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Plasters

  • John Elliott
Chapter
Part of the Macmillan Technician Series book series (TCC)

Abstract

All plasters are made of hydrated calcium sulphate, CaSO4.2H2O. This means that each molecule of calcium sulphate, CaSO4, is bonded to two water molecules. When water is attached to molecules in this fashion, it is called water of crystallisation.

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© John Elliott 1977

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