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Asentímetro

English translation: settlement gauge / settling gauge

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Spanish term or phrase:Asentímetro
English translation:settlement gauge / settling gauge
Entered by: Stuart Allsop
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23:50 Apr 6, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Mining & Minerals / Gems
Spanish term or phrase: Asentímetro
This term occurs in a report on leakage from a mine processing plant into the ground under the plant.


CONTEXT : "Los trabajos efectuados en el sitio fueron realizados por personal contratado por éste Consultor, ejecutando el control topográfico de los asentímetros instalados en el área de la Estación de Bombas PLS por un periodo inicial de 15 días a partir ..., ampliando el radio de control hacia la zona de Estación de Bombas Refino, con la instalación de placas de asentamiento en el sitio y efectuando la segunda etapa del control topográfico de sentamientos durante los meses de ..."
Stuart Allsop
Chile
Local time: 16:38
settlement gauge
Explanation:
I suspect. It would be "settlement gage" In US English, of course. There are different types of devices to measure and monitor settlement of the ground.

www.riceeng.com/flash/set_gauge.html

The SSG soil Settlement Gauge is used for a wide range of applications ... piers, and other structures, and the control of mining induced subsidence. ...
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BristolTEc
Ecuador
Local time: 14:38
Grading comment
Thank you! Sorry for the long delay in closing this question, but I had actually forgotten that it was still open! Ooops! I really thought that I had closed it ages ago.....
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settlement gauge


Explanation:
I suspect. It would be "settlement gage" In US English, of course. There are different types of devices to measure and monitor settlement of the ground.

www.riceeng.com/flash/set_gauge.html

The SSG soil Settlement Gauge is used for a wide range of applications ... piers, and other structures, and the control of mining induced subsidence. ...

BristolTEc
Ecuador
Local time: 14:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you! Sorry for the long delay in closing this question, but I had actually forgotten that it was still open! Ooops! I really thought that I had closed it ages ago.....
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