skim coat


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skim coat

[′skim ‚kōt]
(building construction)
A finish coat of plaster composed of lime putty and fine white sand.

skim coat, skimming coat

A thin coat of plaster; either the finish coat or a leveling coat.
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The tire with the lowest IPR loss rate values afforded the measured lowest natural rubber skim coat oxidation, the lowest modulus value increases in the skim coat compound, and significantly lower total belt-edge area cracking after roadwheel testing.
If anything, a skim coat of plaster will be cheaper.
It can also be used as a lightweight leveler or skim coat on concrete or masonry wall surfaces, including Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) and Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs).
Lafarge launched a new version of its gypsum board, Rapid Deco L5 with improvements to its factory-applied Level 5 skim coat technology.
Tires were dissected and the natural rubber skim coat and shoulder wedge compounds were analyzed for changes in chemical and physical properties.
The easiest way to put the wall back together is to sheet over the wooden lath with plasterboard, using the existing timber studs which the lath is fixed to, then skim coat the plasterboard with multi-finish or board finish.
It takes a Level 4 finish to Level 5 without the need to putty or skim coat.
Then smooth out with 100-grit sandpaper any rough spots in the skim coat, apply a coat of primer and paint the walls.
To get a more realistic effect add a skim coat of plaster and drag a screwdriver tip through the wet plaster to create the stone pieces.
What you need to do is get the wall re-plastered with multi-finish, PVA the wall so the exposed gypsum does not dry out the new skim coat then re-plaster.
Some of the defects include wood floors inside residences that have warped and buckled; a wall installed in the courtyard that was supposed to be brick and is actually a quarter-inch veneer that looks like brick; a skim coat of paint promised in the offering plan was not applied; facades need pointing; the stucco on the exterior walls needs repair; the roof requires installation of a new waterproof membrane; a marble floor for the lobby promised in the offering plan was not installed; and various repairs are needed in the plumbing and the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and fire safety systems.
3-roll calenders are advantageous for mechanical goods operations because they can easily produce a sheet of elastomer, or friction or skim coat a fabric.