Translation of butyl in Spanish:

butyl

Pronunciation: /ˈbjuːtəl; ˈbjuːtaɪl; ˈbjuːtɪl/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] butilo (masculine) butyl roofing cubierta (feminine) de butilo
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    • These may contain solvents such as toluene, isopropryl alcohol, ethyl and butyl acetates, acetone and other ketones.
    • The most durable exterior house paints are based on acrylic co-polymers of materials like methyl methacrylate and butyl acrylate.
    • These reformulated gasolines contain either corn-derived ethanol or natural-gas derivatives such as MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether).
    1.2 (butyl rubber) caucho (masculine) butílico
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    • Good ventilation, goggles, and butyl or nitrile rubber gloves are essential; work in a hood is recommended.
    • Several types of synthetic materials also may be referred to as latex (eg, butyl, petroleum-based materials) but these do not contain the proteins that cause allergic reactions.
    • Seam problems were resolved by the introduction of butyl seam tapes as a replacement for earlier liquid-applied neoprene adhesive.

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