USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster

Exceptionally smooth, trowelable mill-mixed lime/gauging finish plaster.

Designed for use over conventional sanded gypsum basecoats, USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat and USG Diamond® Veneer Basecoat.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster Submittal Sheet (English) - P773 578 kB view
Installation Guide USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster Installation Guide (English) - P843 39 kB view
Safety Data Sheets (SDS MSDS) USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster SDS (English) - 53000010007 66 kB view
Safety Data Sheets (SDS MSDS) USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster SDS (Spanish) - 53000010007 48 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 — Preparation for Painting (English) - PM15 178 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster is a mill-mixed lime/gauging finish plaster that requires only water to achieve a high-quality plaster lime/finish with remarkably easy troweling characteristics. Designed for finishing conventional and veneer plaster interior surfaces, USG Red Top® Brand Finish Plaster:

  • Provides excellent smoothness and troweling characteristics
  • Ideal for use over conventional sanded gypsum basecoat, USG Imperial® Veneer Basecoat and USG Diamond® Veneer Basecoat
  • Offers consistent lime/gauging ratio
  • Mixes easily with water and features a stabilized set
  • Has a standard setting time of 60-70 minutes with excellent working conditions

NOTE — Not for use over lightweight aggregate gypsum basecoats

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
Assistance
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Frequently Asked Questions