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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as a top layer and a skim coat of refrieds near the bottom.
Cracking or loss of the skim coat can be early indicators of a failure of the background plaster.
B: Rapid Set's Skim Coat from CTS Cement contains pre-consumer recycled material and is easy to use.
To restore the drywall, apply a coat of sealer such as Gardz, followed by a skim coat of drywall joint compound and another coat of Gardz.
8-11) and indicate that the probable mechanism of tire aging is [1] the natural rubber skim coat compound is oxidized by inflating the tire with air that contains about 21% oxygen and storing at elevated temperatures based upon fixed oxygen measurements (ref.
With painted texture, some pros scrape as best they can and then "skim coat" the entire ceiling with a thin layer of joint compound.
All that's involved is a carlite bonding undercoat to fill the texture and then a skim coat over the undercoat.
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.