English translation: Österreichischer Verband für Elektrotechnik
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14:31 Jan 5, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase:OVE-Zeichen
This can be found in a statistics table relating to an Austrian domestic appliance.
Explanation: OVE, TÜV and GS are all symbols used to demonstrate a level of safety testing - the use of these symbols garantees that the relevant body has tested the product in question and that it has passed safety tests. The equivalent in the UK would be a BS-kitemark, Im not sure if the american UL-sign is used for products as oppposed to materials (UL is generally a measure of flammabilty etc, the other tests go further).
Andrew Morgan Local time: 11:17 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 90