## What material is used for wall plastering?

plaster, a pasty composition (as of lime or gypsum, water, and sand) that hardens on drying and is used for coating walls, ceilings, and partitions. Plastering is one of the most ancient building techniques.

## Which is best for plastering?

OPC 43 is the best cement for plastering both exterior and interior walls of low residential buildings and OPC 53 is best for plastering high rise buildings.

**What is the rate of plastering per square feet?**

step 4 :- labour rate and charges:- labour rate and cost for external wall plastering is around rs 15 to 25 per sq ft or rs 193 to 269 per sq m, consider labour rate and cost in this calculation is Rs 18 per sq foot. Labour cost for 100 sq ft plastering= 100 × 18 = Rs 1800.

**Which is better gypsum or cement plaster?**

Gypsum is a superior finish compared to cement plaster. However, it is advisable to go with gypsum plaster for the internal walls and ceilings and use cement plaster for the exteriors of the building.

### Which brand cement is best for plastering in Kerala?

Best cement for plastering:- Best cement for plastering used in construction is OPC- 43 (Ordinary Portland cement grade 53) and PSC (Portland slag cement) brand of UltraTech Cement, ACC gold water shield, ACC Suraksha power, Ambuja Cement, Sagar cement, Dalmia Cement, Shri cement, Birla cement, etc.

### What is the cost of plastering a wall?

Wall Plaster Cost For 1000, 2000, 3000,4000, & 5000 sq. ft area

Description | Rate Per sq.ft | 1000 sq.ft |
---|---|---|

Wall Plaster Labour Rs.25/- per sq.ft | Rs.25/-* | Rs.25,000 |

Material Cost (Plastering M-Sand, Cement) – Rs.35/- per sq.ft | Rs.35/-* | Rs.35,000 |

Total Cost of Wall Plaster Rs.60/- per sq.ft | Rs.60/-* | Rs.60,000/-* |

**How do you calculate plastering material?**

Calculation of quantity of material for 12 mm thick plaster of ratio 1: 6 (1 Cement:6 Sand) in the wall for 100 Sqm

- Quantity of Cement = 2/(1+6) × 1 (1 Ratio of cement)
- In Kg = 0.30 × 1440 (Density of cement = 1440 kg/m3)
- Quantity of Sand = 2/(1+6) × 6 (6 Ratio of sand)
- In Cubic Feet = 63.558 cft (1 Cum = 35.31 cft)

**What is cement sand ratio in plastering?**

Cement:Sand = 1:5, 1 part of cement and 5 parts of sand in a mortar). The overall thickness of plastering should be minimum 20mm including two coats.

#### Is plaster and gypsum same?

The primary difference between gypsum and Plaster of Paris is that calcium sulphate dihydrate is found in the gypsum, whereas calcium sulphate hemihydrates are contained in the Plaster of Paris. A naturally occurring mineral is gypsum. This is thus the biggest distinction between plaster of paris and gypsum.

#### Which cement is good for wall plastering?

A) 43 Grade, B)53 Grade. The OPC comes as 43 Grade and 53 Grade. The 53 Grade is recommended for footing, beams, slab, and columns since you need to have initial strength while making these structures. For general plastering work or masonry work, you may use the other two PPC and PSC.

**How is plaster price calculated?**

Subtotal material cost = cement cost + sand cost = 28 + 25 = INR 53. step 4 :- labour rate and charges:- labour rate and cost for internal wall plastering is INR 15 to 18 per sq ft or INR 161 to 193 per sq m, consider labour rate and cost in this calculation is INR 180 per sq meter. Total cost = 233 + 35 = INR 268.

**How do you calculate wall plastering?**

How to Plaster Calculation for Wall

- Length of Plaster = 10 m.
- Width of Plaster = 10 m.
- Thickness of Plaster = 12 mm.
- Cement Sand Ratio for Plastering = 1:6.
- Total Plaster Area = 100 m2
- Volume of Cement Mortar Required = Area of Plaster x Thickness.
- Volume of Cement Mortar Required = 100 x (12/1000) = 1.2 m2 (Wet Volume)

## What is the thickness of plaster on a wall?

The recommended thickness of cement plastering is given below. Recommended thickness of plastering for brick walls is 12 MM, 15 MM or 20 MM. 12 MM thick cement plaster is done where the plain surface of brick masonry is plastered. 15 MM cement plaster is required on the rough side of 9” and 4.5” wall.

## How do I calculate plastering?

Mortar Calculation for Plastering work

- Density of Cement = 1440 kg/m3.
- Sand Density = 1450-1500 kg/m3.
- Density of Aggregate = 1450-1550 kg/m3
- How many KG in 1 bag of cement = 50kg.
- Cement quantity in litres in 1 bag of cement = 34.7 litres.
- 1 Bag of cement in cubic metres = 0.0347 cubic meter.