USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster

Just add water for a plastic working material that conforms to various designs, helping achieve durability in walls and ceilings.

USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster is USG's lightest and most highly insulated basecoat plaster and is ideal for locations where an aggregate is unavailable. USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster is mill-mixed, perlite-aggregate gypsum that weighs half as much as sanded basecoat plaster and provides thermal conductivity.

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Data Submittal Sheet USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Submittal Sheet (English) - P754 168 kB view
Installation Guide USG Structro-Lite® Gypsum Plaster Application Tips (English) - P848 54 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster SDS (English) - 53000010015 181 kB view
SDS MSDS USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster SDS (Spanish) - 53000010015 44 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 — 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
Brochure Plaster Systems Brochure (English) - SA920 2379 kB view

features and benefits

USG Structo-Lite® Basecoat Plaster is applied by hand or machine methods, on gypsum or metal lath, clay tile, concrete or cinder blocks and other approved plaster bases to provide a lightweight, high-thermal-conductivity conventional plaster application.

  • Mill-mixed perlite-aggregate gypsum plaster; requires only the addition of water at the jobsite
  • Ideal where it is not desirable to mix aggregate with plaster on the job
  • Lightweight plaster; weighs less than half as much as sanded plaster
  • Excellent for areas requiring highly insulated plaster; provides "k" factor of 1.74, three times the insulation value of sanded plaster

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