KudoZ home » German to English » Mechanics / Mech Engineering

Schlitzwand, Sanftanlauf


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.
01:48 Sep 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
German term or phrase: Schlitzwand, Sanftanlauf
Technical translation of operating manual for a dust extraction system
A. S.

Summary of answers provided
nadiaphragm wall, soft start
Iain Purvis
naslotted wall, smooth startup
Michael Scheidler



8 mins
slotted wall, smooth startup

This should fit your context.

Michael Scheidler
Local time: 14:52
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 7
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

17 mins
diaphragm wall, soft start

A search on Metacrawler for Schlitzwand yielded a page on diaphragm walls for excavated underground construction.

Sanftanlauf is a soft start system for running up electric motors gently, to reduce the inrush current and subsequent overloading of the motor.

HTH Iain.

Iain Purvis
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

Changes made by editors
Jun 16, 2005 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
Term asked Several single terms: Schlitzwand?; Sanftanlauf? » Schlitzwand, Sanftanlauf
Field (specific)(none) » Mechanics / Mech Engineering

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