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Pottery Plaster Regular

Industry standard pottery plaster for absorbent slip casting molds. Non-toxic, all-purpose pottery plaster.

Overview

Industry standard pottery plaster for absorbent slip casting molds. Non-toxic, all-purpose pottery plaster.

Main Features

Pottery Plaster Regular is specially formulated for most ceramic slip casting applications. The slight solubility of plaster ensures that molds produced from pottery plaster regular will be self-cleaning. Economical and easy handling, Pottery Plaster Regular:
  • Features controllable setting time and expansion
  • Produces more absorbent pottery molds
  • Has a recommended use consistency by weight of 74 parts water to 100 parts plaster
  • Has a standard machine mix Vicat set of 14-24 minutes.
NOTE — For best results, store indoors in a dry, stable environment, away from drafts. Do not stack more than two pallets high.

Documents & Files

Submitall Sheets & Specifications

Data/Submittal Sheet (English) PDF 222.0 KB

Catalogs & Brochures

Brochure (English)

Installation & Technical Manuals

Installation Guide (English)

SDS, Certifications & Reports

SDS (English) PDF 115.6 KB
SDS (Spanish) PDF 102.7 KB

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q & a

  • How do I mix plaster?

    You will need a bucket, scale and mixing equipment. Mixing could be accomplished through basic hand mixing with a large spoon, but mechanical mixing is preferred. An electric drill with a cage mixer head attached is good for small batches.

    The first step involves measuring and adding enough water to the bucket to achieve the desired consistency. You then need to weigh out enough gypsum plaster to meet the proper ratio for the selected water volume. Sift the plaster into the bucket of water and allow the plaster to soak for 1 to 2 minutes. Follow this immediately with mixing, generally for 1 to 2 minutes based on product.

    NOTE: If mixing by hand, use vigorous stirring action. After mixing and pouring the gypsum slurry, make sure to clean all tools and the mixing vessel before the plaster hardens.

    For more detail on mixing, see USG publication IG503, Plaster Mixing Procedures.

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