courant d'air

11:09 Dec 28, 2010
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
French term or phrase: courant d'air
"Ne pas appliquer par courant d'air".

This is about an undercoat to be applied on cement screeds.

I think it means it should be applied using a roller or a a brush and not a paint sprayer but I have my doubts

Celia Leroy
Local time: 21:20

Summary of answers provided
3 +1draught
Sheila Wilson
4in windy conditions
Louis Cyril P
2air flow
liz askew

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(draft in Am Eng), or "moving air" or ...

You can use whatever method of application you like so long as the air is still

Note added at 4 hrs (2010-12-28 15:31:59 GMT)

I'm not a civil engineer or even a DIY enthusiast, but I imagine some paints can dry unevenly or even refuse to work correctly if there's a draught.

Sheila Wilson
Local time: 20:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  axies: doubtful but sounds (more) like it! ''s'il y existe un courant d'air''. Bonne Année!
1 day 11 hrs
  -> Merci et bonne année
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air flow


by F GIRY - 2009
2 Dec 2009 ... (EN) Aerodynamic effects are found when air flows over objects such as aircraft and motor cars moving through ambient air. The flow of air ... - Cached

Professional Grade Spray
Gun designed for spraying of undercoating, protective waxes, soundproofing and gravel protection. This gun is hermetically sealed which prevents the product from hardening during work breaks. The BS gun features three adjustments: air flow, product flow, and product atomization. This will allow the user to recreate a wide variety of patterns and textures. This gun is supplied with a set of spray wands to apply wax based rustproofing in doors, cavities, beams etc. An optional undercoating wand is available for application in hard to reach places, i.e. around mufflers, exhaust pipes, etc.

Note added at 4 hrs (2010-12-28 16:04:53 GMT)

Note added at 4 hrs (2010-12-28 16:06:41 GMT)

Laybond Gripfill - Adhesive for Range of Applications
Application Trowel for epoxy screeds and mortars. Gravity feed spray gun with 5 ltr .... A ready to use additive for cementitious mixes imparting expansive ... - Cached
Concrete – (1) Screed concrete – 1:3:6 ( ¾”) Cement, sand & metal ... Fourth – One coat of varnish. (Method – Gun spray & Mat finish) ... - Cached

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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in windy conditions

A mon avis

Note added at 18 hrs (2010-12-29 05:43:59 GMT)

In fact, the two sentences are about the atmospheric conditions for the application of the product.

Louis Cyril P
Local time: 00:20
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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