Drywall Accessories 03/2011
KNAUF CASTING PLASTER
Knauf Casting Plaster is a high quality plaster used for general purpose modelling, decorative
ceiling, interior and cornices.
Product Specifications Knauf Contact
Technical Service :
Setting time : 10-15 minutes ) 021 - 789 1661
Plaster - water ratio
1 : 0.65
Dry compressive strength : 16.55 MN/m2
Density wet : 1.6 g/cm3 The information provided in this leaflet is only intended to give guidance in selecting
and using Knauf products. While we make every effort to ensure its accuracy, neither
Density Dry : 1.16 g/cm3 PT Knauf Gypsum Indonesia nor any of its employees or affiliates warrant or assume
any legal liability or responsibility for the completeness or usefulness of any informa-
tion regarding any apparatus, product, or process described in this leaflet or for any
Self life : 6 months failure in installing or constructing any structure, installation or building or part the-
• Non-combustible material
reof, caused by using this leaflet. Readers are advised to independently verify this
• Compatible with other Knauf systems Storage information prior to relying on it. In particular, readers must obtain appropriate inde-
pendent advice on the use of products in specific structures, installations or buildings
to ensure compliance with all regulations, including health and safety regulations.
Use Store off the ground and in a dry environment
Suitable for casting decorative plaster fea-
Knauf Casting Plaster performance complies
with ASTM C59.
Mixing inhibits the efficiency of the drying. The
Mix the plaster slurry carefully to produce maximum temperature at which plaster casts
Knauf Casting Plaster Application plaster casts with maximum strength , hardness, are safe from calcination is 49�C.
Preparing the mix and other important properties. Mechanically
Use potable water at temperatures between 21 mixed plaster develop uniform casts with Storage
to 38�C. The higher temperature of water, the optimal strengths. Keep in a dry stable environment indoors. Do
shorter the set time. not stack more than 2 pallets high. Keep away
Pouring from drafts. Rotate stock.
Measuring The slurry should be poured carefully to prevent
Measure both the plaster and water for each air entrapment and provide a uniform, smooth
mix. The water-to-plaster ratio is critical surface.
because it governs the strength and the density
of the final cast. Drying
All plaster casts should be dried as quickly as
Soaking is safely possible after manufacture so that
Do not drop handfuls of plaster directly into the maximum physical properties can develop.
water. Allow soaking for 1-2 minutes. The High humidity within the drying room or oven
plaster should be fully dispersed in the water
prior to mixing.
PT. Knauf Gypsum Indonesia
Cilandak Commercial Estate
Garden Centre 5th Floor, Suite 16 (B)
Jl. Raya Cilandak KKO
Jakarta 12560, Indonesia
Phone: (+62 21) 789 1661
Fax: (+62 21) 789 1662
Website : www.knauf.co.id, e-mail : email@example.com