USG Red Top® Brand Gypsum Plaster

Conventional gypsum basecoat plaster helps create durable, sound- and fire-resistant interior walls.

Easily conforms to a variety of wall and ceiling designs.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Red Top® Brand Gypsum Plaster Submittal Sheet (English) - P752 154 kB view
Installation Guide USG Red Top® Brand Gypsum Plaster Application Tips (English) - P844 56 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Red Top® Gypsum Plaster SDS (English) - 53000010024 65 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Red Top® Gypsum Plaster SDS (Spanish) - 53000010024 64 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Preparation for Painting (English) - PM15 178 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Acoustical Plaster Finish Application Tips (English) - PM18 221 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 — 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 — 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
Project Profile USG Plaster Work Perfection Capitol Project Profile - P894 2024 kB view

features and benefits

USG Red Top® Brand Gypsum Plaster is one of the most popular conventional gypsum basecoat plasters in the building industry. Used to create durable, sound- and fire-resistant interior walls, USG Red Top® Brand Gypsum Plaster:

  • Delivers a plastic working material that easily conforms to a variety of wall and ceiling designs
  • Helps achieve durability in walls and ceilings
  • Is suitable for both hand- and machine-applications
  • Can be applied on gypsum or metal lath, gypsum or clay tile, concrete or cinder blocks and other approved plaster bases
  • Is a "neat" gypsum plaster that requires the addition of aggregate (sand, vermiculite or perlite) and water on the job site

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
Find your local architectural representative

Frequently Asked Questions