Plaster of Paris(POP) is a building material widely utilized for construction and decorative purposes. This is also used for protective and coating of walls as well as ceilings. In addition to this, it is used as a molding and casting decorative element in the interiors of buildings. It is developed from dry powder that is properly mixed with water to formulate stiff, durable and workable paste. It is immediately used after preparing as it starts hardening once it is mixed with water.
Features of Plaster of Paris:
- Can be worked with metal tools or sandpaper
- Easy to mould to prepare pre-formed sections
- Easy to prepare, use and dry
- Provides sturdy and strong framework in different applications