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Different types of plastering for construction work

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Given below, the detail lists of various types of plastering for construction work

1. Sand faced plaster:

• The first coat of sand faced cement plaster is applied with cement mortar in 1:4 ratio containing coarse sand after curing the plaster for seven days the second coat of cement plaster 1:3 ratio will be applied on the first coat.
• In the second coat sponge is applied when the second coat gets drenched. It is done in such a way that the density of sand grain is visible on surface is equivalent and consistent.
• The surface should be perfectly drenched with water minimum for 15 days.

2. Rough Cast Plaster:

• This plaster formed by blending sand and gravel in particular proportion dashed over a newly plastered surface.
• The plaster base comprises of two coats, under layer 12 mm compact and top layer 10 mm compact containing the cement mortar ratio 1:3.
• To make the base more flexible, approx 10% of hydrated lime by volume of cement should be included at the time of forming mortar.

3.Pebbled dash plaster:

• It is equivalent to rough cast finish apart from clean pebble of size ranging from 6 mm to 12.5 mm are dashed against the surface in order that the position is set by mortar used already.

4. Smooth cast plaster or plain face plaster:

• This finish has similarity with sand faced finish apart from fine grained sand is utilized in spite of coarse sand.
• No sponging is accomplished for the exposure of the sand grain.
• It is generally provided on internal walls.

5. De peter Plaster:

• It is another form of rough cast finish.
• The rendering coat of 12 mm thick is made as in case of pebbled dash finish.
• As this coat is wet, pieces of gravel are pressed manually on the surface.
• So, it becomes easier to create good looking patterns and ornamental designs on the surface by choosing materials of diverse colors.

6.Washed stone Grit Plaster:

• This plaster is provided in two layers, under layer 12 mm cement plaster in 1: 4 ratio.
• It is corrugating the under layer with scratching tools using cement slurry on the under layer at the rate 2 Kg. cement per SQM and on the top layer 1d5 mm cement plaster 1:0.5: 2 ( 1 cement : 0.5 coarse sand : 2 stone chipping 10 MM nominal size. ) in panels containing groove all around according to sanctioned pattern inclusive of washing the top layer with brushes and water to expose the stone chipping .

7. Plastering with terrazzo finish:

• This plastering is generally 18 mm --------- having Terrazzo finish, rubbed and polished under layer 12mm thick plaster 1:3 and top of 6 mm thick white, black, chocolate l, gray , yellow or green marble chips of 3 mm laid in cement marble powder mix 3:1 by weight in proportion 4:7 marble powder mix cement 4 : 7 marble chips.

8.External wall cladding by stone:

• This plastering is generally performed by Dholpur stone.

Different types of plastering for construction work