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mill-scale (on metal surfaces)

Spanish translation: escamas de óxido de hierro

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English term or phrase:mill-scale (on metal surfaces)
Spanish translation:escamas de óxido de hierro
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07:28 Jan 14, 2002
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Tech/Engineering / Hulls painting
English term or phrase: mill-scale (on metal surfaces)
Metal surface must be thoroughly dry and free of all rust, mill-scale, grease, oil and paint.
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escamas de óxido de hierro
Explanation:
El OED da como una de sus definiciones de "scale", "a flake formed on the surface of rusty iron". Según la página que he encontrado, "mill scale" es un tipo de óxido de hierro (o sea, rust).

Ejemplos de la expresión sugerida - http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q="escamas d...
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4escamas de óxido de hierro
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escamas de óxido de hierro


Explanation:
El OED da como una de sus definiciones de "scale", "a flake formed on the surface of rusty iron". Según la página que he encontrado, "mill scale" es un tipo de óxido de hierro (o sea, rust).

Ejemplos de la expresión sugerida - http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q="escamas d...


    Reference: http://www.euroheritage.net/glossary1.htm
    Reference: http://www.ecotrade.net/esp/IronMill.html
Hazel Whiteley
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