BLOCK DALA

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16:26 Nov 21, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture / architecture/construction
Spanish term or phrase: BLOCK DALA
CONSTRUCCION DE BLOCK DALA LISO (ALTURA 0.00 A 6.00 MTS.) 15 X 20 X 40 CMS. JUNTEADO CON MORTERO CEMENTO-ARENA EN PROPORCION 1:4 Y ARMADO CON 1 VAR. DE 1/2"; INCL. COLADO CON CONCRETE HECHO EN OBRA F`C=180 KG/CM2, HERRAMIENTA Y EQUIPO.

¿Qué significa "block dala"?
Bob Haskell
Local time: 12:08


Summary of answers provided
4U BLOCK
Ruby Valdez
3"dala" concrete block (concrete bond bean)
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)


  

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"dala" concrete block (concrete bond bean)


Explanation:
Shelter Construction: Most every Shelter is 14 feet x 32 feet. The size is controlled by the common lot width and the length that rafters are available. Sixteen feet is the maximum length and most lots are about 59 feet x 29 feet wide.

When I say most every Shelter is 14’ x 32’, we built a duplex for two sisters’ families that were close to each other on the list and lived next door to each other. We zeroed out the center lot line with a common masonry wall and built to within 4 feet of the other side lot lines. We have also built smaller shelters to fit on the lot that had on-site constraints such as soils conditions, drainage channels, etc.

The foundation is a minimum 14” wide x 8” deep with 2 sticks of ½” rebar and concrete filled. A cement block stem wall is placed on the footing to at least 2” above highest grade of the lot and is grouted solid with concrete. Twenty courses of ladrillo (burnt adobe – fired brick) are placed on the stem wall. Ladrillo are 7 inches wide and anywhere from 14” to 14 ¾” long. And, sometimes you are blessed with a mix of them in the same delivery.

With the mortar joint, each course is about 4 3/16” high. On the 20th course, 1”x 8” forms are fastened together in a trough design. Castillo, a 4” square mesh of steel twenty feet long is placed in the form and the form is poured full with concrete. This concrete bond bean is called a ‘dala’ which closely rhymes with mama. Six inch long x ½” anchor bolts are placed in the wet dala for the low long-wall and 24” anchor bolts are placed in the dala for the high wall. After the dala has set, four more courses of ladrillo are laid on the high wall and the side walls are tapered to the low wall.



APFS- [ Traduzca esta página ]This concrete bond bean is called a ‘dala’ which closely rhymes with mama. Six inch long x ½” anchor bolts are placed in the wet dala for the low long-wall ...
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APFS- [ Traduzca esta página ]This concrete bond bean is called a ‘dala’ which closely rhymes with mama. Six inch long x ½” anchor bolts are placed in the wet dala for the low long-wall ...
www.apshelters.org/shelters.php - 17k - En caché - Páginas similares


Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 19:08
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neutral  Christian Nielsen-Palacios: El documento PDF del sitio que sugieres muestra una especie de viga de concreto, no lo que en EEUU se llama "bond beam". Lamentablemente, no tengo una sugerencia mejor.
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811 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
U BLOCK


Explanation:
EL BLOCK DALA ES EL MISMO QUE EL BLOCK U
http://grupojoben.com/web/precios_JOBEN.pdf
http://www.gatorwalls.com/index.php/product-overview/gator-b...

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Note added at 811 days (2009-02-10 05:53:56 GMT)
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ES UN TIPO DE BLOCK

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Note added at 811 days (2009-02-10 06:24:24 GMT)
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Encontre esta otra definicion y coincide con la sugerencia de Smart Translators.
Bond Beam Block. A concrete masonry unit with the upper part of the ends and webs removed to make room for horizontal reinforcing bars and grout; . U-blocks are sometimes used to form bond beams, especially as over openings.


    Reference: http://grupojoben.com/web/precios_JOBEN.pdf
    Reference: http://www.gatorwalls.com/index.php/product-overview/gator-b...
Ruby Valdez
United States
Local time: 10:08
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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