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    Plaster of Paris

    Plaster of Paris in Tradeasia

    IUPAC Name

    Calcium Sulfate Hemihydrate

    Cas Number


    HS Code



    CaSO4 <

    Basic Info


    White Powder

    Common Names

    Calcium Sulfate Hemihydrate, Gypsum Plaster


    1000 @ 25 kg PP/PE bags, 25 MT / 20FCL

    Brief Overview
    Plaster of Paris, also known as quick-setting gypsum plaster, consists of a fine white powder (calcium sulfate hemihydrate), which hardens when moistened and allowed to dry.

    Manufacturing Process
    Plaster of Paris is produced by heating the gypsum up to 150 oC to remove 75% of its combined water, to form a dry powder of calcium sulfate.

    Ceramic Industry
    It is used for model making, making moulds for slip casting ware.

    Plaster of Paris is a building material that is used as a protective coating on walls and ceilings. It is also used to make sculptures, historical monuments and metal castings for decorative purposes in buildings, and create complex detailing in room interiors.

    In medical uses, Plaster of Paris is used in orthopaedics to put casts around fractured bones. This stiff casts will help the bone heal and be restored.

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