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10:33 Oct 6, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:Shrink Sleeving
SHRINK SLEEVING is fastest growing process
I know Shrink Sleeving is a technology used for labelling......
sercominter Spain Local time: 05:52 Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in pair: 287
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empaquetado (envoltura) por contracción
Explanation: As far as labelling goes, I don't know. (Although I found a link referring to both.) I think it is referring the the PACKAGING which is done by putting the item in a special plastic "SLEEVE" to which heat is applied causing this plastic to shrink tightly around the contours of the item. I'm sure you've seen these types of packaging.
Eurodicautom gives the following:
English Term shrink film(1);
Spanish Term envoltura por contracción(2);
On the PDF link, it takes a while to load, even on my 1.4 Ghz PC, but may be worth the wait.
English Term shrink-coating
Spanish Term recubrimiento por contraccion