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English translation: diathermic heater (radiation convection heater)

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17:35 Aug 28, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Radiavektor
Radiator??? Was fuer eine Art Heizkoerper ist das im Englischen.
Sonja Cooper
English translation:diathermic heater (radiation convection heater)
Explanation:
I actually know the inventor, Mr. Grabbe, who used to live in my neighborhood in Germany.

This heater uses a boiler system in the basement to heat water which circulates to a piping system to each room with heat exchangers under the windows. It combines the old radiator heater systems, creating mainly radiation heat, with the modern fin-type convection systems and reduces the effects of the disadvantages of both systems (discoloring of wall paper with radiation systems and dust distribution with fin systems).

It was or is called "Diatherm", but I think his patent has long expired.

To me it looks that someone just created a new word here and don't think that you will find a straight forward translation anywhere. So be creative!

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Hans-Henning Judek
Local time: 17:39
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Summary of answers provided
naradiator (heater)
Roland Grefer
nadiathermic heater (radiation convection heater)
Hans-Henning Judek
naCircular vector oder circle vector
Rasha Brinkmann-Yahya


  

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25 mins
Circular vector oder circle vector


Explanation:
Ich kenne den Zusammenhang nicht, aber Radiavektor sieht mir eher aus wie ein Begriff aus der Mathematik. Ich hoffe dies hilft Dir weiter.

Rasha Brinkmann-Yahya
Local time: 03:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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25 mins
diathermic heater (radiation convection heater)


Explanation:
I actually know the inventor, Mr. Grabbe, who used to live in my neighborhood in Germany.

This heater uses a boiler system in the basement to heat water which circulates to a piping system to each room with heat exchangers under the windows. It combines the old radiator heater systems, creating mainly radiation heat, with the modern fin-type convection systems and reduces the effects of the disadvantages of both systems (discoloring of wall paper with radiation systems and dust distribution with fin systems).

It was or is called "Diatherm", but I think his patent has long expired.

To me it looks that someone just created a new word here and don't think that you will find a straight forward translation anywhere. So be creative!




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Hans-Henning Judek
Local time: 17:39
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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3 hrs
radiator (heater)


Explanation:
Your initial though was pretty much on the spot.


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=radiator+heate...
Roland Grefer
Local time: 03:39
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Nov 21, 2005 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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