What is Sand Face Plaster and Where is it used?
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An outer layer which protects and preserve the material used for building component
On the basis of finishing, plaster is divided into the following types;
Sand faced plaster :
Area of cement sand mortar placed on brickwork. It has the following properties :
The main purpose of sand faced plaster :
The speciality of sand plastering :
I hope your all doubts are clear.
Sand faced plaster is used for various years. It is a cement-sand mortar applied on masonry and served as a wet-proof coat on brickwork. It is rough in appearance, thus also called as ‘Rough Plaster.’ To get a rough finished sponge is used on the second coat when mortar is wet. Generally, It’s thickness is 20mm, where the First coat is 12mm, and the second coat is 8mm thick.
Basically, due to roughness and wet-proof quality, it used on external walls.
Sand Face Plaster is a layer of cement sand mortar applied on the brickwork which also works as a damp proof coat. This plaster is used as a final touch for surfaces like walls and ceilings. Up to some point, it works as a sound and thermal insulation. The first coat is sand-surfaced cement plaster is applied in a 1:4 cement mortar ratio with coarse sand. Then it is left for 7 days to dry and then the 2nd coat is applied in 1:3 cement plaster ratio on the first coat. In the second coating, the sponge is applied on its wet surface and should be well-watered for at least 15 days.
Generally sand faced plaster is defined as the layer of cement-sand mortar applied over brickwork and served as a wet-proof coat on masonry. This type of plaster is used to give a finishing touch to a surface. But to some extent it also serves as a sound and thermal insulation material.
Sand faced plaster is used in walls and ceilings.
Abbas Khan Civil Engineer
Sand Face Plaster; Sand face plaster is a layer of a cement-sand mortar applied over bricks.
This type of plaster is used to give a smooth and appealing finishing touch to surfaces like walls and ceilings.
It is used as a damp proof course on a masonry foundation to stop the moisture entering inside the foundation.
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there are different types of plaster. Some are given below:
Sand faced plaster is actually a mixture of cement sand mortar which is applied over brickwork and also works as a damp-proof coat over masonry.
This type of plaster is used to give a finishing touch to a surface let’s say to walls and ceilings. To some extent, it also serves as a sound and thermal insulation material.
It adds a decorative touch to buildings and also provides a sustainable base for the paint colors.
how to apply it
The first coat of the sand-surfaced cement plaster is applied in 1:4 cement mortar ratios with coarse sand. The plastering is left for seven days and then a second coat is applied in a 1:3 cement plaster ratio on the first coat. In the second coating, a sponge is applied on its wet surface and it should be well-watered for at least 15 days.