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gas natural dulce

English translation: sweet natural gas

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Spanish term or phrase:gas natural dulce
English translation:sweet natural gas
Entered by: Andres Pacheco
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23:17 Jan 25, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: gas natural dulce
Se utiliza para un sello seco.
Andres Pacheco
Local time: 14:48
sweet natural gas
Explanation:
..."Sweet" natural gas is colorless, odorless and non-toxic. An odourant called mercaptan is added as sweet gas is fed into the distribution system. This odourant, which makes the gas smell like rotten eggs, is an important safety measure because it provides a distinct smell that is detectable by the human nose well before the concentration of methane would be dangerous."
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Mário Seita
Ireland
Local time: 18:48
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5 +2sweet natural gas
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sweet natural gas


Explanation:
..."Sweet" natural gas is colorless, odorless and non-toxic. An odourant called mercaptan is added as sweet gas is fed into the distribution system. This odourant, which makes the gas smell like rotten eggs, is an important safety measure because it provides a distinct smell that is detectable by the human nose well before the concentration of methane would be dangerous."



    Reference: http://gas1.terasen.com/gas/default.html
Mário Seita
Ireland
Local time: 18:48
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 37

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