English translation: soft or expansion joint

Spanish term or phrase:desolidarización
English translation:soft or expansion joint
Entered by: Robert Mavros

19:52 Dec 15, 2010
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: desolidarización
Hi, I would appreciate your help with a few terms on construction, specifically regarding mortar.

Context is:
" Encuentros entre soportes diferentes

Los encuentros entre soportes de distinta naturaleza pueden ser realizados:

Marcando la junta, que en el caso de encuentros con forjados el CTE (punto establece que “se dispondrá una junta de ***desolidarización*** entre la hoja principal y cada forjado por debajo de éstos dejando una holgura de 2 cm que debe rellenarse después de la retracción de la hoja principal con un material cuya elasticidad sea compatible con la deformación prevista del forjado y protegerse de la filtración con un goterón."

Thanks :)
Robert Mavros
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thanks :)
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thanks :)
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Asker: thanks :)

Asker: Can soft and expansion be used interchangeably or are they different concepts when it comes to joints?

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