Lama fija compensadora

09:05 Aug 7, 2020
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Spanish term or phrase: Lama fija compensadora
Hi everyone,

This term is a part of a pergola with slats (lamas). Any ideas?

I'm thinking "fixed adjustable slat"?

Any ideas would be very welcome, as I really have no idea if my guess is anywhere close.
Nicholas Isard
Local time: 16:56

Summary of answers provided
5fixed and adjustable slat
Antonella Perazzoni
3fixed compensating slat
Althea Draper
2Fixed rail
Jane Martin

Discussion entries: 5



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fixed compensating slat

It's the slat at the bottom or end of the louvres that doesn't move when the others do. It's length is such that, when the louvres are closed it looks like just another slat. It will be available in different different dimensions to the moveable slats to ensure that the distance between slats is constant and there are no gaps or short/long overlaps at the end of the louvre ladder. See page 7 of the kssthailand brochure for comparison of normal slats and a compensating slat. See the patents link for the source of the example sentence.

Example sentence(s):
  • Variously shaped sections are used to make wings of orientable-slat shutters. Each of these sections includes in its profile a channel portion, defining an open hollow space which is able to receive material for orientable-slat shutters, such as a slat dr

Althea Draper
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Fixed rail

Although I like Althea's answer, if you google 'compensating slat' you get only 9 hits and none of those relate to blinds.

If you look at the parts of a blind here you can see that it has a 'compensador' at the top and at the bottom. If you compare it to this description of a louvred shutter in English the same part seems to be called a 'rail'.

I am only putting a low confidence level on this as not my area of expertise.

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fixed and adjustable slat

I think your guess was accurate

Example sentence(s):
  • Fixed and adjustable slat made from solid Red Cedar Wood with a rectangular section

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Antonella Perazzoni
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