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DAP Plaster of Paris may be used to fill holes in interior plaster walls and ceilings. It’s easy-to-mix formula dries to a dense, durable finish that resists paint absorption. DAP Plaster of Paris sets quickly and can be painted with any oil or latex-based paint when dry. DAP Plaster of Paris can also be used for mold making, casting sculpted figures, and hobby and craft applications.
Features & Benefits
- Sets hard in 20 to 30 minutes for quick repairs
- Professional quality, for repairs in plaster walls and ceilings
- Easy to sand and paint
- Smooth, bubble-free formula
Made in the U.S.
For best results:
- Use cold water (40°F to 50°F) when mixing.
- Sand as needed before decorating. Wet sanding is recommended to avoid creating dust.
- Always use a good quality oil or latex-based paint for a professional finish.
- For repairs requiring a longer work time (over 6 to10 minutes), use DAP Plaster Wall Patch.
- Surface must be clean and free of wallpaper, loose paint, loose plaster and all foreign material.
- Undercut edges of existing plaster so patch anchors around opening.
- Lightly dampen with water the area to be patched.
- Add DAP Plaster of Paris to clean water in a clean container mixing 2 parts powder to 1-part cold water (40°F to 50°F). Stir to a smooth consistency. Do not mix more material than can be used in 6 to 10 minutes. Discard any material that has begun to harden.
- Apply the DAP Plaster of Paris with a clean putty knife or trowel filling around edges. Remove excess material so that plaster is level and flush with the surface being patched.
- For large, deep openings apply a base layer and allow it to dry. When the base layer is dry, wet the surface and apply the finish layer to patch. When thoroughly dry, sand smooth. Make sure the plaster is completely dry and hard before painting.
* Multiple cases may be shipped per package in order to minimize the charge for shipping.
DAP Plaster of Paris
- Shelf Life: 12 months
- Vehicle: Plaster
- Work Time: 6 to 10 minutes
- Setting Time: 20 to 30 minutes
- Country of Origin: United States
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.
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