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Dampfbremse

English translation: vapor retarder

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German term or phrase:Dampfbremse
English translation:vapor retarder
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21:58 Sep 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Dampfbremse
construction

Liefern und einbauen einer Dampfbremse als PE-Folie.
zapfsully
United States
Local time: 16:48
vapour retarder
Explanation:
Dampfbremse ist ein Sammelbegriff für Folien, die durch ihren feinporigen Aufbau derart strukturiert sind, dass Wasserdampfmoleküle durch sie "kontrolliert hindurchdringen (diffundieren) können. (Die Poren dieser Oberflächen sind ca. 30.000 mal kleiner als das Molekül des Wassers). Oftmals bezeichnet man Dampfbremsen auch als diffussionsoffene Sperrbahnen." --- BAU WORTERBUCH

e.g.:
Therefore, a vapour retarder which has a much higher vapour diffusion resistance in ambient conditions below 50 % rh than ...

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Shilpa Dawda
India
Local time: 06:18
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thank you.
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Summary of answers provided
na +2vapour retarderShilpa Dawda
na +1vapour barrier
Kim Metzger
nasteam brakeCroatian Translator


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
vapour barrier


Explanation:
This is used when applying insulation so that the insulation material is not damaged by moisture from outside.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 18:48
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1568

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Poornima Iyengar: correct!!1
10 mins

disagree  Shilpa Dawda: it is not a barrier, it is a retarder.vapor is allowed in in a controlled manner.
18 mins

agree  bhpirch
8 hrs
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11 mins
steam brake


Explanation:
steam break


    Reference: http://tecnologix.net
Croatian Translator
Croatia
Local time: 01:48
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +2
vapour retarder


Explanation:
Dampfbremse ist ein Sammelbegriff für Folien, die durch ihren feinporigen Aufbau derart strukturiert sind, dass Wasserdampfmoleküle durch sie "kontrolliert hindurchdringen (diffundieren) können. (Die Poren dieser Oberflächen sind ca. 30.000 mal kleiner als das Molekül des Wassers). Oftmals bezeichnet man Dampfbremsen auch als diffussionsoffene Sperrbahnen." --- BAU WORTERBUCH

e.g.:
Therefore, a vapour retarder which has a much higher vapour diffusion resistance in ambient conditions below 50 % rh than ...

from google.



Shilpa Dawda
India
Local time: 06:18
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters

agree  xxxHenri
7 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Nov 15, 2011 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldOther » Tech/Engineering
Field (specific)(none) » Construction / Civil Engineering


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