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Drystone™ Casting Media

Unique plaster media requires no drying – cast, paint, package and ship in one day.

Overview

Overview

Unique plaster media requires no drying – cast, paint, package and ship in one day. Fabricate solid cast interior pieces with excellent duplication of intricate details.

Main Features

Drystone™ Casting Media is a unique product designed for the fabrication of solid cast interior use pieces. Because it requires absolutely no drying, it can be cast, painted, packaged and shipped in a single day. Placing the cast piece(s) in front of a fan yields a finished product in two hours that can be decorated in roughly 2-4 hours (after setting) with typical paint. Drystone™ Casting Media:
  • Eliminates the need for expensive drying procedures
  • Achieves the highest compressive strength in its category and highest early “green strength”
  • Provides an environmentally safe alternative to resin-based products with respect to air quality
  • Can be used with the majority of mold materials including silicone, latex and urethane
  • Offers a high density that produces a quality feel and excellent duplication of intricate details
  • Can be aggregated for a variety of looks and feel.

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 234.3 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English)

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English)

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 140.4 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 143.1 KB
Certificates (English) PDF 972.9 KB

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q & a

  • What are some of the uses for Technical Gypsum Plasters and Cements?

    3-D Casting and Statuary — Gypsum Plasters and Cements can be used for castings, statues, and 3-dimensional figures. Various properties can be controlled including absorption for paint adherence, expansion, and chip resistance, to name a few.

    Tooling — Tooling Cements offer characteristics for close tolerance dimensional accuracy, carving, machining, and replication. USG also produces products for metal casting applications.

    Architectural Ornamentation — High-strength gypsum cements for architectural ornamentation are for use with glass fiber for fabricating glass-reinforced architectural details that are lightweight, fire-resistant, and thin-cast.

    Other — Gypsum Plasters and Cements are also used in a wide variety of other applications, including Dental, Ceramics, and Road Repair.

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