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Spanish term or phrase:pasivazo
English translation:passivity
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05:10 Dec 4, 2010
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / construction materials / plastering
Spanish term or phrase: pasivazo
[I put this term in to google and got some very interesting returns, certainly nothing to do with plasterwork, but I think the meaning is different in this context]

Reparación cosmética no estructural de elementos arquitectónicos de hormigón tras su desenconfrado, o por deterioro, así como de prefabricados de hormigón.

Revoco en capa fina sobre hormigón y mortero antes de colocación de cerámica.

En interiores y exteriores; en horizontal y vertical.

Trabajos de reparación según el principio 3, métodos 3.1 y 3.3 y de restauración de pasivazo según el principio 7, método 7.1. de UNE-ENV1504-9.
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5Preserving or Restoring Passivity
Thales Galuchi
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    Reference: http://www.wikilengua.org/index.php/Terminesp:pasivazo
Mohammadreza Lorzadeh
Local time: 08:28
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Preserving or Restoring Passivity

De acuerdo con la publicación en Inglés de los principles de la norma UNE-ENV1504-9, la expresión "Restauración de pasivazo" se traduce como "Preserving or Restoring Passivity "

En manual de BASF se define como:
"Creating chemical conditions in which the surface of the reinforcement is maintained in or is returned to a passive condition."

    Reference: http://www.emaco-nanocrete.com/english/other_info/about_en_1...
Thales Galuchi
Local time: 02:58
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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