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English translation: traceable calibration instruments

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German term or phrase:rückführbare Kalibratoren
English translation:traceable calibration instruments
Entered by: Laurina
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20:52 Nov 28, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
German term or phrase: rückführbare Kalibratoren
Some examples of context:

Für die Druck- und Temperaturmessgeräte, wie auch für den externen Rechner, werden rückführbare Kalibratoren verwendet.

Jede Komponente lässt sich durch Einzelkalibrierungen vor Ort mit rückführbaren Kalibratoren überprüfen.

I thought "traceable calibrators" would do the trick. However, I get no hits when I google this expression.
Any suggestions?
Laurina
traceable calibration instruments
Explanation:
Although you will find the term 'calibrators', IMO it is not especially common in English and it most often found on translated sites.

The biggest problem with this translation is that the instruments must be traceable *to something*, which is normally some sort of national standard (e.g NIST in the US) or reference standard. If your source text doesn't say what sort of standard is meant, you are left on the limb. I'd suggest asking the client for clarification on this point.

sample refs:

#
Calibration Instruments - Michell Instruments, Dew Point Specialists
Calibration Instruments. Michell provides a range of complete integrated calibration systems providing traceable calibration of humidity sensors in your own ...
www.michell.co.uk/products/classification/browse/calibratio...

Nist traceable photometer calibration service On GlobalSpec
7 Nov 2008 ... GlobalSpec offers a variety of nist traceable photometer calibration service ... Calibration instruments use electrical signals or physical ...
www.globalspec.com/Industrial-Directory/NIST_traceable_phot...

Calibration Instruments, Temperature, Pressure, Signal - AMETEK ...
AMETEK Calibration Instruments is one of the world's leading ... Traceable means in this case, an unbroken calibration chain from the instrument, ...
www.ametekcalibration.com/UK/Calibration/Calibration_certif...
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traceable calibration instruments


Explanation:
Although you will find the term 'calibrators', IMO it is not especially common in English and it most often found on translated sites.

The biggest problem with this translation is that the instruments must be traceable *to something*, which is normally some sort of national standard (e.g NIST in the US) or reference standard. If your source text doesn't say what sort of standard is meant, you are left on the limb. I'd suggest asking the client for clarification on this point.

sample refs:

#
Calibration Instruments - Michell Instruments, Dew Point Specialists
Calibration Instruments. Michell provides a range of complete integrated calibration systems providing traceable calibration of humidity sensors in your own ...
www.michell.co.uk/products/classification/browse/calibratio...

Nist traceable photometer calibration service On GlobalSpec
7 Nov 2008 ... GlobalSpec offers a variety of nist traceable photometer calibration service ... Calibration instruments use electrical signals or physical ...
www.globalspec.com/Industrial-Directory/NIST_traceable_phot...

Calibration Instruments, Temperature, Pressure, Signal - AMETEK ...
AMETEK Calibration Instruments is one of the world's leading ... Traceable means in this case, an unbroken calibration chain from the instrument, ...
www.ametekcalibration.com/UK/Calibration/Calibration_certif...

Ken Cox
Local time: 12:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 222
Grading comment
Thanks, you've been a great help.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks! That's extremely helpful.


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