Carlite Plaster?

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What is Carlite plaster?

Versatile finishing plaster for multiple backgrounds and linings. Gyproc Carlite Finish is a versatile finish coat plaster which can be used for finishing most backgrounds and linings such as Gyproc undercoat plasters, Gyproc plasterboards, and sand and cement.

What is Carlite bonding used for?

The Gyproc bonding plaster is a lightweight undercoat plaster for concrete and plasterboards, making it the ideal solution for smooth or low suction backgrounds such as concrete blocks and plasterboards. It can be used over in-situ concrete when pre-treated with ThistleBond-it.

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What is Carlite ultra finish?

Gyproc Carlite Ultra Finish offers all the features and benefits of Gyproc Carlite Finish and produces surfaces that are free from shrinkage cracks. High quality aesthetic finish with a shorter setting time. Strong impact and scratch resistance. Suitable for use on a wide range of backgrounds.

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What is the difference between board finish and multi finish plaster?

Board finish and multi finish are the same, its personal preference to who uses what, to do the job correctly its 2 coats. (2) Was this helpful?Nov 29, 2013

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What’s the difference between bonding and undercoat plaster?

Bonding Plaster: Bonding is an undercoat plaster. This means it is the first coat, or undercoat to be applied to a new (or to be patched) wall. When it is trowelled off, it is scratched with a nail to give a “key” for the top coat, or finish plaster to adhere to.

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What is multi finish plaster used for?

Thistle Multi-Finish is a gypsum finish plaster for use on a wide range of backgrounds. It provides a smooth, inert, high quality surface to internal walls and ceilings, and a durable base for the application of decorative finishes.

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Can I use bonding plaster to fill holes?

Bonding coat can fill large holes/chunks. It’s all in the mix – your looking for a whipped cream consistency. I find it makes it very easy to apply. Slap it on and leave it rough, don’t try to finish it when it’s just been applied.Jul 1, 2017

Does bonding cause damp?

It should be noted that the use of bonding plaster as an undercoat and making good plaster in solid walled properties can cause severe dampness and black mould. Bonding plaster contains cork particles which makes the plaster very absorbent to moisture.

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Where do you apply bonding plaster?

Bonding plaster

Use for walls and ceilings with a smooth finish, or as a base coat on surfaces.

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What is Thistle board finish?

Description. Thistle BoardFinish is a skim coat plaster that’s easy to hand apply for a smooth finish to plasterboard walls and ceilings. It creates a durable finish that protects walls and makes decorating with paint or wallpaper easy.

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Can you use multi finish plaster on plasterboard?

Thistle MultiFinish is the most popular universal skim finish plaster for common backgrounds; it can be used as part of a two-coat plaster system or on plasterboard.

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Can you use multi finish for dot and dab?

No no ‘no’ multi finish will crack / bonding can get damp/ hard wall only 4 walls/ sand – cement just no. P.v.a walls 2 times before sticking or better recommended cyp-bond green grit. Paint on walls leave 24 hours then stick with bonding-compound. The dot/dabs need to be at least 1/2 inch thick.

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Can you use Thistle board finish on walls?

Thistle Board Finish is a gypsum finish plaster for use on low to medium suction backgrounds. It provides a smooth, inert, high quality surface to internal walls and ceilings, and a durable base for the application of decorative finishes.

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Can you paint over bonding plaster?

If you have some multifinish at hand, I’d put a skim coat of that on top of the bonding first, but if you don’t then go right ahead and paint the bond coat directly. It’ll soak up your paint, so you should probably put on a couple of layers of diluted paint first mainly to seal it.May 3, 2020

Whats better Hardwall or bonding?

Hardwall- it is a gypsum based undercoat plaster used for more absorbent surfaces (mostly on masonry) than bonding. It offers a higher impact resistance and quicker drying. Higher than normal resistance to efflorescence and gives a durable base for the application of decorative finishes.Aug 19, 2018

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How thick should undercoat plaster be?

Floating coats should be 8mm thick, applied up to a total plaster thickness of 25mm, and you should wire scratch the surface between each coat. Rule the final floating coat to an even surface and lightly scratch it to form a key; you could use a devil float to achieve this.Sep 1, 2021

How thick can I apply multi finish plaster?

Undercoat plasters are usually applied at 11mm and most finish coat plasters are applied at 2mm.

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Do you need two coats of plaster?

How many coats of plaster do you need to plaster a wall? You should prepare to apply at least two coats, in order to achieve a smooth finish.

What do plasterers use to fill deep holes?

Powder filler is often for deeper cracks or holes. It’s usually cheaper than other fillers, and you mix it yourself. Because of the depths it can fill, it’s versatile and can often be used indoors or outdoors. Ready-mixed fillers can be used on a variety of different jobs and are often really easy to apply.

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Is plaster better than filler?

Plaster filler is a better option than plaster for filling in cracks, as it can be easier to control, apply, and smooth out when you’re working in a small area.Mar 29, 2022

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What is the best plaster for damp walls?

The traditional approach to replastering after the installation of a new damp‐proof course is to use a specialist salt and moisture-resistant plaster such as Dryzone Damp-Resistant Plaster.

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What happens if you plaster over damp?

Damp plaster is, unfortunately, often beyond saving. This means that in the event your property has succumbed to a form of damp that has affected your plaster that more often than not, your plaster will need to be removed (otherwise known as ‘hacked off’) and reapplied.Dec 21, 2021

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Do I need to Replaster after damp?

Replastering damp walls

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If your property has had a rising damp or penetrating damp problem, it is essential that the correct plastering materials are used after the damp treatment to prevent future damage to internal decorations.

How long does bonding plaster take to set?

Bonding Plaster

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It can take between 90 and 200 minutes to set and needs at least four days to dry fully. A quick-setting type of bonding plaster is also available. This takes only 60 minutes to set, but you should still allow for four to seven days of dry time.

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Can I skim straight onto bonding coat?

Brummie Taffy New Member. Can skim over bonding after a couple of hours or so which should be enough time for it to set. Can leave til next day if big area for instance and then wet down or use pva on it. If skimming over straight after set then skim straight onto.Feb 13, 2008

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Do you use PVA before bonding?

If, however, the bonding cost is pretty smooth and hasn’t got a good ‘key’ for a finishing coat to adhere to then there’s no harm in putting PVA on. You won’t need to re-moisten it before the finishing coat as long as it’s tacky, if it’s not then put another coat of 50/50 PVA/water on.Apr 27, 2019

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What is scrim tape?

What is scrim tape? Basically, it’s a self-adhesive tape made of a firm, open-weave fabric, and one of the most commonly used plastering supplies.Oct 2, 2018

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What area does a bag of plaster cover?

Product Details

bags. Coverage at 11mm thickness is approximately 2.75 square metres per 25kg. bag.

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What is Thistle undercoat plaster used for?

Thistle’s undercoat plaster is a gypsum-based, internal basecoat that’s used to build up the desired thickness of plaster. It prepares walls and ceilings prior to skim finishing and is also ideal for smaller patching repairs or filling chases.

What is Hardwall plaster?

Hardwall plaster is an undercoat plaster that is most commonly used with masonry backgrounds like bricks and medium-density blocks. Just like the other undercoat plasters we’ve spoken about, hardwall is an ideal base to work with; more so, its easy application is one of the reasons it is so popular.Jul 23, 2020

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Can I plaster over Tanking Slurry?

Can NO MORE DAMP Tanking Slurry be plastered over? NO MORE DAMP Renovation plaster can be used directly on top of NO MORE DAMP Tanking Slurry, but to improve adhesion we recommend first applying NO MORE DAMP SBR Latex as a bonding compound.

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What is renovation plaster?

Renovating Plaster is a pre-mixed, dry-bagged, lightweight, cement based plaster containing perlite which has been developed to control dampness passing through the plastered walls of old properties.

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