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Swedish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing / plasterboard manufacturing
Swedish term or phrase:såpa
I know såpa is normally a kind of soap. But in this context they talk about as a component in plasterboard (gipsskiva) manufacturing and how it determines the fastening qualities on the back of the plasterboard. here is a sentence
"så ökade förbrukningen av såpa koncentrat utan att påverka släppen".
Explanation: "Mold Soap Concentrate
Parting agent for quick easy release of objects being caste in plaster when making molds. Comes as a concentrate: mix 8 parts distilled water to 1 part mold soap concentrate." http://www.baileypottery.com/clay/othermaterials.htm
sampat Switzerland Local time: 02:29 Native speaker of: English