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English translation: coil; heat exchanger coil

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13:25 Sep 14, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: batteria
Contesto: collaudo di un condizionatore d'aria.
Collegare la pinza cavo di terra del banco collaudo ai tubi della batteria.
Laura G.
English translation:coil; heat exchanger coil
Explanation:
Hello
I'm really just repeating the answer I gave to your "tubi" qestion. I've worked with a lot of HVAC companies here in Italy, and one of the most recurrent mistranslations they have to deal with is "battery" for "batteria". It's called a "coil".
The website is in Italian and English. Although the English is poor, it look like it's been written by a non-native speaker who at least knows the correct technical terms.
Regards
Derek
Derek
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xxxdsmith
Local time: 04:28
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Thank you so much, Derek. I never translate from Italian into English, it happened that I wanted to pass this job to a friend who is an It>En translator, so I accepted it, then she was not available and I had to do it myself.
The website is really precious, since I sometimes do translation work for an Israeli company which exports to Italy. I might consult you again in the future...
Thanks again,
Laura
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nacoil; heat exchanger coilxxxdsmith
naheat exchangerHeathcliff


  

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2 hrs
heat exchanger


Explanation:
Normally, "batteria" = "battery"; however, in the context of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment, it could also be a heat exchanger.

In full: "Connect the grounding-wire clamp on the test bench to the pipes of the heat exchanger." (in order to ground the exchanger)

Tthe phrase should properly read "...clamp of the test bench," but that sounds odd. The idea to get across here is that the grounding-wire clamp is part of the equipment that is provided with the test bench. If I were writing the procedure, I'd probably say "1) Locate the grounding-wire clamp on the test bench; 2) Connect the clamp to the pipes of the heat -exchanger..."

Best, HC



    Marolli, _Dizionario Tecnico IT<>IN_ (13th ed., Hoepli, 1996)
Heathcliff
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Local time: 19:28
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11 hrs
coil; heat exchanger coil


Explanation:
Hello
I'm really just repeating the answer I gave to your "tubi" qestion. I've worked with a lot of HVAC companies here in Italy, and one of the most recurrent mistranslations they have to deal with is "battery" for "batteria". It's called a "coil".
The website is in Italian and English. Although the English is poor, it look like it's been written by a non-native speaker who at least knows the correct technical terms.
Regards
Derek
Derek


    Reference: http://www.rcgroup.it/main/saving.html
xxxdsmith
Local time: 04:28
PRO pts in pair: 289
Grading comment
Thank you so much, Derek. I never translate from Italian into English, it happened that I wanted to pass this job to a friend who is an It>En translator, so I accepted it, then she was not available and I had to do it myself.
The website is really precious, since I sometimes do translation work for an Israeli company which exports to Italy. I might consult you again in the future...
Thanks again,
Laura

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