Endschalter

English translation: limit switch

03:14 Dec 13, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Endschalter
This is part of a tractor and the farmer is complaining:
Fahrvariation, blieb im ausgefahrenen Zustand immer fest. Problem konnte erst bei 2. Ernte gelost werden. Endschalter defekt!
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 12:22
English translation:limit switch
Explanation:
this is the best choice.
Have had this term repeatedly in previous translation projects.
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Isaac Katz
Local time: 12:22
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nalimit switch
Isaac Katz
nalimit switch, overfilling contact
Randi Stenstrop


  

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limit switch, overfilling contact


Explanation:
Eurodicautom has these two suggestions:


I

limit switch (two definitions):

1) a switching device designed to automatically arrest a process when a pre-set limit value has been reached

2) an electromechanical device preventing operation of the tap-changer beyond either end position but allowing operation towards the opposite direction


II

overfilling contact:
an electromechanical device preventing operation of the tap-changer beyond either end position but allowing operation towards the opposite direction

HTH



    Reference: http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 265

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limit switch


Explanation:
this is the best choice.
Have had this term repeatedly in previous translation projects.


    self
Isaac Katz
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 28
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