polietileno plegado

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17:53 Jul 11, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
Spanish term or phrase: polietileno plegado
This is actually a description of a material used by an Argentine artist:

…Y son ya cinco décadas incansables de experimentación. En esta oportunidad, Rapsodias se compone de fotografías impresión digital sobre plástico laminado, una instalación en polietileno plegado, pinturas y sílice sobre plásticos y pinturas en PVC laminado, relieves en polietileno y dos libros de artista.

Wendy Gosselin
Local time: 10:21

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3folded polythene
John Druce
3 -1folded polyethylene



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folded polyethylene



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disagree  John Druce: Although polyethylene is the chemical name, I think polythene is more appropriate for an artists material.
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folded polythene

Polyethylene is the proper chemical name for the material, but polythene is used more colloquially. Since you mention it's a material used by an artist, I think the colloquial form would be more appropriate.

John Druce
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