Do you need a Dutch translation of your technical manual to help you enter the Dutch-speaking market?
By combining linguistic skills with engineering expertise, BlacKKite helps manufacturers and vendors accurately translate their technical manuals into natural-sounding Dutch to boost their competitive advantage.
What Is Technical Manual Translation?
Technical manual translation refers to the process of converting technical content from one language to another while maintaining accuracy, clarity, and consistency. The goal is to produce a translated manual that is linguistically accurate, and facilitates seamless understanding of the information.
The Importance of Technical Manual Translation
Offering fundamental instructions and insights into safety regulations and risks, technical manuals play a vital role in product offerings.
This emphasizes the necessity for manufacturers and retailers to deliver an accurate and professional translation that meets the same high standards as the original. BlacKKite can help you adapt your English documentation for use in the Netherlands or other Dutch-speaking areas.
What to Expect from a Technical Manual Translation?
Interested in a 100% human-made Dutch translation of your English technical manual? BlacKKite ensures that all work is carried out accurately, efficiently, and transparently.
What You Get:
- Preservation of the original layout and file format
- Meticulous Quality Assurance process
- Second correction round at no extra cost
- Translation memory on file for subsequent work
- Optional proprietary term base
- Fair rates
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Technical Manuals for Industrial Machinery
Manuals for industrial equipment are often subject to different requirements than those for consumer products. Given the nature and structure of industrial machinery, these manuals include extensive safety information. Moreover, technical manuals for industrial equipment are often written in simplified technical English or STE.
EU Guidelines for Instruction Manuals
For their Dutch technical manual translation services, BlacKKite follows the directives of the European Parliament and European Union.
For many product categories, the EU has legal language requirements for items such as technical instructions, manufacturers' declarations, and user instructions. For high-risk products, such as industrial machines, the minimum requirement for user instructions translation is usually the language or languages of the EU member state where the product is marketed.
Ensuring EU Compliance
Providing a technical manual that complies with the EU directives prevents claims for damages and helps relieve pressure on your customer support team.
Where no Original instructions exist in the official language(s) of the country where the machinery is to be used, a translation into that/those language(s) must be provided by the manufacturer or his authorized representative or by the person bringing the machinery into the language area in question.
Outsourcing Dutch Technical Manual Translations
Most retailers and dealerships depend on suppliers and producers to provide Dutch instructions. By outsourcing your translations, you can quickly increase your competitive advantage and surpass your clients' expectations. Find out what's possible by requesting a quote.
How Much Does a Technical Manual Translation Cost?
BlacKKite charges a transparent per word rate based on the word count of the original instructions manual. Check the price calculator to get an instant price estimate or request a price quote and discover how a professional Dutch technical manual translation can give you the edge on the competition.
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