Simplified Technical English
What is Simplified Technical English?
Formerly known as AECMA Simplified English, Simplified Technical English is an international standard (ASD-STE100 Simplified Technical English) that helps to make technical documentation easy to understand.
Writing in Simplified Technical English
If you would like to learn how Simplified Technical English significantly improves text readability and user-friendliness, send us your text. Alternatively, see our actual rewritten examples from various industries.
Benefits of Simplified Technical English
Safety starts with quality. The best product is only as good as its documentation and technical data that allow the customer to make optimum use of it.
Simplified Technical English case study
Our customer is a manufacturer of mobile X-ray based imaging solutions. They created an operator manual and a service manual in Standard English. This manual is to be translated into 7 other languages. Read on to learn more.
In Simplified English, one word equals one meaning: there is only one approved word for every concept, and every approved word can have only one meaning. This effectively eliminates ambiguity on the word level.
Shufra is authorised reseller for acrolinx IQ - a highly flexible and sophisticated checker tool for Simplified English.
Shufra provides training and consultancy services to get you up to speed in Simplified Technical English (Simplified English) and other documentation standards. We fully support the latest version of the ASD-STE100 Simplified Technical English specification: Issue 6, January 2013.
The Shufra team has trained customers in many industries, including aerospace, defense, automotive, machinery, electronics, healthcare and IT. Customers include:
- Boeing, Honeywell, Parker Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, IAI, IHI, FHI, GMF AeroAsia (aerospace)
- BAE Systems, Patria, TAI (defense)
- Mazda, Kubota, SEAT, Volkswagen, Volvo, Sandvik (automotive)
- Black & Decker, Electrolux, Tetra Pak (machinery)
- ABB, Philips, Samsung (electronics)
- Microsoft, Check Point, ECI Telecom, Huawei (IT)
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Language for all industries
Use Simplified English to achieve:
- Volume reduction
- Shorter time-to-market
- Cost savings
- Reduced translation cost
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