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German term or phrase:otro
English translation:oven dry
Entered by: Dr. Fred Thomson
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10:53 Oct 29, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: otro
Die Kapazitaet is heute 220t/h otro

paper industry; production of recycled paper
Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 08:58
bone dry / oven dry
Explanation:
otro

In der Papierherstellung ein Maß für den Trockenheitsgrad von Papier und Zellstoff. Die Angabe erfolgte früher in "% atro" (absolut trocken). Da der Meßwert jedoch nicht exakt zu ermitteln ist, wird er heute ersetzt durch "otro" (ofentrocken), das ist der Zustand eines Stoffes nach der Trocknung unter festgelegten Bedingungen.
http://www.gelberg.de/otro.htm

Bone dry: Having zero percent moisture content. Wood heated in an oven at a constant temperature of 212°F or above until its weight stabilizes is considered bone dry or oven dry.

Bone dry ton: See Oven dry ton.

Bone dry unit: (BDU) A quantity of wood residue which weighs 2,400 pounds at zero percent moisture content.

Oven dry ton: (ODT) An amount of wood that weighs 2,000 pounds at zero percent moisture content.
http://www.eren.doe.gov/biopower/basics/ba_glossary.htm
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Hanna Burdon
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:58
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bone dry / oven dry


Explanation:
otro

In der Papierherstellung ein Maß für den Trockenheitsgrad von Papier und Zellstoff. Die Angabe erfolgte früher in "% atro" (absolut trocken). Da der Meßwert jedoch nicht exakt zu ermitteln ist, wird er heute ersetzt durch "otro" (ofentrocken), das ist der Zustand eines Stoffes nach der Trocknung unter festgelegten Bedingungen.
http://www.gelberg.de/otro.htm

Bone dry: Having zero percent moisture content. Wood heated in an oven at a constant temperature of 212°F or above until its weight stabilizes is considered bone dry or oven dry.

Bone dry ton: See Oven dry ton.

Bone dry unit: (BDU) A quantity of wood residue which weighs 2,400 pounds at zero percent moisture content.

Oven dry ton: (ODT) An amount of wood that weighs 2,000 pounds at zero percent moisture content.
http://www.eren.doe.gov/biopower/basics/ba_glossary.htm


    Reference: http://www.gelberg.de/otro.htm
    Reference: http://www.eren.doe.gov/biopower/basics/ba_glossary.htm
Hanna Burdon
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:58
Native speaker of: Polish
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