What is the crystalline silica content of Gypsum plasters?
The natural Gypsum that makes up our Thistle plaster range varies slightly in composition from site to site due to natural impurities in the surrounding rock, one of these impurities is quartz, a form of crystalline silica.
What is the coverage of Thistle GypPrime?
How do I deal with high suction backgrounds?
Management of high suction backgrounds would be dependent on the substrate and the material being used.
How much Gyproc DriWall Adhesive will I need?
What are the recommendations for ThistlePro DuraFinish in two coat application?
Can I plaster straight onto a painted wall?
Plastering on existing painted walls is only possible if the paint is in very good condition.
In terms of adhesion and cleanliness, and with the application of Thistle Bond-it prior to plastering. We suggest carrying out this procedure on a trial area to determine the suitability (adhesion).
Which Robust Detail can I use for plaster?
E-WM-1, E-WM-2, E-WM-18 & E-WM - 21 all deal with dense and lightweight aggregate blockwork with a 2 coat plastered lining.
What thicknesses are plasters applied?
Undercoat plasters are usually applied at 11mm and most finish coat plasters are applied at 2mm. Recommendations for the application thickness of Thistle plaster products can be found in our selector guides: ThistlePro Selector Guide, Thistle Essential Selector Guide. The charts also include coverage, setting times, and other application information.