USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster

For extremely high-strength, conventional plaster applications.

May be hand- or machine-applied on gypsum, metal lath, clay tile, concrete, cinder block and other approved plaster bases.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster Submittal Sheet (English) - P753 166 kB view
Installation Guide USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster Application Tips (English) - P847 55 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster SDS (English) - 53000010023 62 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster SDS (Spanish) - 53000010023 43 kB view
Technical Guide Plastering Technical Guide — Preparation for Painting (English) - PM15 178 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 — 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 Concert Halls Thrive with Traditional Plaster Project Profile - P889 131 kB view
Project Profile USG Plaster Systems Make the Grade Project Profile - P893 607 kB view

features and benefits

USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster is USG’s strongest gypsum basecoat plaster. Ideally suited for environments subjected to the highest levels of abuse, it has excellent indentation and penetration resistance. USG Structo-Base® Gypsum Plaster provides a plastic working material that will conform to varied designs and:

  • Develops higher strengths than conventional plasters — up to 2800 psi compressive strength
  • Provides formulation advantages over standard gypsum basecoats in fire-rated assemblies
  • Offers sound reflection and isolation properties
  • May be hand- or machine-applied on gypsum, metal lath, clay tile, concrete, cinder block and other approved plaster bases
  • Can be mixed with sand in various proportions
  • Is ideal for high-abuse areas such as handball courts, USG Structocore® Systems (security walls), hospital corridors and schools
  • Recommended over metal lath with scratch and brown coats

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