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English translation: installed ex-factory


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German term or phrase:ab Werk eingebaut
English translation:installed ex-factory
Entered by: Michael Harris
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23:02 Jun 28, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Medical: Instruments / microscopes
German term or phrase: ab Werk eingebaut
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I am translating a newsletter from a microscope manufacturer and I am not sure about this term.

The context:

Das Okularmikrometer (415500-1813-000) mit d = 23 mm zeigt ein Strichkreuz und eine Skala von 100 mm, bei der die Länge in 100 Teile zu 100 μm geteilt ist. Es wird nicht ab Werk eingebaut.

Does "ab Werk eingebaut" mean "factory-installed"? Any help would be appreciated.

t r e y
Local time: 14:47
installed ex-factory
this is a typical term used in operating manuals
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4 +5installed ex-factory
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installed ex-factory

this is a typical term used in operating manuals

Michael Harris
Local time: 23:47
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agree  Ingeborg Gowans
1 hr

agree  milinad: although I would prfere to use assembled rather than installed because normally installation of any equipment is at the site where it would be used not at the point of manufactured. Equipment can be assembled ex factory and then installed at site
5 hrs

agree  monbuckland: or ex works
10 hrs

agree  gangels
16 hrs

agree  Dubravka Hrastovec
1 day21 hrs
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