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Hydrocal® White Gypsum Cement

Multi-purpose gypsum cement ideal for both solid and hollow casting of lamp bases and figurines.

Available Product Options

colors & finishes: White

Overview

Multi-purpose gypsum cement ideal for both solid and hollow casting of lamp bases and figurines. High green strength minimizes breakage during removal from the most intricate latex molds.

Main Features

Offering twice the compressive strength of plaster, Hydrocal® White Gypsum Cement is especially suitable in thin, delicate sections where high green strength is required. Multi-purpose Hydrocal® White Gypsum Cement:
  • Is ideal for both solid and hollow casting of lamp bases, figurines, moldings and general castings
  • Offers long workability; setting expansion twice that of molding plaster and pottery plaster
  • Has a great value to performance ratio
  • Achieves a stark, white color, making it ideal for accepting colorants
  • Sets 25-35 minutes after machine mixing
  • Requires 45 parts water by weight per 100 parts plaster.
NOTE — For best storage results, keep indoors in a dry, stable environment, away from drafts. Do not stack more than two pallets high.

Documents & Files

Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 233.1 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English) PDF 613.4 KB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English) PDF 377.4 KB

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 109.4 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 112.2 KB

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  • Can I color/tint plaster casts?

    Yes. For uniform coloring, colorants can be added to the mix water and should be blended thoroughly. For varied color effects, colorants can be added to the slurry.

    Both mineral colorants and water dispersed colorants are compatible with our plaster products.

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