An economical and supremely workable two-coat plaster with a high-production rate and superior coverage in residential and light-commercial applications. Diamond® Veneer Basecoat produces a monolithic base with regulated suction for constructing quality walls and ceilings in locations where the superior strength of Imperial® Basecoat Plaster may not be required. The basecoat mixes easily and disperses into a creamy, smooth, lump-free mix for simple, quick application.

Main Features

Diamond® Veneer Basecoat delivers an exceptional integral bond and is ideally applied to Imperial® Gypsum Base porous concrete block or USG™ Plaster Bonder on the following surfaces: monolithic concrete, Fiberock® Abuse-Resistant Interior Panels, andDurock® Brand Cement Board.
  • Superior workability for faster, easier application.
  • Excellent base for a variety of plaster finishes.
  • High coverage — as much as 4,000 to 5,000 sq. ft. per ton


  • Administrative Offices
  • Auditoriums and Gymnasiums
  • Bars Restaurants and Dining Areas
  • Cafeterias
  • Classrooms
  • Convention and Meeting Rooms
  • Corridors and Hallways
  • Department Stores and Boutiques
  • Dormitories
  • Executive Areas, Conference Areas and Board Rooms
  • Exterior Soffits and Indoor Parking Garage
  • Galleries and Exhibit Spaces
  • Garages
  • Grocery Stores
  • Guest Rooms and Suites
  • Health and Fitness
  • Kitchens and Food Prep Areas
  • Laboratories, Operating Rooms and Imaging Rooms
  • Lobbies and Reception Areas
  • Locker Rooms, Shower Areas and Pools
  • Mall Interior Spaces
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Media Centers, Music Rooms and Libraries
  • Multi-Family Residential and Condos
  • Nurseries and Birthing Rooms
  • Open Plan Offices
  • Patient Rooms
  • Restrooms, Utility Rooms and Loading Docks
  • Single-Family Residential
  • Stairways and Elevator Shafts
  • Theatres
  • Traditional Offices
  • Warehouses

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