initials: ac al c cal 14

English translation: 14 gauge carbon steel

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Spanish term or phrase:ac al c cal 14
English translation:14 gauge carbon steel
Entered by: Robert Tucker (X)

18:03 Jul 11, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Manufacturing / air conditioning
Spanish term or phrase: initials: ac al c cal 14
these indicate the material types for wrapping material of a refrig. unit
could it be acero aluminio cobre????
i've also got on the next line
frame material: ac al c

thanks for suggestions
anaell
Spain
Local time: 16:31
14 gauge carbon steel
Explanation:
acero al carbón calibre 14

... Enclosures are fabricated from 14 gauge carbon steel. NIC enclosures are
designed as wall mounts and are provided with a Butt-hinged doors. ...
www.globalspec.com/featuredproducts/ detail?exhibitId=3663&fromSpotlight=1&fromSupplier=0

... El gabinete está fabricado en acero al carbón calibre 14, recubierto por pulverización, con resistencia triple en los vértices. ...
www.manufacturaweb.com/prnfriend2.asp?clave_id=44_20
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Robert Tucker (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:31
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brilliant.....i'll just be gobsmacked.....i've used this term hundreds of times, and would you believe i didn't even think of it at the time?...i think the source text is mexican spanish and i just automatically assumed the "al" was also an abbreviation as i've usually seen it as ac/c.....thanks a bundle!....:-))
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514 gauge carbon steel
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14 gauge carbon steel


Explanation:
acero al carbón calibre 14

... Enclosures are fabricated from 14 gauge carbon steel. NIC enclosures are
designed as wall mounts and are provided with a Butt-hinged doors. ...
www.globalspec.com/featuredproducts/ detail?exhibitId=3663&fromSpotlight=1&fromSupplier=0

... El gabinete está fabricado en acero al carbón calibre 14, recubierto por pulverización, con resistencia triple en los vértices. ...
www.manufacturaweb.com/prnfriend2.asp?clave_id=44_20

Robert Tucker (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
brilliant.....i'll just be gobsmacked.....i've used this term hundreds of times, and would you believe i didn't even think of it at the time?...i think the source text is mexican spanish and i just automatically assumed the "al" was also an abbreviation as i've usually seen it as ac/c.....thanks a bundle!....:-))
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