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The original plaster bonding agent is a patented formulation incorporating polyvinyl acetate homopolymer. RED TOP® Brand Gypsum Plaster is a “neat” gypsum basecoat plaster requiring the addition of aggregate (sand, vermiculite or perlite) and water on the job. RED TOP Gypsum Plaster is suitable for use...

The original plaster bonding agent is a patented formulation incorporating polyvinyl acetate homopolymer. Designed for interior use only. High performance bonding of one-coat finish plaster and/or two and three coat work to concrete ceilings, walls, columns, beams, and other structurally sound surfaces. Plaster-Weld® prepares the surface...

This fine white finishing lime is made from high-purity dolomitic limestone and autoclaved for immediate use with gauging plasters, without soaking or slaking. IVORY® Finish Lime is especially formulated to be compatible with standard gauging plasters. Use IVORY® Finish Lime with high strength gauge, Keenes...

IMPERIAL Brand plasters are high-strength veneer plasters designed for one- and two-coat application over IMPERIAL Gypsum Base, applied in 1/16 to 3/32 thickness and producing a hard, 3,000 lb./in.2 compressive strength, abrasion-resistant surface. IMPERIAL Veneer Basecoat, used as the basecoat of two-coat applications, offers the...

Whether you’re remodeling a kitchen, adding on to your home, or just hanging a mirror, understanding wall coverings is essential. The most common interior wall surface is gypsum wallboard, also called drywall and plaster. Not Just For Luxury: The History of Plaster If yours is an older...

Cracked or loose plaster ceilings At first, Ivana and Philip Lipscomb didn't pay much attention to the small crack on the living room ceiling in their Rodgers Forge rowhouse. But one day in late January, they noticed the crack had grown, extending the entire length of the...