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Gypsum - Modern Plastering Option


In today's world where everyone is rushing, people want things to be quicker. They don't have a life to wait and get things done. Keeping this in mind, the construction industry has come up with an instant solution to the problem of plastering the walls for days. Gypsum plaster does the job in no time, and is cost-effective as compared to the traditional Sand Cement plaster.

ATG India Limited has also stretched its wings into this modern technique which is a time and cost effective solution, Gypsum plaster. Gone are those days when Sand Cement Plaster was traditionally used. Gypsum plaster has given the economic and time-saving solution to it. It’s an economical way of plastering in which the Sand Cement plaster, punning, lining & putty works all are covered under a single process. Gypsum plasters are quite common and are extensively used in various countries like Australia, Canada, UK, USA, UAE etc. It's an emerging trend in India in many states like Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kolkata etc, Gypsum Plaster has already made its way. It’s a go-to solution for the places where there is a shortage or non-availability of water & sand.

Why Gypsum plaster over the traditionally adopted Sand Cement plaster?

  • Compressive Strength : 7MPa
  • Non Toxic-Element
  • Fire resistance
  • No curing required
  • Ready to use
  • Smooth finish
  • Low Thermal conductivity
  • Light weight
  • Faster construction
  • Dependency on sand reduced
  • Gypsum can be recycled hence it’s eco friendly
  • Cost of construction is low.

Cost Comparison

Process Gypsum Sand Cement Plaster
Levelling The Wall 300 /25kg
Sand Cost : 30 /cuft
Cement Cost : 310 /50 kg
Total Cost(including labour) : 18 /sqft
Putty Application Not Needed Putty cost : 820 /40Kg
Total Cost (including labour) : 13 /sqft
Primer Cost 1-2 /sqft 1-2 /sqft
Total 30-31 /sqft 32-33 /sqft