Thistle GypPrime Installation Instructions

Our guidance below shows the recommended way to apply Thistle GypPrime. All times stated are approximate.

Benefit from a longer working time and cut failures when plastering very dry backgrounds.

Installation Guidance

Step 1

  • Prepare the surface by cleaning, backgrounds should be reasonably dry, clean and dust-free


Step 2

  • Stir before use, dilute if preferred using a ratio of no more than 1 part

           Thistle GypPrime to 5 parts water

Step 3

  • Protect adjacent surfaces from splashes and remove any spillage before it dries
  • Apply with a roller or a brush

Step 4

  • The surface can then be plastered when the Thistle GypPrime has soaked into background

Times and processes are given as guidance. On site practice may vary.

Note: Ensure that the product is suitable for the background eg high suction backgrounds. See FAQs for specific guidance on dilution for different backgrounds.