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English translation: building maintenance unit

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German term or phrase:Befahranlage
English translation:building maintenance unit
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10:13 Sep 1, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Fassadenbefahranlage
This is a question in context with a high-rise building front cleaning robot.
Building front access unit?
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 20:44
building maintenance unit
Explanation:
see link below (even shows a picture):
Selected response from:

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 05:44
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Summary of answers provided
nafacade cleaning robot / [robotic] facade cleaning system or platform
Tom Funke
nafacade cradleKlaus Dorn
naFaçade maintenance unit
Maya Jurt
nabuilding maintenance unitKlaus Dorn
naFaçade lift/platform/elevatorWerner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)


  

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3 mins
Façade lift/platform/elevator


Explanation:
I have encountered all of these in several texts and translations.



Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
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11 mins
building maintenance unit


Explanation:
see link below (even shows a picture):


    Reference: http://www.pk-kuepfer.ch/
Klaus Dorn
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20 mins
Façade maintenance unit


Explanation:
I agree with both, Klaus and G2E. But Küpfers translation does not really give you the idea of what it is, except when you see the picture.

Maya Jurt
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29 mins
facade cradle


Explanation:
see other link below, another possibility, I still favour my first solution, though:


    Reference: http://www.jappsen-stangier.com/english/fassad.html
Klaus Dorn
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11 hrs
facade cleaning robot / [robotic] facade cleaning system or platform


Explanation:
Google: Searched English pages for cleaning robot facade OR facades OR building OR exterior OR exteriors. Results 11 - 20 of about 13,900. Search took 0.14 second; e.g. (first 10):

China's First Building-cleaning Robot Starts Work
... China's First Building-cleaning Robot Starts Work. A lightweight robot that can
scale tall buildings and clean their exterior walls was put into use for the ...
english.peopledaily.com.cn/english/200006/09/eng20000609_42638.html - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

China's First Building-cleaning Robot Starts Work
China's First Building-cleaning Robot Starts Work. A lightweight robot that can
scale tall buildings and clean their exterior walls was put into use for the ...
english.peopledaily.com.cn/english/200006/09/print20000609_42638.html - 3k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from english.peopledaily.com.cn ]

Vacuum Cleaning Robot | Projects | Sensor Based Planning Lab
... Task Description: It sucks. It is ... to robotic vacuum cleaning; the robot need ... will
direct the robot to completely cover ... we are building an inexpensive mobile ...
voronoi.sbp.ri.cmu.edu/projects/prj_vacrob.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Fraunhofer-Institute - NAME
... SIRIUS C - cleaning robot ... Economical and ecological cleaning; Easy to use. The robot
platform The desing ... various types of facades. It uses ... on th facade and avoid ...
www1.iff.fhg.de/iff/aut/english/sirius_c_e.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

Fraunhofer-Institute - NAME
... for monotonous tasks. Building and façade maintenance ... facade cleaning; inspection
of ... be used for cleaning and varnishing ships ... IFF develops robot systems which ...
www1.iff.fhg.de/iff/aut/english/fassrob_e.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www1.iff.fhg.de ]

IEEE
... for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, Germany - SIRIUS - cleaning robot for
vertical facades; Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing FAW ...
www.service-robots.org/CleaningRobots.php - 17k - Cached - Similar pages

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Press and Media
... as in Europe. The German robot was the star ... of the international "Cleaning in the
new ... considerable interest amongst building managers, service providers ...
www.fraunhofer.de/english/press/pi/pi2000/pi02-2000e-t.html - 6k - Cached - Similar pages

Fraunhofer magazine 1.2000
... the Far East In December 1999 SIRIUSc ... Singapore: The German robot was the star ... at
the international "Cleaning in the ... interest from building managers, service ...
www.fraunhofer.de/english/publications/df/df2000/magazine1_... - 8k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www.fraunhofer.de ]

Service Robotics
... FLOOR CLEANING ROBOTS Autonomous ... strong experience in building dedicated robots ... 3D
reconstruction robot (ACTS programme). ... Automatic window cleaning robot (CRAFT ...
www.robosoft.fr/FRAMES/03Service/32Service.html - 17k - Cached - Similar pages

Contents of JRSJ
... yReview


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Tom Funke
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