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05.06.03 23.02.03 08.02.03 Date

Clause 2.5.2 included General Revisions Standard Specification Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System Description

David Duggan David Duggan Phill Bridger Prepared by

Paul Roberts Paul Roberts Paul Roberts Checked by

Roger Nickells Richard Smith Richard Smith Authorised by

WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003


Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System

2 1.1.1 1.External Rendering Sands for Mortars Nails Metal Lath Fixings Waterproof Papers Water for Plastering Black Bitumen Solutions Glossary of Terms Internal Plastering Ready-mixed Lime/Sand for Mortar Mortar Plasticizers Code of Practice for Render Code of Practice for Internal Plastering Beads for Plastering 09210/2 Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003 .Premixed Plasters Sands . material.1.4 1. Priming of base material to be included.1. Except as otherwise specified herein. Gypsum plaster finish coat to plasterboard.1 & 6. Internal and External sand cement render.3.6.1 REFERENCES The minimum standards for products specified in this section shall be relevant BSI standards including but not limited to the following.2 1.1 GENERAL SECTION INCLUDES The Contractor shall become familiar with other sections of the Specifications affecting work of this trade. It is not necessarily comprehensive or complete and it is the Contractor's responsibility to ascertain all applicable sections required to understand the full Scope of Works intended.1. plant. Furnish all labour.3 1. • Section 03300 • Section 03411 • Section 04300 • Section 07900 • Section 09200 Cast in Place Concrete PreCast Concrete Unit Masonry System Joint Sealers Gypsum Board Systems 1.1.Lightweight Plasters Part 2 . • BS 443 • BS 882 • BS 890 • BS 1191 • BS 1191 • BS 1198 • BS 1198 • BS 1200 • BS 1202 • BS 1369 • BS 1494 Part 2 • BS 1521 • BS 3148 • BS 3416 & BS 6949 • BS 6100-6.Internal Plastering Sands .2.5 1.1 1. equipment and appliances and perform all necessary operations required to execute the work of this section.3 1.2 • BS 4721 • BS 4887 • BS 5262 • BS 5492 • BS 6452 Galvanized Wire Aggregates Limes Part 1 . perform work in accordance with specification codes and standards cited therein and to latest applicable addenda and supplements.1 1. RELATED SECTIONS This schedule is intended to be used as a helpful indication of the related sections within the Project Specifications.

5 1.1 1.7.4. Submission shall indicate all dimensions. WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003 09210/3 Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System . manufacturers.• BS EN ISO 1461 • BS 8000 • BS 8290 1.7. fastenings. welds.5 1. details of installation.4.2 1. in accordance with the Contract Documents.4.3 1.4. QUALITY ASSURANCE Perform Work in accordance with relevant British Standard.4. relation and connections with adjoining work.7.7.3 1. specifications.1 Submit. Provide mockup of external sand cement render Construct mockup on both concrete and blockwall within area to be agreed with Engineer.8.5 1.6 1. Submit samples. Before submission of shop drawings submit to the Engineer a complete listing of testing agencies.6 1.4 1. Provide mockup of skim plaster to plasterboard. Submit a list of 1.6 1.4. anchorages and shop and site finishes. Submit copies of reports of tests performed on the proposed products.7. reinforcement.5. Provide mock up of colour through render from approved supplier.4 1. to the Engineer copies of the information from the manufacturer confirming compliance with the specification. MOCKUP Provide mockup of Venetian plaster under provisions of Section 01400. ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Do not apply plaster when substrate or ambient air temperature is less than 10 degrees C nor more than 27 degrees C or as agreed with engineer.1 1.7. Certificate (in the form of standard data sheet or letter) that materials and products to be used comply with these specifications.8 1.4. Mockup may remain as part of the Work as agreed with Engineer. where proposed products were used. QUALIFICATIONS Applicator: Company specializing in performing the work of this section with minimum 5 (five) years documented and proven experience approved by manufacturer.4 1.6. description of system and installation method in accordance with the Contract Documents.1 1. beads.7 1. movement joints etc. details of construction.2 SUBMITTALS Hot Dip Galvanizing Part 10 Code of Practice for Plastering and Rendering Suspended Ceilings Metal Fixing Systems Submit under provisions of Section 01300.1 1. installations completed. Submit samples of the specified plaster and render materials to show the surface texture and the maximum range or variation in colour and shade. fabricators and subcontractors for all types of plasterwork and render.7 1.

2.3 2.1 2. 200mm wide galvanised mesh strip for backgrounds in the same plane and galvanised corner mesh at internal angles fixed not more than 600mm centres along both edges. Beads/stops for external use to be galvanised steel to BS 2989 designation Z2G450N and passivated. Sand to lime to cement mix of 1.1.4.natural gypsum/calcium sulphate from an approved source.5 2. 2.1 2. ACCESSORIES Beads/stops for internal use to be galvanised steel to BS 6452.1 2. WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003 09210/4 Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System .3.6 2.3 2.5. EXTERNAL RENDER 15mm minimum 2-coat sand cement render base to primed block work.2 2.1. 2 2.4 2.3.5 to 1.6. type recommended for bonding plaster to concrete and concrete block Undercoat . FINISHING PLASTER 3mm lightweight gypsum finishing plaster to BS 1191 Class B type B2 board finish plasters. staples. Fasteners: Nails.3 2.3.1 Water: Clean. to rigidly secure lath and associated metal accessories in place.1.1 2.5 2.3.4 2.10mm gypsum plaster in single coat. potable and free of mineral or organic matter which can affect plaster.2 Provide water curing to external render as necessary.2 2. or other approved metal supports.2 2. fresh. Bonding Agent: surfaces.1. galvanized. PLASTER MIX Mix and proportion plaster and render in accordance with British Standards and manufacturer's instructions.6. Dissimilar solid backgrounds for plaster.1 2.1 PRODUCTS MATERIALS Plaster: Gypsum Plaster Class B .1. INTERNAL RENDER 12mm minimum 2 coat sand cement render to primed blockwork. of type and size to suit application.

1. Verify no bituminous. 3. Place strip mesh diagonally at corners of lathed openings.9 3. Secure rigidly in place at centres of not more than WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003 09210/5 Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System . Scrub in situ concrete surfaces with water containing detergent to ensure complete removal of mould oil. Wash surface with clean water.6 3.1 EXECUTION EXAMINATION Verify site conditions under provisions of Section 01100.1. return metal lath 75mm from corner to form the angle reinforcement.1. Clean concrete surfaces of foreign matter.ACCESSORIES Continuously reinforce internal angles with corner mesh. reasonably dry and in a suitable condition to receive specified coatings.2. Acceptance of Backgrounds: Before starting preparation and applying coatings ensure that backgrounds are secure.1.4 PREPARATION Dampen masonry surfaces to reduce excessive suction. surface retarders and other materials incompatible with coating. Masonry: Verify joints are cut flush and surface is ready to receive work of this section. Place corner bead at external wall corners. or detergents to perform cleaning.2 3.2.2. Remove all traces of paint. water repellent. Place metal lath over backing materials.8 3. Rinse with clean water and allow to dry unless specified otherwise.4 3.3.1 3. dirt and other loose material by thoroughly dry brushing. fixing of concealed conduits.1 3.1. Concrete: Verify surfaces are flat. service outlets.2 3. and surface is ready to receive work of this section. Remove efflorescence. adequately true and level to achieve specified tolerances. are completed.2 3. Verify no bituminous or water repellent coatings exist on masonry surface. fixing pads and the like and making good of the background.5 3. Grounds and Blocking: installed.4 3.1 3.2. Roughen smooth concrete surfaces and smooth faced masonry. grease.7 3. INSTALLATION . Ensure that all cutting. dirt and other materials incompatible with coating by scrubbing with water containing detergent and washing off with plenty of clean water.1. fasten at outer edges of lath only.1. Secure rigidly in place.3 3. Apply bonding agent in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.1. chasing. fasten at perimeter edges only. Thoroughly dampen surfaces before using acid solutions.3.3. laitance. free from contamination and loose areas.1.10 Mechanical and Electrical: Verify services within walls have been tested and approved. solvent. honeycomb is filled flush. Verify items within walls for other sections of work have been 3.3 3.1. Allow to dry before applying coatings unless specified otherwise.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3. or form release agents exist on concrete surface that are detrimental to plaster or plaster bond. Verify that surfaces and site conditions are ready to receive work.3.

hollows and ridges. free from rippling. Prevent excessively rapid or localised drying out.6 3. Dubbing out will not be permitted on smooth dense concrete surfaces except as recommended by the plaster manufacturer.3 3.6 3.3. 3. Apply finish coat to minimum 3mm thickness. matt.5. Smooth Finish: Trowel or float to produce a tight. Perform work in panels to nearest natural break or between accessories. to correct line and level. and with walls and reveals plumb and square.2 Place casing beads at terminations of plaster finish.4 3. PLASTERING Apply gypsum plaster in accordance with relevant British standards and manufacturer's instructions.3. abrupt changes of level or trowel marks. 3.2 3. TOLERANCES Maximum Variation from True Flatness: 3mm in 3 m.600mm along both edges.5 Rule to an even surface and cross scratch each coat to provide a key for the next hand-applied coat.5. Cross scratch surface of each dubbing out coat immediately after set.8 3. of even and consistent appearance. Finish surfaces to a true plane. Secure rigidly in place.5 3.4. Dubbing Out: If necessary to correct inaccuracies.4 3.4.5. firmly bonded.5. Undercoats generally to be not less than 8mm thick with thicknesses greater than 16mm applied as two equal coats. Secure rigidly in place. Coordinate joint placement with other related work. Allow each coat to set before the next is applied. Install frames plumb and level in opening.5. All coatings to be not less than the thickness specified.9 3. Do not use water brush and avoid excessive trowelling and over polishing.5 3.7 3. dub out in thicknesses of not more than 10mm in same mix as first coat.6 3. Apply each coating firmly to achieve good adhesion and in one continuous operation between angles and joints. with all angles and corners to a right angle unless specified otherwise. smooth surface with no hollows.1 WSA/D1204 Rev B/2003 09210/6 Gypsum Plaster & Internal and External Render System .1 3. Butt and align ends.1 3. CONTROL AND EXPANSION JOINTS Locate expansion joints every 5m on external walls and in positions agreed with Engineer using double casing bead spaced 3mm apart to form joint filled with 2-part polysolphide. Position to provide convenient access to concealed work requiring access. END OF SECTION 3.