casting plaster

casting plaster

[′kast·iŋ ‚plas·tər]
(materials)
A white plaster used for castings and carvings.

casting plaster

A finely ground plaster with special additives; used in casting work. The additives produce hardness and control shrinkage or expansion.
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They said that a cheap treatment for club foot called Pon Sete method was used in removing the defect in children's foot by casting plaster only.
Technical data between plaster A, plaster B, moulding plaster and casting plaster have been record in Table 2.
Basically, if it's built–in cornice then it might have to be replaced, if the cornice was fixed to the wall as a factory–made piece, it will need to be rescrewed to the joists and the cracks will need to be filled with fine casting plaster.
I wanted to transfer this new technique of mine (casting plaster in to clay) to a traditional porcelain slip casting technique but I wanted to preserve the fresh, flexible, free qualities of the original piece.
The term "plaster" is generic, and applies to everything from real, under-your-feet mud, to gypsum plaster (also called "plaster of Paris" or "casting plaster"), to traditional African mixes of manure and clay, to stucco (the old fashioned kind made of lime and sand, or the post-World War II type made with cement).
These robbers are also good for casting plaster and concrete, but are not currently recommended for wax casting, according to the manufacturer.
* 1 pound casting plaster, sold in art supply stores (about $1.50)
It's been a while since I used fine casting plaster. It can be used to set plaster quickly for a small patch job or for cornice work, but you can also have fun with it by taking all your kids' Plasticine and making a mould of a foot, nose or the like.
It may sound extreme but the only way to fix them - whether hairline or large gaps - is to cut out the crack and fill with fine casting plaster or DK Dental plaster - better known as plaster of Paris.
Ask the staff's advice about the job before you begin and take your time as casting plaster takes great skill to work with.