STUDY OF THE SETTING OF PLASTER
- KNOW YOUR PLASTER. Kaplan, Jonathan // Ceramics Monthly;Nov2008 Buyers Guide to Ceramic Art, p30
The article offers information about plaster and its use in ceramic-making. Plaster is known to be calcium sulfate and is ground and heated after being mined. Its different types include USG No. 1 Pottery Plaster, Plaster of Paris, Puritan Pottery Plaster, and Hydrostone, Hydrocal and Ultracal...
- CHANGES IN THE COMPOSITION AND SETTING CHARACTERISTICS OF PLASTER OF PARIS ON EXPOSURE TO HIGH HUMIDITY ATMOSPHERES. BUCHANAN, ALAN S.; WORNER, HOWARD K. // Journal of Dental Research;Apr1945, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p65
This article discusses the results of a research study conducted to determine the effects of prolonged exposure to high levels of humidity on the composition and setting characteristics of plaster of Paris. The study finds that plaster of Paris absorbs water from the atmosphere and that its...
- THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON THE RATE OF SETTING OF PLASTER OF PARIS. WORNER, HOWARD K. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1944, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p305
The article reports on research that examined the impact that temperature has on the setting time of plaster of Paris. The author notes that individuals who frequently use the substance are aware that setting time can be increased by using warm water or implementing some other method to heat the...
- plaster of Paris. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p613
A definition of the term "plaster of Paris" is presented. It is a white powder made of a calcium compound that turns to a paste when mixed with water. Since it can be shaped after it becomes a paste, plaster of Paris is used in making casts and dental impressions.
- plaster. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1802
A definition of the term "plaster," which refers to a material used for bone setting and is commonly made from plaster of Paris, is presented.
- TOTALLY PLASTERED. Ambrose, Kate // Emergency Nurse;Mar2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p6
The article reviews a web site on the art of using plaster of Paris, available at intermed. med.uottawa.ca/procedures/cast/#03.
- Ceramic molds are still getting plastered. Jones, J. T.; Berard, M. F. // Ceramic Industry;May97, Vol. 147 Issue 5, p48
Presents the preparation and use of plaster molds for forming ceramic ware. Place where the use of plaster of paris molds for forming ceramic ware was introduced; Theoretical amount of water needed for complete hydration; Process for making plaster molds for ceramic fabrication; How the block...
- Spatial and temporal patterns of water loss in heterogeneous landscapes: using plaster models as amphibian analogues. Peterman, W.E.; Locke, J.L.; Semlitsch, R.D. // Canadian Journal of Zoology;Mar2013, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p135
Water balance is critical to survival, growth, and performance of many terrestrial organisms because it can influence foraging time, limit dispersal, and curtail courtship activities. Water loss can vary in time and space across the landscape, and can also be modulated by behavior. Amphibians...
- impression, dental. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p416
An encyclopedia entry for "dental impression" is presented. It refers to a mould taken of the teeth, gums and palate. A quick-setting material and plaster of Paris are used in taking a mould, which is used by dentists as a base to build dentures or dental inlay. In orthodontics, dental...