The beauty of statuary and other dimensional art can depend, in part, on the artist's choice of material. With casting plasters from Georgia-Pacific providing the very substance of quality, both the artist and the creation are enhanced.Our products – especially formulated to exacting specifications – represent the finest casting plasters available for arts and crafts applications.For more information, contact us today at 1-800-695-6367, or find a sales contact in your area.
All are made from the highest grade of gypsum, and carefully developed for specific characteristics. There are added surface hardeners for superior strength and long life. Mildew inhibitors are included for lasting beauty. Some formulations are available with organic and inorganic glass fibers to increase strength and durability of paint bonding.
From statuary and plaques to art novelties, from contour maps to chalk and toy production, our casting plasters enjoy far-reaching applications in a variety of industries. We produce a variety of products for a wide range of arts and crafts applications. One of the following products probably features the exact formulation that meets your requirements. If not, we will gladly customize a special formulation based on your specifications.
Liquid latex is frequently used in moldmaking. In some instances, the liquid is poured over a model surrounded by a shell; in others, the thickened liquid is brushed onto a model and then surrounded by a constructed shell. Plaster should be sealed to prevent the latex from penetrating any pores. A release agent should be used to prevent sticking.
For best fluidity, liquid latex should be poured or brushed as soon as possible after proper mixing. It should be allowed to cure, undisturbed, as long as possible to prevent distortion. Avoid exposing molds to strong solvents, oils or cleaners. Molds should be stored in their original shape, undistorted, away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. To avoid the formation of mildew, all casts should be dried and sealed with paint or clear lacquer.
For important product fire, safety, and use information, go to gp.com/safetyinfo.
MSDS: #42A Gypsum Plasters (85KB/6pgs)
Fiche Signalétique: #42A Plâtres Industriels (66KB/6pgs)
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