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English translation: filter weight


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Spanish term or phrase:pesafiltro
English translation:filter weight
Entered by: Henry Hinds
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18:41 Nov 16, 2002
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Spanish term or phrase: pesafiltro
es algo que se pone sobre el papel con el que se cubre la boca del erlenmeyer para que el papel no se mueva.
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filter weight
Like a paperweight (pisapapeles)
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5weighing bottlesSentenced
5watch glass
Terry Thatcher Waltz, Ph.D.
5filter weight
Henry Hinds



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filter weight

Like a paperweight (pisapapeles)

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watch glass

"un pesafiltro con tapa previamente tarado y con capacidad para 50 m..." doesn't sound like just a weight to me.

"Pesafiltro metálico o de vidrio con tapadera, y con una superficie
útil que permita un reparto de la muestra de 0,3 g/cm 3 , como máximo. ... " again, a container of some sort, with a top...
(Also, it's "pesa-", not "pisa-".)

I get the noun as "el pesafiltros".

There are references to "weighing paper" used to line a balance when weighing chemicals, but this would not be made of glass or aluminum (which refs are seen on the net for the composition of a "pesafiltros" as well.

"immediately cover the Erlenmeyer flask with a watch glass..."

This sounds like the animal we're looking for. There's a nice photo at the site listed below.

(Sorry to be so pedantic, but I got kind of interested! I never did well in chemistry class, though...)
Terry Thatcher Waltz, Ph.D.
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weighing bottles

Esto es un pesafiltro (español) (ingles)

Esto es un vidrio de reloj: (español)

Uso este instrumental día a día, el pesafiltro se utiliza para colocar dentro de el sustancias o filtros y luego colocarlos en estufas o desecadores, para secarlos... Por esa razon tienen tapa, para luego poder mantener la sustancia seca.
El vidrio de reloj se utiliza para pesar sustancias que luego serán transferidas a otro lugar o para secarlas y usarlas inmediatamente. Es posible también usarlo para cubrir la boca de un recipiente.

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