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Spanish term or phrase:tampón
English translation:buffer
Entered by: Massimo Gaido
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22:59 May 10, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / sensors
Spanish term or phrase: tampón
Don´t laugh. It´s about a sensor that measures redox (oxidation reduction) potential.

Tampón PH 4.1 370 mV
Tampón pH 7 235 mV


Para la calibración de electrodos redox se toman dos disoluciones tampón pH4 y pH7 y se les añade quinhidrona (p.a), con agitación hasta saturación, con un exceso de 0,5g de quinhidrona en 50ml de tampón. La pareja de electrodos a chequear se sumerge en las disoluciones tampón con la quinhidrona.
Edward Potter
Spain
Local time: 19:56
buffer
Explanation:
Ciao,
M.

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Note added at 2002-05-10 23:05:27 (GMT)
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\"Computing the pH of a buffer solution is a fairly straightforward application of the equilibrium constant expression. A buffer is a solution of a weak acid and its conjugate base, so...\"
Site:
http://learn.chem.vt.edu/tutorials/acidbase/phbuffer.html
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Massimo Gaido
United States
Local time: 12:56
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buffer


Explanation:
Ciao,
M.

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Note added at 2002-05-10 23:05:27 (GMT)
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\"Computing the pH of a buffer solution is a fairly straightforward application of the equilibrium constant expression. A buffer is a solution of a weak acid and its conjugate base, so...\"
Site:
http://learn.chem.vt.edu/tutorials/acidbase/phbuffer.html

Massimo Gaido
United States
Local time: 12:56
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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