The Sapphire Cairo Minerals is white gypsum plaster. The slow-drying nature of the Sapphire Cairo Minerals allows for a well-managed output of elements as the setting time is elongated to accommodate jobs that require a slower pace of drying to cover more grounds. The Sapphire Cairo Minerals has great workability and ease of application, reduced shrinkage or cracking, and allows for a reduced time of construction with a polished, superior finish.
The Sapphire Cairo Minerals are commonly used for the creation of decorative architectural elements through casting in setting molds. Gypsum elements can then be mounted using a plaster mixture where needed (on ceilings, walls, entrances, etc) for the desired outcome. It is also ideal for usage in the antiquities industry for the creation of statues, art, and related forms.
The standard slow-drying setting times for the Sapphire Cairo Minerals are as follows:
– Initial Setting time: 12 to 15 min
– Final setting time: 23 to 29 min
However, the setting time for our slow-drying gypsum plaster is customizable to perfectly meet your construction needs. Contact us for more information on determining the setting time for your gypsum plaster preferences.