pipe thread

Spanish translation: cinta de teflón

English term or phrase:pipe thread
Spanish translation:cinta de teflón
Entered by: Hardy Moreno

02:28 Oct 21, 2004
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: pipe thread
Pipe thread is what plumbers wrap around tubing where there are connections to seal the connections. It usually comes in a little roll much like masking tape, etc. It sticks to pipes and tubes well.

I found retorta tubular, but that doesn't seem right.
Hardy Moreno
Local time: 11:45
cinta de teflón
si te refieres a la cinta usada por los plomeros, en México le llaman cinta de teflón
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Lorenia Rincon
Local time: 11:45
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4 +6cinta de teflón
Lorenia Rincon

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49 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
cinta de teflón

si te refieres a la cinta usada por los plomeros, en México le llaman cinta de teflón

Lorenia Rincon
Local time: 11:45
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1084

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henry Hinds: Esa mera, yo la uso.
38 mins
  -> gracias Henry, yo también la uso de vez en cuando para hacer algunos "remiendos"

agree  Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington
1 hr
  -> gracias!

agree  Marina Torroja: en Argentina también
1 hr
  -> gracias marin!

agree  Begoña Escorihuela
7 hrs
  -> gracias Begoña

agree  Hector Aires: En casa el plomero soy yo (mientras que no haya que romper paredes).
8 hrs
  -> gracias Héctor!

agree  Maria Carla Di Giacinti
12 hrs
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