matting agent

14:39 Dec 9, 2010
English to Malay translations [PRO]
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng / MSDS
English term or phrase: matting agent
"Matting agent for polyester"

I found the following translations but I am not sure which translation is the most accurate or maybe there is other translation that is more suitable. Thank you in advance.

1. agen pengurangan kilau
2. agen penanggalan kilau
3. agen pemalap
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41. agen pengurangan kilau; 2. agen penghilang kilau
yam2u


  

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1. agen pengurangan kilau; 2. agen penghilang kilau


Explanation:

- based on the translation of in Glosari Kesenian, DBP: matte = tidak berkilau

e.g.:
~ matte finish => Kemasan permukaan yang tidak berkilau.
~ matte glaze => Sepuh yang tidak berkilau.


- whether you pick pengurangan kilau or penghilang kilau depends on whether the source context implies reducing shine or removing shine from the polyester.

3) since polyester is a fabric and penanggalan kilau seems more about removing surface shine, i think penghilang kilau is more appropriate.

yam2u
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