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concrete spalling

Spanish translation: desconchado

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English term or phrase:spalling
Spanish translation:desconchado
Entered by: Garboktrans
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12:26 Mar 31, 2003
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English term or phrase: concrete spalling
Reinforcement corrosion caused by e.g. carbonisation and chloride content leads to spalling.

La corrosion de la armadura causada, por ejemplo, por la carbonización y contenidos de cloruro lleva al ....

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What is spalling concrete?
Cracks and bulges in small areas of the celling are probably spalling concrete. If these cracked pieces are removed, steel bars may be seen embedded in the exposed concrete.

What causes spalling concrete?
Spalling concrete is largely due to a natural deterioration process called carbonation. Carbon dioxide in the air diffuses into the concrete and reacts with the alkalis in it. The concrete becomes carbonated and this allows the embedded steel bars to corrode. These corroded steel bars expand and exert a force on the surrounding concrete causing the concrete to bulge and crack.
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el término en español castizo es desconchado: desprendimiento de fragmentos del hormigón, por las causas mencionadas - y otras.
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5 +3desconchado
5Fragmentación del hormigón
4fragmentacion del concreto
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Fragmentación del hormigón

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[DOC]TIPO DE EXPOSICION 5ª 5b 5c Grado del ataque Débil Moderado ...
... factores. La corrosión de las armaduras próximas a la superficie
ocasiona fisuración y fractura o fragmentación del hormigón. ...

Bit - La Revista Técnica de la Construcción
... las armaduras, pudiendo llegar hasta el riesgo de ruina de la obra, de desprendimientos de materiales que se sueltan por fragmentación del hormigón bajo la ...

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fragmentacion del concreto

Hi, Gary!
What I found on dictionary is as follows... spall = a chip,fragment or flake from a piece of stone or ore.
spalled, spall ing, spall = to break up into chips or fragments.
Therefore: fragmentacion del concreto.

best regards!


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el término en español castizo es desconchado: desprendimiento de fragmentos del hormigón, por las causas mencionadas - y otras.

    Malgorn Technical Dictionary and my experience as engineer
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