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pisé de ciment mâchefer

English translation: shutter-formed clinker concrete


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14:03 Apr 5, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / technical parts of insurance policy
French term or phrase: pisé de ciment mâchefer
This part of the policy relates to physical damage to "les bâtiments ainsi que tous leurs aménagements et installations qui ne peuvent en être détachés sans être détériorés ou sans déteriorer la construction.
Ceux-ci doivent être construits et couverts en matériaux durs.
Sont considérés comme construits en dur, les bâtiments dans la construction desquels les matériaux durs (amiante-ciment et métaux sur éléments portants incombustibles, béton de ciment, briques creuses ou pleines, béton cellulaire autoclave, béton d'argile expansé, moellons, papaings de ciment et mâchefer, pierres, PISÉ DE CIMENT MÂCHEFER........"
Pamela Hewitt
English translation:shutter-formed clinker concrete
pisé being material that is cast in situ by shuttering or cofferwork
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3 +3shutter-formed clinker concrete



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shutter-formed clinker concrete

pisé being material that is cast in situ by shuttering or cofferwork

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agree  xxxBourth: Never encountered it, but this looks right to me. CIP clinker concrete too, though sounds less rustic.
15 mins

agree  Melzie: Neither have I, I agree on clinker concrete but, if the building is old, I might use pisé (which is used in English) or rammed earth. I just found this, for what it's worth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pisé
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agree  Evi Prokopi
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