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Krympfog

English translation: shrinkage joint

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Swedish term or phrase:krympfog
English translation:shrinkage joint
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13:25 Jul 11, 2001
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Swedish term or phrase: Krympfog
Jag håller på med en översättning av en projektering för ett stort bygge och behöver hjälp med följande term. Vad heter "krympfog" på engelska
Walter Redfern
Local time: 08:51
shrinkage joint
Explanation:
London Borough of Ealing
Building Control Services
INFORMATION SHEET NO.1
SOLID BLOCKWORK EXTERNAL WALLS
Solid blockwork external walls with a rendered finish will be considered acceptable under Building
Regulations subject to the following:-
If the wall is more than 3.0m in length, a shrinkage joint must be provided at not more than 3.0m
1. from any corner. Ideally, the joint should be incorporated at approximately the mid-point of the
wall and be positioned up against a door frame. It is not necessary for joints to go below DPC
level, but they must extend the full height of the wall. Additional joints are required where the
continuous length of the blockwork would otherwise exceed 6 metres.

Sometimes referred to as movement joints

(Swedish-Russian Polytechnic Dictionary)
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Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 17:51
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na +1shrinkage joint
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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23 mins peer agreement (net): +1
shrinkage joint


Explanation:
London Borough of Ealing
Building Control Services
INFORMATION SHEET NO.1
SOLID BLOCKWORK EXTERNAL WALLS
Solid blockwork external walls with a rendered finish will be considered acceptable under Building
Regulations subject to the following:-
If the wall is more than 3.0m in length, a shrinkage joint must be provided at not more than 3.0m
1. from any corner. Ideally, the joint should be incorporated at approximately the mid-point of the
wall and be positioned up against a door frame. It is not necessary for joints to go below DPC
level, but they must extend the full height of the wall. Additional joints are required where the
continuous length of the blockwork would otherwise exceed 6 metres.

Sometimes referred to as movement joints

(Swedish-Russian Polytechnic Dictionary)



    PDF] www.ealing.gov.uk/bc/bcpdfs/info1.pdf
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 17:51
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 18

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