for a pump.
"Die Ex-Motoren haben fuer einen sicheren Potentialausgleich ein Metallgehaeuse, so das keine explosionfaehigen Funken bei Potentialverschleppung oder elektrostastischer Aufladung entstehen koennen."

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United Kingdom
Local time: 00:23
English translation:accidental energisation
Not my field, but see http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/english...

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lucasm (X)
Local time: 01:23
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accidental energisation

Not my field, but see http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/english...

lucasm (X)
Local time: 01:23
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agree  Colin Newberry: Siemes PE dico says the same (or formation of vagabond (or parasitic) voltages).
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agree  sonja29 (X)
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