USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat

This high-strength, veneer plaster produces a hard, abrasion-resistant surface for commercial and residential applications where walls are exposed to significant traffic.

USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat is designed for two-coat applications over USG Imperial® Gypsum Base to provide non-combustibility, directly over porous concrete block, or USG Plaster Bonder on monolithic concrete, USG Fiberock® Abuse-Resistant Interior Panels, and USG Durock® Brand Cement Board. It's available in thicknesses from 1/16-inch to 3/32-inch.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Imperial® Basecoat Plaster Submittal Sheet (English) - P776 208 kB view
Installation Guide USG Imperial® Basecoat Plaster Application Tips (English) - P845 72 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat SDS (English) - 53000010025 45 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat SDS (Spanish) - 53000010025 42 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Installation of USG Imperial® Gypsum Base Over Steel Framing and Accessories (English) - PM3 327 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Sun-Faded USG Imperial® Gypsum Base (English) - PM4 220 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Acoustical Plaster Finish Application Tips (English) - PM18 221 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Veneer Plaster Application Technique (English) - PM6 185 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Veneer Plaster Joint Reinforcement Systems (English) - PM5 242 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Comparing Regular Plaster, Veneer Plaster and Drywall Systems (English) - PM2 149 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Lathing and Plastering Specifications for Handball and Racquetball Courts (English) - PM14 752 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Repair and Resurfacing Systems (English) - PM19 286 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Environmental Factors — Plaster Application (English) - PM10 251 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Recommended Installation of Bullnose Corners with Veneer Plaster Systems (English) - PM13 203 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Transporting, Handling, Storing — Plastering Materials (English) - PM11 169 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Mixing Veneer Plaster and Equipment (English) - PM9 242 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Glossary of Plastering Terms (English) - PM1 249 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Recommendations for Mixing and Applying USG Decorative Interior Finish System (English) - PM12 231 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Preventing Cracks in Veneer and Conventional Plaster Systems (English) - PM17 1079 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Job Use of Accelerator in Plaster and Setting-Type Joint Compound (English) - PM8 234 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Job Use of Retarder in Plaster (English) - PM7 159 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — How to Use Trims and Beads Properly in Plastering (English) - PM20 313 kB view
Brochure Plaster Systems Brochure (English) - SA920 2379 kB view

features and benefits

USG Imperial® Plaster Systems are designed for interior wall and ceiling surfaces in all types of construction, particularly for hard-wear locations where durability and abrasion-resistance are required.

  • USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat offers the durability needed in high-traffic areas
  • Permanent bond. USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat bonds to USG Imperial® Gypsum Base in a positive, permanent manner
  • Provides noncombustibility. When used with USG Imperial® Gypsum Base, USG Imperial® Plaster Systems provide fire resistant construction
  • Can be applied directly to concrete block or over a bonding agent to monolithic concrete
  • Not affected by decay, dry rot or normal humidity

Customer Service Center
1-800-950-3839
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

USG4YOU Tech Support
1-800-USG4YOU (1-800-874-4968)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, Mon - Fri

Email USG Technical Support

Design & Specification
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Frequently Asked Questions