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English translation: lamella clarifier

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23:56 Nov 12, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Schraegklaerer
Term occuring in a text on a modern waste treatment plant. It appears to be a mechanical unit used for 'Biomasse-Abtrennung'.
Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 06:21
English translation:lamella clarifier
Explanation:
It seems that Schrägklärer is synonymous with Lamellenklärer:

Die Fa. GmbH bietet als Lösung den Schrägklärer (auch Lamellenklärer genannt) an.
http://www.leiblein.de/deutsch/sk.htm

Basing my search on this, I eventually landed on this bilingual site http://www.ac-aquaterra.com/gegenstrom.html:


1)German version:

Einsatzbedingungen der Lamellenklärer

Die Abildung zeigt einen Gegenstromlamellenklärer zusammen mit den notwendigen Hilfseinrichtungen. Jedem Lamellenabscheider muß als Vorstufe eine Flockung vorgeschaltet werden.

2) English version

Operating conditions for the lamella clarifier

The picture on this page shows a lamella clarifier together with the required auxiliary devices. For each lamella separator, a flocculation must be connected upstream as a preliminary stage.

At least we now know that a Schrägklärer/Lamellenklärer is a lamella clarifier and that a Lamellenabscheider is a lamella separator.

I'm not sure if Lamellenabscheider = Lamellenklärer and so I'm not sure if lamella separator = lamella clarifier.

Conclusion: I would stick to lamella clarifier.

HTH
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Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 20:21
Grading comment
Good research that came up with a plausible answer.
Thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naLamellen= lamellar
Anthony Frey
nalamella clarifierRandi Stenstrop
naSee below
Anthony Frey
naSkew filterBoudewijn van Milligen


  

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1 hr
Skew filter


Explanation:
Schräg = skew, slanted, oblique
Klärer = machine that clarifies, perhaps a filtering device.

Boudewijn van Milligen
Local time: 20:21
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7 hrs
See below


Explanation:
Once again difficult, especially without the surrounding context, sentence, in this case probably paragraph would be necessary. Klaerer could be many things: clarifier, settler, clarifying apparatus, settling apparatus, clarifying basin, sedimentation basin, precipitating vessel, precipitator, settling tub. Schraeg- even more difficult. My technical dictionaries offer angled, diagonal, slanted, sloped, inclined, etc.

Good luck!

Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 14:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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9 hrs
lamella clarifier


Explanation:
It seems that Schrägklärer is synonymous with Lamellenklärer:

Die Fa. GmbH bietet als Lösung den Schrägklärer (auch Lamellenklärer genannt) an.
http://www.leiblein.de/deutsch/sk.htm

Basing my search on this, I eventually landed on this bilingual site http://www.ac-aquaterra.com/gegenstrom.html:


1)German version:

Einsatzbedingungen der Lamellenklärer

Die Abildung zeigt einen Gegenstromlamellenklärer zusammen mit den notwendigen Hilfseinrichtungen. Jedem Lamellenabscheider muß als Vorstufe eine Flockung vorgeschaltet werden.

2) English version

Operating conditions for the lamella clarifier

The picture on this page shows a lamella clarifier together with the required auxiliary devices. For each lamella separator, a flocculation must be connected upstream as a preliminary stage.

At least we now know that a Schrägklärer/Lamellenklärer is a lamella clarifier and that a Lamellenabscheider is a lamella separator.

I'm not sure if Lamellenabscheider = Lamellenklärer and so I'm not sure if lamella separator = lamella clarifier.

Conclusion: I would stick to lamella clarifier.

HTH


    See above
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 20:21
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 265
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Good research that came up with a plausible answer.
Thank you!
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11 hrs
Lamellen= lamellar


Explanation:
I am not confirming or contradicting the previous response. I only wanted to point out that Lamellen would be lamellar in English and not lamella.



Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 14:21
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