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Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement

Used for pressing clayware — Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement provides a controlled density, smooth-wearing, die material formulation.

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Overview

Used for pressing clayware — Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement provides a controlled density, smooth-wearing, die material formulation. Designed specifically for use with the RAM™ automatic clay-forming process.

Main Features

Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement is designed for use in pressing clayware. A lower consistency form of Hydrocal® Gypsum Cement, Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement is formulated to produce a dense, yet porous, smooth-wearing die material. Cerami-Cal® Gypsum Cement:
  • Offers exceptional strength with consistent absorption
  • Resists abrasion and wear
  • Has a recommended use consistency by weight of 40 parts water to 100 parts plaster
  • Has a standard designed Vicat set of 18-23 minutes after machine mixing.
NOTE — For best results, store indoors in a dry, stable environment, away from drafts. Do not stack more than two pallets high. Shelf life is up to 90 days.

Documents & Files

Data/Submittal Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 44.3 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English)

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 111.8 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 93.6 KB
certificates (English) PDF 145.5 KB

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q & a

  • 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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