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Tuf-Cal™ Casting Statuary Plaster

Unique polymer- and fiber-modified interior casting plaster for hollow and solid castings.



Unique polymer- and fiber-modified interior casting plaster for hollow and solid castings. High early strength; high impact- and chip-resistance.

Main Features

Tuf-Cal™ Casting Statuary Plaster is an interior casting plaster formulated with fibers and polymer to produce high impact strength and chip resistance for both hollow and solid casting operations. This mid-range strength product has wide working properties with fiber size that makes them nearly invisible upon casting. Tuf-Cal™ Casting Statuary Plaster:
  • Achieves high early strength
  • Delivers higher green strength and greater chip- and impact-resistance than White Art Plaster, USG No. 1 Casting Plaster or Hydrocal® White Gypsum Cement
  • Is ideal for larger, hollow casts; produces quality in solid casts
  • Sets in 27-37 minutes; must be machine mixed
  • Requires 50 parts water by weight per 100 parts plaster

Documents & Files

Data Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 232.2 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

System Catalog (English) PDF 18.7 MB
Brochure (English) PDF 3.5 MB

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English)

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 114.0 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 112.7 KB
Certificates (English) PDF 145.5 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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