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Title:  Making of gypsum plaster in Bhutan – An experience
Authors: Singh, M
Keywords: Bhutan;Calcination;Gypsum plaster
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: E04F13/02
Abstract: Paper deals with characterization of gypsum, its calcination to β-hemihydrate plaster, chemistry and constitution, setting and expansion. Configuration of Bhutanese gypsum plant and production of gypsum plaster by the process suggested by CBRI vis-a-vis to process adopted by the plant have been explained. Gypsum at 180°C with 1 h retention time gave plaster of better setting and strength properties acceptable to market complying relevant standards.
Page(s): 826-829
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.65(10) [October 2006]

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