KudoZ home » German to English » Electronics / Elect Eng


English translation: accidental energisation

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
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."

Many thanks in advance for suggestions.
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:33
English translation:accidental energisation
Not my field, but see http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/english...

Selected response from:

Local time: 05:33
Grading comment
Many thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Summary of answers provided
2 +2accidental energisation



41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
accidental energisation

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

Local time: 05:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Colin Newberry: Siemes PE dico says the same (or formation of vagabond (or parasitic) voltages).
12 mins

agree  xxxsonja29
32 mins
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search