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paleta o llana

English translation: trowel or float

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Spanish term or phrase:paleta o llana
English translation:trowel or float
Entered by: peterinmadrid
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03:39 Dec 1, 2010
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / construction materials
Spanish term or phrase: paleta o llana
Modo de empleo del Mortero de albañilería

1. Añadir aqua
2. Dejar reposar
3. Aplicar el producto con paleta o llana, según el uso.
4. Realizar las terminaciones pertinentes según uso: alisado con llana, llagueado, etc.
peterinmadrid
Portugal
Local time: 11:09
trowel or float
Explanation:
There are various more specific versions of each but if you run through these refs I reckon the basic difference is between a trowel (triangular, for rougher work) and a float (flat, for smoother work) - hence the finish 'alisado con llana'.
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fionn
Germany
Local time: 11:09
Grading comment
Thank you, fionn.
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4 +3trowel or float
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trowel or float


Explanation:
There are various more specific versions of each but if you run through these refs I reckon the basic difference is between a trowel (triangular, for rougher work) and a float (flat, for smoother work) - hence the finish 'alisado con llana'.


    Reference: http://www.acta.es/glosarios/herramientas_manuales_y_electri...
    Reference: http://help.hudsoncarpentry.co.uk/ToolPages/plasteringTools....
fionn
Germany
Local time: 11:09
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Thank you, fionn.

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agree  SrLocutor
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agree  Steven Huddleston
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agree  eski: Si! Saludos: eski
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