cable y prensaestopas

01:53 Aug 15, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: cable y prensaestopas
This is used in an electrical installation.

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Manuel Baselga López
nacable and stuffing-box



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cable and stuffing-box

The word "cable" is the same in English, i.e., an electrical cable or power line.

The term "prensaestopas" in English is "stuffing-box," i.e., a packed, pressure-tight joint for a cable or rod that moves through an opening. The packing (also known as "stuffing") in the box prevents fluid leakage.

    Robb, _Diccionario para Ingenieros ES<>IN_ (28th ed.)
    _McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms_ (5th ed., 1994)
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"gland" or "cable gland" is the most used translation for "prensaestopas."

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