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Schichtenspeicher

English translation: stratified storage

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German term or phrase:Schichtenspeicher
English translation:stratified storage
Entered by: Ingrid Grzeszik
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11:19 Jan 16, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / heating and warm water
German term or phrase: Schichtenspeicher
Eine hervorragende Isolierung und die Vermeidung von Wärmeauftriebsverlusten durch unnötige Rohranschlüsse sowie Thermometereinbau im Warmbereich führen zu den hocheffizienten SE-Schichtenspeicher.
Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 14:32
stratified storage
Explanation:
see reference



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Note added at 2002-01-16 13:28:35 (GMT) Post-grading
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Ingrid Grzeszik
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Well, thermosyphon does have a lot of hits (785), but this one has ca. 22 000. So there you go!
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5thermosyphon storage tank for solar water heatingDietrich Herrmann, MD, PhD, MBA
4stratified storageIngrid Grzeszik
4heat storage device
Russell Phillips


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
heat storage device


Explanation:
OR: natural convection storage device

The "Schichten" refers to natural convection - see web pages below.

Speicher = storage device


    Reference: http://www.solarserver.de/lexikon/speicher-e.html
    Reference: http://www.solarserver.de/lexikon/speicher.html
Russell Phillips
Local time: 19:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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stratified storage


Explanation:
see reference



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Note added at 2002-01-16 13:28:35 (GMT) Post-grading
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Thank you!


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=stratified&p=/fp..
Ingrid Grzeszik
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 139
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Well, thermosyphon does have a lot of hits (785), but this one has ca. 22 000. So there you go!
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
thermosyphon storage tank for solar water heating


Explanation:
It's a rather ingenious system. The reference has a nice cut-away drawing and there are plenty of google hits in English


    Reference: http://www.autarc.de/solarspeicher.htm
Dietrich Herrmann, MD, PhD, MBA
Germany
Local time: 14:32
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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