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English translation: primary catalytic converter

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German term or phrase:Vorkatalysator
English translation:primary catalytic converter
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19:55 Oct 30, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
German term or phrase: Vorkatalysator
about a racing sports car; body copy:
>>Vier Lambdasonden analysieren, was durch den Auspuff strömt, und vier Katalysatoren sorgen für Reinlichkeit. Es gibt auf jeder Motorenseite einen kleinen Vorkatalysator, der nach einem Kaltstart für einen raschen Einsatz der Reinlichkeit verantworlich ist.
Tom Funke
Local time: 06:01
primary catalytic converter
Explanation:
Acc. to Schmitt, FWB Kfz-Technik, this is a
primary catalytic converter
or
primary converter

(Die motornah eingebauten, kleinen Vorkatalysatoren erreichen rasch die nötige Betriebstemperatur und verringern die Schadstoffemission während der Warmlaufphase.)
[Schmitt, WB der Kfz-Technik, Pons]

Search on primary catalytic converter: 34 hits
www.generalmotors.com/news/events/frankfurt/coupe.htm
www.carenthusiast.co.uk/news0210/opel_2.htm
media.gm.com/autoshow/frankfurt/coupe.htm
home.pacbell.net/earnur/essays/slug.html
home.att.net/~teaguesauto/parts2.htm
cjsupra.kendra.com/downpipe.html

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 03:01
Grading comment
Thanks loads, Tom
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naprimary catalyst/pre-catalystBeth Kantus
naprimary catalytic converterUlrike Lieder


  

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21 mins
primary catalytic converter


Explanation:
Acc. to Schmitt, FWB Kfz-Technik, this is a
primary catalytic converter
or
primary converter

(Die motornah eingebauten, kleinen Vorkatalysatoren erreichen rasch die nötige Betriebstemperatur und verringern die Schadstoffemission während der Warmlaufphase.)
[Schmitt, WB der Kfz-Technik, Pons]

Search on primary catalytic converter: 34 hits
www.generalmotors.com/news/events/frankfurt/coupe.htm
www.carenthusiast.co.uk/news0210/opel_2.htm
media.gm.com/autoshow/frankfurt/coupe.htm
home.pacbell.net/earnur/essays/slug.html
home.att.net/~teaguesauto/parts2.htm
cjsupra.kendra.com/downpipe.html

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 03:01
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thanks loads, Tom

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8 hrs
primary catalyst/pre-catalyst


Explanation:
from Wyhlidal Dictionary of Automotive Engineering:
Vorkatalysator = primary catalyst, primary catalytic converter, starter catalyst, starter catalytic converter
Vorkat-Lambdasonde = pre-catalyst lambda probe
Vorkat-Sonde = pre-catalyst probe
Vor-Katmessung = pre-catalyst measurement

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 06:01
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
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Jun 25, 2014 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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