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faldón

English translation: skirt

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20:45 Jun 10, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: faldón
ESTRUCTURAS METALICAS

SE DEBE CONSIDERAR A APLICACION DE CONCRETO RETARDANTE AL FUEGO COMO PROTECCION A ESTRUCTURAS METALICAS Y FALDONES DE EQUIPOS DE LA PLANTA, MENCIONANDO A NORMA CORRESPONDIENTE A SER APLICADA.
wendy griswold
Local time: 18:20
English translation:skirt
Explanation:
The skirt of a pressure vessel is a truncated cone or cylinder of metal welded to the bottom head of the vessel. It has a flange at the bottom for the anchor bolts. Its purpose is to provide structural support for the vessel. See the Pressure Vessel Handbook or ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII.
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Alvin Adams, Jr
Local time: 17:20
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All answers were good. Diagram was particularly helpful thanks!
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Summary of answers provided
nafaldonSebastian Bliffeld
naskirtAlvin Adams, Jr
naSKIRTINGTelesforo Fernandez
na"skirt"
Baruch Avidar


  

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2 hrs
"skirt"


Explanation:
This simple term is OK and widely used.

Baruch Avidar
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Local time: 01:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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4 hrs
SKIRTING


Explanation:
Skirting is the term normally used in technical jargon.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 04:50
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11 hrs
skirt


Explanation:
The skirt of a pressure vessel is a truncated cone or cylinder of metal welded to the bottom head of the vessel. It has a flange at the bottom for the anchor bolts. Its purpose is to provide structural support for the vessel. See the Pressure Vessel Handbook or ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII.

Alvin Adams, Jr
Local time: 17:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 222
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All answers were good. Diagram was particularly helpful thanks!
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1 day 11 mins
faldon


Explanation:
The word itself means "hanging drapery". Based on the paragraph I would take it to mean that fire retardent cloth would be placed over the mtealic structures to protect them.


    CASSELL'S SPANISH-ENGLISH/ENGLISH-SPANISH DICTIONARY
Sebastian Bliffeld
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