Plaster of Paris or Beta plaster is obtained from a kind of mineral that called gypsum.
This rock with a chemical formula in its structure has two molecules of water that during the process of processing in the factory, it loses part of its water molecules. The outcome gypsum powder has ability to combine with water.
The obvious feature of Paris is its high solubility and short duration. This product is produced in mesh 100 and 200.
Paris Plaster Properties
One of the best properties of Paris plaster is the following:
Relative resistance to moisture, heat and sound
Desirable plasticity Suitable for covering building surfaces
High impact resistance Creation of smooth and brilliant surfaces
Plaster of Paris uses
Covering walls and ceiling
Resisting of buildings against fire danger
Renovation of historical monuments
Use in medicine and orthopedics
Casting of metals and Dentistry